Data Engineering

Jacobs University Bremen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
20000 EUR/year
20000 EUR/year
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The MSc in Data Engineering is one of the Master programs offered at Jacobs University Bremen. The program combines Big Data aspects of Data Analytics and Data Science with the technological aspects of data acquisition, curation and management.

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The two-year MSc program in Data Engineering at Jacobs University Bremen offers a fascinating and profound insight into the foundations, methods, and technologies of big data. 

Thus, the program provides the essentials for paving the way to a successful career: computer skills and mathematical understanding paired with practical experience in selected application fieldsThe Data Engineering program attracts students with diverse career goals, backgrounds, and prior work experience.

Therefore, the program offers four focus tracks within which the students can choose to specialize further: Computer Science, Geo-Informatics, Bio-Informatics, and Business & Supply Chain Engineering. These tracks are a preparation for the Advanced Projects within the Discovery Area and the Master Thesis.


Demand for Data Engineers is massive. Typical fields of work encompass the finance sector, the automotive and health industry as well as retail and telecommunications. Companies and institutions in almost every domain need:

  • Experts for data acquisition who find out how to collect the data needed;
  • Experts for data management who know how to store, enhance, protect and process large amounts of data efficiently;
  • Experts for data analysis who evaluate and interpret the collected data correctly and are able to visualize the findings clearly.
  • Graduates of the program work as data analysts, data managers, data architects, business consultants, software and web developers, or system administrators;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Big Data Challenge
  • Data Analytics
  • Big Data Bases and Cloud Services
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization and Image Processing
  • Data Acquisition Technologies and Sensor Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applicants who need a visa to begin their studies in Germany: June 1
  • Applicants who do not need a visa to begin their studies in Germany: July 15




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

  • Letter of Motivation
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • University transcript in English or German
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent (may be handed in later)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency test 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


  • All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 12,000 per year.
  • EU students are eligible for a minimum guaranteed scholarship of €4,000.

Financing Options:

Each admitted candidate will receive an individual financial package.

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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Data Engineering
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