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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Informatik at the HS Bonn-Rh.S./St. Augustin

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,470
Number of master degree students 450
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 19.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 17.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 50
Extent of interlinking 4/10 points

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 47.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 19.4 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 48.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 41.3 %


Third party funds per professor 76.6
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.6
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Workstations 2.2
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Overall study situation 1.7

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    With over 170 courses per semester, computer science at HBRS offers an extremely diverse range of courses as a basis for a sound education in theoretical, technical and practical computer science as well as mathematics and especially information security. Specialisations offer the opportunity to deepen their inclinations and interests. In the Master's degree course it is possible to gain a broad and comprehensive deepening of their knowledge as well as to develop their profile in specialized courses (Autonomous Systems, Visual Computing and Games Techn.).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Kanada; York University, Toronto, Kanada; Dalhousie University, Halifax, Kanada; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spanien; Universitat Politècnica dee Catalunya, Barcelona, Spanien; Sapienza University of Rome, Italien; Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russland; German-Jordanian University, Jordanien; Vietnamese-German University, Vietnam; Kagawa Unviersity, Japan
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Department of Computer Science is located in modern and attractive premises. The technical equipment is always kept up to date. Laboratories and pool rooms (approx. 100 workplaces) offer very good technical working conditions. Multimedia-equipped lecture halls, group and quiet workplaces offer a modern and individual teaching and learning environment. The university and district library on campus offers an extensive range of media as well as excellent support for academic work and research.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The Faculty of Computer Science is one of the top research faculties in computer sciences in Germany. In addition to the research activities of the individual professors, research institutes have been formed with different focal points, such as visual computing (IVC), security research (ISF) or resource conservation and energy efficiency (TREE). Here, interdisciplinary research is always a priority. Other important research areas that are becoming established or crystallizing are autonomous systems/robotics and cyber security and privacy.
  • Support for founders
    The Faculty maintains close contacts to the university’s Business Campus, which provides start-up support to students and graduates. The Faculty also cooperates with the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs (CENTIM), which is also located at the H-BRS. It offers regular workshops and lecture series – some interdisciplinary, some subject-specific.
  • Other special features
    The Language Centre offers students a wide range of general and subject-specific language courses, language examinations, writing workshops (D/E) and much more. A ServicePoint, run by students for students is available to students and lecturers for questions relating to academic studies and technology. In the degree workshop, students are supported in their learning by trained student tutors. The Free Software Lab of the students serves the exchange around free and open software and offers helpful services not only for students.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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