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Application Procedure at the ISM

To qualify for this M.Sc. program you first need to have successfully completed your first study program with a minimum study period of six semesters and have achieved a final grade

  • at a university or
  • an equivalent foreign higher education institution, and

Additionally, you will have to take part in a multi-level admissions test.

You must have previously taken examinations in business studies and/or economics with at least 15 ECTS points in mathematics, statistics, economics (such as empirical economics) or computer science.

Alternatively, examinations from a degree program in business mathematics, (business) computer science or engineering/(business) engineering must be proven with at least 15 ECTS from the field of economics. If you have studied a non-economic bachelor or are missing some quantitative ECTS-points, ISM offers a Pre-Master program to prepare for this study. We check this individually.

Please register for the written admissions test either online or in writing using the application form. We will then write you to confirm your registration stating the date of your personal admissions test.

International applicants who require a visa for studying in Germany must submit their application documents by the 15. June of the same year.

Student Advisor Master´s Programs


You can also ask questions regarding your studies via WhatsApp: +49 175.18 84 861.

They will be answered from Monday to Friday 10:00-15:00 or the next working day at the latest.

Ramona Schulte Campus Dortmund, Hamburg & Berlin
Ramona Schulte
+49 231.97 51 39-42
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Katharina Bruder Campus Frankfurt/Main & Cologne
Katharina Bruder
+49 69.66 05 93 67-45
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Nina Weidemann Campus Munich & Stuttgart
Nina Weidemann
+49 89.2 00 03 50-42
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Study Profile

The Master in Business Intelligence & Data Science aims to provide you with the skills to master the challenges of leadership in an international and digital environment.

Program Content

The Master in Business Intelligence & Data Science prepares students for a future leading role in digital business as data science experts.

Semester Abroad

During their semester abroad, students further develop and strengthen their intercultural competence and improve their language skills.

Double Degree

If you decide to enrol in the double degree course, successful study will result in you being awarded a German master’s degree from ISM and a master’s degree from an international partner university.


As a state-recognized, non-profit university the ISM is solely financed by tuition fees. Upon acceptance of a degree course place at the ISM the applicant has to pay an admission fee. Once you are accepted as a student at the ISM you are required to pay enrolment fees, which amount to 600 Euro.

Register for Admission Test

Info about Admission Test Registration.


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