Program structure

The master’s program is comprised of three semesters. During the first two semesters, the theoretical and practical foundation of Web science is built. This compulsory part of the study program contains modules with 36 ECTS. 


Web Science:

  • Design and implementation of Web applications
  • Web Application Programming Laboratory
  • Web applications architecture
  • Web and society
  • Multimedia and security in Web applications
  • Animation and 3D in Web applications
  • Current issues in Web security



  • Introduction to Management and Organization



These compulsory modules are accompanied by field-specific elective modules with 24 ECTS. The following list provides an overview of these modules.

  • Information retrieval
  • Basics of IT security
  • Computational methods in the Internet economy
  • Multimedia databases
  • Legal aspects of the Web
  • Semantic Web
  • Mobile access to Web applications
  • Webdata mining and analytical information systems
  • Enterprise social software and intranets
  • Cloud-Computing
  • Content management
  • Online Marketing and E-Commerce
  • Interface and interaction design
  • Development of virtual 3D worlds     
  • Internet of things

The third semester is dedicated to the writing of the master’s thesis (30 ECTS).



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