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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik at the TU München/Garching


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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 5,330
Number of master degree students 1,302
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 69.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 42.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/9 points
International orientation, master's 8/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 50.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 50.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 12.5 %

Research

Publications per academic 4.6
Third party funds per academic 140.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2 *
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes no
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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
    The Faculty of Computer Science has set itself guiding principles on internationalism: http://www.in.tum.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Internationales/INTUM _StrategieInte rnationalisierung_Okt2013.pdf ; Goals include: High quality of research, teaching and administration on the basis of international orientation; High percentage of international students (30%), researchers (20%) and administrative staff (10%); High level of language competency of all employees and students, both in German and in English; High cross-cultural competency and periods abroad at all levels.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Faculty of Computer Science has set itself guiding principles on internationalism: http://www.in.tum.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Internationales/INTUM _StrategieInte rnationalisierung_Okt2013.pdf ; Goals include: High quality of research, teaching and administration on the basis of international orientation; High percentage of international students (30%), researchers (20%) and administrative staff (10%); High level of language competency of all employees and students, both in German and in English; High cross-cultural competency and periods abroad at all levels.
  • 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 buildings on the Garching campus; approximately 250 public PC workstations for students; campus-wide WiFi (laptop university); additional computer rooms in the chairs of the various faculties; student workstations accessible 24 hours a day; national supercomputing Centre LRZ (Leibniz Computing Centre) in the immediate vicinity.
  • Support for founders
    “UnternehmerTUM – Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the TUM” is a local cooperation partner that offers entrepreneurs and startups full-range services from the idea to the IPO. A team of experienced entrepreneurs, scientists and managers supports entrepreneurs in the development of their products, services and business models. Experts provide active support and supervision in setting up companies, market entry and financing – also through venture capital.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The Faculty representative for students with disabilities and chronic illness arranges, in confidential meetings, for appropriate and individual measures regarding equalisation of disadvantages in connection with their studies and exams. The representative is supported in this endeavour by the TUM Service Centre for students and prospective students with disabilities and chronic illness. The Academic Services Office provides teachers and staff with continuing education on dealing with students with disabilities and chronic illness. See also http://www.in.tum.de/fuer-studierende/beratun
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The starting point are social and cultural mechanisms that favour under-representation; The aim is to create an inclusive environment of mutual respect and understanding (target agreement on Diversity in 2012, internationalisation strategy). - Extensive advice and various social services for inclusivity regarding international students, refugees and people with disabilities or chronic illness. - Regular monthly meeting on gender and diversity with the active involvement of the Faculty and other institutions. Events, training and scholarships. - Flexible child care
  • Other special features
    Dialogue with commerce and industry; Fast knowledge transfer and intensive collaboration with local companies; Participation in six elite programmes in the Elite Network Bavaria; Summer schools; Mentoring programmes; International study programmes. Study rooms are available for students to use (e.g. in the library, or at the faculty chairs), the Students' Union (AStA) has compiled an overview of this (http://wiki.fs.tum.de/Lern-_und_Arbeitsr%C3%A4ume)
  • Further information on research activities
    http://www.in.tum.de/forschung/
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.in.tum.de/fuer-studieninteressierte/
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