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Computer Science, Department

Fachbereich Automatisierung und Informatik (Medieninformatik) at the HS Harz/Wernigerode

Studiengänge Medieninformatik

  • Friedrichstraße, 57-59
  • 38855 Wernigerode
  • Phone: +49 3943 659-300
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Basic information

Total number of students 380
Number of master degree students 83
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 11.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education none

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 68.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no graduates in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 18.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 75.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 10.0 %


Third party funds per professor 24.7
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.6 *
Exams 1.6
Job market preparation 1.6
Support during practical semester 1.7
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.2
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Job market preparation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 1.3
Library 1.8
Overall study situation 1.7

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 university has partnerships with 74 universities in 33 countries (primarily in Europe). The exchange and recognition of modules is promoted. The computer science department is setting up a double degree programme via the DHIK with the Tec de Monterrey.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The university has partnerships with 74 universities in 33 countries (primarily in Europe). The exchange and recognition of modules is promoted. The computer science department is setting up a double degree programme via the DHIK with the Tec de Monterrey.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Business Academy South West, Dänemark; Fachhochschule Oberösterreich, Österreich; Lucian Blage University, Rumänien; Mahidol University College, Thailand
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Outstanding and newly equipped laboratories for databases, GIS, mobile systems and robotics as well as IT security; Many newly equipped virtualized computer cabinets also for self-study; Lecture halls and seminar rooms with modern media and presentation technology.
  • Support for founders
    start-ups are supported in various ways: Events/workshops on idea and business concept development; formats designed to bring together students of technical disciplines with business administrators and other disciplines. Once a year, a 3-day event – Innovation Days – is organised where all necessary steps are explained and presented by experts, from idea generation to business plan. Students and external experts host the state-government-funded EGO Summer Academy for female school students
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The disabilities representative of the university is available to students who need advice. Examination adjustments/support, such as extending time allowed for examinations, substituting one type of examination for another, possibility of taking breaks during an examination or sitting the examination in a separate room.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The contacts are the equality officers of the university and the departments. The aim is to attract more female students and support the departments in the process. Work placements and research weeks are offered as part of advertising. The equal opportunity officer is a member of the department executive committee and the appointments commission. There are various projects in support of equality and continuing education events. The ESF-funded state programme FEM-Power includes a doctoral post for women in Informatics.
  • Other special features
    Programme at a small campus university with high practical relevance.
  • 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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