Do you hold a Bachelor's degree in Business Informatics, Computer Science or Business? Then you're ready for a unique specialization in the Master's degree program in Business Informatics.
The Master's degree program in Business Informatics gives students the opportunity to make individual choices and combine subject areas in business informatics, social and economic sciences, computer science, and engineering.
You graduate with your area of specialization and according to your career goals. Your expertise is derived from current research projects in the field.
You are best prepared for future roles in business or research: in leadership positions, as an expert to digitize business models, or start your own business!
Master of Science (MSc)
German (Level B2)
Full-Time / Part-Time
The Master's degree program in Business Informatics allows you to determine your own area of focus. There are several options:
Choose one of our 10 pre-defined areas of specialization:
Or you can choose an area of specialization in business informatics, computer science or economics & business, which in turn can be put together on an individual basis (download PDF).
Executive management, key positions, expert - the Master's degree program in Business Informatics qualifies you to design and manage digitization projects focusing on creating human-task technology systems.
You acquire key interdisciplinary skills in management and engineering, enhance your leadership and research expertise, and strengthen your personal and social skill set.
You can choose from the following areas:
Did you know that...?
...studies in business informatics are rooted in Linz and combining engineering studies with subject areas in business as well as core skills in computer science at JKU is unique in Austria?
Information Engineering & Management
Business Engineering & Management
As a graduate of business informatics from the JKU Linz, you can pursue leadership and management positions in business and administration, start an innovative company, or continue a career in research, i.e.
Nowadays, it is nearly impossible to imagine business and administration without IT. And this field is constantly evolving, creating new jobs for you as a business computer scientist, for example
As part of the Master's degree program, students must successfully complete courses in the amount of 120 ETCS credits in the following subject areas:
|Subject Areas||ECTS Credits|
|Master's Thesis (including the Master's Thesis Seminar and Master's Examination)||30|
In order to be admitted to the Master's degree program, you must fulfill the following requirements:
If you would like to learn more about the Master's degree program in Business Informatics, we recommend taking a look at the curriculum. In addition, we have summarized additional details separately here:
We are pleased to introduce a new mentoring program especially for newly enrolled students in the Master's degree program in Business Informatics! The program has been designed to help start your graduate studies off on the right foot. A personal mentor will be by your side to provide any assistance you may need or answer questions about the program.
After completing the Master's degree program, you can continue your education by pursuing the following advanced degree:
Can I go abroad for a semester or a year?
The Studies Commission strongly recommends and encourages students study at least one semester abroad. Click here for detailed information about studying abroad programs at the JKU.
Can I work and do the program part-time?
The curricula for the Bachelor's and Master's program in Business Informatics has been designed to be part-time and accommodate students who work. There are a variety of reasons why many of our students work while studying to earn an academic degree. Faculty members try to support these students by scheduling many courses and examinations that have required mandatory attendance at off-peak times or by holding blocked sessions. The program has been designed to give students many options and flexibility to complete the program while adhering to professional commitments.
Who can I talk to if I have questions?
If you have general questions about the program, you can contact the Austrian Student Union for Business Informatics by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com. If you have any questions about transferring academic credit, please contact the praeses by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about the Master's degree program in Business Informatics, do not hesitate to make an appointment for individual academic advising or come by during the following office hours:
Monday 1pm - 4pm, Wednesday 9am - 12pm.