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Academics Master's Degree Information Technology

Information Technology
Master of Engineering

Information Technology

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Research, develop and shape the future!

Nowadays, we can no longer think of our environment without electronic equipment. The increasingly rapid development of high-performance technology and ongoing global automation are creating unexpected opportunities – both, technically and job-wise. Take part in the exploration of this field and design our future!

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  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Degree Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
Credit Points


Duration of Study

18 months, full-time study


annually, starting 1 October (deadline 15th July) and 1 April (deadline 31st January)

Study model Full time
Entrance criteria

Degree in one of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Control Engineering, Electronics or similar.

English language skills at a TOEFL-level of 600 (pbT)/80 (ibT), or comparable language test.

Course language: English
Successful selection process

Languages English

670 € per month + one-time registration fee of 650 €

Special feature


Study abroad

Study a semester abroad at one of the partner universities.

Content, objective and process of study

Research, develop and shape the future!

The master degree programme “Information Technology“ is a full-time study and bears three semesters (18 months). Students study in small working groups. The transfer of theoretical knowledge is accomplished within practical oriented projects. The study is carried out in a highly independent manner and organized by yourself.

Required Modules

  • Information and Coding Theory 
  • Image Processing and Digital Signal Processing 
  • Real-Time Programming 
  • Mathematical Methods 
  • Study Project 
  • Transmission Technology
  • Master's Thesis 

Elective Modules

  • Integrated Circuits 
  • Embedded Systems 
  • Advanced Control Engineering 
  • Communication Networks 
  • Robotics 
  • Optical Communication Technologies
  • Embedded Security
  • Secure Protocols

Your Master programm - divided into modules 

Year 1
01 Information- and Coding Theory8
02 Transmission Technology8
03 Elective I8
04 Elective II8
05 Image Processing 8
06 Real Time Programming8
07 Project work8
08 Elective III8
Electives (3 out of 4):
A Embedded Systems
B Embedded Security
C Robotics
D Communication Networks
Year 2
09 Master Thesis 26
Career, perspectives

After completion of the master course of studies you can accompany responsible tasks in the area of technical development and system implementation. At the same time you acquire to manage systems

With your acquired qualifications in Image and Digital Signal Processing, Infomation and Coding Theory and Transmission Systems as well as Embedded Systems and Robotics, you have various possibilities in setting the focus for personal career and knowledge in a highly demanding developing business.

After successfully completing your studies, you have a very good chance in finding a job in a German company.



Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in one of the following fields: Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Control Engineering, Electronics, or similar.

If you are interested in our Master`s programme “Information Technology“, you can apply directly online. Please apply here If there are any technical difficulties with the online application procedure or you have any questions, please contact us.

Questions? Contact us.


Sarah Drexler

Sarah Drexler


an der School of Architecture and Engineering,
Prüfungsamt Master/ Bewerbermanagement Master
Room 207
Bonhoefferstr. 11
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 6221 88-2080 Send an e-mail

Course Administrator

Achim Gottscheber

Prof. Dr. Achim Gottscheber


an der School of Engineering and Architecture,
Studiengangsleiter Information Technology (Master)
Room 208a
Bonhoefferstr. 11
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 6221 88-2387 Send an e-mail