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M.Sc. in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Degree awarded
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Jacobs University Bremen | Campus Ring 1 | 28759 Bremen | Germany

+49 421 200 4204

+49 421 200 49 4220

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Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
2 years

Date of commencement
1 September

Application deadline
Applicants who need a visa to begin their studies in Germany: 1 June
Applicants who do not need a visa to begin their studies in Germany: 15 July

Cost / fees
€ 20.000/year

Student grants / Financial assistance
Full and partial scholarships as well as tuition deferral funding is available

Available. € 6.750/year

Exchange partner schools
Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT)

Jacobs University Bremen

Master's Program in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Study Alongside the World’s Leading Scientists, Researchers and Entrepreneurs

Combining a research-driven approach, strong academic culture, and direct connections to the business world, Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) and Jacobs University Bremen offer together with a hybrid Master in Computer Science and Software Engineering (MSc CSSE) program.

Learning and working alongside a network of world-class experts will help you gain cutting-edge knowledge and equip you with the most up-to-date tech skills. The students have the opportunity to participate in research, summer internships, and industry projects, all of which prepare them for international careers.

Why study with us?
  1. The only MSc of Computer Science and Software Engineering and Digital Leadership

  2. Program – Modern unique advanced courses; preparing students for key leadership positions

  3. People – Access to research and business leaders

  4. Community – Create lasting connections across the globe that will follow you throughout your career

  5. Research and Industry partnerships – Opportunity to enter both industrial and academic careers

  6. Studies in Switzerland and Germany – Get a German Degree from an accredited university

  7. Financial Aid – Scholarships and tuition deferrals

Admission requirements

Who is eligible for the program?

Students who have completed an undergraduate program in computer science, software engineering, information technology or another discipline with at least 60 ECTS of computer science-related topics (such as mathematics, programming, design, software architecture).

Relevant work or entrepreneurial experience welcome.

Students who do not fufill these requirements may be conditionally admitted with further requirements to re-take relevant undergraduate courses.

Required documents:
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae CV
  • 2 letters of recommendation - optional or upon request
  • Proof of English Proficiency: We accept TOEFL (min. score: 90), IELTS (min. score: 6.5), Duolingo (min. score: 110). We will also accept a letter from your undergraduate institution confirming English was the medium of instruction.
  • Bachelor’s Transcript (if you have not graduated yet, please submit your latest full transcript)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (If you have not graduated yet, please submit an enrollment certificate)
  • Passport or National ID

About Jacobs University Bremen

Academic excellence with a global perspective

Inspiration is a place. A place to obtain the qualification to work on responsible tasks in a digitalized and globalized society. A private, English-speaking campus university in Germany with highest standards in research and teaching following an interdisciplinary concept. With the aim to strengthen people and markets with innovative solutions and advanced training programs.

Join our vibrant international community at Jacobs University. Meet students from more than 110 nations. Be inspired.