Admission for the Master Applied Research in Computer Science

Admission prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, media informatics, mobile computing or business information systems or comparable study programs (210 ECTS)
  • Above average grades in object-oriented programming, software engineering, computer networks and databases
  • Proficient language skills in English (level B2) and basic skills in German (A1) to get along in Hof
    English skills can be proven with a certificate stating that the bachelor studies were conducted completely in English.
  • Your bachelor thesis or another scientific paper you authored
  • A certification about an internship or practical work of at least 18 weeks and
  • A two-page literature review about a research topic that is dealt with in one of the iisys research groups
  • Oral exam with questions and discussion of a case study presented by you (can be done via video chat)

The detailled information can be found in the SPO (in German language).

For a list of research topics have a look here. The research topic is meant for the whole study program. You chose a research group in which you work in and within this research group your favorite research topic, that you want to work on.

You can apply online.

Admission process

  • 15.04.-30.05. / 02.11.-30.11. (winter/summer): admission period; fill out the online forms and turn in your certificates (more information at our website)
  • Mid of June / start of December (winter/summer):  
    you get your admission for the oral exam
  • End of June / mid of December: oral exam
  • Start of July/ before christmas: you get your admission for the research master
  • September / March: online enrollment.
  • 01.10. / 15.03.: your studies can start



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