Master programme Business Informatics

In the scope of the Master programme Business Informatics, students will learn and deepen the theoretical and practical concepts of Business Informatics taking into consideration economic, technical, social, legal, ergonomic and communication science aspects.

Business Informatics deals with the application, design and development of information and communication systems and their implementation in companies. Fields of application are for instance: management of workflow, controlling systems, knowledge management, online marketing, IT-security or Enterprise Architecture.

Graduates of this programme are able to: 

  • design and implement information systems in companies,
  • introduce organisational concepts in companies ,
  • support specialists in the development and implementation of operational software applications
  • research theoretical and practical subject areas in the applications of information and communication technologies


At a glance

Duration: 4 semesters
Credits: 120 ECTS points
Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Language of Instruction: German and English
Degree Programme Code: 926 [2]
Directorate of Studies: SPL 5 (Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik)

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» Semester Overview

» Master Access Guide

These topics can be expected during your studies:

  • corporate management
  • metamodelling
  • interoperability
  • workflow technologies
  • digital economics
  • (Enterprise) Information Systems 
  • IT security and artificial intelligence
  • database systems

  • project management & organisation
  • production, logistics and transport
  • finance
  • data analysis and statistics
  • human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • software engineering
  • software architecture

 Insights into the study contents

The programme consists of:

  • Focus on Computer Science
    Advanced Software Engineering, Cooperative Systems, Foundations of Data Analysis
  • Focus on Business Informatics
    Business process management, Knowledge Engineering, Interoperability, Metamodeling, Digital Economy, Secure Digital Business
  • Focus on Scientific Work

  • Focus on Economics
    Business Management, Business Administration and Commercial Law
  • Specialisation
    Specialisation Business Intelligence, Specialisation Semantic Information Systems

Study Guide

All important information about the procedure

The administrative steps listed here are fundamentally done by every student in the following order:


How do I enrol?

You are interested in studying a Master programme at the University of Vienna and would like to register? 


Please apply for admission to a Master programme via » u:space in due time.


Professional entry requirements:

Applicants for the Master Programme Computer Science have to undergo a special admission procedure that assesses whether the applicant fulfils all the following requirements:

  • Mandatory knowledge areas
  • Letter of motivation for the application
  • Optional: in case of open points an additional interview

For details please see » professional entry requirements.



As soon as all your courses are listed in the transcript of records (“Sammelzeugnis”) and are graded positively, you can submit all necessary documents for your graduation.

» Required documents for graduation