Business Informatics, BSc

Faculty: Informatics
Academic discipline: Computer Science and Information Technology
Qualification: Business Informatics Engineer

Starting date: September

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 513 /IELTS 5.5/oral examination)
Academic requirements: high school certificate; entrance examination in mathematics (written and oral)

Duration: 7 semesters
ECTS credits: 210
Tuition fee: 7,000 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Short description:
The Business Informatics BSc program trains professionals who bridge the gap between the developers of business software and their users. During their training students learn how to implement their knowledge in the fields of economics and IT. As a result, they will be able to understand both software development and business and financial processes, and consequently, after graduation they will be able to solve business problems supported by info-communication technologies and to operate business IT systems. Moreover, they will be able to cooperate with economics and business professionals, partners, and software developers. This major prepares business informatics students for working in a business environment rich in data and enables them to acquire certification in business information technology. Besides this, students have the opportunity to study the most important modules of software produced by SAP, the top company producing business management software. Such knowledge will give students a profitable advantage in the labor market.
Lecture, seminar: 49%
Practice: 51%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subjects
1 Introduction to Management, Fundamentals of Business Law, Microeconomics, International Financial Accounting, Introduction to Programming, Operating Systems, Data Management, Copyright Law, Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming 1
2 Macroeconomics, Introduction to Finance, Organizational Behaviour, Marketing, Programming 2, Database Systems, Information and Knowledge Management, Data Management, Business Intelligence in Practice
3 Management Science, Developing Data Handling Programs, Fundamentals of Software Development and Software Testing, Foundations of Computer Security, Financial Mathematics, Introduction to SAP - End user level, Advanced Spreadsheets, Big Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Computer Statistics, Corporate Finance, Strategic Management, Introduction to SAP - Developer level, International Business, Decision Support Systems
4 Advanced Data Security, Digital Marketing, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Management of Value Creating Processes, Thesis


Internship, practice: Students should complete an 8-week internship either at the university working on research projects or at a multinational or local company.
More information about the program can be found here.
Career prospects: The following career prospects are the most probable: company management system supporter, business analyzer, financial report developer, system administrator, business data system developer and tester. A successful applicant for a position should be excellent at such basic technologies as MySQL or MS SQL database, Unix/Linux, and Windows operating systems. After gaining appropriate experience business informatics graduates can succeed in applying for the position of manager at smaller enterprises.



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