Internet-Web Science (M.Sc.)

Internet-Web Science

The Internet is changing our whole way of life. We use it for learning, reading, shopping, communicating, playing, navigating and much more. With cloud computing, more and more desktop applications are becoming Web applications and allow usage from a browser on any device without any plugins or installation. With the internet of things (IoT), the internet is becoming part of our everyday life and makes it more comfortable.

In our master's study program you are getting prepared for mastering projects in this quickly changing environment and learn how to use the latest technology to build tomorrows Web applications for the WWW, enterprises, mobile and IoT.

The master’s study program Internet and Web Science is geared towards graduates with bachelor’s degrees in computer science or related areas (e.g., business information systems, media & technology) that are interested in meshed multimedia applications.

The study program prepares graduates for complex development tasks around the World Wide Web. Special focus is on Web engineering, security in information technology and multimedia. Besides technical know-how, students will also acquire competences in organization and leadership in order to prepare them for future management jobs.

Studies can be started each winter and summer term. The study program has been certified by ACQUIN.


Key facts

Academic degree: Master of Science (M. Sc.).
Duration: 1,5 year
ECTS: 90
Start: March or October
Language of instruction: mostly German, parts in English
Fees: none
Campus location: Hof
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Contact person

Prof. Dr. René Peinl | University of Applied Science Hof

Prof. Dr. René Peinl

Department of Computer Science
Master Internet Web Science

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: G 139
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 4820
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 4820
E-Mail: rene.peinlhof-university.LÖ

Michael Luft | University of Applied Science Hof

Michael Luft

Student Affairs Office
Administrative Assistant

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 113
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3225
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3225
E-Mail: michael.lufthof-university.LÖ


Prof. Dr. Günther Köhler | University of Applied Science Hof

Prof. Dr. Günther Köhler

Department of Computer Science
Business Information Systems

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: C 122
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 4450
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 4450
E-Mail: guenther.koehlerhof-university.LÖ

Internet-Web Science (M.Sc.)


Campus Hof

95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg