M.Sc. Computing in the Humanities

Programme Abstract

The Computing in the Humanities (CitH) degree programme is aimed at graduates with a bachelor’s degree in a field pertaining to the humanities or human sciences and education. Interested students’ existing knowledge is expanded upon to incorporate expertise in Computer Science and Applied Computer Science. The degree programme provides the qualifications necessary to contribute to the design and development of software systems in various fields of application within the scope of interdisciplinary projects.

Available Areas of Focus

Various areas of specialization which are particularly important to the design of applications in the fields of culture and media can be pursued within the scope of the Computing in the Humanities degree programme:

The degree programme at a glance

The degree programme at a glance
Final ExaminationMaster's Examination (accompanying the programme)
TitleMaster of Science (M.Sc.)
Standard Programme Duration4 Semesters
Programme StartPossible in both winter and summer semesters
Type of StudiesFull-time and part-time studies possible

Accreditation and system accreditation

The system accreditation of the University of Bamberg has been successfully completed in June 2019, when the ACQUIN Accreditation Commission determined that all requirements have been met. Since then, the University of Bamberg has been responsible for the quality management of the study programmes.

The master’s degree programme in Computing in the Humanities was last accredited in 2013. For the students, this means that the study programme with its structures and contents fulfils the required quality criteria of the Accreditation Council. Currently, all study programmes of the Faculty WIAI are in the process of (re-)accreditation.

Further information on all accreditation processes can be found in QM ServiceNet

Computing in the Humanities interactive

Current discussions and news concerning the degree programme can be found in the corresponding Virtual Campus course:

VC-Kurs Computing in the Humanities (M.Sc.)

This course can be accessed without a password.