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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik at the TU Dortmund

  • Otto-Hahn-Straße 14
  • 44227 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755-2121
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Basic information

Total number of students 5,750
Number of master degree students 410
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 5/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 41.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 22.2 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 10.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 13.2 %


Publications per academic 3.0
Third party funds per academic 51.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Workstations 1.8
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 1.8
Overall study situation 1.9

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Further information provided by the department

  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), Brasilien; Helsingin Yliopisto, Finnland; Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) de Lyon, Frankreich; Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finnland; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norwegen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Faculty's own computer centre IRB; operation of 200 public student workstations in work and study rooms; operation of own Cloud hardware and software.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Large faculty with 20 professors at 14 chairs; up-to-date and broad-based research areas from theoretical, practical and technical Computer Science; inter-disciplinary Collaborative Research Centre "Providing Information by Resource-Constrained Data Analysis" with 19 project partners and over 50 researchers; associated research institutes: Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering (ISST) and Computer Science Centre Dortmund.
  • Support for founders
    TU Dortmund University is one of the leading start-up universities; "Centrum für Entrepreneurship & Transfer" as a central university institution for business start-ups and transfer from science; tu>startup STIFTUNG: Financing of forward-looking research, teaching and transfer projects and early-stage support for outstanding spin-offs
  • Other special features
    The Faculty of Computer Science offers numerous learning spaces of different sizes where students can learn together in self-organised groups.
  • 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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