Applied Computer Science

Faculty Applied Computer Sciences and Biosciences
Course of studies Applied Computer Science
Degree Bachelor
Academic degree Bachelor of Science
Start Winter semester
Regular study period 6 Semesters
Further qualification Cybercrime/Cybersecurity (M.Sc.)
Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) (M.Sc.)
Category computer science
Study fields software development
IT security
Type of study full-time studies
Course language german
Admission restriction No
Tuition No
Credits 180
Accredited Yes  /  Information on accreditation
Application portal Online application


Germany will need almost 800,000 additional IT specialists by 2026, according to management consultants McKinsey, who forecast six-figure salaries after just a few years on the job.

What will it take to meet this immense demand? You. The Applied Computer Science program will make you an expert in computer science. In addition to general and basic programming knowledge, you will specialize in a particular field:

IT security, B.Sc.

Practice-oriented studies in the field of IT security: with the latest technologies against data theft and espionage.

Software Development, B.Sc.

Practice-oriented study for the development of modern software for the demanding applications of tomorrow.

Application and admission

You are interested?

The Bachelor's programme starts in the winter semester (from October). To have a chance of getting a place, you must apply in good time. You can find all information about the application deadlines here. The programme is admission-restricted because we have more applicants than places. Therefore, a selection process takes place to find the most suitable applicants.

Register at As soon as you have submitted all forms and supporting documents, you will take part in the selection process for the degree programme. If you get a place, you can enrol online.

You can begin your studies in Mittweida if you have

  • the general higher education entrance qualification or
  • a subject-related higher education entrance qualification (for the relevant subject area) or
  • the entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences.

All information about application deadlines and the required documents can be found here.

If you do not have any of the mentioned degrees, look here for more information.

There is a separate application deadline for international students. Please click here for more information.

A previous internship is not required. You should have basic knowledge in using a PC (incl. current operating system). Programming skills are useful, but not absolutely necessary. In addition, a good knowledge of mathematics and English is advantageous.