24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The international Computer Science program from University of Freiburg is aimed at foreign and German students with a bachelor's degree in computer science or a similar subject. 


Key Features

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.

We teach you the practical and theoretical skills you need to work on these and other innovations. 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 Computer Science program from University of Freiburg offers you three options:

  • a degree "Master of Science Informatik / Computer Science" with a self-directed, personalized course of study, where you can combine various topics from all areas of Computer Science such as algorithmics, data analysis, computer graphics, software and hardware development, machine learning, gender studies in STEM or bioinformatics.
  • a degree "Master of Science Informatik / Computer Science" with the additional qualification "Specialization in Artificial Intelligence" where you can put a special focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, robotics, computer vision, computer graphics and neuroscience.
  • a degree "Master of Science Informatik / Computer Science" with the additional qualification „Specialization in Cyber-Physical Systems" where you can put a special focus on design, verification and analysis of hardware and software systems, programming languages, distributed or embedded systems, security and efficiency.

Programme Structure

Students can choose to focus in one of the following specialization areas:
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applications will be done electronically. These are the documents needed:

  • your undergraduate diploma (bachelor's or equivalent), if already available (see below)
  • your undergraduate transcript of records, showing all courses and credits taken and all grades/marks obtained as well as the final/current overall average grade (see below),
  • if applicable: letter or certificate issued by your university, stating one of the following: registration, submission or completion of your final thesis, or expected graduation date (see below),
  • your English proficiency test result (details see below),
  • your Curriculum Vitae or résumé,
  • an APS certificate (only for applicants who have studied in China or Vietnam).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Freiburg

790 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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