Institute of Computer Science

Tool – Way of thinking – Key competency

Identifying, abstracting and reducing complexity | Methodical approach | Interdisciplinary work| Designing and planning software solutions | Programming software solutions | Testing, maintaining and further developing software solutions

The Institute of Computer Science sees itself as an interdisciplinary centre of excellence in the field of information and communication technologies. Our students learn the key competencies and skills needed, and do so in both a practice-oriented way in a collegial environment. Our practice-oriented and research-led teaching allows students to get involved in research projects, enabling them to experience technological innovation first hand.


IT Fundamentals

Fundamentals are the building blocks of every good education. We teach our students the basics in:

  • Operating systems and networks
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Mathematics, logic and statistics
  • Database systems
  • Hardware

Software architecture and design

As well as teaching them the basic concepts of software design and architecture, we provide our students with insights into the following, among other things:

  • Adaptive software systems
  • Distributed and parallel systems
  • Secure web development
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Data science

Making an increasing flood of data manageable is our goal in the field of data science. Our students learn methods and tools for:

  • Data storage
  • Data extraction
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualisation

IT Management

In information technology management, we deal with the creation and use of information technology, with a focus on the following points:

  • Concepts and architectures of information systems
  • Project and process management
  • Management and consulting methods
  • Quality and risk management
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