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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Technik at the HS Pforzheim

Bereich Informationstechnik

  • Tiefenbronner Straße 65
  • 75175 Pforzheim
  • Phone: +49 7231 28-6065
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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 110
Number of master degree students no Master's degree courses offered
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 23.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

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 80.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no master programmes
Share of professors with work experience 46.0 %


Third party funds per professor 42.1
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) none

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses with details

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
    Summer school for incoming students (EMIG), USA excursion 2018, professorial advice and working group for study abroad (practice semester, degree, thesis)
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Summer school for incoming students (EMIG), USA excursion 2018, professorial advice and working group for study abroad (practice semester, degree, thesis)
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Hobart University of Tasmania, Jyvaeskylae JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Albi Ecole des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux, Reims Neoma BS Reims, Sceaux EPF Ecole d’Ingenieurs, Bandung Institut Teknologi Bandung E, Johor Bahru, Skudai University of Technology, Monterrey, NL Tecnologico de Monterrey E, Bilbao Universidad del Pais Vasco EHU, Madrid Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Tunis Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Tunis ENIT, Alemdag Cekmeköy/Istanbul Ozyegin University E, Chico, CA California State University E, Chico, Laramie, WY University of Wyoming E, Lowell, MA University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Four well-equipped PC pools, pool with real-time signal processing boards, extensive hardware and software development tools (e.g. FPGA development board BASYS 3, zedboard, USB logic analyser, µC boards, various hardware description languages) software tools: e.g. MATLAB-Simulink, Visual Studio Prof., VHDL, Java, Xilinx Vivado, Model-Sim, GNU Tool-Chain (operating system-related), KEIL tools etc.
  • Support for founders
    The "Gründerwerk - Zentrum für Unternehmensgründung der Hochschule Pforzheim" is the central point of contact and network for students who are interested in setting up their own business. A special feature is the futureLab, which provides intensive conceptual and technical support for the development of innovative IT solutions in the fields of web services, apps and Internet of Things.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Reasonable adjustments in the form of a binding study agreement (vSv). Students with physical disabilities or chronic conditions can be granted an extension to the time allowed for exams or special assistive devices/technology.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Intercultural project working groups.
  • Other special features
    Small group sizes, professional study counselling, easy access to professors (3 hours per professor without prior notice), outstanding equipment, innovative didactic concepts, guided and free project work, interdisciplinary projects with other faculties (design, business & law), very good industry contacts to local and international companies
  • 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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