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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik, Physik und Informatik at the Uni Bayreuth

Institut für Informatik

  • Universitätsstraße 30
  • 95440 Bayreuth
  • Phone: +49 921 55-7701
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 750
Number of master degree students 150
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
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 60.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 2.4 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 5.5 %


Publications per academic 3.4
Third party funds per academic 28.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 3.1
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Workstations 2.2
Overall study situation

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.1
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation 2.3
Overall study situation 2.8

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    No course entrance restrictions (Numerus Clausus); inter-disciplinary course offering; enrolment for the winter semester or summer semester; alternation between pure and applied Computer Science possible; easy to change between the degree courses thanks to modularisation; course in "AI" with specialisations in Bio-Sciences, Engineering Science and Environmental Informatics with high application component; Teaching Qualification in Computer Science with many combination options; individual supervision by committed professors; accredited courses of study which are tested for quality; course is possible each semester in full-time and part-time variants.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of West Bohemia, Tschechien; Universita degli Studi della Calabria, Italien; National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Since 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.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Computer Science at the Uni Bayreuth currently comprises eight working groups. The working groups cover the complete field of Computer Science in teaching and research. Computer Science is sub-divided into the following areas: Software Engineering, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Robotics and Embedded Systems, Databases and Information Systems, Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Data Structures, Theoretical Computer Science and Serious Games. Furthermore, a large number of projects are supervised from many fields with national and international funding and cooperation.
  • Support for founders
    Business Plan Competitions; International Business Plan Competition (Master's event); 5-Euro-Business; Bayreuth Hospitation; Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design (Master's event); Seminar Series of the Start-Up Advisory Service; Startup Stories; Startup Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar; Case Study Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Seminar Master).
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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