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Application process for prospective master students with an international bachelor's degree

3 steps to your university place in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science (earliest in the summer semester 23) and IT Security

1. Requirements

Applied Computer Science

Bachelor’s degree:

at least 6 semesters and 180 ECTS, thereof 18 ECTS in mathematics and 60 ECTS in computer science

For English:UNIcert II, IELTS academic with grade 6,0 or more, TOEFL IBT with 85 points or more, PTE academic with 55 points or more, FCE (First Certificate in English), CAE (Certificate in Advanced English), more, if applicable

For GermanTestDaF with at least 16 points within one exam, DSH (level 2 or 3), Deutesches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II, ZOP resp. Goethe certificate C2 of the Goethe insitute, KDS or GDS of the Goethe institute, ÖSD-Sprachdiplom C1, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, Feststellungsprüfung (examination part German)

IT Security / Information Technology

Bachelor’s degree:

at least 6 semesters and 180 ECTS, thereof 18 ECTS in mathematics, 50 ECTS in IT security, 30 ECTS in computer science and 15 ECTS in electrical engineering

For English:UNIcert II, IELTS academic with grade 6,0 or more, TOEFL IBT with 85 points or more, PTE academic with 55 points or more, FCE (First Certificate in English), CAE (Certificate in Advanced English), more, if applicable

For GermanTestDaF with at least 16 points within one exam, DSH (level 2 or 3), Deutesches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II, ZOP resp. Goethe certificate C2 of the Goethe insitute, KDS or GDS of the Goethe institute, ÖSD-Sprachdiplom C1, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, Feststellungsprüfung (examination part German)

IT Security / Networks and Systems

Bachelor’s degree:

at least 6 semesters and 180 ECTS, thereof 25 ECTS in mathematics, 15 ECTS in computer science and 15 ECTS in electrical engineering

For English:UNIcert II, IELTS academic with grade 6,0 or more, TOEFL IBT with 85 points or more, PTE academic with 55 points or more, FCE (First Certificate in English), CAE (Certificate in Advanced English), more, if applicable

For GermanTestDaF with at least 16 points within one exam, DSH (level 2 or 3), Deutesches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II, ZOP resp. Goethe certificate C2 of the Goethe insitute, KDS or GDS of the Goethe institute, ÖSD-Sprachdiplom C1, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, Feststellungsprüfung (examination part German)

2. Application

The application period and process are the same for all three degree programs.

For the winter term: Regularly from the beginning of June until the 15th of July
For the summer term: Regularly from the beginning of December until the 15th of January

application periods of RUB

3. Enrollment

After you have been admitted, you must have a mandatory counseling interview with the student advisor; you will need proof for attending the counseling for your enrollment.

Enrollment is only possible within the deadline stated in your admission letter. You need to fill in your data and upload your documents via the Infoportal Zulassung.

Enrolled? Welcome!

We are happy to welcome you at our faculty!

Quick links

Any questions?

The Admission Office of RUB helps with all your question regarding the admission. You can get in contact via e-mail: zulassungsstelle@uv.rub.de or the applicant hotline +49 234 32 26644.

International Office:The International Student Services (ISS) supports all international students in many ways, e.g. with visa matters, with the search for accommodation, with comprehensive information during the orientation days, etc.
More information: https://international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en


If you have specific questions regarding the degree programs, our Student Advisory Service is happy to help! Student Advisory Service