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Courses available in English for Exchange Students of the Degree Programme Information Technology and Systems Management

Here you can find an overview of courses that the Information Technology and Systems Management Programme offers in English for incoming exchange students in the fall/winter semester for Bachelor students (1st cycle). Our exchange semesters are only offered in the fall/winter.

For further information on academic issues and provisional learning agreements, please contact the international coordinator of the Information Technology and Systems Management Programme, Thomas Schmuck (

For administrative issues please contact the Incoming Students Coordinator at the International Office (

Information Technology and Systems Management Bachelor (5th Semester) | Academic year: 3
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Course Content: Bachelor thesis 1 encompasses a field and topic oriented appraisal of knowledge attained during the course. The subject areas of media informatics, mechatronics, intelligent energy systems, network and communications technology in particular are the subject matter of the study. This work will be implemented in accordance with the basic principles of scientific work.

Information Technology and Systems Management Bachelor (5th Semester) | Academic year: 3
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Course Content: Software life cycle; UML as a standard notation for software; Software specification; Lightweight, heavy-weight and agile process models; Requirements engi-neering; Software metrics; Software testing; Software quality; Software design patterns; Configuration man-agement; CASE tools; Fundamentals of model-driven software development.
Prerequisites: Object Oriented Programming, Network Oriented Programming, Database Systems

Business Informatics and Digital Transformation Bachelor (5th Semester) |Academic year: 3
Course Content: Python language primer, classes, exceptions, basic I/O and most important standard modules, Python IDEs and computing frameworks (partly cloud based), special toolboxes (pandas, matplotlib, numpy, scipy, scikit-learn) and scripting thereof, implementing classical exploratory data analysis plots, tSNE or geo-plots, plots of signals and images, export of data and graphics.
Prerequisites: Students are familiar with object oriented programming (e.g. C++, Java, …) and know about basic algorithms and data structures.

Information Technology and Systems Management Master (3rd Semester) |Academic year: 2
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Course Content: Introduction to issues related to business ethics and sustainability, in particular with the theoretical relationship between business, economics and ethics. The importance of ethical behaviour for the daily business and its impact for the environment (e.g. stakeholder) is another priority. Practical case studies are connected with relationships in strategic management. In the discussion of new trends and the resulting challenges for the entrepreneur (for example in the context of "Corporate Social Responsibility") special considerations are given.

Applied Image and Signal Processing Master (3rd Semester) | Academic year: 2
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Course Content: Planning of product innovation: project definition, task structure, quality assurance, work packages, organisation, roles, phases, milestones/results, flow chart, multi-project control; implementation and controlling: conflict line/project, progress monitoring, prognosis, risk analysis, reporting system, qualitative and quantitative evaluation, documentation, software models and tools; social skills: teamwork, challenge, expectation, self-organisation, moderation, feedback, management styles, roles within a team, coaching of projects.

Information Technology and Systems Management Bachelor (5th Semester) | Academic year: 3
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Additional cultural and language courses are offered by the International Office. You may also choose courses from other programmes, as e.g. Business Management or Business Informatics and Digital Transformation if you fulfill the course prerequisites.

International Departmental Coordinator

Porträt von: DI Schmuck Thomas, BSc
  • International Departmental Coordinator, Applied Image and Signal Processing
  • International Departmental Coordinator, Information Technology & Systems Management
Standort: Campus Urstein
Raum: Urstein - 431
T: +43-50-2211-1333