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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät Technik und Informatik at the HAW Hamburg

Department Informatik

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,850
Number of master degree students 190
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 4.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 31.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 11.6 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 27.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 9.7 %


Third party funds per professor 34.0
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.5
Job market preparation 1.8
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Workstations 2.3
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Overall study situation 2.1

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    All courses have a practical component of 25%; practicals are supervised by professors; team work is promoted in the entire course of studies; small groups for lectures and practicals; compulsory practical project, often with industry cooperation; due to large pool of teaching staff there is a wide range of optional required subjects with current, practice and research-related topics; compulsory module with at least six credit points.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidad Burgos, Spanien; Universite Blois, Frankreich; Universite de Lorraine, Frankreich; West Uni. Timisoara, Rumänien; University Forscari Venedig, Italien; Turku Uni. of Science, Finnland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Very well-equipped labs in terms of software/hardware (teams of two); up-to-date equipment; integration of research environment in the courses; up-to-date education models; development software freely available; labs have long opening hours; lab usage possible outside of courses; learning rooms, library which regularly has new acquisitions in the field of Computer Science.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Various research activities in the areas of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Architecture and Management of Innovative Information Systems, Data Science, Network-based and Time-critical Systems, and Security and Reliability.
  • Support for founders
    The start-up service of HAW Hamburg is a university-wide service for all students of HAW Hamburg.
  • Other special features
    E-learning platform; bridge courses in mathematics and programming; five-day first-semester orientation unit; first-semester introductory tutorial; orientation unit in the first and fourth semesters; subject tutorials especially in the first semesters; coaching offers from the central student advisory service; teaching evaluation; Qpakt activities for bridge courses, also online; start-up workshop; job application training.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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