Program overview

The process of studying and teaching aims at achieving the defined program goals mentioned below. Furthermore, learning results are defined and used in operationalized form for periodic control of the goal achievements. According to a systematic plan the learning outcomes are assessed with rubrics and the results are analyzed and discussed by the faculty members and the academic committee.

The objective of this process is the systematic identification of potential for improvements. Specific measures will be derived from that with the goal to optimize the learning process and progress of students.

The following table gives an overview of the program goals and learning outcomes of the study program.


Goal at degree program level


Learning Objective/Outcome


Students are able to think critically, analytically and creatively and possess competencies for solving complex problems in the field of information systems.
Critical, analytical and creative thinking and problem-solving skills





Students are able to analyze and critically evaluate a complex situation of interdisciplinary problems.

Students are able to develop creative solutions for an interdisciplinary problem.


Students are able to express their ideas and arguments in English orally and written in a logically structured and convincing way concerning complex professional problems. Communication skills in a global context






Students are able to present orally in English complex topics in a well-founded, logically structured and convincing way and discuss them.

Students are able to present in written English complex topics in a well-founded, logically structured and convincing way.


Students are able to understand central factors of effective group work and communication. They show leadership skills.
Teamwork and leadership skills






Students are able to recognize possibilities for using techniques for human resources management and motivation, and they can reflect it critically in given situations.

Students possess an adequate set of teamwork and leadership skills for solving interdisciplinary problems.


Students are able to apply acquired IT knowledge, methods, tools and technologies to propose solutions for complex and new situations in the fields of information systems and information techniques.
Knowledge-transfer skills





Students apply relevant professional and methodical knowledge for solving a given practical problem.

Students apply adequate IT tools and techniques for solving complex problems.


Students identify ethical issues and conflicts arising from business activities in the area of information systems and technology and account for them accordingly. 
Ethical awareness




Students are able to recognize ethical conflicts.

Students are able to develop adequate behavior patterns as well as solution and communication strategies in ethical conflicts.