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CHE University Ranking
 
Computer Science, Department

Digital Engineering Fakultät (an der Universität Potsdam)


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Basic information

Total number of students 660
Number of master degree students 226
Students in coorperate education none
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 23.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 99.3 % *
Graduations in appropriate time master's 26.3 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/9 points
International orientation master's 7/9 Points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 6/11 Points
Contact with work environment master 5/11 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 24.9 %
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %

Research

Publications per academic 5.5
Third party funds per academic 436.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7 *
Support in studies 1.4
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.2
Exams 1.6
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.3
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.1
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.2
Overall study situation 1.5

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

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Teacher qualification programmes no
Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Stanford University: Joint research project with 2 joint workshops per year, joint advanced training programme, joint courses for master's students; Internet Bridge China (e-learning for students at Chinese universities); International research school offices: University of Capetown (South Africa), Technion (Haifa, Israel), University of Nanjing (China); Office in New York for the promotion of exchange with local scientists; Approx. 30% of PhD students have an international background; International internship programme for students; Some international partners in the bachelor’s project (e.g. WHO)
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://hpi.de/open-campus/schuelerakademie.html
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Stanford University: Joint research project with 2 joint workshops per year, joint advanced training programme, joint courses for master's students; Internet Bridge China (e-learning for students at Chinese universities); International research school offices: University of Capetown (South Africa), Technion (Haifa, Israel), University of Nanjing (China); Office in New York for the promotion of exchange with local scientists; Approx. 30% of PhD students have an international background; International internship programme for students; Some international partners in the Bachelor project (e.g., WHO)
  • Most frequent exchange universities
    University of Jyväskylä, Finnland; Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italien; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola - Blekinge Institut of Technology, Schweden; University of Tartu, Estland; University of Coimbra, Portugal; EFREI (Ecole Française d'Electronique et d'Informatique), Frankreich; Telecom ParisTech, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    High-end research laboratory (highlights: 1,000 core clusters 25 TB RAM and 75 TB SSD, GPU cluster with 40,000 computing units and 192 GB GDDR5 memory, multi-core server up to 2 TB RAM and 80 cores, in-memory computing SAP HANA); Approx. 2 students per PC workstation, additional computing capacity provided by virtual servers; 2 graphics pool rooms; Central versioning system for students; E-learning portal (also on ITunesU); Web student portal; Campus information system; Multi-display laboratory: Multitoe (interactive floor), 3D printer, laser cutter; Hardware and software are replaced every 2 years.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    hpi.de/forschung
  • Support for founders
    School of Entrepreneurship combines activities: Courses on special challenges for business start-ups in the IT field ( basic principles, soft skills, methodological and leadership skills); research work on questions relating to entrepreneurship in cooperation with international and national universities and companies; targeted services: Provision of coworking spaces, targeted support in the start-up process through know-how and capital, annual HPI business plan competition, start-up boot camps, start-up talks in cooperation with the start-up scene; development of product ideas using the design thinking method
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Reasonable adjustments (longer time allowed for written examinations, separate room for written examinations, extended deadlines, etc.); quiet room; accessible campus; accessible student accommodation on campus; very good connection to accessible public transport services and accessible parking at the lecture theatre building
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    annual grants for the Grace Hopper Conference, USA; financial support for 19 clubs (including art, dance, sport, bands, cooking) that help to integrate all those interested; prayer room with Bible, Koran and Talmud; promoting internationalism through communication and exchange with external offices (annual conference at the HPI and visit to all external offices); equal opportunity officer and equal opportunity plan; diverse opportunities for supporting and promoting doctoral candidates and postdocs (continuing education, language courses, coaching and mentoring programmes); individual continuing education for staff members; Planned: mentoring programme for women students, event series "Women in Tech", workroom for parents
  • Other special features
    No tuition fees; Institute’s scholarship programme; Extensive design-thinking courses; Over 12,500 sq. m. for teaching, learning and research; Extensive community outreach programme; Student clubs, HPI student academy, IT Summit Blog; Own alumni programme; Own sports facilities; Executive education at HPI Academy, free-of-charge courses on the MOOC education platform openHPI.de; Communication zones; Free-to-use seminar rooms for students with media technology and PC workstations
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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