Curriculum

The Master’s in Informatics program is taught over four semesters. It is a flexible program that allows you to gear your studies towards your preferred areas of interest. You will attend lectures, practical modules, and seminars and carry out research. The curriculum also includes supplementary elective modules covering business planning, management skills, communicative ability, and intercultural communication. You can decide whether you want your individual program to focus more on research or on practical work, and also whether you want to incorporate international academic achievements.

In semesters 1-3, students select modules from the Department of Informatics' extensive range of elective modules in the subject areas listed below. Students also take supplementary elective modules and work on an interdisciplinary project in semesters 1-3.

Subject areas:

  • Software Engineering
  • Databases and Information Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Computer Graphics and Vision
  • Computer Architecture
  • Distributed Systems, Networks, and Security
  • Formal Methods
  • Algorithms and Scientific Computing

In semester 2, in addition to the elective courses, you will undertake a practical project which involves using application-specific methods and working in teams on a defined area of informatics. Students learn how to document their approach and present the results.

In semester 3, in addition to the elective courses, you will take a seminar class in which you will independently investigate and analyze scientific literature on a specific topic and produce a seminar paper. You will then present and discuss the results. In this semester, you can also take a further practical course or research project.

In semester 4, you will work on your master's thesis which involves the independent, in-depth study of a chosen area of informatics. You are required to develop a solution to a specific problem and analyze, evaluate, and document your methods and processes.