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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 5,360
Number of master degree students 448
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 4.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 4/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 55.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 28.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per academic 2.9
Third party funds per academic 126.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2 *
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.3
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.6 *
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.4

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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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 the international orientation
    Sensitisation and qualification of students and graduates for work in international contexts; Detailed personal guidance of the faculty for study visits or work placements abroad; Credit for courses taken abroad; Guidance and mentoring for international students as well as for students of the TU Dortmund by the International Affairs office; Many international cooperation agreements in research; Liaison offices of the UA Ruhr in New York, Moscow and Sao Paulo
  • 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
    Department’s own computer centre IRB; 200 public student workplaces in work and teaching rooms; Own cloud hardware and software.
  • Support for founders
    TU Dortmund is one of the leading entrepreneur universities; the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Transfer (CET) is the central university facility for business start-ups and transfer from science; tu>startup FOUNDATION: Funding pioneering research, teaching and transfer projects and accompanying excellent spin-offs in the early stages
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    DoBuS - the department of “Disability and Studies” within the Center for Higher Education (zhb) at TU Dortmund University - is the central facility responsible for ensuring that students with disabilities can study successfully. It offers a range of services, including: workspace and a pool of assistive devices/technology for disabled students, advisory service for students with disabilities and/or chronic conditions, service for adapting learning materials, career service for disabled students
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    TU Dortmund University has established a central structure for diversity and equal opportunity issues. Gender-sensitive early-stage support in science, transparency of appointments procedures, gender-sensitive public relations and gender controlling are as much a part of diversity management as support with childcare, implementing reasonable adjustments and dual career provisions. The Faculty of Computer Science has its own parent and child room.
  • Other special features
    The Faculty of Computer Science offers numerous study rooms of various sizes where students can learn together in self-organised groups.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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