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Bachelor's Degree Programme Software Engineering and Management

The bachelor’s programme Software Development and Business Management combines the fundamentals of information processing and software development with economic and managerial know-how. This provides you with the best possible training to develop and operate software for industrial, business and research use.


  • You will learn the basics of computer science as well as the mathematical foundations of computer science, e.g. analysis, discrete mathematics, numerical computing, linear algebra and statistics.
  • In the field of software engineering, you attain further knowledge about basic and advanced software development. You will learn systems programming, programming languages, software paradigms, human-computer interaction, and visual computing, among others.
  • In the field of information processing, you will get familiar with data management and data science, data structures and algorithms, computer and communication networks and information security, among others.
  • In the field of business ​​management, you will gain an understanding of basic project management, economics and law, e.g. business administration, accounting, business sociology, civil law and corporate law.
  • In addition, you will be introduced to the basics of academic practices and write a bachelor’s thesis.
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  • Duration of study: 6 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 180
  • Academic degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Language of instruction: German
    Numerous courses in English.
  • Admission procedure: none

Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

Career Options

The bachelor’s programme Software Engineering and Management provides a theoretical and practical basis for your entrance into the complex and extensive field of information technologies. By completing this programme, you are qualified to continue your education through the master’s programmes Software Engineering and Management or Computer Science.

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering and Management can assist in modeling, designing, implementing, evaluating and applying complex software systems and provide support for the supply of information for processors in companies and organizations.


Information and Advice for Prospective Students

Admission Deadlines


General admission period: 8 July to 5 September 2019

Additional admission period: 6 September to 30 November 2019


General admission period: 7 January to 5 February 2020

Additional admission period: 6 February to 30 April 2020

Further informationen on registration and admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Graduates Can Pursue Master’s Degrees in the Following Programmes

 EN: The language of instruction is English.