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Master Computer Science

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Master Computer Science

Smart Computing for Science and Society – this master program offers future-oriented topics in computer science, with a focus on both foundations and applications of advanced algorithms and techniques in discovering meaningful patterns in data (= Data Analytics) via advanced data mining, optimization, and decision support techniques. The motto of the master is "Smart Computing for Science and Society", pointing to the manifold collaborations with other disciplines (= for Science), with companies and with organizations (= for Society), and to the strong emphasis on connecting research with applications within the programme.

Brief Overview

The technical areas covered within our master include the following:

  • Data Mining
  • Embedded Systems
  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Formal Methods
  • Imaging and Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Natural Computing
  • Technology and Innovation management

You can find the detailed program of the master Computer Science here.

Application Areas

Interdisciplinary research opportunities as well as industrial applications provide you with exciting possibilities. The industrial application areas and interdisciplinary activities include, among others:

  • Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, Medicine, Pharma
  • Physics
  • Engineering Applications
  • Logistics Applications
  • Energy and Utility related Applications
  • Financial Applications


Students at LIACS benefit from our diverse collaborations and the possibilities for internships and projects with our partners. Among the companies and institutions collaborating with LIACS are, e.g.:

  • BMW
  • BlueRidge Analytics
  • Logica
  • Honda
  • ING
  • KEMA
  • NXP
  • Strukton
  • Trigion


Your perspectives with a LIACS M.Sc. in Computer Science are excellent and diverse. They range from software engineer to product manager, from researcher to IT-manager, and from engineering to financial applications, from business intelligence specialist to service manager or consultant. And the demand is constantly growing. With this education, 96.9% of all graduates have a full-time job, and they find a job within an average time of 1.3 months.



Last edited on 22/10/2013 9:05am