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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Heidelberg

Institut für Informatik

  • Im Neuenheimer Feld 205 Mathematikon
  • 69120 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 54-4973
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Basic information

Total number of students 620
Number of master degree students 168
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.5 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 4/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 42.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 44.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 0/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 0/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 11.6 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per academic 1.9
Third party funds per academic 82.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1 *
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation rank group not assignable
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.8

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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
    Small number of students; Excellent support in small groups in the lectures, exercises and practicals; Research-oriented and interdisciplinary teaching; Joint classes for advanced bachelor’s and master's students; Large selection of modules; Students can specialise in image processing, computer graphics and visualization; Information Systems Engineering; Optimisation; Scientific Computing; Partnerships with industry and many non-university research institutions; Students take part in research from an early stage, e.g. through publications at conferences
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    UPM Madrid, Madrid; Politecno de Milano, Italien; Izmir Institute of Technology, Türkei
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    High-performance computer centre (cluster); CIP lab; Places for advanced students in the working groups; State-of-the-art tools for chip design; Optical laboratory with nano-structure image setter; Computing labs; Cluster systems; GPU accelerated computer systems; Robotics laboratory.
  • Other special features
    Studying at an elite university with relatively few fellow-students brings the benefit of early involvement in research. An in-depth interdisciplinary collaboration exists between Computer Science and the natural and life sciences. Students take part in research from an early stage, e.g. through publications at conferences.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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