Artificial Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is today’s most important area of computer science. AI is everywhere: It recognizes your speech when talking to Siri, Alexa, or Ok Google; it identifies faces and objects when you take pictures with your smartphone or when you upload your photos to Facebook or Instagram; it diagnoses tumors in medical images; it predicts stock market trends; it translates languages, filters your email spam and it enables drones and cars to understand the environment and drive by themselves. 

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«AI is the new electricity», says Stanford proessor and AI pioneer Andrew Ng. The ultimate goal of AI is to implement intelligent behavior, such as the capability to learn and improve from experience, into machines or just any computer program. Classes in the AI major study program will teach you the following foundations and advanced skills:

  • Deep learning
  • Machine learning
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer vision for robotics
  • Natural language processing
  • Machine translation
  • Coordination of complex systems
  • Big-data analytics
  • Combinatorial and approximation algorithms
  • Randomized and online algorithms
  • Mathematical and computational statistics
  • Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design

Career prospects

Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence is one of the most demanded expertises on today’s job market. Students graduating from this master study program will be able to apply their knowledge in many areas: robotics, business forecasting, video games, computer vision, intelligent search, chat bots and medical diagnostics.

Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude will have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career.

Department of Informatics

Artificial Intelligence is available as:

Major program: 90 ECTS credits. 
Can be combined with the following minor programs:

Business and Economics


Banking and Finance   Data Science
Business Administration   Informatics


  Information Systems