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Fakultät für Informatik und Mathematik at the Uni Passau

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,210
Number of master degree students 456
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 7.0 %

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 85.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 77.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 8/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 7.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 12.6 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per academic 4.6
Third party funds per academic 70.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8 *
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.4
Exams 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.9
Overall study situation 2.0

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes no
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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
    Solid basic training in mathematics; Large software development project (software engineering practical); Subject-specific foreign language training; Excellent tutor-student ratio in the bachelor's degrees and very good facilities; Bachelor’s in Internet Computing, an applied computer science course with a focus on internet technologies; it at the same time allows students to learn the basics in the fields of economics and law, media and communication; In addition to providing a broad knowledge base, there is a close link between research and teaching.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    English-language Master’s programmes in Computer Science and Mobile and Embedded Systems. Double Master programmes with INSA Lyon (France), HSE Moscow (Russia) and École Supérieure of Communications Tunis (Tunisia); International Research and Innovation Centre in Intelligent Digital Systems with INSA Lyon (France) and Università degli Studi of Milan (Italy) [http://irixys.org]; Supervision/support concept: Help with housing search and study options, regular information events, personal course support, contact with the iStudi Coach project (advice on studying and career orientation)
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    INSA Lyon, Frankreich; Ecole Supérieure des Communications de Tunis, Tunesien; Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indien; Ivanova State University, Russland; Universidad de Malaga, Spanien; Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, Frankreich; Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique (ENSI); Tunesien; Shiraz University, Iran; Stevens Institute of Technology, USA; Università degli Studi di Pisa; Italien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Separate room with 31 workplaces for supervised exercises with didactic network (exchange of image content, remote control of the PC workstations); 3 separate computer rooms for students for independent exercises with 72 workplaces, 46 of which recently modernised, and 10 workplaces with 27” monitors for group work; Anteroom with installation surfaces, sockets, monitors for student notebooks; Media centre with studio and news rooms; Professorship: Various partially modernised computer servers, compute clusters, database computer & GPU compute cluster; Fabrication laboratories (FabLab)
  • Support for founders
    Founders centre (advisory service, support with funding programmes); 5 Euro Business competition; start-up leave (vacation semester for students who want to put a business idea into action and set up a business); founders workshop (for school students); founders cafe; "Digital Entrepreneurship” certificate programme see also www.uni-passau.de/wissenstransfer/gruendungsfoerderung
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities or chronic conditions are incorporated in the General Study and Examination Regulations and are granted in the usual way after individual review. Accessible infrastructure (including automatic doors)
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Support and guidance for international students; courses are open to refugees and asylum seekers for academic orientation; extensive range of subsidiary subjects, including courses in the humanities and social sciences; organisation of special events and services for women students and staff, as well as specifically promoting STEM subjects among female school students (Mathematics Museum, Girls Day and Computer Science Summer Camp); mentoring programme in cooperation with the women’s office; internationalisation officer; Barrier-free infrastructure
  • Other special features
    Introductory courses for the IT infrastructure; Preliminary courses in Mathematics; Active departmental student organisation and IEEE Student Branch; Software licences can be used for free by researchers and students, e.g. Microsoft Dreamspark, Matlab, IntelliJ Idea or PyCharm; UniLive video portal
  • 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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