Administrative informatics

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The administrative computer science is a branch of economic computer science , it is the science of the use of electronic data processing in the public administration .

There is a bachelor 's, diploma and master ' s degree in administrative informatics (Vinf).

Administrative informatics course at the Federal University for Public Administration (HS Bund)

IT specialist in the federal administration

From August 2012, the HS Bund will be offering a new degree course in administrative informatics (VIT), which will be carried out at the locations in Brühl and Münster (North Rhine-Westphalia) on behalf of the later deployment authorities.

The studies

The course lasts three years and consists of 24 months of theory and 12 months of practice. From the beginning, the students are hired by the later deployment authority as civil servants on revocation. In addition, applicants' payments (approx. € 1200 per month) are paid throughout the course. During the course, students are prepared for various tasks in the IT area such as development, operation, services, project management or in interface functions between IT and administration. There is also the option of living in affiliated halls of residence of the HS Bund at the Brühl and Münster locations.


  • IT architectures and computer networks
  • IT security
  • Basics of database systems
  • Operating systems
  • Software engineering and project management
  • Basics of programming (with Java)
  • Web technologies and portal solutions
  • Modeling systems and processes
  • Basics of computer technology
  • Math and logic
  • ERP systems
  • Basics of eGovernment
  • Information and knowledge management
  • Service management
  • Basics of quality assurance and evaluation

academic degree

After successful completion of the course, the HS Bund awards the academic degree of Diplom-Verwaltungswirt / in - focus on administrative informatics (FH). The graduates then have the prospect of a probationary civil service.

Degree course in administrative informatics in Berlin

In Berlin, the administrative informatics course has been offered since October 2007 at Faculty 3 of the Berlin School of Economics and Law .

The seven-semester Bachelor's degree aims at the interface between "classic" administrative training and computer science content. Graduates should be able to work in public administration as well as in commercial enterprises that receive contracts from the public sector.

The course is strongly practice-oriented. Particular importance is attached to a close link between the course and internship.

In addition to a compulsory one-semester practical module, a. to complete the following modules:

  • Introduction to computer science and operating systems
  • IT infrastructure and networks
  • Programming and software development
  • Databases
  • Administrative science
  • E-government
  • Specialized administrative procedures
  • Business process management
  • Project management
  • Data protection and IT security
  • Public law
  • civil right
  • Business administration and accounting
  • Budgeting and cost performance accounting
  • Project
  • Social skills
  • Foreign language (English)

The course has been accredited since 2009. It is carried out in cooperation with the IT service center Berlin.

Degree course in administrative informatics in Bavaria

In Bavaria , the graduate degree program is administrative computer science as part of an official - training conducted. In this dual study program, theoretical and practical study sections alternate. The contenders are for study at the School of Public Service in Bavaria General Department of Internal Administration in Hof Saale assigned there to acquire the theoretical knowledge. There are practical semesters between the individual semesters , in which the knowledge already acquired is actively applied in the training authority.

Course of studies (diploma, technical service)

The dual course of study for administrative IT trainees is carried out in cooperation between the University for Public Service in Bavaria - Department of General Internal Administration (HföD) and the Hof University (HS Hof). Most of the IT components of the course are taught at the HS Hof, while the HföD deepens the training in the field of law and economics. The training to become an administrative IT specialist begins in September each year. An application to a Bavarian authority is required for a place on the course. The prerequisite for employment is the successful passing of a logic test at the Bavarian State Office for Digitization, Broadband and Surveying . During the first year of training, the first and second semesters are completed at the HS Hof. Then the intermediate examination takes place . It corresponds to the intermediate diploma for free diploma courses. On the intermediate examination, lectures at the HföD are attended for one semester. The second year of training begins with a practical semester in the training authorities from the end of October to mid-March. Afterwards, the summer semester is attended at the HS Hof. This ends with the first part of the employment test . Until the end of the second year of training, there is again an assignment in the training authorities. The third year of training begins with the last semester at HS Hof. This ends with the second part of the employment test. An oral examination is also carried out here. This phase of study is followed by a three-month block at the HföD. This ends in May of the third year of training with the third part of the employment examination including a second oral examination. Until the end of September of the third year of training, there is another practical semester in the training authority before the training officially ends.

