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Master in Business Information Systems

Information systems, business models and innovation in a digital economy

Key data

Master of Science FHNW in Business Information Systems
ECTS points
Next start
September or February
Studying mode
Full time or part time, Dual degree options
1.5 or 2.5 years
Teaching language
Olten and optional Muttenz
Stay abroad
Semester fee
CHF 700 (*for residents of Switzerland. For details see fees.)

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Aug 19, 2021 06:00 PM, Online Webinar - MSc Business Information Systems


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The Master of Science (MSc) in Business Information Systems has been designed for ambitious students who are committed to pursuing a career on the interface between business and information technology.

Practice-orientation and Innovation

The goal is to empower students to effectively exploit information and information systems for the success of enterprises in a globalized, networked and digital economy. Going beyond the current state of practice, we enable students to gain result-oriented problem solving competences and empower them to become drivers of innovation in their enterprises.


We prepare students for a future career in multi-cultural, cross-border business environments. Being taught entirely in English, and offering international study opportunities makes the course truly international.

Excellent Career Prospects

The programme prepares students for a broad context of demanding tasks in the corporate and academic world. Graduates of the programme have excellent prospects in the future job market. Ongoing digitalization will raise the importance of information systems for the success of companies. This will lead to an increasing demand for information systems specialists over the coming years.

PhD Opportunities

The programme qualifies graduates to write a doctoral thesis. In cooperation with our partner university in Camerino we offer opportunities for subsequent PhD studies. There are further PhD options with other universities in Switzerland and abroad.

Individual Study Design and Flexible Time Planning

The programme is offered as a full-time or as a part-time course. A variety of electives allow students to design their course individually according to their preferred areas of interest. 

Curriculum and content

The MSc in Business Information Systems is divided into three main module groups. Projects and a variety of electives allow students to design their course programme individually according to their preferred areas of interest.

Organisational details


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Study Locations

FHNW Campus Olten

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Von Roll-Strasse 10 4600 Olten
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