Business Informatics (composite course)part time degree programmes for professionals

  • Master of Science


  • 5 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Dortmund


  • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    July 2024 (EU), June 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Information Systems and Management


Business Informatics

Target group

Diplom or Bachelor's degree graduates in Business Informatics or a Computer Science or Economics discipline that wish to perform management roles in the planning, creation and deployment of IT systems for company applications.


Course of study jointly offered by Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Cologne University of Applied Sciences. Matriculation possible at both or one of the universities.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

1) The prerequisite for admission to the Master's programme is the completion of a Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Business Informatics or a subject-related degree in Computer Science or Business at a university of applied sciences or university or the completion of a corresponding accredited Bachelor training course at a vocational academy with the total grade of at least 'good'" (2.5). (2) A commission, which consists of the full-time professors appointed for the joint study course in Business Informatics, decides on the technical proximity of a course in accordance with paragraph 1 to the Business Informatics course. The commission has a quorum if at least half of the members are present.

Lecture period
  • 25.09.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 01.04.2024 - 26.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.05.2024 - 15.06.2024

    Master's degree courses: 15.05.2023 - 15.06.2023

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.05.2024 - 15.07.2024

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.05.2024 - 15.07.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.09.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service