Computer Science, Department
Fakultät für Informatik und Mathematik at the Uni Passau
- Innstraße 33
- 94032 Passau
- Phone: +49 851 509-3001
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Special features regarding teachingSolid basic education in mathematics; large software development project (software engineering internship); subject-specific foreign language training; excellent supervision ratio in the Bachelor's courses and very good equipment; Bachelor Internet Computing as an applied computer science course with a focus on Internet technologies, which at the same time enables students to acquire basic knowledge in the areas of business and law as well as society, media and communication; in addition to teaching a broad basic knowledge base, close integration between research and teaching.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsINSA Lyon, Frankreich; Ecole Supérieure des Communications de Tunis, Tunesien; Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indien; Higher School of Economics, 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 equipmentOwn room with 31 workstations for supervised practice with didactic network (exchange of image content, remote control of the PC workstations); three computer rooms for students for free practice with 72 workstations, 46 of which have recently been updated, and ten workstations for group work; lobby with installation areas, sockets, monitors for student laptops; Media centre with studio and news rooms; faculty area: various partially renewed servers, computing clusters, database computers & GPU compute cluster; fabrication labs (FabLab); use of university computing resources via Internet.
Special features regarding research activitiesStrong interconnection of mathematics and computer science; overall focus on the university's "networked society"; interdisciplinary link with humanities and law; focal points: a) Data as raw material: Management, use and processing of large, complex, dynamic and distributed data sets, b) Security and cryptography, c) Algorithmics and mathematical modelling, d) Algebra, geometry and logic, e) Didactics of mathematics and computer science. Furthermore, the faculty is establishing a new focus on artificial intelligence.
Support for foundersStart-up centre (start-up advice, support with funding programmes); 5-euro business competition; start-up period (semester off for students who want to implement a business idea and start a company); start-up workshop (for pupils); start-up café; certificate course "Digital Entrepreneurship".
Other special featuresIntroductory courses in IT infrastructure; pre-requisite courses in mathematics; active student council 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 activitieswww.fim.uni-passau.de/forschung/
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