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deggendorf institute of technology

pioneering & vibrant

business informatics focus on data science, b.sc.

centre for academic further education

it-expert & data science specialist

fact sheet


  • Language: All lectures will be held in German only
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
  • Course language: German
  • Duration: 9 theoretical semesters, extra-occupational / relevant qualifications e.g. from training as an IT specialist, IT business management assistant, IT systems management assistant or IT systems electronics technician can be recognised if necessary, thus often shortening to 8 semesters
  • Start of Studies/Application Deadline: Start of Studies: Winter Semester; Application Deadline: until 15 July 2021, in case of a qualified previous education an entry into the second semester (March 2021) is possible
  • Time expenditure of the attendance phases: Classes are usually held on Fridays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; there are approximately 10-12 weekend attendance events per semester; supplemented by virtual teaching (so-called blended learning); place of study: Deggendorf
  • Costs:  1,500 /semester + € 72 fee/semester
  • Preparatory course: Preparatory courses in mathematics are offered for students who are working part-time. You can find more information under the following link: https://pmit-ext.th-deg.de/seminare/vbk
  • Event notes: Information events at 6:00 p.m. at the Weiterbildungszentrum of the Deggendorf University of Technology, ITC 2, Dieter-Görlitz-Platz 1, 94469 Deggendorf, Germany, where the course coordinator Prof. Dr. Stephan Scheuerer or the study advisor Prof. Dr. Georg Herde will present the course
  • Free registrations for the information evenings are possible here. Peter Apfelbeck is also available for a personal consultation

target group

This course of studies is aimed at:

  •     Professionals who have completed their training in the IT sector and have at least 3 years' professional experience (unless they have a high school diploma)
  •     First-year students with university entrance qualification (Abitur or Fachabitur)
  •     Career changers who are interested in the fields of computer science and business administration
  •     Interested parties with a relevant professional qualification and subsequently at least 3 years of professional activity in the IT sector.
  •     Foremen, technicians, business economists and similarly qualified

course content

1. Semester  
Basics Business Administratrion and Informatics  
Formal Languages, Data Structures, Algorithms and Data Bases I  
Data Structures  
Algorithms and Data Bases I  
Programming I  
Operating Systems and Computer Networks  
2. Semester  
Accounting and Cost Accounting  
Formal Languages II  
Data Structures  
Algorithms and Data Bases II  
Programming II  
Mathematics I  
3. Semester  
Technical English I and AWP  
Software Engineering  
Mathematics II  
4. Semester  
Business and IT Law  
Internet Technologies  
Operations Research  
Data Visualisation and Management  
5. Semester  
Controlling and Financial Management  
Business Applications  
Technical English II and Academic Work  
Data Science I  
6. Semester  
Production and Logistics  
Systems Design  
Data Science II  
7. Semester  
Soft Skills  
Programming Project  
Project Management  
8. Semester  
Information Security  
Process Management  
9. Semester  
Bachelor Seminar  
Bachelor Thesis  
+ 2 Practical Semesters: Crediting for professional practice  



Admission requirements

  •     Abitur or vocational baccalaureate
  •     Master craftsmen, technicians, business administrators
  •     Qualified professionals with two years of training and three years of work experience (specialised) (consultation and trial study required)

The necessary counselling interview for professionally qualified applicants is coordinated centrally by the further education centre.

If additional qualifications (specific further and advanced training) can be provided, these can be checked and, if necessary, recognised in individual cases on application.

Application Bachelor Business Information Systems

Applications are accepted all year round. The application deadline for the start in September 2021 is 20. August 2021. If you have missed the deadline, Peter Apfelbeck will be happy to provide you with information about available places.

Apply online via the Primuss application portal of the University of Applied Sciences for part-time degree programmes with the following documents:

  •     Tabular curriculum vitae (signed) with passport photo
  •     Copy of the university entrance qualification (official certification is only required upon matriculation)
    •     Abitur: Abitur certificate
    •     Vocational qualification: Training certificate
    •     Other financial statements: Certificate of the technician, master craftsman, specialist or business economist examination or comparable degree
  •     With professional qualification:
    •     Proof of professional experience (employer's confirmation or job reference)
  •     Letter of motivation (optional)

We will contact you immediately after we have checked your documents.