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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Informatik, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft at the HTW Berlin

  • Wilhelminenhofstr. 75 A
  • 12459 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 5019-2320
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,110
Number of master degree students 140
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 35.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 67.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 36.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 80.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.1 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor 51.9
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.8 *
Exams 2.0
Job market preparation 1.8
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Job market preparation 2.3
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Overall study situation 2.1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Well-rounded very modern training; Wide range of opportunities; However, specialisation does not mean having to decide on specific content; The HTW Berlin graduates have a wide range of career opportunities; Lecturers from industry are regularly involved in teaching and the professors have excellent contacts with business, which further reinforces the practice-oriented approach
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Guidance for students who opt for studying abroad, more than 150 partner universities, subject-specific language courses from intermediate 1 to advanced level 1 as well as general language courses possible. Each semester, ten to twenty exchange students spend their semester abroad at the faculty, summer schools organised with some partner universities, opportunities in the context of HORIZON, the programme for international exchange of the HTW, opportunities within the framework of a study college for refugees,
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Mikkeli University of applied sciences; Odessa National Polytechnic University; Namibia Uni of Sciences and Technology, Namibia; Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Kanada; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim; Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim; "UTS - University of Technology Sydney, Australien; Linnaeus University, Växjö Schweden; JiangXi University of Finance and Economics, China; Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spanien; UDESC - Universidad do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brasilien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Our infrastructure and equipment offer students room for creative ideas and allow them to be realised. Our specialist laboratories have excellent equipment: Ultra-modern, very good IT laboratories/MAC laboratories, cave automatic virtual environment, mobile computing lab, "Game Technology & Interactive Systems" lab etc. Detailed information can be found here: -imi-bachelor.htw-berlin.de/labore, imi-master.htw-berlin.de/labore, ai-bachelor.htw-berlin.de/labore, ai-master.htw-berlin.de/labore
  • Support for founders
    Courses and events available as part of the Summer Uni include free workshops and seminars on self-employment and setting up a company, various lectures and workshops on topical issues in the start-up scene, e.g. lecture series, design thinking workshops, advice on start-up grants, formats for communication and exchange with successful founders.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Students who have permanent health impairments can contact the officer for disabled students or their representatives in the departments with their questions. They are available to deal with the following issues: Cases of hardship on admission to higher education, reasonable adjustments for examinations, student finance, and questions relating to mobility on campus.
  • Other special features
    The degree course is short, compact and is oriented towards professional practice. Rankings regularly certify a high quality of education. Foreign languages as well as key qualifications are given a high level of importance. As a particularly innovative university, the HTW Berlin has received several awards: for reforms in university management, for extensive training, guidance and service offerings in the field of small and medium-sized companies and start-ups, as well as for commitment towards gender equality.
  • 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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