Structure of your studies

The departmental study advisor will advise you which courses to choose. The individual timetable afterwards is agreed upon with the tutor(research advisor) who will also supervise the final thesis.

The program is divided in four areas:

Business Information Technology

This area comprises four core areas:

  1. Information, Data and Knowledge Management
  2. Development and Management of Information Systems
  3. Corporate and Superorganizational Information Systems
  4. Operations Research.

Basic modules of 3 of those areas need to be passed. More advanced knowledge is gained in two immersion modules from the same or different core areas, an interdisciplinary seminarand a project.

Computer science

You need to attend modules of 16-20 LP, which are relevant for an immersion in Business Information Technology. The module catalogue offers recommendations.

Economics and Business Studies

You need to attend modules of 16-20 LP. These can be chosen from the  immersion areas in Economics and Business Administration. The module catalogue offers recommendations. 


Here, modules of 8-12 LP need to be passed, e.g. the modules   Basic Competences and IT-Security. The module catalogue offers further recommendations. The modules should be chosen together with the departmental study advisor Business Information Technology or the research advisor.

In the Master's degree program Business Information Technology in Kiel you can also choose the profile development of ICT-models and applications.