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Computer Science, Department

Technische Fakultät at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen

Department Informatik

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 2,330
Number of master degree students 588
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 6

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 62.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 55.2 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 5.0 %


Publications per academic 5.0
Third party funds per academic 97.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2 *
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.4
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Large department with a wide range of courses, 14 professorships and great range of options within the degree courses (specialisations and minor subjects). Integration into the technical faculty means that the course can focus on engineering.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Chongqing University (China), Universidade Federal do Parana (Bsasilien), University of Strathclyde (UK), Universite Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1 (Frankreich)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Powerful modern computer workstations with 24-inch monitors; campus-wide WiFi; Modern hardware development places; "Embedded Systems"; Robotics laboratory; Graphics/virtual-reality laboratory; High-performance clusters; 3D projection system; Automotive lab, large historical informatics collection with operational Zuse Z23
  • Support for founders
    The Department of Computer Science has a start-up officer who works and advises in close cooperation with the university network (founders office, large number of offerings in this area). The AMOS course approaches the idea of business start-ups in the teaching concept.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Premises are accessible. The department’s web presence is accessible. Escape chair provided for evacuation. Reasonable adjustments for examinations are possible with a doctor’s certificate and on application.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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