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Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Informatik at the TU München/Garching

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Basic information

Total number of students 980 *
Number of master degree students 240
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 77.4 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 82.7 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/13 points
International orientation, master's 6/13 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 50.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 50.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor >3 Publication points per professor
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.9
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 1.6
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Overall study situation 1.5

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Emphasis on the Mathematical-Engineering component; central areas of competence Decision Support Systems and Information Management; orientation to social, technical and economic aspects; connection between manufacturer and user perspective on business software; close cooperation with companies and administration; knowledge transfer through business start-ups.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Faculty of Computer Science has set itself guiding principles on internationalism. Goals include: high quality in research, teaching and administration due to international character; large proportion of international students (30%), academics (20%) and administrative staff (10%); high language skills of all employees and students in both German and English; high intercultural competence and stays abroad at all levels.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    KTH Stockholm, Schweden; Helsinki University, Finnland; GeorgiaTech, USA; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spanien; KAIST, Korea; Keio University, Japan; University of Copenhagen, Dänemark; TELECOM ParisSud (IPP), Frankreich; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, VR China.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern IT infrastructure in the new faculty building at the Garching Campus; approximately 250 public computer workstations for students; campus-wide wireless access (Laptop University); additional computer rooms in the chairs; student workspaces available 24 hours/day; national Supercomputing Centre LRZ (Leibniz Computing Centre) in the immediate vicinity.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    - Information Management, IT-Enabled Value Creation Networks, Service Management, Knowledge Work (CSCW); Planning and Decision-Making Problems and Mechanisms, Decision Support Systems, Algorithmic and Game Theory Fundamentals; Software Engineering: Enterprise architecture management, social software and web collaboration tools, domain-specific software architectures; Middleware architectures, event processing, service computing, distributed management of business processes.
  • Support for founders
    “UnternehmerTUM – Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the TUM” is a local cooperation partner that offers entrepreneurs and start-ups full-range services from the idea to the IPO. A team of experienced entrepreneurs, scholars and managers supports entrepreneurs in the development of products, services and business models. Experts provide active supervision in the set-up of companies, market entry and financing – also via venture capital.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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