M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Johannes Kepler University Linz

24 months
726 EUR/year
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Students of the Master’s degree program in Computer Science offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz will acquire a solid background in information technology, exercise problem-solving skills, learn to apply scientific methods to solve complex IT problems, and enhance their expertise in selected areas of specialization.


Computer Science includes concepts, methods, and tools for systematic and automated information processing. As an established scientific discipline, Computer Science today is an integral part of business, technology, and everyday life. The Master’s degree program in Computer Science offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz comes with six areas of specialization: Computational Engineering, Data Science, Intelligent Information Systems, Networks and Security, Pervasive Computing, and Software Engineering. Based on the undergraduate degree program in Computer Science at JKU, the Master’s degree program is research-oriented and focuses on today’s advancing and evolving technologies. 

Your Benefits

  • Research-oriented education
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Selected areas of specialization
  • Training in problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding career prospects.

Career Prospects

Graduates in Computer Science are highly recognized IT experts in industry and business. Their job placement rate is high, for example as systems architects, project managers, and researchers in:

  • Software and hardware development
  • Information and communication systems
  • Networks and security
  • Cyber-physical systems e.g., in the automotive industry
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • IT consulting and education
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computational Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Intelligent Information Systems
  • Networks and Security
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Complementary Subjects
  • Free Electives
  • Master's Thesis Seminars
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective students wishing to enroll in the Master's degree in Computer Science at the JKU should hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences (JKU), Business Informatics (JKU), Electronics and Information Technology (JKU), or a degree equivalent in scope and content to the degree programs listed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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