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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät Informatik at the HS Heilbronn

  • Max-Planck-Straße 39
  • 74081 Heilbronn
  • Phone: +49 7131 504-416
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General remarks
Medical Computer Science is offerend in cooperation with the Universität Heidelberg angeboten.

Basic information

Total number of students 770
Number of master degree students 110
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 12.5 %

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 92.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 70.8 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 80.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 80.0 %


Third party funds per professor 53.1
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.6
Job market preparation 1.6
Support during practical semester 1.7
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Workstations 1.6
Overall study situation 1.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Project-based learning in many courses. Increasing abolition of examinations, instead assessment by semester-long performances. Strong practical relevance through lecturers from industry, projects involving industry. Around 80% of final theses completed in cooperation with the industry.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Dundalk Institute of Technology, Irland; Northumbria University Newcastle, Großbritannien; Edinburgh Napier University, Großbritannien; Université Lumière Lyon, Frankreich; Universitat Politècnica de València, Spanien; Transilvania University Brasov, Rumänien; Korea Institute of Technology, Gumi, Südkorea; Taipei Medical University; University of Washington; University of Utah; University of Minnesota; Amsterdam Medical Center
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The IT faculty has its own, modernly equipped PC pools with a total of 40 PC workstations and additional workstations for students to work with their own notebooks. In addition, there are highdesk workstations (teamwork) as well as a number of project and work rooms. There are new laboratories for games engineering, virtual reality (100 sqm), usability, diagnosis and therapy systems as well as for image and biosignal processing. Furthermore, the faculty has the latest hardware (partly prototypes) in the field of wearable computing (e.g. (augmented reality) data glasses).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The IT faculty holds a leading position at the university in the acquisition of third-party funding, publications and research projects. The Faculty of IT has 3 research institutes (GECKO, UniTyLab, ZML) and provides the speaker of the research focus Human-Technology-Interaction (21 professors from 14 universities in Baden-Württemberg) at the Baden-Württemberg Centre of Applied Research. Currently, funded research projects are carried out in the areas of autonomous driving, virtual reality, health economics, process management, e-learning and deep learning.
  • Support for founders
    The Faculty of Computer Science has set itself the goal of intensifying the topic of business start-ups. The offer is aimed at students, but also at employees of the faculty. The students/employees are supervised by a professor in their projects within the faculty. The start-up process itself is supervised by the start-up department within the university's research department
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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