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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
 
Computer Science, Department

Fakultät 1 - Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften


Fachgruppe Informatik

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 3,720
Number of master degree students 1,009
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

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 66.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 58.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 15.0 %

Research

Publications per academic 3.0
Third party funds per academic 172.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1 *
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0 *
Support in studies 1.9 *
Courses offered 1.6 *
Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 1.8 *
Transition to Master's studies 1.6 *
Research orientation 1.9 *
Job market preparation 2.3 *
Support for stays abroad 1.9 *
Rooms 1.9 *
Library 1.7 *
IT-infrastructure 1.5 *
Overall study situation 1.6 *

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it), responsible for international master’s in Media Informatics, alumni programme “Keep in touch @ informatik”, subjects-specific student advice service for study abroad, ERASMUS partnerships, bilateral exchange programmes, e.g. with Tshingua or Tokio University, membership in Academia Europaea, member in TU9 including hosting of an international summer school, Google Faculty Research Awards, board membership in Informatics Europe, EATC/ACM/IEEE fellowships
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it), responsible for international master’s in Media Informatics, alumni programme “Keep in touch @ informatik”, subjects-specific student advice service for study abroad, ERASMUS partnerships, bilateral exchange programmes, e.g. with Tshingua or Tokio University, membership in Academia Europaea, member in TU9 including hosting of an international summer school, Google Faculty Research Awards, board membership in Informatics Europe, EATC/ACM/IEEE fellowships
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Aalto University, Finnland; Université Paris-Sud XI, Frankreich; University of Edinburgh, Großbritannien; Imperial College London, Großbritannien; University of Gothenburg, Schweden; École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Schweiz; Universitat Politècnica de València, Spanien; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Kyoto University, Japan; Tsinghua University, China
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    IT centre (services in the areas of communication, security, advice and use of the university's own HPC clusters for students and RWTH institutions); Open Fab(rication) Lab(oratory) under the direction of the Media Computing Group; aixCAVE (Virtual Reality Installation); Computer science CIP pools (work/computer workstations for students); InfoSphere (computer science school lab)
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Forschung/
  • Support for founders
    Close cooperation with the RWTH Entrepreneurship Center, incorporated in teaching, e.g. High-tech Entrepreneurship Lab, IT tours
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The RWTH Aachen University is therefore especially committed to the special requirements of students with disabilities or chronic illness. From accessible lecture halls and facilities to quiet rooms, expert and individual advice, and inclusive sports. Student assistants are also available to help with many tasks and accompany students around the university and the libraries, where workspaces for students with vision impairment are provided. The examination regulations similarly take into account the special requirements and make provisions for reasonable adjustments.
  • Other special features
    DFG Research College Algorithmic Synthesis; Mentoring programme in the initial study phase; Regina e.V. (Regional Industrial Club Computer Science); Lecture series ‘What is Computer Science?’
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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