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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung at the TU Ilmenau

  • Helmholtzplatz 5
  • 98693 Ilmenau
  • Phone: +49 3677 69-2808
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Basic information

Total number of students 700
Number of master degree students 310
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 65.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 54.3 %

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 2.1
Third party funds per academic 63.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.2
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Workstations 2.0
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Overall study situation 2.0

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Very good supervision ratio; English-language Master's degree course, thus numerous international students; proportion of international students has increased significantly; several double degrees with universities abroad; Erasmus+; promotion of study abroad and internships abroad; close links with the mathematics and natural sciences faculties and the technical faculties.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Myongji University Südkorea; Technical University – Sofia, Bulgarien; Aarhus University School of Engineering, Dänemark; Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estland; Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier, Frankreich; Linköping University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Schweden; Aalto University, Finnland; PUCP Lima, Peru; Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brasilien; Xidian University, China; Universität Brasov, Rumänien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Very good equipment with sufficient space for laboratories and computer exercises; excellently equipped library with online full-text access to scientific databases; copter laboratory with several Quadro and Hexa copters with completely self-developed Linux-based software; software-defined radio laboratory with software for GSM and LTE systems plus corresponding measurement technology.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research projects of the Department of Computer Science are characterized in particular by a strong interdisciplinarity. There is not only close cooperation between individual departments of the faculty, but also with the faculties of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as with business partners and other universities, including international ones.
  • Support for founders
    Cooperation with the start-up forum auftakt. which has its offices on the campus of the university. auftakt. offers advice on funding opportunities for start-ups, support for start-ups by bringing together founders, people interested in starting up, investors, sponsors and Me, numerous spin-offs, support office space for spin-offs close to the campus; technology and start-up centre on the campus; start-up representative of the faculty, support e.g. in applying for funding for start-ups (start-up grants etc.).
  • 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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