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 teachingWith seminar-based teaching, exercises in small groups, practical semesters and projects, students are introduced to programming, project implementation and project management activities in the IT industry. Through full-day business games, e.g. in IT project management, methods and tools are applied and team processes are experienced. Programming tasks in a team are carried out in the 4th semester in the programming project and in the project work. During the practical phase, students test and deepen their professional, methodological and social skills.
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, sensors and devices, 3D printers, AR and VR glasses, video and sound studio, etc.) are available in teaching and research laboratories. These are maintained and constantly optimised by qualified laboratory assistants.
Special features regarding research and developmentThe Faculty's own Institute for Design and Information Systems combines the research skills. Members of the faculty are nationally and internationally; renowned (e.g. patent holder in the field of in-house navigation, long-standing board member of DSAG, etc.). Two research professorships in the fields of socio-informatics and the Internet of Things. Increasing number of third-party funded projects and scientific staff. Student teams from the faculty have won several competitions and best paper awards in recent years.
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 specialisation "Management of Digital Innovations" focuses on foundation aspects in the 6th and 7th semesters.
Further information on research activitieswww.welearn.de
Further information about study entry phasehttps://iwinet.net/
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