Information Systems Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Computer Science & IT
Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the realm of Information Systems with KIT’s Master of Science (M.Sc.) program. Bridging the disciplines of Informatics and Economics & Management, this interdisciplinary program offers a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, preparing students to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of digital transformation. Over the course of four enriching semesters, delve into four distinct pillars of study, each designed to equip you with the expertise needed to navigate complex challenges and drive innovation.

In the Information Systems pillar, explore both foundational and cutting-edge concepts, from the development and management of information systems to the creation of digital business models. Dive deep into the world of Informatics, with a diverse array of choices ranging from algorithms and data engineering to artificial intelligence and human-machine interaction. Expand your horizons in Economics & Management, with a plethora of courses available in entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, and more. Finally, explore the intersection of law and technology, gaining insights into the legal frameworks that shape our digital society.


Experience the breadth and depth of our program as you navigate through a rich tapestry of courses and research opportunities. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and research-oriented teaching, our Master’s program empowers you to become a catalyst for change in both business and society. Through the combined expertise of our faculty members and the practical relevance of our curriculum, you’ll develop the critical thinking skills and innovative mindset needed to tackle real-world challenges head-on.

At KIT, we pride ourselves on producing graduates who are not only technically proficient but also possess the interdisciplinary methodological competence to excel in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. Armed with a deep understanding of Information Systems and its implications for business and society, our alumni are well-equipped to lead the charge in shaping the future of technology and innovation. Whether you aspire to become an IT manager, consultant, entrepreneur, or pursue further academic endeavors, our program provides the foundation for success in a variety of fields.

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business informatics, information economics, computer science, or a related field, with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits.
  • Proficiency in mathematics and/or statistics, with specific credit requirements depending on the undergraduate degree program.
  • Fluency in the German language for non-native speakers, demonstrated by a certificate of at least B1 level proficiency.
  • Completion of prerequisite coursework in computer science or economics, as specified by the admissions criteria.
  • For further clarification or assistance with meeting admission requirements, prospective students are encouraged to contact the KIT Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB).
  • Information Systems: 18 credits
  • Informatics: 30 credits
  • Economics & Management: 18 credits
  • Law: 18 credits
  • Seminars: 6 credits
  • Master’s Thesis: 30 credits

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of limitless possibilities with a Master’s degree in Information Systems from KIT. Our graduates are highly sought after by leading companies and organizations worldwide, thanks to their interdisciplinary expertise and innovative mindset. Whether you choose to pursue a career in industry, academia, or entrepreneurship, you’ll find abundant opportunities to make a meaningful impact and shape the future of technology and business.

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