Computer Science

University of Freiburg

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The international master’s degree program in Computer Science at University of Freiburg is aimed at foreign and German students with a bachelor's degree in computer science or a similar subject. The curriculum is very flexible and offers many choices so that you can develop yourself individually and prepare for a career in science or business.


The technological developments of the past 20 years have changed our daily lives. Smartphones, navigation devices, search engines or data streaming have become indispensable in our everyday lives. Self-directed robots, autonomous vehicles, computers that learn to understand images or mind-controlled prostheses are our future.

Computer Science in University of Freiburg offers the following concentrations:

  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Cognitive Technical Systems

Possible occupational fields

Computer science degree offered by the University of Freiburg is one of the most versatile study fields. There are hardly any life areas left, that do not involve any computing. Computer scientists can work for example in

  • Software development
  • Energy supply
  • Media / entertainment industry
  • Medicine or biotechnology
  • Education
  • Automotive industry
  • Logistics
  • Police
  • Banking and finance


Accredited by ASIIN

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algorithm Theory 
  • Image Processing and Computer Graphics 
  • Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Winter deadline: May 31 (non-EU nationals)




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

  • certified copy of your undergraduate diploma (bachelors or equivalent) - if available
  • certified copy of your transcript of records (including your current or final average grade)
  • certified copy of your secondary school certificate
  • certified proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • general GRE test (strongly recommended; all sections are important!)
  • Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  • APS certificate (only for applicants who have studied in China, Mongolia or Vietnam)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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


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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Computer Science
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