Human-Computer Interaction

Bauhaus University Weimar

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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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.


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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

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

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Semester contribution: 194,07 Euro.


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