Computational Social Systems

An interdisciplinary M.Sc. program at RWTH Aachen University integrating skills and expertise about algorithmic systems and data science with social science theories and ethics


In order to be eligible to apply for the Master program you need a first degree (bachelor with 180 Credits) in a study program with proportions of computer science, psychology and philosophy. In particular, applicants have to demonstrate knowledge in the subjects listed below with the respective credits. If you only partly fulfill the requirements, there is the possibility to make up for the missing requirements (for up to 30 Credits) during the first three semesters of your Master studies. The examination board will decide upon these cases individually

Computer Science Psychology Philosophy & Ethics
Introduction to Programming Statistics Introduction to Ethics
Algorithms & Data Structures Social Psychology or Communication Psychology
Databases or Software Technologies Cognitive Psychology or Media Psychology