Master in Business Information Technology

Business Information Technology is one of the key disciplines in the digital age. In order to master the challenges of the digital transformation of economy and society, numerous highly qualified specialists and executives are needed for the development and implementation of digital business models and organizations.

The Master's Program in Business Information Technology at Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences provides a scientifically sound and practice-oriented advanced technical and management education. The course gives you everything you need for a successful career both in the diverse ICT sector and in organisational and IT areas within companies.

At a glance


Master of Science in Business Information Technology (90 ECTS)


The Master's degree Business Information Technology comibines the competences of four leading universities in Switzerland. It is offered as a cooperation course of study at Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, the Bern University of Applied Sciences, the Swiss Distance University of Applied Scienes and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Forms of study / Language

The course is designed as practice-oriented course of study, but is also open to full-time students.
The course language is German


The master's program builds on a bachelor's program that has been completed with good results in the following courses of study:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Information Technology
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Business  in Business Administration
  • Bachelor's in Informatics

Graduates of other Bachelor's programs can be admitted to the program by means of additional benefits.

Registration deadline

 May 15 of the current year

Start of study

Autumn semester: calendar week 38


CHF 1100.-- per semester plus additional expenses


St.Gallen campus

Why do a Master's degree in Business Information Technology?

  • Career opportunities: The Master's degree program in Business Information Technology optimally prepares students for leading roles in the digital economy by combining sound, science-based knowledge with practice-oriented application. This paves the way for a successful career as a specialist and manager.
  • Take up key positions: Graduates combine in-depth IT know-how with business expertise. This makes them indispensable players in the strategic orientation and digital transformation of companies.
  • Future-oriented specialization: The degree course enables industry-specific specialization in promising areas of digitalization. As a result, students are ideally prepared for the dynamic challenges and management positions in the digital economy.
  • Practical research and application: By working on real research and service projects, students apply their knowledge directly, enhancing their scientific expertise as well as their ability to put theoretical concepts into practice.
  • Excellent networking opportunities: Collaboration with other Swiss universities and industry partners provides unique networking opportunities that not only support professional development, but also inspire innovative, cross-industry projects.