Information Technology & Systems Management (Master)

IT specialists

Artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, network security – these are all keywords that shape our modern world. We bring these words into the real world through our Master's degree in Information Technology & Systems Management at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. Deepen your knowledge in the fields of technology, management, and business, and become an expert in this future-oriented profession. Our practical, market-oriented degree will equip you for the challenges of the modern labour market and for leading positions in development and management.

Study mode: full-time  |  part-time
Degree awarded: Diplomingenieur/In (DI)
Length of study: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
Study places per year: 24 full-time  |  24 part-time
Location: Urstein Campus
Language of instruction: German
Tuition: € 363,- per semester + Euro 21.20 student union fee per semester
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Why study a Master's degree in IT at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences?

Our IT Master's degree at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences Salzburg combines profound technical training with extensive know-how in the field of management. As a result, you will not only benefit from in-depth expertise, but also from the ability to use it in an innovative working environment.

Sophisticated and practical problems from industry and research will help you develop targeted cross-industry solutions. In addition to technical skills, you will also refine your personal skills. Organising and managing teams, planning, and controlling IT projects – our Master's degree at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences will make you an IT specialist with a high level of management competence.

In addition to your individual specialisation, you will deepen your knowledge in the following areas:

  • IT management & IT security
  • IT project management
  • IT quality management
  • Business leadership & ethics
  • Innovation management
  • Communication skills

Research up close: Students of our Master's degree programme in Information Technology & System Management are also actively involved in research projects during their studies. Your research project will be closely linked to your chosen specialisation. It will offer the opportunity to cooperate with our renowned national and international partners.

Important aspects of our Master's degree in Information Technology & System Management

Study content and focus areas

In our Master's degree in Information Technology & System Management, the focus is clearly on building your scientific knowledge. Therefore, our degree programme offers you the chance to choose from five highly practical specialisations.

While you select two of these specialisations during the first two semesters, you will only decide on your main specialisation during your third semester. This is the area in which you will write your thesis.

An overview of the main areas offered:

  • Networking, Privacy & Security**
  • Cyber Security*
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Smart Systems & Robotics


* Subject to approval
** The Networking, Privacy and Security specialization will be offered through winter semester 2023/2024 and then replaced by the Cyber Security* specialization.