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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Informatik at the TU Darmstadt

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Basic information

Total number of students 3,700
Number of master degree students 1,300
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 50.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 30.3 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment not specified
Master theses in cooperation with work environment not specified


Publications per academic 5.0
Third party funds per academic 228.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.8
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Workstations 2.1
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching of demanding, methodical professional competencies in the technical breadth with a high level of application competence through the projects and internships integrated into courses of the Bachelor's and Master's degree courses; teaching of numerous soft skills within the framework of integrated training courses; diverse range of research-oriented modules in all degree programs; interdisciplinary networking (engineering, economics, psychology, sports sciences, humanities); in the Bachelor's degree programme, support through an intensive mentor system; training offers for tutorial teaching.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Aarhus University, Aarhus, Dänemark; Tallinn University of Technology, Tallin, Estland; Aalto University, Espoo, Finnland; Ecole Centrale Lyon, Lyon, Frankreich; Beijing Institute of Technology, Peking, China (VR); Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Keio University, Tokyo, Japan; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Kanada; Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republik; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana und Champaign, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Diverse, research-oriented lab equipment, amongst others, in the fields of Autonomous Systems and Robotics, Embedded Systems, High Performance Computing, (incl. special computer for AI), IT Security, Sensor Networks, Software Engineering, Telecooperation, Visual Computing, Knowledge Discovery in the Web; buildings with modern equipment and multimedia lecture theatres and learning centres for students; WiFi throughout the Campus; modern fully air-conditioned computer rooms and extensive services (SVN, Tracks, virtual machines, computing nodes) for students.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Overall university research fields with outstanding participation of computer science are e.g. "Cybersecurity", "Internet and Digitalisation" as well as "Artificial Intelligence"; Research Training Group "Privacy and Trust for Mobile Users"; Collaborative Research Centres "Crossing" and "MAKI"; participation in the Centre for Cognitive Science and the Centre for Computational Engineering; LOEWE Centre "emergenCITY": The Resilient Digital City; Hessian Centre for Artificial Intelligence (hessian.AI); Fraunhofer Institutes (Computer Graphics, Secure Information Technology; ATHENE - Research Centre
  • Support for founders
    The promotion of start-ups is a declared goal of the TU Darmstadt and the Department of Computer Science. The start-up centre HIGHEST of the TU Darmstadt bundles various start-up support measures. HIGHEST advises, qualifies and supports with all questions around the topic start-up. In teaching, the minor subject "Entrepreneurship & Innovation" has become established. The Department of Computer Science supports start-ups by providing resources (space, IT infrastructure, etc.) and by building up the necessary network.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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