Software Engineering - Master of Science (MSc)

Application period 

winter semester:     01.06. - 15.07.
                                
summer semester:  01.12. - 15.01.

How to apply:

1. Step: Online application
Apply online and print out the application for admission as well as the data view.

2. Step: Submit documents
Send the signed application including all application documents to

Universität Ulm
Abteilung II-1 Zulassung
89069 Ulm | Germany

All documents must be received in paper form within the application period.

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Further information

  • Entrance requirements

    • The certificate of a bachelor's degree with examination results in Software Engineering or an area with largely equivalent contents obtained at a German or foreign higher education institution, or a qualification which is recognised as equivalent at the level of at least three years of study
    • A bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.7 or better
      or a bachelor’s thesis with a grade of at least 2.0

      or if you have not yet completed your degree:
      study achievements and examination results with a minimum of 140 credit points and an average grade of 2.7 or better.

     

    For legally binding information please see the MSc Software Engineering admissions statutes.

  • Application documents

    Upon completing the online application you need to submit the following documents in paper form within the application deadline:

    • application for admission (with original signature)
    • data view (protocol of the online application)
    • the bachelor’s degree certificate stating the average grade plus a transcript of records with credit points
    • if the programme has not yet been completed: transcript of records issued by the higher education institution including overall average grade and total credit points (ECTS)
    • Form requesting subject-specific additional information
    • for non German-language of the bachelor`s degree: proof of required German language proficiency
    • for applicants with Chinese, Mongolian, Vietnamese degree: the original of the APS certificate
    • for applicants with a bachelor`s degree from abroad: grading scale of the education institution
    • additionally certified translations of documents that were not issued in German/English

      Please note:
    • Simple, non-attested copy of each document, no authentication needed (exemption: APS certificate)
    • Incomplete applications (missing documents or details) will be rejected
    • We do not accept applications and supporting application documents sent by email
    • if you are absent during the application process and therefore cannot apply at Ulm University yourself, it is possible to authorise someone else to do so for you. Valid forms of authorisation:
      - notarised letter of authority
      - power of attorney
      - letter of authority - download template in PDF format

      Please note: signatures must be originals

  • Application portal

    Upon completing the online application you will receive a confirmation email with your access details for the application portal, where you can find details on the status of your application and other notifications.

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  • Selection procedure

    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)
  • Information on the master's programme Software Engineering

    Further information about the master's programme in Software Engineering.

  • Bachelor's degree graduates of Ulm University

    If you hold a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or a Bachelor of Science in Media Informatics from Ulm University, an application is not required. You can go to the Studiensekretariat (student administration and examinations office) instead and fill out an 'application for change of programme' (Antrag auf Studiengangwechsel) as soon as you graduate, given that your grades meet the requirements as stated in the admission statute (final grade at least 2.7 or grade of the bachelor's thesis at least 2.0).

    Application for change of programme