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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Informatik und Kommunikation at the Westfälische HS/Gelsenkirchen

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Basic information

Total number of students 860 *
Number of master degree students 118
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education no data available

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 21.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 16.0 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's not enough data available
International orientation, master's not enough data available
Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's Not enough data available
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience no data


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 1.8 *
Exams 2.4
Job market preparation 2.1
Support during practical semester less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    IT Security; Mobile Computing; Artificial Intelligence; Distributed information systems; Software Engineering; Project Management; Mobile Robots; Systems Theory; Microsystems Engineering; Discrete Signal Processing; Digital Media; Media Engineering; 3D computer animation: 3D games development; Virtual Worlds; Media and web design; Author Systems; GUI programming; Computer Science and Society
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Laboratory information security; Robotics laboratory; Laboratory real-time systems; Laboratory thin-layer technology; Digital audio/video studio with blue room; Laboratory 3D Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments; Laboratory interactive systems and other research laboratories; Additional 4 computer pools with 21 PCs each for basic training; Lecture theatres and seminar rooms with multimedia equipment (double projection, touchscreens).
  • Other special features
    Entry-level academy for new students; Many tutor programmes; mentoring programme; Courses for teaching key skills (IT law, technical English, computer science and society, privacy and ethics); Institute for Internet Security (ifis) at the department; Close cooperation with Institute for Organisational and Technology Development (IOT); Offers at schools (e.g., trying out courses)
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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