Business Informatics (Master)

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Graduates of the master’s programme in Business Informatics are able to develop and implement business information systems, introduce relevant organisational concepts in companies, support experts in developing and implementing business software applications, and conduct theoretical as well as applied research on the use of information and communication technologies. The discipline of business informatics is based on both models and procedures in business and economics, as well as technologies and methods in computer science. Therefore, students need a high level of analytical thinking and the ability to recognise organisational and technological dependencies.

Master of Science

Degree Programme Code: 066 926

4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination


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Data updated on: 28.12.2022

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The master’s programme consists of the following modules:

  • Group of compulsory modules: Computer Science (Advanced Software Engineering, Cooperative Systems, Foundations of Data Analysis)
  • Group of compulsory modules: Economics (Business Management, Selected Topics: Business Administration and Corporate Law)
  • Group of compulsory modules: Business Informatics (Business Process Management, Knowledge Engineering, Interoperability, Metamodelling, Digital Economy, Secure Digital Economy)
  • Group of elective modules: Core Combinations (elective module: Business Intelligence; elective module: Semantic Information Systems)
  • Compulsory module: Academic Research and Writing
  • Master’s Thesis
  • Master’s Examination

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Business management
  • Metamodelling
  • Interoperability
  • Workflow technologies
  • Digital economy

... and many more.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

Our graduates are predestined for a career in the following occupational fields:

  • consulting for national and international companies
  • management and leading positions in the ICT industry
  • management of large-scale IT projects
  • interdisciplinary organisation projects
  • strategic business development for IT governance
  • business and knowledge engineering
  • academic and industrial research.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 2.0 (good)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 3.8 (high)

→ These results are based on feedback from 41 graduates.

*Detailed information about the implementation, analysis and use of the survey as well as further data can be found in the master's programmes in Computer Science and Business Informatics graduation survey (in German).

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).

3 years after graduation ...

  • 88% of graduates residing in Austria are gainfully employed.
  • graduates earn approx. € 3,880 gross/month.
  • 28% of graduates work in the computer programming, consultancy and related activities sector.

*You can find precise information on implementation, evaluation and use as well as further data for this degree programme in the graduate tracking "MA Business Informatics".