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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik at the HS Karlsruhe

  • Moltkestraße 30
  • 76133 Karlsruhe
  • Phone: +49 721 925-1508
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 700
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 2.8 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 81.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 80.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 0/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 98.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 93.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 23.9 %


Third party funds per professor 59.1
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.4 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.6
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Exams no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Job market preparation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Rooms no survey
Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Seminar-style teaching; Small practice groups; Accompanying exercises and tutorials; Support for independent learning; Use of multimedia techniques; Use of an e-learning platform; Preparation for examinations; Mock exams; Leadership training; Industry related project work; Introduction to academic writing; Learning to work in a team; Lectures have a strong practice and research focus; Discussions in lectures are encouraged
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Cooperation on summer school in Singapore with €700 grant per student
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Nanyang Technological University in Singapur; Napier University in Schottland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All laboratories with the latest facilities; Virtual labs for easier adaptability to classes (general software development, distributed systems etc.); Specialist laboratories (automation tasks, image processing and machine vision, real-time systems); Multimedia lecture hall for streaming lectures; Server for version management in software development; Other servers for laboratory tasks; Network laboratory; WiFi in the entire building; Own intranet for the management of registrations and notes; Access to all important information with your own app.
  • Support for founders
    Cooperation with the Cyberforum Karlsruhe (industrial association of 600 member companies)
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Cooperation with the Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) at KIT to support and promote blind students
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Special events for female school students
  • Other special features
    In the Karlsruhe region, there are numerous companies in the field of IT, so that there is always a large demand for students and graduates. Karlsruhe offers an ideal environment for start-up founders who are very well-supported at the university due to advisory services. Students can take part in one of our many research projects within the faculty or at an external institution such as the Fraunhofer Institute IOSB. The cooperation with CERN has already allowed many students to work at one of the best research institutions in the world.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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