Information Security

Master degree programme

  • Qualification awarded:
    Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.)
  • Duration:
    4 semesters
  • Organisational form:
    part-time programme
  • Language:
  • Places per year:
  • Tuition fees:
    per semester EUR 363.36 + ÖH contribution
  • Start of course:
    annually in September

Combining technical and management expertise

Ensuring the security of complex IT systems requires technical expertise in IT infrastructure, security technologies and software engineering, as well as security management and business administration skills.


An ideal learning environment

Students can work through virtual practice scenarios in three labs, each with 20 workstations. They can also log in to the network technology lab via VPN when they are off campus.

IT-SeCXCutting-edge topics

We place great emphasis on knowledge transfer and building close ties with the IT security industry.

  • The university’s IT-SeCX conference is aimed at industry specialists and features an evening programme where security experts can compare notes.
  • Security Day offers workshops for school pupils.
  • The programme has an advisory board which meets regularly with a view to promoting ongoing quality improvements in the IT Security and Information Security programmes.

Research at the Department of Informatics & Security

As IT security is a rapidly developing area information exchange between teaching and research is vital for conveying effective education. Close cooperation with the institute of IT Security Research guarantees the transfer of up-to-date knowledge.

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