Master's Degree in Electronics and Information Technology.

The Master’s degree program “Electronics and Information Technology” features a wide range of specialization areas, allowing you to select a specific field according to your personal interests. Toward the end of the program, students independently work on a thesis topic that is related to a current research project. Program graduates are highly skilled, capable of analyzing, designing, and specifying electronic and information technology systems in their entirety, thereby guaranteeing a strong academic foundation to build a successful career on.


Your Benefits

  • Multiple opportunities to specialize on an individual basis
  • Interdisciplinary degree program
  • Outstanding faculty-student ratio
  • Strong focus on transferring knowledge and skills to the workplace
  • Outstanding career prospects

Master's Degree in
Electronics and Information Technology


DI/DIin bzw. Dipl.-Ing./


4 Semesters


120 Credits


German (Level B2)

Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects

The Master’s degree program “Electronics and Information Technology” focuses on acquiring solid, base-knowledge education to either conduct academic and scientific work on an ongoing basis or pursue a technical career. The program offers a wide range of specialization fields at the graduate level, allowing students to tailor their courses and acquire a deeper understanding of their area of interest. Students conduct research independently and graduates can expect to possess:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and skills in mathematical, scientific, and theoretical disciplines, and expertise to apply these skills to address real-world problems
  • Advanced, internationally-recognized expertise in an academic and scientific subfield in the field of Electronics and Information Technology
  • Analytical thinking skills and a technical, interdisciplinary understanding for applications in business, management, education, and society
  • A strong social skill set, ability to successfully lead/be an active part of a team, and demonstrate a high degree of personal responsibility

Graduates of the Master’s program “Electronics and Information Technology” possess highly sought-after skills and are in high demand in the fields of electronics and the automotive industries, medical technology, and in the communications sector. Many graduates work in the fields of development, component production and marketing, systems, and software

Graduates are also highly qualified to pursue positions in research & development, production, and management positions to lead technical research and development teams at an international level.

On average, graduates in this field find a job immediately after graduation.

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Recommended Study Plan

As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas

SEMESTER S 1 S 2 S 3 S 4

Electrical Engineering

8,75 4,25    

Information Technology

4,5 13,25    
Mathematics 5,75      
Physics 6 3    


5 6 21,5  

Autonomous Coursework

  3,5 8,5  
Master's Thesos       25
Master's Thesis Seminar       3
Final Master's Degree Examination       2
ECTS (total: 120 credits) 30 30 30 30

Additional Information

Potential areas of specialization:

  • Microelectronics and Microsystem Technologies
  • Communications Engineering
  • Circuit Technology
  • Signal and Information Processing
  • Measuring and Sensor Technology
  • Automation and Drive Technology
  • Medical and Bioelectronics
  • Modern Physics
  • Computer Science

Admission Requirements

  • BA in Electronics and Information Technology (JKU) or a Diploma degree program in Technical Physics (JKU), BA or Diploma degree program  in Information Technology (JKU), BA in Mechatronics (JKU), or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.
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