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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich 08: Physik, Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Mainz

Institut für Informatik

  • Staudingerweg 9
  • 55128 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-6990
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 840
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 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 27.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 35.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment not specified
Master theses in cooperation with work environment not specified


Publications per academic 2.3
Third party funds per academic 37.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.6
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The tutorials to the courses are held in small groups. The solutions to tasks which are handed in are corrected individually. To work through the task sheets, there is a study workshop available for first-year students with a support service offered by tutors.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Université de Bourgogne - Dijon, Frankreich; Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Roma, Italien; Visoka škola za informacijske ehnologije, Zagreb, Kroatien; Liepajas Universitate, Liepaja, Lettland; Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polen; Högskolan Dalarna, Falun and Borlänge, Schweden; Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spanien; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Ceské Vysoké Uceni Technické v Praze, Prag, Tschechien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Supercomputer (MOGON II); very good equipment and availability of computer rooms.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Particular strength in scientific informatics, e.g. Big Data, HPC, visualisation, bioinformatics, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence
  • Support for founders
    Career Service of the JGU:
  • Other special features
    LOB project: Establishment of a helpdesk for problems with study and examination software; development of more advanced software support in the academic offices; development of instruments for the improvement of choice and allocation of academic assistants; improvement of information offered to students through newly designed Internet presence; development of department-wide individual guidance for outgoing and incoming students; restructuring of the Internet presence for international mobility.
  • Further information on research activities
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