Studying Business Information Systems is suitable for everyone who is interested in a business-oriented as well as an information-technological education. The interdisciplinary skills and knowledge taught within this framework aim at enabling the students to communicate with experts of Business Studies as well as Informatics on problems and their solutions.
Informatics is a modern form of solving problems and an interface science at the same time, as practically no modern area of life can function without informatics – be it in automotive and mechanical engineering, in the financial industry, or in bio and medical engineering.
Due to a close connection to Mathematics and Logic, the Informatics and Business Information Systems programs are suitable for everyone who has a basic understanding of logical, systems-oriented, and complex questions. Existing experience with data structures, text processing programmes, or programming languages is advantageous but not a requirement for admission.
A solid mathematical basis is absolutely essential for a successful course of study, as mathematical contents make up a large proportion of the programme.
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Merely enjoying “working with computers” can be useful in some cases; however, past experience has shown that it does not always suffice for pursuing a degree.
As the area of application of software and information technology is practically unlimited, Business Information Systems experts can be employed in a variety of different companies and sectors. Therefore, they must be willing and able to think in an interdisciplinary way for which in turn good communication skills are required.
In Business Information Systems, the study programme, research, and teaching as well as the entire sector are extremely internationally oriented. Thus, solid English language skills are important and strongly recommended.
Furthermore, students should be open to work in an autodidactic manner, as they are required to work on solutions to problems independently throughout their course of studies as well as in their future working life.