2019 / 20
Computer Science, Department
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik, Informatik und Mathematik
Institut für Informatik
- Warburger Straße 100
- 33098 Paderborn
- Phone: +49 5251 60-2626
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
Job market- and career-orientation
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingEnglish-language master's degree, master's project groups (almost) exclusively attended by students from different countries, large number of partner universities, extensive and straightforward exchange programmes with foreign universities, large proportion of non-German-speaking students (50% in the master’s), large number of exchange students, many international research partnerships (EU projects)
Further information about study entry phasehttps://cs.uni-paderborn.de/studium/einstieg-ins-studium/schueler-lehrer/studium-fuer-schueler/
Special features regarding the international orientationEnglish-language master's degree, master's project groups (almost) exclusively attended by students from different countries, large number of partner universities, extensive and straightforward exchange programmes with foreign universities, large proportion of non-German-speaking students (50% in the master’s), large number of exchange students, many international research partnerships (EU projects)
Common partner universities for exchangeXidian University, Volksrepublik China; University of Eastern Finland, Finnland; Université du Main, Frankreich; University of Crete, Griechenland; University of Naples Federico II, Italien; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norwegen; University of Aveiro, Portugal; Mälardalen University, Schweden; Carlos III University of Madrid, Spanien; Western Michigan University, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentOutstanding computer facilities that are frequently modernised and brought up to date; All university buildings are connected through a wireless network (WiFi); Modern infrastructure in the lecture halls and seminar rooms, free access to a wide range of software packages
Website with further information on research activitiescs.uni-paderborn.de/forschung/forschung-im-profil/
Support for foundersVarious services to support business start-ups as part of the Software Innovation Campus Paderborn (SICP), Paderborn Center for Advanced Studies in Computer Science and Engineering (PACE) offers Entrepreneur and Management mini-MBA specialisations in its PACE+ programme.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsgenerous reasonable adjustments beyond the legal requirements, the Disability Service Office and the officer responsible for students with disabilities and/or chronic conditions provide advice to prospective and current students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementComputer Science is heavily involved in a programme (“Frauen gestalten die Informationsgesellschaft”) to encourage girls and women to study computer science and/or pursue an academic career in the field. The programme includes a spring and autumn university for female school students. There is also “look upb”, a mentoring programme in STEM subjects for female school students, which includes workshops, excursions and attending lectures. A mentoring programme is also available for female students, which gives insights into scientific work and life in research.
Other special featuresSpecialisation and at the same time MSc in CS, so that students can specialise according to their interests in many interesting areas of information; no specialised Master’s degree, but the degree Master of Science, Computer Science is awarded; Very diverse opportunities for student jobs in teaching, research, in cooperation with companies and in companies themselves; Intensive integration with the global local industry
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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