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Mobile Systems Master (I6391)

Mobile Systems

Master of Science

Equip the mobile society with IT

In the innovative Mobile Systems masters' degree programme you will gain the skills you need to meet the challenges of the mobile society. This applications-oriented study programme has 2 areas of specialization: digital mobility and product management.

This unique programmes focuses on future-oriented themes such as smart home technologies, assistive systems and industry 4.0, both from the engineering and the product point of view. You will work on current topics from the areas of digital mobility, the internet of things and mobile computing thus gaining deeper insight into the design and product management of mobile systems.

The Master in Mobile Systems is the only one of its kind in Germany. It will enable you to analyze challenges in the area of digital mobility and to work out solutions for these. You will learn how to design, develop and implement applications for mobile systems in various sectors including the automotive sector, e-mobility and ambient assisted living. You may work on a feasibility stuy for the use of a “Cardiac Custodian“, a wearable computing application, which can save lives. Or you may find solutions to the question of how the mobility of the elderly with limited mobility can be supported with a "smart wheelchair". Lectures by experts from industry and many other initiatives are also part of the programme.

The programme can also be taken part-time, upon agreement with the Faculty. Computer Science in Furtwangen is a success story looking back over 45 years. We regularly achieve top placings in rankings. In the current 2018 CHE University Ranking students once again gave us top grades. Employers also give us excellent evaluations: in the Wirtschaftswoche Survey, our Faculty made the top 10 in Germany again - as we have done every year for the last 10 years.

The springboard to your career

With a Master's in Computer Science you have excellent opportunities in the market. It is the ideal springboard for a career in business or academia.

  • As a master's graduate you are ideally prepared for management positions
  • Our industry partners confirm that our graduates have outstanding practical skills when they start working
  • With a master's in Computer Science you will earn an entry level salary of €46,000 or more, one of the highest (Graduate Survey Faculty of Computer Science 2016, Stepstone Salary Report)
  • As a highly qualified IT expert, innovative career pathways are open to you
  • With a master's degree you are qualified to take a doctorate (PhD)


  • ECTS 90 ECTS
  • Programme duration 3 Semesters
  • Campus Furtwangen Campus
  • Faculty Computer Science
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October), Summer semester (March)
  • Application deadline 15 July (winter semester), 15 January (summer semester)
  • Entry requirements Bachelor or diploma in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Teaching Language German
  • Accreditation Yes (accredited through the university system accreditation)


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