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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Elektronik und Informatik at the HS Aalen

Studiengang Informatik

  • Beethovenstraße 1
  • 73430 Aalen
  • Phone: +49 7361 576-4108
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 410
Number of master degree students 35
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.3 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

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 69.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no graduates in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Third party funds per professor 16.2
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.8
Support during practical semester 1.5
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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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
    The Hochschule Aalen has close links with the region and a wide international network. This is reflected in an exchange programme, dual degrees etc. Both study abroad and internships abroad are encouraged. Special support programmes (especially for language learning) are in place for incoming students from abroad looking to spend time in Aalen for a limited time.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Hochschule Aalen has close links with the region and a wide international network. This is reflected in an exchange programme, dual degrees etc. Both study abroad and internships abroad are encouraged. For incomings, that is, foreign students who want to study in Aalen for a limited time, there are special support programmes, especially for language skills.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Shenyang Ligong University, China; Shenyang University of Technology, China; Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finnland; Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norwegen; Jönköping University, Schweden; Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spanien; KOREA TECH, Cheonan, Südkorea; Sakarya University, Türkei
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The computer science degree course has several computer pools at its disposal that are fitted with the operating systems MS-Windows, Apple-OS X and Linux. Virtualization tools are available to offer special systems. The laboratories are equipped with the tools for cryptography and hacking, (technical) internet-based systems, software engineering, image processing, virtual reality etc. The pools and laboratories are regularly updated and modernised. The library of the Hochschule Aalen provides university-wide access to subject-specific databases.
  • Support for founders
    Student start-ups are supported through the innovation centre on the university campus. It offers a modern infrastructure and expertise relating to all aspects of business start-ups: https://www.hs-aalen.de/de/facilities/69 ; These are often in software, a field in which start-ups require a relatively small amount of capital. The elective options include lectures such as “Innovative business models for start-ups” or “General business administration”, which are especially important for setting up a new business.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    It is possible for students with permanent health impairments to take written exams orally or to be assigned a scribe. The length of examinations and study periods can also be adjusted. The entire faculty building is accessible.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The aims and provisions in relation to gender mainstreaming are embedded in the university’s equal opportunity plan. Specific provisions are discussed on a case-by-case basis where necessary. Advancement of academically gifted students is possible e.g. through participation in research projects.
  • Other special features
    Specialisation can be changed within the first three semesters without losing any time or credits; Students can choose lectures from other faculties for their electives
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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