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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik und Mathematik at the Uni Passau

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,170
Number of master degree students 530
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 12.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 76.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 46.8 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 33.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 39.2 %


Publications per academic 7.3
Third party funds per academic 83.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.2
Research orientation
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 2.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Workstations 2.4
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Research orientation 2.0
Overall study situation 1.8

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Solid 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 abroads
    INSA 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 equipment
    Own 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 activities
    Strong 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 founders
    Start-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 features
    Introductory 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 activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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