Application for M.Sc. Data Engineering and Analytics

Start application for the winter semester 2023: 01 February, 2023

Students with a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics / Computer Science which is equivalent to the B.Sc. Informatics taught at TUM are eligible to apply. Other programs do not qualify for this Master's degree.
Please also check our general application requirements for Master's programs (English proof, GRE etc.) here.

Overview assessment process:

Before filling the form for the analysis of curriculum, you have apply in TUMonline in order to get your applicant number.

Please fill in the form for the analysis of curriculum under the following link. Then, upload the generated PDF in your application in TUMonline.

Link to the form: https://apply.db.in.tum.de/

The scientific essay / paper, submitted along with the online application, should be approximately 1,000 words in length and must be written in English.
Your scientific paper / essay has to introduce the topic, discuss it, and lead to a logical conclusion. Please use relevant data and scientific literature to support your argumentation. Ideas that are not your own must be identified as such! The term "essay" can be misleading - we require a scientific paper with proper citation! Your sources of information must be listed at the end. The essay must be your own work and you should write it without any assistance. 

  • Topic 1:
    Should we move data and computation to the cloud, and when?
  • Topic 2:
    Which new challenges for computer science arise from recent advances in deep learning, e.g., autonomous driving, Google's LaMDA, and Deepfakes?
  • Topic 3:
    With the recent development of powerful CPUs, is it still necessary to write highly efficient code?

The statement of reasons, submitted along with the online application, should not be longer than two DIN-A4 pages and must be written in English.
In your statement of reasons, you should explain your specific qualification and exceptional commitment for this particular Master's program. This may include demonstration of qualifications which exceed the knowledge and qualifications obtained at undergraduate degree level, e.g. program-related vocational training, internships, stays abroad, research papers etc. You should make clear the connection between your specific qualifications and the contents of the program.

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

For the summer semester:
September 1 – October 31: recommended application for applicants who need a visa 
September 1 - November 30: compulsory application deadline

No submission of missing application documents after the official application deadline!

Time frame for test on campus: July-September

Start of program (lecture period)
Winter semester: October
Summer semester: April

Check here for exact dates: https://www.tum.de/en/studies/application/application-info-portal/dates-periods-and-deadlines