FAQ - Graduate Study

FAQ - Graduate Study
Program portfolio

You can find our program portfolio here.

Each graduate program consists of four semesters (two years).

Yes, we do. All MSc programs are taught in English.

Program features

Students usually learn in lectures, seminars, lab courses, tutorials, workshops, and excursions. Professors and all our lecturers are happy to give individual assistance and each student will get assigned a professor as their personal academic advisor.

Internships are possible in some of our graduate programs. More information can be found in the program handbooks which are available on the respective program pages.

Career options

Computer Science and Software Engineering (MSc)
• The Master in Computer Science and Software Engineering allows you to graduate with the skills needed to drive innovation in industry, academia, or through your own startup.

Data Science for Society & Business (MSc)
• Graduates of the DSSB program can work as data scientists, AI research scientists, business intelligent analyst, computational social scientist, consultant, data analyst, data management expert, data protection specialist, financial analyst, market researcher, marketing manager, medical data analyst and more. As data specialists in public relations, journalism, political think tanks, governments or international organizations they contribute their competence in digital data collection, management, analysis, interpretation, visualization and presentation.

MSc in Data Engineering
• From IT to finance, from automotive to oil and gas, from health to retail: companies and institutions in almost every domain need experts for data acquisition, data management, and data analysis. With an MSc degree in Data Engineering you will excel in this most exciting and rewarding field with very attractive salaries. Likewise, an MSc degree in Data Engineering allows you to move on to a PhD and to a career in science and research institutions.

MSc in Supply Chain Management
• The program prepares students to become decision-makers in a highly dynamic business world. Located in Germany, Europe’s leading economy and major hub for production and trade, the program is an ideal starting point for a successful career. Jobs are available in key industries such as automobile manufacturing, machine manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, precision manufacturing, and IT.

MSc in Advanced Software Technology

• Advanced Software Technology (MSc) is missing from this list.This is the text that is in the program handbook under career options: Graduates of this program will be well-prepared for roles in data analysis and software development, such as data scientists, software engineers, and machine learning engineers. They will also be able to work in a wide range of industries, including finance, healthcare, education, and technology. The program's focus on advanced software technology provides students with a versatile skill set that will be highly valued by employers

Yes. As a non-EU student you can apply for an 18-month residence permit from your local foreign nationals registration office to look for a job that corresponds to your qualifications. As soon as you have a job offer that corresponds to your qualifications, you can choose whether you want to apply for a German residence permit or an EU Blue Card for the next part of your stay. Students from the EU do not require a visa or a Blue Card to work in Germany.

Application process and requirements

The best way to determine your eligibility is to look at the program handbook, especially the “Target group” section. An official eligibility assessment is conducted by faculty only once you have submitted your application online.

In order to apply, you have to register first and then fill out the online application form.

The application requirements can be found on the Application Information page.

Information on the application process can be found here.

First-year applicants:

Fall 2024 – June 1, 2024 (for the applicants who requires visa), 2024 (for the applicants who does not require visa)

Transfer applicants:

Spring 2024 – November 1, 2024 and Fall 2024 – June 1, 2024 (for the applicants who requires visa), July 15, 2024 (for the applicants who does not require visa)

Yes, you can apply. Please make sure to include in your application your latest transcript and an enrollment certificate confirming the semester that you are currently studying.

You will be informed about our decision within three to four weeks after the submission of your complete application.

No, the application process is the same for all students. However, there are different application deadlines depending on the applicant’s visa requirements. For more information on the application process, please visit the Application Information page.

There is no application fee. You can apply directly and free using our online application form. Please register first under the following link. Afterward, you can fill out the online application form.

Application documents

A list of the required documents can be found on the Application Information page.

Your documents may be written in English or German.

In the letter of motivation you should explain why you are choosing the program, what your background knowledge is, and what your research interests are. Also, we are interested in your future career plans. You should thereby demonstrate why you are a suitable candidate for the graduate program.

Primarily, the letters of recommendation should include an assessment of your academic performance and qualifications.

Letters of recommendation composed by employers are generally welcome. However, please make sure that at least one out of two letters is written by a faculty member so that we can assess your academic performance and qualifications.

Language requirements

Please submit an official document issued by your university stating that English was the language of instruction during your undergraduate education.

Besides TOEFL IBT and IELTS Academic, we also accept Doulingo (min. score 110), PTE Academic (min. score 145), GRE-Verbal (min. score 145), Duolingo English Test (min. score 110), Cambridge EFL Examinations (min. score C1).

No, the proof has to be included as part of your application.

MSc programs at Constructor University are taught entirely in English. Proficiency in German is thus not a criterion for acceptance. However, some skills in German are, of course, useful for everyday life in Germany.

Tuition and other fees

No, there is no application fee. One can apply directly and free using our online application form.

Tuition for all the MSc programs is €20,000 per academic year (9 months).

Yes, there are additional fees, e.g. semester ticket fee and university fee. Please follow this link for more information.

There is no special fee for international applicants.

Scholarships and financing options

Constructor University is renowned for its extensive and generous scholarship program. Therefore, each applicant is automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship. Depending on availability, additional scholarships sponsored by external partners are offered to highly gifted students.

No, you don’t have to apply separately. Applicants are automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship during the application process. The applicants will be informed about a possible merit-based scholarship after admission.

Besides the merit-based scholarships, there are other financing options available. More information can be found here.

Information on financing options can be found here,  here and here.

Dates and deadlines

Yes, you can apply. Please make sure to include in your application your latest transcript and an enrollment certificate confirming the semester that you are currently studying.

No, the proof has to be included as part of your online application.

Classes of the fall semester start in September and end in December. Classes of the spring semester start in February and end in May. Please note that the admission for the first-year graduate students is only available for fall semester. Prior to the start of classes, there is an Orientation Week during the last week of August. For detailed dates, please see Constructor University’s academic calendar.

Orientation Week takes place in the last week of August every year (one week before classes start).


In order to find out whether you require a visa, please see our Visa Information System.

After being admitted and having secured your place in one of our graduate programs by transferring the enrollment deposit, you should check our Visa Information System about the visa application process in your home country. To have access to our Visa Information System, please click here. If you require a visa, your admission documents will contain a confirmation (Zulassungsbescheid) for the German embassy which can be used to apply for a visa.

If you have prepared all required documents, the process can take from 10 days to 8 weeks, depending on availability of appointments in each embassy.


Constructor University is happy to provide its Graduate Students with attractive and affordable accommodation off-campus in the city of Bremen (room only). The fee for accommodation for one year (twelve months) is 5500 Euro. During the application process, students can decide whether they would like to use this service offered by our university or whether they prefer to find an individual accommodation on their own.
Read more about our housing solutions.


Campus life

Constructor University does not only offer an excellent academic education but also many opportunities for students outside the classroom. The various student-driven social and cultural activities encompass events throughout the year. Student clubs range from arts to sports and community groups. For more information please click here.