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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the FH Aachen

  • Eupener Straße 70
  • 52066 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 6009-51913
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,380
Number of master degree students 80
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.3 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 25.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 47.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 54.4 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 48.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 60.0 %


Third party funds per professor 64.8
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.7
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Workstations 1.6
Overall study situation 1.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.3
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Overall study situation 1.6

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Development of knowledge, ability for practical application and soft skills (e.g. team and communication skills) for professional activities in computer science; very strong interlocking of lectures, exercises and practical training to ensure learning success and application orientation; very good accessibility of lecturers; small practical training groups with very good supervision ratio; strong practical orientation through lecturers who have a lot of practical experience and contacts in industry; possibility of semesters abroad through cooperation with various partner universities.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA; Weber State University, USA; Tennessee Technological University, USA; Anyang University, Südkorea; Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; RMIT UNIVERSITY, Melbourne, Australien; Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Université Montpellier 2, Frankreich; Mid Sweden University, Schweden
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students have access to the latest generation of technical resources. The technical equipment includes: Test networks (with PCs, routers, switches, firewalls) to test operations and optimisation of networks; forensic workstations; laboratory for IT organisation & management makes the theory of IT service management tangible; mobile media & communication lab to acquire skills in usability, design and Computer Science; open source-based Red Pitaya platform for system implementations as part of final theses; audio-visual production studio.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Various research institutes and projects, including: - IT security awareness / gamification and Smart Home / Smart Living - "Gym Room" in virtual reality; Project GHOST prepares companies for all types and sizes of cyber-attacks; research projects on user-centred solutions and Usability Engineering and Wearables - Development of solutions in the field of (electric) mobility - Innovations for retail through the integration of new technologies; IT forensics workshop with LKA NRW, Cellebrite, KPMG, BKA.
  • Support for founders
    Various activities and programmes support students in matters of start-ups, such as: TRACE programme: Cooperation of the FH and RWTH Aachen with AC.E e.V. for the support of students looking to set up a company - EXIST start-up grant; lecture series, business seminar: Experienced professionals answer individual questions from students starting up companies - Transfer Office & Career Service provide support for students looking to set up a company - PatentScout: Students have the chance to confidentially talk to patent agents about the best way to implement their projects.
  • Other special features
    The students can determine their main focus on elective subjects, because there are only elective subjects in the main course; the technology location Aachen enables numerous cooperations with local and national start-ups, companies, research institutions and the RWTH Aachen; the location in the border triangle DE-NL-BE predestines the FH Aachen for cross-border cooperation; the students are well qualified to help shape the digital transformation - in established companies, start-ups or as entrepreneurs.
  • 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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