Contact & Service

Academic Advisor

Ngoc-Anh Gabriel

  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6404

Prof. Gerhard Hartmann

  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6283

For students

Office of Student Services

Gummersbach Campus
Steinmüllerallee 1
51643 Gummersbach/Germany
Room 1.126b

  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6840

For international students and applicants

Department of International Affairs

Campus Gummersbach
Steinmüllerallee 1
51643 Gummersbach
Room 1.104

  • Phone: +49 2261-8196-6519

For prospective students

Central Academic Advising Office

Südstadt Campus
Claudiusstr. 1, 50678 Cologne
Room 13

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-5500

Web Science (Master’s program) – How to Apply

Are you considering applying to the Master's program in Web Science? This page provides you with relevant information on the admissions process.

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Web Science 
Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)  
Type of program Part-time program for professionals 
Beginning of program Summer semester and winter semester 
Program duration 5 semesters 
Credits 120 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction English 
Campus Gummersbach Campus 
Restricted admission No 
Fees €1.400 (per semester)
Semester fee reduced by the public transport fee (per semester) 
Additional Information On-site classes take place on TH Köln's Südstadt Campus in Cologne. The responsible Office of Student Services is located on our Gummersbach Campus.  
Accreditation Program accredited until Sep 30, 2023 

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate degree

An undergraduate degree (Bachelor's degree or higher) in one of the following fields:

- Computer science
- Economics
- Social sciences
- Law
- Design
- Psychology
- Pedagogy/education

For all other degrees, the examination board is to assess the suitablility of the individual programs.

If you have not graduated from your undergraduate program yet, you may still apply for admission if you expect to have graduated by the time the Master's program starts. 

Applicants with foreign degrees obtained outside of Germany please follow the information on admission requirements and German language proficiency.
Professional experience
After graduation from an undergraduate program and prior to enrolling in the Master's program in Web Science, applicants are required to have gained qualified professional experience in a suitable field (min. 1 year). A commission appointed by the Web Science departmental committee is to decide on the qualification and on the suitablility of the professional employment.
Additional information
This program is offered in cooperation with the Verbundinstitut NRW in Hagen.

Information for Applicants

a) Application process for
- German applicants
- Applicants with a German undergraduate degree

Applications are submitted through TH Köln's online application platform.

Online application platform

Information on the documents which are to be submitted with your application is available in our online application platform.

Application deadline: July 31, 2021

b) Application process for
- Applicants from EU or EEA member states and their spouses with a foreign undergraduate degree obtained outside of Germany
- International applicants with an undergraduate degree obtained within the EU or EEA
- International applicants who did not obtain their undergraduate degree within the EU or EEA but hold a Higher Education Entrance Qualification (HEEQ) from an EU or EEA country

You are required to apply to uni-assist.

Please note the information on the application process through uni-assist.


Application deadline: February 15, 2021
c) Application process for
- International applicants from outside the EU or EEA who obtained their Higher Education Entrance Qualification (HEEQ) as well as their undergraduate degree from a country outside the EU or EEA

You are required to apply to uni-assist.

Please note the information on the application process through uni-assist.


Application deadline: July 31, 2021