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Program Manager Software Engineering

Prof. Dr. Stefan Bente

Informatik und Ingenieurwissenschaften

Program Manager Information Systems

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Westenberger

Informatik und Ingenieurwissenschaften

For International Students and Applicants

Department of International Affairs
Gummersbach Campus
Steinmüllerallee 1, 51643 Gummersbach
Room 1.104

  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6519

Computer Science (Master’s program)

Eine Studentin mit Notebook steht vor einer Gruppe anderer Studierender (Image: Thilo Schmülgen/FH Köln)

Students of the four-semester Master’s program in Computer Science can choose between two specializations:
- Software Engineering - Development of Software Systems (in German)
- Information Systems - Corporate IT-applications (in English)

Studierende sitzen in einer Reihe an Computermonitoren Im Praktikum werden konkrete Programmieraufgaben gemeinsam und mit intensiver Betreuung gelöst (Image: (Image: Thilo Schmülgen/FH Köln)

Up to date: Software Development and Corporate IT Applications

The four-semester Master's program in Computer Science has been designed to meet current industry demands. Students can choose between two specializations: Software Engineering (in German) and Information Systems (in English). The newly designed program has an international focus and pursues a project-oriented approach.

Students opting for the specialization in "Software Engineering" will receive instruction in user- and architecture-centered software development, taking human thinking and behavior into account. Additional information on this specialization is available in German.

For the specializiation in Information Systems the language of instruction is mainly English with some modules being offered in German. Sufficient English language skills are essential. The program prepares students to fill leadership positions which require extensive specialized knowledge in the fields of design and management in the IT sector.

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Informatik / Computer Science 
Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.) 
Type of program Full-time program 
Beginning of program Summer and winter semester
The program has been discontinued. Applications for admission in the first semester will no longer be accepted. 
Program duration 4 semesters 
Credits 120 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction Information Systems: English
Software Engineering: German  
Campus Gummersbach Campus 
Restricted admission No 
Accreditation internal accreditation based on system accredited standards, until Sep 30, 2021