Public Administration Informatics

The Bachelor degree course provides a level of specialised education in public

administration and ICT, preparing for a career in public service or in private businesses that

support the work of public agencies.

Key Facts

Department Department of Public Administration
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Fields of concentration programming and software engineering, operating systems, data base systems, ICT infrastructure, public administration/accounting, basics of required law, project management, process management, e-government process design
Standard period of study 7 semesters incl. 21 weeks in a work placement
Overall credits (ECTS) 210

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Entry requirements

Applicants require a university entrance qualification recognized by the state of Berlin,


  • A German 'Abitur' or 'Fachhochschulreife'
  • Completion of the University preparatory course (Studienkolleg)
  • A university entrance qualification or first degree awarded outside Germany which qualifies its holder for direct university entrance.

Language proficiency

Please note that all programmes are taught in German. Applicants must have a command of German that equals B2/C1 at minimum.

On enrolment, German language skills must be proved as follows:

  •  TestDaF with at least the grade of 4 in all four parts
  • an equivalent (in German)
  • For full enrollment for your degree program, you must prove the minimum level of DSH 2 (equivalent to TestDaF level 4 in all four parts).
  • Successful completion of §5 Prüfungsteil Deutsch as part of the Feststellungsprüfung at a Studienkolleg
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C 2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)

For more information about German language proficiency please consult "Ordnung zum Nachweis deutscher Sprachkenntnisse ausländischer Studienbewerber und Studienbewerberinnen" (in German).


Applicants whose native language is neither English nor German, and who have not completed their previous education in a school, college or university where English is the language of instruction, must submit a proof of English proficiency on the minimum level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). 

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Applications for admissions will be accepted from 1st June to 15th July of every year for the following winter semester.

Prospective students holding a foreign university entrance qualification must submit their application via uni-assist for BSEL: Please note that the application is subject to a fee.

For information about supporting documents, please consult the Admissions and Enrolment office. All enquiries must be addressed in German.

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Informatics in Public Administration Academic Director

Prof. Dr. Dagmar Lück-Schneider
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2654

Informatics in Public Administration Internship Supervisor

Prof. Dr. Margarita Elkina
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2656

Chair of the Informatics in Public Administration Examination Committee

Prof. Dr. Marc Eckebrecht
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2657

Student Counselling

Student Recruitment and Admissions Office

Petra Schmutzler
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2540

Programme Planning and Operation

Manja Lade
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2612

Academic Programme

Heike Gardein
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2614


Thekla Prätorius
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2622


Martina Wendler
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-2613