Master's in Computer Science

Our institute participates in the Swiss Joint Master of Science in Computer Science, a study program offered by the universities of Bern, Neuchâtel, and Fribourg. You find detailed information about this program on its dedicated web page.

To enroll in the joint master program, you do need to register through the matriculation services of one of the partner universities. If you choose to register at the University of Bern, follow the procedures of our admissions office.

International Students

Admission into the MSc program in Computer Science requires a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and is subject to approval by the admissions services of the University of Bern. Applications need to be submitted directly to the admissions office. Detailed information about applying for admission can be in the sub-tab "Application and Admission".

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Basic information
Degree: Master of Science in Computer Science, Universität Bern
Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits
Degree programs:
  • Mono 90 ECTS credits


Offer for other degree programs:

  • Minor 30 ECTS credits
Duration: 3 semesters
Language: English
Beginning studies: Fall or spring semester

Individual academic requirements

The following academic qualifications are required for admission to the master’s degree program in Computer Science (mono):

a) Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent degree from a recognized university
b) Bachelor's degree with Computer Science as an additional subject, or an equivalent degree from a recognized university provided that the master's degree can be successfully completed with an additional maximum 60 ECTS credits. The ECTS credits will be listed separately in the diploma supplement as extracurricular attainments.
c) Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from a Swiss university of applied sciences with a grade of at least 5.0.
Admission to the master’s degree program in Computer Science. Admission requirements of 40– 60 ECTS credits which must be fulfilled in order to complete the master's degree program. The ECTS credits will be listed separately in the diploma supplement as extracurricular attainments. 

Please consult the admission requirements for the minor as presented in the plan of studies.

 
For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office.

Current UniBE students

Apply for a change to the M Sc in Computer Science, Universität Bern by self-service as part of the re-registration for the next semester.
Renewal of semester registration → Self-service
Recognition of academic achievements
Procedure and timing of the renewal of semester registration
   

Application with a Swiss degree

Online application
Assessment
Steps from application to registration
 

Application with an international degree

Online application
CHECKLIST - Documents for your application / Important information
Steps from application to registration

 
For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office.

Once you have met the specific requirements for the degree, you can register for the completion of the degree with the Dean's Office. You will find more information on the degree completion process here.