Computer Science, Department
Fakultät für Mathematik, Physik und Informatik at the Uni Bayreuth
Institut für Informatik
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Special features regarding teachingNo admissions restrictions (i.e. no numerus clausus); inter-disciplinary range of courses offered; Start of courses in winter or summer semester; Students can switch between pure and applied computer science; Modular course format makes switching courses easy; AI course with focus on bioinformatics, engineering informatics and environmental informatics with a lot of focus on application; Computer science teaching with many combination options; Individual support by dedicated professors; Quality-tested and accredited degree courses; In each semester, course can be studied full-time or part-time
Exchange universities for stay abroadsFrankreich, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis; Italien, Università della Calabria; Tschechien, Zapadoceska Univerzita v Plzni; Vietnam, Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City
Special features regarding the equipmentSince the summer semester of 2008, the Computer Science department at the Universität Bayreuth has had a new building at its disposal which is equipped with several specialised labs (robotics, parallel systems, computer graphics) in addition to lecture theatres, seminar rooms and PC rooms. All lecture rooms have air conditioning. The courses are carried out using state-of-the-art technology (microphone, multimedia presentations, projector, overhead projector). There are cameras in the lecture theatres so that courses can be recorded in order to be able to subsequently upload the course, for example, to the e-learning programme.
Support for foundersBusiness plan competitions; International Business Plan Competition (Master’s course); 5 Euro Business; Bayreuth shadowing; Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design (Master’s course); Seminar series of the start-up advisory service; Startup Stories; Start-up Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar; Case Study Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Master’s seminar)
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThrough the addition of the counselling office for students with disabilities and chronic health problems (becks), the counselling and support services for students have been expanded comprehensively since 2015. It offers support with study problems and challenges, information on legal claims, reasonable adjustments and funding opportunities. becks is also committed to providing accessibility not only to buildings and premises but also of teaching content, raising awareness among university staff, reasonable adjustments, assistive devices/technology and personal assistance
Characteristics of diversity advancementCooperation with UBT facilities for diversity, internationalisation, equal opportunity, inclusion, families; target agreement for achieving gender equality; steps to increase the percentage of women, coaching and mentoring for female junior scientists; support of the UBT network Gender, Queer, Intersectionality and Diversity Studies; gender consulting for external funding applications; structural accessibility; PhD perspectives event for female doctoral candidates; cooperation with coordination office for STEM subjects and expanding the STEM network.
Other special featuresCampus University with well-developed quality infrastructure and interdisciplinary orientation; Excellent labs, small groups and personal contact to lecturers, optimal learning conditions; International and excellent networking with over 150 foreign partner universities and research institutions; University of Bayreuth Graduate School with trans-disciplinary education and teaching, training courses; Practical training through close contact with companies; Family-friendly university: Child care facilities on campus; University choir, orchestra, big band
Further information on research activitieswww.ai.uni-bayreuth.de/de/research/index.html
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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