A career in computer science involves analysing and formalising problems from outside the field of IT, developing possible solutions, weighing up the pros and cons, and ultimately implementing solutions.

The analysis, design and implementation of media information systems generally takes the form of team projects. Cooperation within a work group, constructive discussion of ideas and criticism within the work group and the agreement and adherence to deadlines are among the key skills imparted during the course. You will also learn how to react flexibly to changes within an innovation-driven work environment, and to identify and naturally also close knowledge gaps – the business world needs just such individuals these days!

Graduates are qualified for work in the following fields:

  • Software development
  • Interface design
  • Web development
  • Corporate IT security
  • Business IT consulting
  • Game development
  • Research at universities or in industry
  • Freelance work 

Contact with attractive employers worldwide

If you achieve very good marks, your tutors can gladly help you to land your dream job at a leading IT company: our professors are in contact with attractive employers worldwide, including Google, Adobe, IBM, Volkswagen and Zeiss.

Establish a start-up

Want to turn your project into a business? The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has its very own start-up hub: »neudeli« helps students and alumni interested in setting up their own company to make their business idea a reality.

Opportunities for further study (Master’s degree)

The opportunities for further study in Weimar or elsewhere are also diverse: you are able to pursue a Master’s degree in applied computer science. The Faculty of Media offers two English-language research-oriented Master’s degree programmes in the fields of » computer science for digital media and » human-computer interaction. Since the 2017/18 winter semester, an English-language degree programme in » digital engineering is offered in cooperation with the Faculty of Civil Engineering.


Skills acquired during the degree in Media Informatics:

  • Formal, mathematical and algorithmic skills
  • Analysis, design and implementation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Technology and methodology skills
  • Flexibility
  • Interdisciplinary skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Systematic work
  • Presentation skills