IT Security (only in German)

Confidentiality, integrity, availability and reliability

Nowadays, the security and reliability of modern IT systems does play a key role in the economic success of companies and entire economies. Similarly, each one of us is impacted on a personal level by the theft of passwords or our digital identities.

We will prepare you to serve as IT security experts and informatics professionals ready to influence the future of our digital society.


Programming and software engineering, algorithms and data structures, mathematical fundamentals, technical and theoretical informatics, databases and operating systems: Informatics is the foundation of IT security. The knowledge and skills you will acquire from our lectures will be applied and consolidated through training and project work from extremely diverse fields.

The Best Conditions for Studying & Teaching

Our university has a great teacher-student ratio, marked by dedicated professors, small workgroups and excellent facilities that foster solid support for students, not counting the ideal conditions for educational development of our lecturers.

Job prospects

With a bachelor’s degree in Informatics you will be on par with any general informatics professional for practical development of software. Moreover, you have special expertise on how to address security aspects in systems under development. You could hold any of the following positions:
– Software Developer
– IT Security Consultant
– Security Analyst
– Researcher
– System Architect for IT Security

IT Security (only in German)

The courses of both the bachelor and the master degree programmes are generally taught in German. In particular, applicants must have a good command of German. Please consult the German pages on the programmes for details.  

IT Secruity and Computer Science Courses Taught in English

Although the majority of the courses in the degree programmes are taught in German, there are a number of courses taught in English that are suitable for exchange students.

Degree Programmes