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University of the Saarland


Cyber Security

Subjects: Cyber Security,Technology,Security

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
318 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Saarland University offers an exceptional environment for students aiming to study computer science, thanks to its close collaboration with top-tier research institutes on campus. One standout example is the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, which leads cutting-edge research in cybersecurity. This vibrant setting makes the Master's programme in Cybersecurity particularly appealing, providing numerous opportunities for students to delve deeply into the subject. The M.Sc. programme allows students to specialize in areas such as cryptography, privacy, software security, systems and networks, and the formal methods and legal aspects of information security. Alongside these specialized topics, students can continue exploring related fields within computer science. Graduates are well-prepared for research roles in cybersecurity, but the programme also equips them with the skills needed for lucrative positions in both the private and public sectors. Prospective students don't need a Bachelor's degree specifically in Cybersecurity; degrees in comparable subjects are also acceptable. Depending on their existing knowledge, students can select courses that suit their needs, allowing them to tailor their personal timetable effectively. This flexibility ensures that each student can build a curriculum that aligns with their career goals and academic interests.

Program Information

Study Location Saarbrücken
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 318 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) No information

Advanced proficiency in English (typically level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Qualification Requirements

A Bachelor's degree from a German university or an equivalent qualification from a foreign university in computer science, informatics or a related field. (Note: Prospective students do not need to have a Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity.) Advanced proficiency in English (typically level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) Proof of knowledge and skills equivalent to those taught in the core area 'Computer science' of Saarland University’s Bachelor's programme Cybersecurity, in particular in the following areas: (1) Mathematics (discrete mathematics, linear algebra, stochastics, statistics) (2) Theoretical informatics (complexity theory, computability), (3) Practical informatics (functional and object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, system architecture) To demonstrate their particular interest in the subject, applicants must also submit supporting documents and two academic references from referees who know the applicant academically.

Document Requirements

Personal statement of interest and letters of recommendation Curriculum vitae (CV) Certificates attesting to the fulfillment of the language requirements Aditionally, you have to upload the following documents as a single PDF document: School-leaving certificate giving you the right of entry to higher education in your home country with individual grades Bachelor's degree (If you are not finished with your bachelor's degree yet, you should upload preliminary documents instead) Transcript of academic records

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Acceptance Interview No
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