Computer Engineering

University of Paderborn

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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Computer Engineering offered by the University of Paderborn is a field that involves the analysis, design and evaluation of computer systems with their hardware and software layers, and the use of computer-controlled systems in cars, smart phones and medical technology, for example.


Program Overview

As a modern engineering science at the interface of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering offered by the University of Paderborn is a key information technology discipline.

Starting with the Bachelor's program, the Computer Engineering study program provides a wide range of knowledge in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics. In the Master's program, students are provided the opportunity to deepen their experience in embedded systems, nano/microelectronics, communication technology, networks, or other current Computer Engineering fields. In addition to professional education, the study program of Computer Engineering also values practical relevance and professional qualifications through labs, project work, seminars on the legal and social aspects of information technology, and soft skills.

The Bachelor's program in Computer Engineering is held in German; the Master's program can be studied in German or in English. Because English is such an important language for the field of information technology, all students must complete a minimum of courses held in English (24 ECTS credits). Taking an elective course, for example in the area of languages, helps students further improve their language skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Embedded Systems
  • Nano/Microelectronics
  • Computer Systems
  • Communication and Networks

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.

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

  • Your passport with a valid residence permit for academic studies
  • Proof of payment of the semester fee (311.38 € incl. semester ticket for NRW) 
  • Health insurance certificate
  • Your filled out matriculation application form
  • Only if you have been registered as a degree student at a German university before: Deregistration certificate and "certificate of no objection" (Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigung) from your previous university

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.

The semester fees amount to a total of € 318.97


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Computer Engineering
University of Paderborn