Computer Science, Department
Fachbereich Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik at the HAW Würzburg-Schweinfurt/Würzb.
- Sanderheinrichsleitenweg 20
- 97074 Würzburg
- Phone: +49 931 3511-9402
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Special features regarding teachingThe department is committed to providing its students with courses to help with the acquisition of international and cross-cultural skills and to prepare them better for their subsequent careers in Germany and abroad. Examples include events/courses in English and ones dealing with international topics, International Teaching Week with 5-6 English-taught electives, excursions to partner universities in India, China, Brazil, Finland and Canada (embedded in courses), individual advice on trips abroad and mobility windows
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department is committed to providing its students with courses to help with the acquisition of international and cross-cultural skills and to prepare them better for their subsequent careers in Germany and abroad. Examples include events/courses in English and ones dealing with international topics, International Teaching Week with 5-6 English-taught electives, excursions to partner universities in India, China, Brazil, Finland and Canada (embedded in courses), individual advice on trips abroad and mobility windows
Exchange universities for stay abroadsSheffield Hallam University, Vereinigtes Königreich; Huzhou University, China (VR); Saimaan Ammattikorkeakoulu Lappeenranta, Finnland; Instituto Politécnico do Porto , Portugal; Umea Universitet, Schweden; Universitatea 'Lucian Blaga' din Sibiu, Rumänien; Christ University Bangalore, Indien; Universidad Federal de Bahia, Brasilien; Auburn University, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentThrough inter-disciplinary and multi-institution collaboration, state-of-the-art teaching materials (e.g. models, robots, sensor technology and devices, 3D printers, AR and VR glasses, different prototypes, etc.) are available in teaching and research laboratories. These are maintained and constantly optimised by qualified laboratory assistants.
Support for foundersThe department’s start-up mentors (two professors) are integrated into the regional competence network gründen@würzburg, which includes the City of Würzburg, the Innovation and Start-Up Centre (IGZ), the Technology and Start-Up Centre (TGZ), the university, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as investment-ready companies. Regular events include entrepreneurs’ informal gatherings, a social media business lounge or the Startup City as part of the Mobile Media Day. The “Management of digital innovations” specialisation focuses on aspects of setting up a business in the 6th and 7th semester.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThere are various advisory services and contacts for students with disabilities or chronic illness all over the university. The department’s buildings provide barrier-free access to lecture halls, administrative areas, library and laboratories. Wheelchair-accessible lifts and handicapped toilets are in place. There are basic facilities available for the visually impaired, such as lifts with announcements and texts in Braille, powerful projectors.
Characteristics of diversity advancementAcross the university and also at the department, there are various efforts being undertaken to increase the share of international students and staff members (for details, refer to Internationalisation). For example, students and staff with children are offered a mobile playroom (KidsBox), bring-your-kid-to-school days on school holidays and a nursing room. The department is involved in women’s advancement programmes, such as “Women in Lecture Halls” or MINT mentor programmes.
Other special featuresCooperation with the Centre for Digitalisation Bavaria (ZDB), ZDB professorship in Socio-Informatics
Further information on research activitieswww.welearn.de
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.fhws.de/studium-an-der-fhws/studienstart/begruessung-und-infos-fuer-neu-einschreiber/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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