2019 / 20
Computer Science, Department
Fachbereich 4: Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften, Wirtschaft und Informatik
Institut für Informatik
- Universitätsplatz 1
- 31141 Hildesheim
Job market- and career-orientation
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingBalance between practice and sound theoretical knowledge; obligatory company practical placement included in the Bachelor's degree, ten weeks, supervised and quality-controlled; internal practical placements/projects; around 35 partner companies, continual feedback from industry; already considerable freedom of choice in the Bachelor's degree course (no "school-oriented" studies); Extensive freedom in the choice of Master's course; Small groups, good staff-student ratio. Direct contact with lecturers, e.g. with individual course guidance.
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-hildesheim.de/studium/
Special features regarding the international orientationThe Faculty has implemented a new programme with the international Master option “Data Analytics”. It is taught entirely in English and is aimed primarily at international students from all over the world. In IMIT/Applied Computer Science M.Sc., students can take courses on Business Intelligence, Big Data, AI, etc. in cooperation with ‘Data Analytics’ in the specialisation and elective. This alone accounts for over half the programme and can be studied from an international angle. Further courses may be offered in English if necessary.
Common partner universities for exchangeKopenhagen Business School, Dänemark; Abo University, Turku, Finnland; Universidad de las Islas Baleares, Mallorca, Spanien; Pai Chai University, Korea; Valladolid, Spanien; Zagreb, Kroatien; Chur, Schweiz; Sevilla, Spanien; Tolca, Mexico
Special features regarding the equipmentGood central and decentralised infrastructure (fibre optic network, campus-wide WiFi, GroupWare); Teaching-related IT services (LearnWeb, forums); There are 181 computer workstations for students (Windows or Windows/Unix); Computer pools can be used at any time, 24h a day; Multimedia rooms, video conference rooms; Media library in the central library; Media informatics and robotics laboratory. Innovation lab for prototyping, collaboration with the SAP competence centre
Website with further information on research activitieswww.uni-hildesheim.de/fb4/fachbereich04-ueberuns/
Support for foundersOrganisation of Entrepreneurship Week (in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week); Opportunity to earn an additional certificate “Organisation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”; Relevant courses are already integrated in the degree programmes: “Design Thinking” practical, “Corporate Decision-Making and Entrepreneurship”, “Corporate Simulation”, “Company Management”, specialisation option “Service Management and Innovation”. Separate innovation lab for prototyping and separate internet portal for Design Thinking; Additional events, such as hackathons, jointly with companies and innovation incubators
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsRepresentative for students with disability/chronic illness; Regulations for disadvantage compensation in the examination regulations
Characteristics of diversity advancementProgramme for the advancement of women professors, promotion of participation in conferences and coaching for female academic staff; Special mentoring programme for women students as part of a STEM project for the advancement of women, regular participation in Girls’ Day; Research activities for the professional and academic orientation of women in the IT sector; diversity incorporated at the highest levels of university strategy, regular reporting on equality, culture of welcome, diversity courses
Other special featuresAlmost 40 partner companies allow for an extensive exchange between industry and academia – for teaching and research; student projects/practical placements and much of the Bachelor's and Master's work is carried out in cooperation with industry; Faculty-wide strong involvement of female students: Regular feedback sessions and discussions; Opportunity for stays in Europe and abroad; Departmental prizes for best students, Sebastian Thurn Prize with funding for a stay abroad; Special campus features: Family-friendly university, ‘studium generale’, foundation university
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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