Course of studies (focus on Vinf, non-technical service)

In conjunction with the degree course in administrative informatics, the University for Public Service in Bavaria - Department of General Internal Administration also offers a focus on administrative informatics as part of a regular civil servant training to become a graduate in administration (FH) (higher non-technical service). Primarily general administrative principles are taught and knowledge in the field of electronic data processing is deepened.


During the apprenticeship, the candidate in the advanced technical service receives a gross salary of currently approx. EUR 1363 (as of February 2020). After a successful examination, the initial pay begins with salary level A10 (currently approx. EUR 3024 gross - the salary can vary depending on personal life situation. As of February 2020). Depending on the age of the candidate, he or she is entitled to at least 26 vacation days, which he can only take during the practical semester or to bridge the Christmas break at the Hof University of Applied Sciences . In addition to the remuneration mentioned, the candidate has other social benefits available ( separation allowance , 50% entitlement to subsidies , travel allowances , free accommodation for the times in the yard, etc.)

Areas of application

Students of the diploma program management computer science are in the fields of application development and system - administration in various municipal and state authorities used. In addition, they are used as IT officers who represent an interface between system administration and users .

Administrative informatics course in Saxony

On February 27, 2012, an extra-occupational master’s course in administrative informatics began for the second time at the University of Applied Sciences of the Saxon Administration in Meißen. In 2016, this course was transferred to a new, part-time master’s course in "Public Governance", whose curriculum, including elective modules, continues to consist of 50% administrative informatics. Admission requirements are at least one completed bachelor's or diploma course (FH), preferably in the areas of administrative sciences, law or information processing, and at least one year of professional experience. The course lasts 6 semesters and ends with the academic degree "Master of Science". The course is accredited. Starting in the winter semester 2020/21, the Meissen University of Applied Sciences is also offering a seven-semester dual bachelor's degree in "Digital Administration", which leads to a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.). Furthermore, the Dresden University of Applied Sciences has been offering a six-semester bachelor's degree in "Administrative Informatics" since the winter semester 2019/20, which was developed at the Faculty of Computer Science / Mathematics on the basis of the "Business Informatics" course.

Administrative informatics course in Rhineland-Palatinate

In Rhineland-Palatinate , the administrative informatics course is offered as a focus on administrative business administration at the FHÖV Mayen . The course is carried out both as a part-time course and as part of civil servant training .

Administrative informatics course in Baden-Württemberg

In Baden-Wuerttemberg 's administrative computer science part of the Bachelor - / Master -Studiengangs "Politics, Administration and International Relations" at the Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen as well as the basic studies at the School of Public Administration Kehl and at the School of Public Administration and Finance Ludwigsburg . Administrative IT is taught in the module "Administrative IT / Organization". In the advanced study (information technology and management) the area of ​​computer science can be deepened.

In the earlier diploma course , administrative informatics could be chosen as an elective.

Degree course in administrative management / eGovernment (Bachelor) in Saxony-Anhalt

Administrative informatics is offered at the Harz University of Applied Sciences in the administrative sciences department as a bachelor's degree in "Administrative Management / eGovernment". This course, previously known as "Public Management / eGovernment (Bachelor)", has been enrolled since 2004 and is unique in Germany of its kind. The interdisciplinary course conveys information and communication technology expertise and administrative and business knowledge as well as social, communicative and organizational skills. With regard to the application orientation of technical solutions, the graduates have u. a. experience in programming as well as knowledge in the application of database and workflow management systems.

Graduates of the bachelor's degree will find their field of work in all institutions of the public sector and with administrative external institutions and service providers. These are in particular public administration at all administrative levels (EU, federal, state and local authorities), public companies (municipal utilities, waste disposal and transport companies, health institutions), foundations, associations, associations, private companies within the framework of public-private partnerships, also consulting and software company with consulting / customer focus on the public sector.

The Bachelor students will re-plan processes and prepare and implement computer-aided decisions. In IT, organization and specialist departments, their technical know-how is required, which they can implement in a sound business sense.

Administrative informatics course in Lower Saxony

In Lower Saxony , the bachelor's degree in administrative informatics will start in the 2017 winter semester at the Hanover University of Applied Sciences . Future students can apply in advance for a scholarship from the State of Lower Saxony.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Annex VIII BBesG - individual standard. Retrieved June 26, 2017 .
  2. Salary table Bavaria 2020. Accessed on February 12, 2020 .
  3. ( Memento from February 16, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
  6. Planning status
  7. ^ Career portal Lower Saxony ( Memento from September 30, 2016 in the Internet Archive )