Recognition of Examinations

The recognition of examinations is regulated by the Universities Act 2002 § 78 Abs. 1.

Georg Moser is the Dean of Study of the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics (MIP) and the Studienbeauftragte für Informatik. He is responsible for the studies Bachelor, Master and the Docoral Programmes and he is the Fachvertreter for the study Lehramt Informatik.



The form ‘Ansuchen um Anerkennung von Prüfungen‘ is available on the webpage of the respective study programme:

BA Computer Science
MA Computer Science
PhD Computer Science
BA Lehramt Computer Science BEd
Lehramt Computer Science Mag.rer.nat.

  • Courses which are listed in the credit tables of the Curricula do not have to be entered in the form.
  • Submit the completed application including all required documents (Admission Record ‘Studienblatt’, examination list from lfu:online) to Anna Maria Scheiring (Office 3M13, ICT 2. floor). Only requests in paper format are accepted.
  • Oral notification (and explanation) of the decision (Form page 3)
  • The notification is available for inspection at the Prüfungsreferat Technik resp. at the Prüfungsreferat Innrain (Teacher Training Programme) – after approximately two weeks.
  • The recognised courses will be assigned in lfu:online by the Prüfungsreferat after completion of the study with the submission of the Examination Records.


  • ECTS-Points have to match.
  • Credits for Proseminars without the corresponding lecture will not be recognised.
  • Requests by E-Mail please formulate short and concise. For courses that do not belong to the curriculum of computer science at the University of Innsbruck, we need a link to an official description. Optionally, send a short description of the teaching content.


Obtaining credits is not possible for:

  • Industry Courses
  • Internships at companies

Eligible for obtaining credits:

  • Courses from a college of higher education or comparable study at an acknowledged domestic or international post-secondary educational institution.

Compulsory Module 23: Interdisciplinary Skills (7,5 ECTS)

  • No content-overlap with the Bachelor of Computer Science
  • isi-language courses (max. 5 ECTS-AP):
    - advanced level or higher: English, French, Italian, Spanish
    - basic level or higher: all other languages (except German)
  • With a graduation of HTL, HAK, HLW, IT-Kolleg Imst a maximum of 5 ECTS-AP.


Compulsory Module 5: Specialisation Module (20 ECTS)

Obtaining credits is not possible for:

  • Language Courses

Eligible for obtaining credits:

  • Courses from other study programmes at the University of Innsbruck which covers in-depth or specialising topics in computer science. A prior clarification with the study representative for computer science is required (via e-mail to lehre-informatik@uibk.ac.at).

Lehramt Informatik (BEd)

  • Generell Information about the recognition procedure can be found on the website of the School of Education. However, please follow the instructions listed above.

Lehramt Informatik und Informatikmanagement (Mag.rer.nat.)

  • Note that for the  Examination Subject Deepening Computer Science courses with a total of 13 semester hours and at least 15 ECTS credits are required (chosen from the compulsory or optional modules of the BA-studies of Informatics)!

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