The courses offered by the Faculty of Business Informatics & Applied Computer Science

On these pages you will find an overview of the courses at the Faculty of Business Informatics and Applied Computer Science (WIAI) at the University of Bamberg.

Which course is right for me?


Can you imagine focusing on the design of software technologies in your studies and at work?

You will then work on the development of complex software, which includes modelling and programming methods as well as the design of human-computer interaction.

If you have this interest, you should take a closer look at the Computer Science: Software Systems Science and Applied Computer Science courses.

Would you like to deal more with information systems management in your studies and at work?

You will design IT solutions for companies, public administration and private households and deal with the economic implications of operating information systems.

If you address these activities, then you should consider the International Information Systems Management or Business Informatics degree programs.

Bachelor courses

The bachelor's programs in Applied Computer Science (AI), International Information Systems Management (IISM), Software Systems Science and Business Information Systems (WI) lead to a first professional qualification (Bachelor of Science) in a standard period of 6 or 7 semesters, which is why a stay abroad in Can be integrated well into the course of study as part of the profile formation.

There are no admission restrictions for the bachelor's degree programs and enrollment is possible in both the winter and summer semesters. However, the relevant deadlines must be observed.

Applied computer science minor

The Bamberg Applied Computer Science is something special: IT methods for solving questions or problems in humanities, cultural, human or social sciences are nowadays used as a matter of course in all faculties. Synergies with many of the main research areas of the University of Bamberg are reflected in numerous joint research projects and an integrative range of courses is offered in this area.

Masters courses

The master’s degree programs are offered in variants with 90 ECTS points or 120 ECTS points and lead accordingly in a 3 or 4 semester program to the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

The virtual further education course of business informatics is offered together with the University of Duisburg-Essen and can be completed part-time.