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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät Computer- und Biowissenschaften at the HS Mittweida

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Basic information

Total number of students 210
Number of master degree students no Master's degree courses offered
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

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 not calculated, less <10 graduates/year; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 58.0 %


Third party funds per professor 40.3
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support during practical semester less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Cooperation with numerous universities abroad, guest lectures by international scientists at our university and our scientists visit universities abroad - both to teach and do research. Practical support for students wishing to go abroad (outgoing), and help for foreign students at our university (incoming), some bilingual/English-language courses.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Cooperation with numerous universities and colleges abroad, guest lectures by foreign scholars at our university as well as guest stays of our scholars abroad – both in teaching and in research. Practical support for students wishing to go abroad (outgoing), and help for foreign students at our university (incoming), some bilingual/English-language courses.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of the West of Scotland in Paisley; Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen; Vilnius University in Litauen; Universität Lodz in Polen; TU Ostrava in Tschechien; Cornell University, Ithaca in NY, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The computer science department has 7 computer pools with modern equipment with more than 170 PCs, which are available for practicals! There are also several specialist teaching and research laboratories, e.g. for computer graphics, network technology, IT security/forensics and a biosensor laboratory for media informatics/VR/AR and for gaming. All teaching rooms are equipped with the very latest presentation technology. The library has an excellent books and online collection. The IT infrastructure is provided by the university’s own computer centre.
  • Support for founders
    HS Mittweida University of Applied Sciences supports students who are interested in setting up a business in a variety of ways, from business plan games to entrepreneurship courses. The Faculty of Applied Computer and Biosciences also has a separate foundation professorship for "Digital Business/E-Entrepreneurship", which offers entrepreneurial skills in the area of digital business models. The theory should culminate in specific start-up projects and/or support and advance the same; there is also close cooperation in this area with the "Saxeed" start-up network and the Blockchain-CompetenzCentrum Mittweida.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The university’s social contact office is prepared for students who have health impairments and can also provide appropriate assistive equipment/technology (e.g. hearing amplifiers, etc.). It also offers advisory services, e.g. on reasonable adjustments for examinations.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The department strives to achieve gender balance. Women are regularly appointed among the teaching staff and in other academic roles. Hochschule Mittweida has been certified as a family-friendly university on several occasions and is generally concerned with the compatibility of studying, professional life and family. This extends to alternative means of examination for students who are single parents. A childcare facility is provided on the campus.
  • Other special features
    There are close cooperative relationships with numerous regional and national companies and authorities, including the state and federal criminal police agencies, police directorates in Saxony, public prosecutors, the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Justice. For example, continuing education courses in the area of ​​digital forensics/IT security/cybercrime are regularly taught by faculty lecturers. This way, teachers will gain deep insights into the work of the investigating authorities and will be confronted with practical questions, which in turn will be incorporated into the education.
  • 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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