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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät Informatik at the HS Schmalkalden

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Basic information

Total number of students 700
Number of master degree students 160
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 64.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 40.7 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 70.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 70.0 %


Third party funds per professor 99.7
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Due to the excellent student-staff ratio, teaching takes place in small groups in which each student is supported. All the laboratories and classrooms are generously designed, and the latest teaching aids and an extensive library are available to students. In the areas of specialisation, seminar-style lectures and group projects are increasingly carried out. Practicals are accompanied by on-site visits and seminars.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    DKU, Kasachstan; Uni Ternopil, Ukraine
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    There are four public labs and a variety of special laboratories which are equipped with modern computer technology and current systems. In order to offer students a broad range of software, various licence models are used, e.g. Microsoft DreamSpark for Academic Institutions. In the various laboratories, the technology for the different specialist topics (programming, communication networks, databases, knowledge processing, mobile computing, etc.) is available.
  • Other special features
    Campus-wide WiFi; 24-hour access to the laboratories using student ID; space for free student learning/practice; excursions; alumni network (also used for company contact fair); annual LINUX installation party.
  • 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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