Application – M.Sc. Information Systems

Students who hold a bachelor’s degree in information systems or a related subject are eligible to apply. We will check your transcript for equivalence with the curriculum of our Bachelor's in Wirtschaftinformatik.

Importance of Informatics and Mathematics foundations
Equivalent academic qualification in Informatics and Mathematics is very important to us. Therefor, if 14 credits or more are missing when comparing your modules to the following group of modules of the BSc. Wirtschaftsinformatik, your Bachelor's degree is not equivalent and the application will be rejected without further assessment:

  • Introduction to Informatics
  • Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Databases
  • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Linear Algebra for Informatics
  • Analysis for Informatics
  • Discrete Structures
  • Discrete Probability Theory / Statistics

Please check our general eligibility requirements for Master's programs (GRE etc.).

Please download and complete the form for the calculation of grade below, sign it and then upload it in your TUMonline application!

Formular - Curricularanalyse - Information Systems

  • Topic 1:
    (Business) process automation is a key technology for digital transformation. Identify two application areas with different requirements on process automation. For one of these application areas sketch the realization of a process automation project.
  • Topic 2:
    Due to Moore's law, the technical abilities of database systems improved dramatically in the last century. What are the potentials and risks of implementing in-memory databases in business applications?
  • Topic 3:
    Many employees demand to spend more of their working hours in home-office. Discuss chances and risks with respect to the required IT-infrastructure.
  • Topic 4:
    Discuss the opportunities and challenges of scaling agile software development methods in large established organizations.
  • Topic 5:
    Explain the concept of „serverless computing" and discuss its relevance for German online retailers of different sectors and sizes.


  • Online application and submission of required documents:
    For the winter semester: 
    January 1 – March 31: recommended application deadline for applicants who need a visa 
    January 1 – May 31: compulsory application deadline

    For the summer semester: 
    September 1 – October 31: recommended application for applicants who need a visa 
    November 30: compulsory application deadline 
  • No submission of missing application documents after the official application deadline!
  • Admissions decisions made, interview invitations sent via e-mail:    
    For the winter semester: March – September
    For the summer semester: December – March
  • Telephone interviews:
    For international applicants living abroad, an individual date will be arranged when your documents have been checked.
  • Start of program (lecture period):
    Winter semester: 17 October 2022
    Summer semester: 25 April 2022