Communications and Computer Engineering - Master of Science (MSc)

Application period

winter semester: 1 June - 15 July
summer semester: 1 Dec. - 15 Jan.

Required language proficiency:

Admission restriction:

This is how you apply:

Step 1: Registration in the campus portal of Ulm University
You register online in the campus portal.
After self-registration, you will receive an e-mail with the activation code and a request to confirm your personal account in the campus portal of Ulm University.

Step 2: Application in the campus portal of Ulm University
You submit your application in the campus portal and upload the required documents.


Further information

a bachelor´s degree in a programme in Communications and Computer Engineering or an at least equivalent degree from a university, university of applied sciences, university of cooperative education or recognised international university in the study programme Communications and Computer Engineering or a subject-related or subject-specific programme at a level of not less than three years of study, documented by either

  • an academic final examination of a bachelor´s degree with an overall grade of 2.7 or better,


  • a bachelor´s thesis with a grade of 2.0 or better
  • knowledge and competences in mathematics, electrical engineering, computer science and physics that are at least equivalent to those taught at Ulm University in terms of scope and demand and that meet the subect-specific requirements of the master´s programme (admission can also be applied for if proof cannot yet be submitted by the end of the application period)
  • sufficient German language proficiency

For legally binding information please see the MSc Communications and Computer Engineering admissions statutes.

When submitting your application via the campus portal of Ulm University, you must upload the following documents:

  • Bachelor's degree diploma and bachelor's degree certificate with final grade as well as overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records with credit points / Diploma Supplement if available
  • If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline and an indication of the provisional average grade
  • Form requesting subject-specific additional information (pdf)
  • For non-German-taught bachelor's degree programme: proof of German language proficiency
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, Vietnam or India: APS certificate or APS confirmation.
  • In the case of a foreign higher education degree: grading scale of the degree programme with indication of the lowest passing grade and maximum grade for the degree, to be shown on the bachelor's degree diploma/bachelor's degree certificate or on an official document of the higher education institution
  • If proof and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally an official translation into German or English is required
  • For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents
  • When submitting the application, all required supporting documents must be uploaded. Subsequent submission is not possible
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax or by e-mail will not be accepted
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change of name
  • Further supporting documents may be required for your application

Admission will be granted when the following prerequisites are fulfilled:

  • Compliance with the form and deadline of your application
  • Fulfilment of entrance requirements
  • Proof of equivalence regarding the subject-matter of your study qualification (decision of the admissions committee)

If you are enrolled in a bachelor's degree programme in Science in Communications and Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (formerly: Electrical Engineering) at Ulm University, no application is required. You submit an Application to change degree programme to the Studiensekretariat as soon as you have completed your bachelor's degree and meet the following admission requirements:
- bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.7 or better
- bachelor's thesis with a grade of 2.0 or better

Ulrike Sperber

Opening hours:
Tues. 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
Thu.   09.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.

reachable by phone:
Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri: 09.00 a.m. - 13.00 p.m.
Wed: 09.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

Dept. II-1 Admissions Office
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm