What is it?
Business Informatics is a cross-disciplinary degree program in computer science and business administration. The degree program combines the know-how of methods and technologies of systematic information processing in digital media with the professional knowledge of economic decision-making processes in companies, institutions and organizations. At RheinMain University of Applied Sciences you will receive a comprehensive education in computer science (including programming training in Java) and in the key business, formal and mathematical subject areas. All essential areas of business informatics such as business process and information management, e-government and business intelligence are taught in a practice-oriented manner.
What can I do with it?
A degree in business informatics opens up attractive career prospects in challenging areas at the interfaces that will shape our future lives, economy and society. Your interdisciplinary skills in business informatics will be required wherever the digitization of our world is taking place and where information technologies and data processing are used to handle business processes. This means that almost all sectors, authorities and institutions are open to you - including those areas where IT-supported information systems are developed, operated and sold. At the same time, there is an increasing demand in consulting and auditing companies in which the IT implementation of business processes is analyzed and evaluated. Business informatics develops competences that shape our future.
The degree program Business Informatics is also available as a cooperative degree program. Prospective students can select a version which includes work experience. In addition to the higher education entrance qualification, applicants must also have a study contract with a partner company or a partner authority of RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in order to enroll for the cooperative degree program. In cooperation with the Hessian state administration, it is possible to choose the focus option Administrative Informatics/eGovernment. Detailed information about the concept of the cooperative degree program and the partner companies can be found here: "Duales Studium Informatik an der Hochschule RheinMain". A flyer is also available which provides an overview:Die dualen Informatikstudiengänge (PDF 2,5 MB)
For degree-seeking students: detailed information on admission requirements, application deadlines, etc. can be found on the German page.
Wiesbaden, Unter den Eichen Campus
Standard period of study
Main language of instruction
German - We offer courses in English for exchange students.
Commencement of studies
Winter semester only
The degree program is also available as a cooperative degree program. In cooperation with the Hessian state administration, it is possible to choose the focus option Administrative Informatics/eGovernment.
Our i-Punkt at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring Campus is there to answer all your questions about studying and applying.
You can contact degree program’s office directly for further information.