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CHE University Ranking
 
Computer Science, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Sektion


Fachbereich Informatik und Informationswissenschaft

  • Universitätsstraße 10, Fach 188
  • 78457 Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 88-4430
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Basic information

Total number of students 590
Number of master degree students 123
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 1.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

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 74.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 24.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Share of professors with work experience no data

Research

Publications per academic 2.6
Third party funds per academic 99.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9 *
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.6 *
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.5
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure
Overall study situation 1.3

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
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
    The teaching has a strong research focus due to the active involvement of students in many research projects and has been assessed as above average by the students. Due to the manageable size of the department, close contact between students and lecturers is ensured. As part of the mentoring programme, each student is supported in the content specialisation of the course by a professor. Tutors provide support for effective learning in small exercise groups. Modules in other fields enable students to broaden their horizons.
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.informatik.uni-konstanz.de/studium/angebote-fuer-schuelerinnen/
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Department of Computer Science and Information Science is characterised by its high degree of internationality, from the student level to research. We offer our students a wide range of exchange options for study or internships abroad, as well as excellent support and a wide range of services for our international students on site. Due to the great flexibility in designing the specialisation study programme for the Bachelor’s degree programmes and the Master’s degree programme, academic achievements that have been completed abroad can be recognised well.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Technische Universität Wien, Österreich (Out:1-In:0); Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spanien (Out:1 - In:0); Uppsala University, Schweden (Out:1-In:0); University of Limerick, Irland (Out:1-In:0); Université Grenoble Alpes, Frankreich (Out:1-In:0); The University of HongKong, Hongkong (Out:1-In:0); University of Guelph, Kanada (Out:1-In:0); Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iasi), Rumänien (Out:0-In:3): Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (Out:0-In:3)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    With the "Powerwall" the department has one of the most modern large-scale projection systems in Europe with a presentation area of 5.20 m x 2.15 m. This opens up entirely new perspectives in the field of visual data exploration. The "Media Room" offers a research environment for the design, development and evaluation of new interaction technologies, input devices and the simulation of future working environments. "e-David", a painting industrial robot for creativity research, and the "Powerbike", a racing bike simulator for the precise simulation for outdoor training, are additional special features.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.informatik.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
  • Support for founders
    The University of Konstanz has an advisory service for start-ups, which supports students and scientists with spin-offs. The University of Konstanz can also offer financial support in the form of transfer platforms. There are also contact networks to support founders, such as Campus Startup Konstanz or cyberLAGO, which offer events and opportunities for exchange on business start-ups. KNIME GmbH, Vidatics GmbH and BaseX Gmbh are examples of successful spin-offs from the Department of Computer and Information Science.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The University of Konstanz has set out to dismantle barriers and optimise the study conditions for students with disabilities and/or chronic conditions. The following central contact persons are available to assist and support you: https://www.uni-konstanz.de/gleichstellungsreferat/diversity/programme-und-massnahmen-fuer-studierende/studieren-in-besonderen-lebenslagen/beeintraechtigung/ ; In the Department of Computer and Information Science, we are also happy to provide individual guidance on programme organisation and opportunities for reasonable adjustments.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The University of Konstanz is diverse; it promotes diversity and sets out to facilitate study, research and working conditions in which each and every individual can experience optimal development and growth. The university is currently taking part in the diversity audit to further optimise conditions in this respect. As part of the IQF project on developing diversity at the university (“Wege zu einer Diversity-gerechten Hochschule”), the Department of Computer and Information Science developed sustainable diversity initiatives for the target group of international full-time students.
  • Other special features
    The four-year Bachelor's degree course in Computer Science (BSc) offers an integrated practical semester or semester abroad and thus provides optimum preparation for the English-language Master's degree course and professional work. The Master's degree "Computer and Information Science" will be offered in one-year and two-year variants. In the Master's course and in the Bachelor's course in Computer Science, it is possible to start studying in the winter semester and the summer semester.
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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