Business Informatics Online (M.Sc.)

The Master's degree program in Business Informatics Online provides you with the qualifications required to develop solutions from a strategic, entrepreneurial perspective and through the use of scientific findings. The program also prepares you for a career as a consultant or entrepreneur in the IT industry. In addition, the degree program gives you access to the higher civil service.


Master of Science


Online, part-time continuing education program

Standard period of study

4 semesters

Start of study

Winter semester and summer semester

Study location

Online & attendance days at partner universities




Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 210 ECTS credits.

  • Admission is already possible from 180 ECTS. Missing ECTS points can be acquired through the recognition of proven competencies acquired through practical work experience or by taking suitable modules from other degree programs. 
  • At least one year of qualified, relevant professional experience.

Details are regulated by the admission regulations.

Credit points



currently being accredited


Business Studies

The main areas of application for graduates of this degree program are diverse. For example, the design and management of processes in the area of organizational development, software development, implementation, system operation and the management of relevant IT projects. Business informatics specialists are also responsible, for example, for developing the architectures of modern information systems.

Anyone who aspires to a management position in a company or institution will be professionally and personally prepared for this task in this degree program. General knowledge and experience in business information systems are required.

You could work in the following industries after your studies, these are for example:

  • Production companies
  • IT companies for information development
  • Financial service providers
  • Public administration
  • Tourism
  • Trade

The more theory-oriented first part of the program consists of ten modules whose topics represent essential areas of competence for leaders in business information systems. In each of these modules, the current state of knowledge is comprehensively taught as an orientation framework.

In the research project, which takes place in the third semester, you will work in small teams to test the methodological skills you have acquired on a suitable topic of your own choice. You will be supervised by experienced teachers in terms of subject matter and didactics. The systematic project structure supports you in regularly reflecting and reporting on your approach and learning success. Here, too, special emphasis is placed on learning with and from each other, as well as on the ability to communicate facts convincingly and precisely. In the master's thesis, which takes place in the fourth semester, you prove that you can independently and purposefully apply the acquired skills to practical problems and lead them to success.

Die Studiengebühren betragen 1920,- € je Semester (keine Zahlung im 5.-8. Fachsemester). 

Darüber hinaus erhebt die Hochschule Semesterbeiträge in Höhe von derzeit 169 EUR  (den jeweils aktuellen Betrag findest Du hier.) Darin enthalten sind die gesetzlichen Verwaltungskosten sowie die Beiträge für AStA und Studentenwerk.

Link to the application portal

Deadling for applications

Winter Semester


Summer Semester



to the study program

Online-Team of the university:

Phone: 04921 / 807-1941
Mail: info(at)

for orientation and study decision
Central Student Advisory Service

for financing your studies
Student Services Oldenburg

for application
Enrollment Office



The study program is designed to be part-time and is explicitly aimed at students who, for professional, family or other reasons, need more spatial and temporal flexibility than a classroom study program can offer. Studying online means that you have access to the individual modules via the Internet learning platform of the university network "Virtual University of Applied Sciences". The modules are usually completed with exams or presentations.

Communication and support are provided individually or in small groups by lecturers of the virtual university of applied sciences VFH. Via the learning room system, which is used by all students, you can exchange information via e-mail, chats, web conferences and forums, as well as discuss group work. The lecturers are also available by telephone and during office hours for questions, explanations, etc. E-mails are usually answered within 24 hours. Attendance phases include events, laboratories and exercises on a maximum of two weekends per semester. Thus, the teaching material is deepened in the rooms of the universities of the VFH - if necessary also online. Students and teachers can exchange ideas in personal contact.