Fakultät für Informatik und Mathematik at the Uni Passau
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Special features regarding teachingIn the first semester there is an integrated basic course to helps students with the transition from school to university; Excellent tutor-student ratio in the bachelor's degrees and very good facilities; Integrated subject-specific teaching of English with the possibility of taking a subject-specific foreign language exam; Option to do a double degree in teacher training (mathematics); “Data science” as an innovative minor subject; Broad range of subjects with algorithmic orientation; Very good contacts with business and industry
Special features regarding the international orientationPlanned English-language, consecutive Master’s degree course in Computational Mathematics; International Research and Innovation Centre in Intelligent Digital Systems with INSA Lyon (France) and Università degli Studi of Milano (Italy), see http://irixys.org/; Supervision/support concept: Help with housing search and study options, regular information events, personal course support, contact with the iStudi Coach project (advice on studying and career orientation and career advice specifically for international students)
Special features regarding the equipmentSeparate room with 31 workplaces for supervised exercises with didactic network (exchange of image content, remote control of the PC workstations); 3 separate computer rooms for students for independent exercises with 72 workplaces, 46 of which recently modernised, and 10 workplaces with 27” monitors for group work; Anteroom with installation surfaces, sockets, monitors for student notebooks; Media centre with studio and news rooms; Professorship: Various partially modernised computer servers, compute clusters, database computer & GPU compute cluster.
Support for foundersFounders centre (advisory service, support with funding programmes); 5 Euro Business competition; start-up leave (vacation semester for students who want to put a business idea into action and set up a business); founders workshop (for school students); founders cafe; "Digital Entrepreneurship” certificate programme see also: www.uni-passau.de/wissenstransfer/gruendungsfoerderung
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsReasonable adjustments for students with disabilities or chronic conditions are incorporated in the General Study and Examination Regulations and are granted in the usual way after individual review. Accessible infrastructure (including automatic doors)
Characteristics of diversity advancementSupport and guidance for international students; courses are open to refugees and asylum seekers for academic orientation; organisation of special events and services for women students and staff, as well as specifically promoting STEM subjects among female school students (Mathematics Museum, Girls Day and Computer Science Summer Camp); mentoring programme in cooperation with the women’s office; internationalisation officer; Barrier-free infrastructure
Other special featuresIntroductory courses for the IT infrastructure; Preliminary courses in Mathematics; Active departmental student organisation and IEEE Student Branch; Software licences can be used for free by researchers and students, e.g. Microsoft Dreamspark, Matlab, IntelliJ Idea or PyCharm; UniLive video portal
Further information on research activitieswww.fim.uni-passau.de/forschung/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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