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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik at the TU München/Garching

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

Basic information

Total number of students 4,200
Number of master degree students 1,560
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 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 35.7 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %


Publications per academic 5.3
Third party funds per academic 126.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Workstations 2.0
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Research orientation 1.8
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Business Computing (B.Sc./M.Sc.)
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Excellence in the subject area, in combination with a breadth of acquired knowledge; wide range of options and specialisation areas in Informatics fields; tutorials and practicals in small groups; modern technical equipment; practice-related training through close contact between research and an excellent industrial environment; excellent opportunities for exchange studies.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    KTH Stockholm,Schweden; ETH Zürich, Schweiz; TELECOM ParisTech, Frankreich; Ecole Polytechnique, Frankreich; TU Delft, Niederlande; EPFL Lausanne, Schweiz; Tokyo University of Technology, Japan; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern IT infrastructure in the new faculty building at the Garching Campus; approximately 300 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
    Algorithms, Verification, Theory, Bioinformatics; Energy Informatics; Graphics, Visualisation, Image Comprehension; Informatics in Medicine; Information Security; Cognition for Technical Systems; Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Computation, Computational Engineering; Software and Data Engineering; Distributed Intelligent Systems; Scientific Computing; Business Informatics.
  • 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.
  • Other special features
    Dialogue with industry; fast knowledge transfer and intensive collaboration with local companies; participation in six elite degree courses in the Elite Network of Bavaria; holiday academies; mentoring programmes; international study programmes Study rooms are available to students (e.g. in the library or at the chairs).
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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