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In the Human-Computer Interaction programme offered by Bauhaus University Weimar students focus on theoretical and practical issues in current Computer Science research in interface design and interactive system development.


Key facts

This technically-oriented Human-Computer Interaction programme at Bauhaus University Weimar offers the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary projects and to attend courses from other study programs, such as Media Art and Design, Architecture, Art and Design, or Civil Engineering. 

This international master’s degree programme is based on the following two basic pillars:

The study of a range of current topics within the field of human-computer interaction and psychology: usability, user-centred design and user interface testing, HCI research methods, physiological computing and innovative interface technologies such as virtual reality, mobile systems, adaptive systems, mixed reality, ubiquitous computing, image analysis, and graphic interfaces.

The acquisition of key skills and competences through a project-based study approach including active training of scientific communication, presentation and written skills in small groups.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises 120 ECTS, with the following compulsory elective, compulsory, elective and research components:

  • Psychology
  • HCI Concepts & Methods
  • Visual Interfaces
  • Computer Vision
  • Design Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science or a related field with a strong focus on computer science and HCI. If the converted credit-weighted average grade of your Bachelor's degree is at least 2.0 in the German system, your chances of acceptance are very good.
  • Applications have to include a motivation letter of 2 to 4 pages length, explaining the specific motivation for doing an HCI degree, and an overview of educational or work experience, in particular regarding projects, internships, extracurricular activities or research activity with relevance for HCI. Wherever possible, these activities should be documented. 

Tuition Fee

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There are no tuition fees but a semester contribution of approx. 160 EUR per semester.

Living costs for Weimar

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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