Internet and Webbased Systems

Master of Science

Internet- und Web-basierte Systeme, M.Sc.


The M.Sc. Internet- and Web-based Systems program deals with the nature and design of global networks. Such networks are not only a central characteristic of complex IT-based systems, but increasingly an integral part of professional and everyday life. In the elective area of the program, a targeted specialization in the areas of Computer Networks, Information and Language Processing, Web and Text-based Systems, Distributed Systems, and Ubiquitous Computing is possible.

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Department of Computer Science

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Degree Master of Science
Duration 4 Semesters
Language German (individual courses in English)
Programme Start winter semester or summer semester
Semester Fee Semester fee
Admission Applying with international qualifications (language requirements, application deadlines): International Admission.
Requirements for admission to the Master’s degree programme comprise a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Informatics or an equivalent degree. Admission to the Master’s Degree programme may also depend on additional requirements. Specific degree entrance requirements may be found here and in the competences description.
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Part-time Studies possible under specific conditions

Upon successful completion of a Master of Science degree, there is the opportunity to begin working towards a Ph.D. either at the Technical University of Darmstadt or at another national or international university: Ph.D. at Technical University of Darmstadt

Graduates of the Master’s degree programme Internet and Web-based Systems can expect a labor market with an increasing demand for specialists as everyday life is continuously becoming more interconnected with computers and networks, and the transported quantities of information are growing at an enormous speed. A variety of prospects is opening up in the innovative sectors of industry, business, and research. Graduates can work in the fields of information search and text mining, knowledge management, Peer-to-Peer technology, mobile telephony, and mobile communications, or they may find employment in the software industry or in classic industries such as the chemical or pharmaceutical industry.

For this reason it is important to start early in the degree programme to gain practical work experience in relevant organisations. In this way students can promote themselves as competent professionals in practice and make important professional contacts. The likelihood of finding a good position is definitely heightened if the student is flexible when it comes to commuting or even moving abroad. Good English language skills are particularly important when it comes to the international job market.

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