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



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 (examples):

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

 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 of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates