Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, M.Sc. | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf | Düsseldorf, Germany
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Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

24 months
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This two-year Master's program in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf deals with the theoretical foundations of artificial intelligence and data science as well as their application to real problems.


A variety of special lectures introduce topics such as natural language processing, computer vision and the analysis of biological & medical data. A particularly important aspect of this degree program is machine learning methods and their applications, with a strong focus on deep learning.

Through a variety of electives, the degree program can be tailored to personal interests. As a graduate of the "Artificial Intelligence and Data Science" degree program at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, you will have a solid understanding of the mathematical and statistical fundamentals of AI-related research. You will also gain a good overview of the latest state of the art and a deep understanding of how these algorithms can be applied to specific research problems. In addition, you will be empowered to conduct research in the academic or R&D environment and to recognize how artificial intelligence and data science techniques can provide solutions to data-based IT problems in industry.

Career Prospects

  • Data Scientist
  • AI Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Artificial Intelligence in Life Science
  • Generative Models and Sampling Methods    Algorithmic Game Theory
  • Causality
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Relational Databases and Data Analysis
  • Data & Knowledge Engineering
  • Markov Chains
  • Neuroimaging and Precision Medicine
  • Philosophy of Intelligence
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Statistical Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The degree programme has restricted admission. A prerequisite for admission to the degree programme is a first university degree with the required prior education specified in the examination regulations.
  • Abstract: You need a bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, physics, electrical engineering or a related field whose curriculum includes the modules Analysis I + II, Linear Algebra I and Stochastics I with a total score of at least 30 ECTS (at a level equivalent to the level for computer scientists at HHU). The examination board decides whether you meet the admission requirements.
  • The final grade of your Bachelor's degree must be between 1.0 and 2.5 according to the German grading system. With the 'Bavarian Formula' you can convert notes into the German system.
  • Not native speakers must demonstrate sufficient English language skills.

Tuition Fee

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There are no tuition fees. There is only one intake per year.

Living costs for Düsseldorf

996 - 1318 EUR /month
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