Computer Science, Department
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the HU Berlin
Institut für Informatik
- Unter den Linden 6
- 10099 Berlin
- Phone: +49 30 2093-3066
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Special features regarding teachingFocus on methodological-scientific foundations; Independent working early on; Support for semesters abroad; Excellent mix of theoretical, practical and technical subjects; Many optional modules; A lot of teamwork; Option to switch to the more applied and interdisciplinary Bachelor’s programme INFOMIT; Research-oriented learning; Courses attended at other universities in Berlin count as credits; Students can develop their own courses (Q-Teams)
Special features regarding the international orientationSpecial office for international exchange set up at the faculty; Many international research projects (EU and exchange programmes with other countries)
Exchange universities for stay abroadsSwansea University, UK; ETH Zürich, Schweiz, TU Wien, Österreich; Universitet i Bergen, Norwegen; Université de Bordeaux, Frankreich; Universitet i Agder, Norwegen
Special features regarding the equipmentWiFi across the campus; Most of the lecture halls are less than 15 years old; Modern lecture hall technology; Wide range of pool rooms, including with special equipment (hardware development, network configuration,...); Close proximity to the site’s library with many workplaces; Access to powerful computing resources; Virtualization; Laboratory rooms with modern equipment in the individual faculties
Support for foundersThe institute has been the source of many successful start-ups in recent years, and many of the professors are involved as start-up mentors. Information events relating to spin-offs and advisory services for potential founders. Many different types of cooperation with companies (final dissertations, EXIST; PROFIT; BMWi/BMBF projects)
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsAlmost all classrooms and teaching spaces are accessible, reasonable adjustments, quiet room.
Characteristics of diversity advancementIn Diversity, the institute is especially active on the subject of gender. Special support is offered to female students and female doctoral candidates at institutional and university level.
Other special featuresMany collaborations with other scientific and non-scientific institutions; Close cooperation of the three Berlin University Informatics departments; Many collaborations with natural science institutes at the Adlershof location; Predominantly young professors; Active departmental student organisation, where each student can participate and contribute; B.Sc. programme INFOMIT in cooperation with Information Science as a practical alternative to the Single Honours Bachelor’s in Computer Science; Continuously high proportion of junior professors
Further information on research activitieswww.informatik.hu-berlin.de/forschung
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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