Business Information Systems (B.Sc.)

Are you passionate about both business and IT topics and would like to work in a company at this intersection Do you enjoy managing projects and are you motivated to support companies in their digital transformation or to make central decisions with the help of the latest data science methods? The Bachelor of Science - Business Informatics degree programme prepares you for exactly such activities. To this end, you will become familiar with basic knowledge of the scientific and practical methods of business administration and computer science as well as associated teaching areas (mathematics, statistics, and data mining) and acquire key qualifications such as the ability to work in a team, presentation techniques, and soft skills. The programme qualifies you for a subsequent Master's programme.

Additional information

What career opportunities are there?

As Business informatics specialist you work at the interface between people and machines. You have to understand user requests - from superiors as well as customers - and implement them into information systems. The business IT specialist is employed in various industries and business areas. The professional field in business informatics is very diverse. The interdisciplinary orientation of this course and the associated coverage of a wide range of technical tasks ensure that you have very good long-term chances in the IT job market.

Specifically, the course prepares you for the following professional fields:

  • Planning (modeling) and implementation of commercial information systems
  • Adaptation of standard software such as ERP systems, content management systems, database systems to specific tasks
  • Advice for customers, implementation of user needs in IT strategies
  • Support of classic business areas such as accounting, marketing, human resources, etc.
  • Assumption of management tasks in small and medium-sized companies and in middle management

Possible employers after graduation are:

  • Software companies, from global corporations to medium-sized companies to start-ups
  • Companies in all sectors in which operational information processing is of great importance
  • IT service providers, advertising agencies, internet companies
How is the study programme structured?

The degree programme has a generalist orientation and is modularly structured in semesters. All exams take place during the course. The six-semester course is divided into three parts:

In the first two semesters, you work on the formal basics of business informatics, computer science and the basics of business administration.

In the following three semesters, you deepen their knowledge of individual subject areas in elective courses.

The last semester consists of a practical project and the final thesis. The practical project can optionally be replaced by a semester abroad at one of our partner universities.

Which degree is achieved?

After successfully completing your studies, the university of applied sciences awards the university degree "Bachelor of Science" and entitles you to pursue further master's studies.


How do I apply?

Enrollment usually takes place in the winter semester via the online portal of the Trier University of Applied Sciences.

What contact and counselling options are there?

If you have any general questions about studying at the Business School, please contact our departmental student advisory service.

The study service at Trier University of Applied Sciences answers general questions about application, admission and enrollment.

At a glance

  • Goal: profound academic training in the core areas of business administration and IT
  • Start of studies: usually in the winter semester (October), possibly also in summer (March)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
  • Standard period of study: 6 semesters (180 ECTS)
  • Teaching language: predominantly german
  • Requirements: general higher education entrance qualification, entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences or special access for professionally qualified persons. In addition: 12 weeks pre-internship (proof by the end of the 3rd semester)
  • Admission: no admission
  • Tuition fees: none, but student fee (including semester ticket)
  • Note: The degree programme is concuted in German (except maybe a few elective modules)
  • Application deadline ws 23/24: Application deadline for applicants with German higher education entrance qualification 15.05.-22.09.2023; application deadline for applicants with foreign higher education entrance qualification at uni-assist until 31.07.2023
Prof. Dr. Martin Vogt
Prof. Dr. Martin Vogt
Studiengangsleiter FB Wirtschaft - Wirtschaftsinformatik


+49 651 8103-259


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