MSc Computer Science atRWTH Aachen University Department of Computer Science


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • A unique feature of the computer science program at RWTH Aachen is the program's extensive cooperation with the engineering sciences and the regional computer science industry, a fact which gives students the opportunity to gather hands-on experience early on.
  • The Master's program aims to deepen existing expertise, abilities and methods in computer science with the goal of leading to higher qualifications and independence in this field.
  • The Master's in computer science involves areas like theoretical computer science, applied computer science, software and communication, data and information management and the applied subject. Within the areas there is a wide range of electives to choose from.
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  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #147

      - QS 2023

    • #99

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #199

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 0
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,17,665
TransportationINR 53,484
TotalINR 1,71,149

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Euro = INR 89.14


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ September 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have an initial qualifying university degree or an entrance qualification MZB, this can be a Bachelor's degree, State exam, or Diploma for example with the relevant study background, and is reviewed to make sure students fulfill the admissions requirements
  • This must be both quantitatively and qualitatively equivalent to the required technical background knowledge


Marks - 90/120


Marks - 5.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
  • The course offering in German requires the following exams: 
    • TestDaF (in all four sections at level 4 minimum)
    • Certificate of the German Language Examination for university entrance for foreign applicants (DSH),stage 2
    • German language diploma of the Conference of German Ministers of Education (KMK II)
    • Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS), Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom oder Goethe-Zertifikat C1 des
    • Evidence of having passed the "Deutsche Sprachprüfung II" of the Sprachen- und Dolmetscher-Institute,
    • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
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Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A Tabular resume is required

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Copy of your transcript of records or your diploma supplement
  • A module catalog or course descriptions of all the courses you completed in your studies. 
  • Proof of English Proficiency score
  • Proof of German proficiency (if applicable)
  • International applicants from Non-EU/EEA countries additionally need to provide the evidence of a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. (For MSc in Civil Engineering)

Step 4: Application deadline

Winter (Oct 2024) : Mar 1, 2024
Summer (Apr 2025): Sep 1, 2024
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Germany.

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