Institute of Information Management and Information Systems Engineering

Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany
Information Systems


Four Information Systems chairs work hand in hand at Osnabrück University’s Institute of Information Management and Information Systems Engineering (IMU). IMU is further enhanced by a honorary professorship for International and Intercultural Management. The Institute is part of the University’s School of Business Administration and Economics.

• Management Support and Information Systems (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bodo Rieger)
• Organization and Information Systems (Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Uwe Hoppe)
• Accounting and Information Systems (Prof. Dr. Frank Teuteberg)
• Information Management and Information Systems (Prof. Dr. Oliver Thomas)
• International and Intercultural Management (Hon. Prof. Dr. rer. soc. oec. Hans-Wolf Sievert)

The aim of IMU is to develop holistic information management solutions and to ensure their continual transfer to practice. This is achieved by conducting interdisciplinary, integrated, application-oriented and practice-relevant research. Furthermore the teaching is performed at the levels basics, methods and applications.

Bachelor Programs

The curriculum of the bachelor program is designed for 6 semester study with 180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). The program is divided in four pillars: fundamentals, computer science, business administration / economics and information systems in the strict sense. Our students can spend the fifth semester abroad, at one of our prestigious partner universities, for example, the University of South Florida, Yeditepe University, the University of Hull, University of Jyväskylä or the California State University, Monterey Bay. Lots of our lectures, seminars and project work are carried out in cooperation with partners from practice.

Master Programs

Our Master program is designed for 120 ECTS in 4 semesters. All offered majors are based on the research priorities of the four disciplines of the IMU as well as the research priority of the informatics department. This ensures that the current state of research is always imparted. In a two-semester research project, students work on real business problems and develop solutions in cooperation with well-known companies.


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