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Computer Science, Department
Fakultät für Informatik und Mathematik
- Innstraße 33
- 94032 Passau
- Phone: +49 851 509-3001
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Special features regarding teachingSolid 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 orientationEnglish-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)
Common partner universities for exchangeINSA 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 equipmentSeparate 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)
Website with further information on research activitieswww.fim.uni-passau.de/forschung/
Support for foundersFounders 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 personsReasonable 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 advancementSupport 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 featuresIntroductory 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
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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