Visual Computing


Visual Computing

Degree Conferred Master of Science (M.Sc.) Duration 4 Semesters Enrollment Wintersemester Admission restriction No restricted admission Entry requirements Formal requirements: Minimum average grade of 2.5 im B.Sc. (adjusted to German grading scheme), English language certificate C1 (or equivalent).
Admission requirements: admission is determined based on the GRE score, a letter of recommendation as well as a motivation letter (detail on the program website).
Application deadline   Applicants with German Bachelor degree   an der OVGU Winter Semester: 15 July   Applicants with International Bachelor degree   über uni-assist Winter Semester: 15 May Language English


The Master in Visual Computing at Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg provides a world class education in visual computing, with a particular emphasis on visualization, computer graphics and computer vision. With state-of-the-art facilities, a broad and research oriented curriculum and a small number of students the program provides an excellent preparation for a career in visual computing in both industry and academia.

Career Perspectives

Career options include: 

  • special effects for films
  • computer games
  • autonomous driving
  • medical imaging
  • augmented and virtual reality

Competencies and Interests Required

Bachelor degree in computer science, mathematics, phyics, engineering or a related field; at least two courses in visual computing  (e.g. on visualization, computer graphics, or computer vision)

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Last Modification: 07.03.2024 - Contact Person: Allgemeine Studienberatung