In recent years, hacker attacks and data theft have been on the rise. Digital security is becoming increasingly important and so are the people who know about IT security. Become an expert in IT security and help companies and institutions to protect their data!
The IT Security degree programme not only gives you basic training in information technology, but also allows you to complete an advanced course in the applied key areas of IT security. During the practical semester, you can directly apply everything you have learned.
When you have finished your degree programme, you will be able to methodically analyse complex issues in the field of information technology, check IT systems for security vulnerabilities and define and implement suitable measures to establish or maintain IT security. You will have learned to recognise and solve the security challenges in the interaction between people and information technology systems.
These career opportunities await
Product Security Officer, responsible for the security of software and firmware in products
Security Analyst, taking care of networks or systems
Penetration Tester, testing networks for weak points
Computer forensic scientist, analysing digital traces of criminal offences
Incident Responder, reacting to digital attacks
Safety officer or representative, setting safety standards
All done! You can check the status of your application at any time via HEonline. You should keep your login details in a safe place. Shortly after the application deadline, you will be able to see whether you have received an admission offer on HEonline and hochschulstart.
More links for application
The video tutorial shows you the most important application steps and the importance of prioritization.
Do you have a grasp of technology? Do you like to tinker around on the computer or want to learn programming? Is the security of digital systems important to you and do you want to learn more? Are you flexible and motivated when getting to grips with new systems? Do you follow the trends in the IT sector and do you have ideas for the future? Then become an expert for IT Security!
"The flood of successful attacks against companies shows: the situation is already serious today - and it is not getting any better. Only those who invest in IT security today and build up know-how will be able to hold their own against the attacks of tomorrow."
Prof. Dr. Tobias Heer, faculty Computer Science and Engineering
What distinguishes usGood reasons for studying at Esslingen University
You are a pioneer!
The IT Security degree programme is only available at a few locations in Germany, but your job prospects are excellent.
Permanently in demand
No company, authority or institution will be able to do without IT security in the future.
Over 50 labs
With the latest technology and many learning spaces, our labs offer you room to learn and try things out.
It certainly won't be boring: University music, sports, cafés and events provide some extracurricular variety.
Gain experience with semesters abroad or internships as well as with final theses at global companies.
Directly into the company
Close cooperation with companies in the Stuttgart area enables a successful start to your career.
Interested?Find out more!about our degree programmes