Enterprise and IT Security

Enterprise and IT Security (ENITS) is an advanced, comprehensive Master's degree program suited for students who are looking for leadership positions in the diverse field of IT security. 

Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Language of instruction English
Duration of program 3 Semesters
Beginning of study program Winter semester
Application Deadline March 31
Tuition and fees Fees per semester:
€ 1500 state tuition fee for non-EU citizens (exemptions see below)
€ 650 state tuition fee for a second degree (only for EU citizens who already obtained a master's degree from a German university)
€ 150 service contribution for EU citizens and other students exempted from the state tuition fees
€ 134 administration fees
Requirements Above-average Bachelor's degree in computer science, business informatics, enterprise and IT security, or equivalent (amounting to 210 ECTS or equivalent, TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.0, APS (only for applicants from China and Vietnam), letter of motivation
Internship Not required
Selection procedure Yes
Accreditation Yes
ECTS 90 credits

Study content

The ENITS course spectrum covers the technical, organizational and legal aspects of securing IT systems, enterprises and public authorities. [more...]

Career perspectives

Our graduates are highly sought after as specialists in leading IT positions, as system and security administrators, network and security specialists, software developers, and experts in the investigation and evidence protection of cybercrime activities, among other areas. [more...]

Course of study

The central qualification objectives of this study course are students' application-oriented and interdisciplinary education and training in the technical, organizational and legal aspects of enterprise security, with special emphasis on IT security. [more...]


The English-taught Master's degree program of Enterprise and IT Security (ENITS) builds and expands on the Bachelor's degree program of Unternehmens- und IT-Sicherheit (UNITS) at Hochschule Offenburg. The program is also open, however, to graduates of other Bachelor's degree programs with some background in computer science and IT security. Good English skills proven by a TOEFL score report (minimum scores pBT 550, cBT 213, iBT 79-80) or IELTS (minimum score 6.0) are indispensable as well. [more...]


* You are exempted from the tuition fees (EUR 1500) if:

  • You have received your qualification of university entrance from the state of Germany
  • You are a citizen of the EU and/or the EEA
  • Your spouse or one of your parent is citizen of the EU and/or the EEA
  • You are officially recognized as a refugee in Germany
  • You are an exchange student from one of Offenburg University's partner universities, or
  • You were already enrolled at Offenburg University before the 2017/2018 winter semester

This information is supplied without liability. The jurisdiction on the exemption from tuition lies with the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. For more information please see: https://www.bw-studyguide.de/en/studying/finance-and-funding

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