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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät Informatik at the TU Dresden

  • Nöthnitzer Straße 46
  • 01187 Dresden
  • Phone: +49 351 463-38215
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 2,500
Number of master degree students 580
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 61.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 36.4 %

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 3.4
Third party funds per academic 106.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Workstations 2.0
Overall study situation

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 1.9
Overall study situation 2.1

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching rooms in own faculty building; current equipment of teaching rooms for video transmission to enable online or hybrid teaching; International Centre for Computational Logic; two English-language Master's programs; Erasmus programme; several double-degree programs; international guest lecturers; internships abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Københavns Universitet, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; Linköpings Universitet, Linköping, Schweden; Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finnland; University of Tromso, Narvik, Norwegen; University of Agder, Kristiansand und Grimstad, Norwegen; TU Wien, Österreich; Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spanien; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lissabon, Portugal; Ceské Vysoké Uceni Technické v Praze, Prag, Tschechien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    WiFi access throughout; 240 modern computer workstations in ten PC rooms; large spectrum of software; extensive multimedia, hardware and software equipment; special workstations for video/audio editing and virtual reality; high-performance computing centre; equipment rental (laptop, projector, video and audio equipment); interactive whiteboards; interactive large display; state-of-the-art new faculty building. special laboratories: Interactive display wall; holodeck; robotics lab; intelligent house; usability lab; virtual factory; 3D virtual reality cave.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Excellent research in the fields of Software Engineering, Multimedia, Operating Systems, Data Protection and Security, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Intelligent Systems, Formal Specification Methods; internationally active professors; collaborations with universities and industry all over the world; balanced mix of basic and applied research; interdisciplinary large-scale projects; Germany-wide unique scientific cooperation in the Dresden Concept.
  • Support for founders
    2-5 start-ups from the institutes per year in cooperation with the professorships; funding by Career Services; Dresden exist.
  • Other special features
    Special personnel and technical support for visually impaired students; extensive guidance system for the blind and those with visual impairments for location orientation in front of and inside the building.
  • 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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