Master-Online Studies Wirtschaftsinformatik

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60 or 120 ECTS German or English
Online Studies

Start your online studies master’s programme in business informatics

You have a passion for IT and a knack for business? Develop these talents! As an expert at the interface of IT and economics, you will be one of the most highly sought-after professionals on the future job market. Your master’s programme in business informatics teaches you how to implement progressive IT solutions and establish yourself in various areas, from consulting to start-ups. We offer a selection of two master’s programmes in business informatics: The 120 ECTS programme is directed at graduates of a bachelor’s programme in informatics or economics. The 60 ECTS programme is best suited for people who have already earned a degree in a different area, but have relevant professional experience. Both study programmes are designed according to the four pillar model recommended by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society). 

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 or 120 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 161316c

    60 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 161316c

    120 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited

    60 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited
Study start information
First time from,01.03.2024 (English, 60 ECTS), 01.09.2023 (English, 120 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Study Programs

Your master’s study programmes in business informatics

We offer a 60 ECTS and a 120 ECTS programme for the master’s in business informatics. 

Admission requirements for the 60 ECTS master’s programme 

  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma: one year of professional experience 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree: two years of professional experience or one year of professional experience and completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS 
  • Proof of knowledge of at least one programming language 
  • This programme is the perfect fit for you if you want to build on your professional knowledge and get your master’s degree as quickly as possible 


Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS master’s programme 

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma in economics or informatics 
  • If your bachelor’s degree has no corresponding focus, you can be admitted via a master’s entrance exam 
  • Proof of at least one programming language 
  • This programme is the perfect fitfor you if you want to deepen your knowledge, building on your bachelor’s degree 

Personal counselling
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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
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Your advantages in IU Online Studies

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.

Your specialisation options in the master’s programme in business informatics

The master’s programme in business informatics is as practice-oriented as possible: In the 60 ECTS programme, you can choose one of 14 elective subjects – such as introduction to data science and AI, strategic marketing and branding or management of requirements, IT services and IT architecture. In the 120 ECTS programme, you can choose two of 19 electives to sharpen your career profile. Your options include modules such as mobile software engineering, cyber criminality and cyber security. 

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Your professional future

Process manager

In this position, you are constantly optimising processes within your company. This means it’s your responsibility is to model and structure data, rules as well as other artefacts. In addition, you oversee operative processes, identify problems using metrics and find suitable solutions. 

Find out more about our 120 ECTS programme 

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.