Informatik

Bachelor of Science; tuition language: German

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What do social media platforms, cloud services, robots in disaster control, fingerprint or facial recognition, modern computers and smartphones, and artificial intelligence have in common? Without computer science, they would all not exist.

In the research-oriented Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Informatik degree programme, students gain broad fundamental competencies in the topics relevant to computer science today and in the near future, with practical components including teamwork. In the first year of study, all first-year students also receive support from student mentors.

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Semesters 6
Language German. Individual courses can be offered in English.
Start of studies Winter semester
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Admission Applying with international qualifications:
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Preparatory courses for international students
Minimum requirements by the end of the second semester
Part-time studies

Related Bachelor's Degree Programmes

  • Wirtschaftsinformatik, B.Sc.
  • Computational Engineering, B.Sc.
  • Informatik, J.B.A.
  • Informationssystemtechnik, B.Sc.

Related Teaching Degree Programmes

  • Informatik – Vocational-Technical Education, B.Ed.
  • Informatik – Teaching at Secondary Schools
  • Informatik – Vocational-Technical Education, M.Ed.

Master's Degree Programmes

  • Autonome Systeme und Robotik, M.Sc.
  • Computational Engineering, M.Sc.
  • Computer Science, M.Sc.
  • Informatik, M.Sc.
  • IT-Sicherheit, M.Sc.
  • Technik und Philosophie, M.A.

Today, informatics play an increasingly important role in research and development as operational procedures can no longer be developed and optimised without software solutions. As a result, the opportunities for computer scientists on the labor market are promising: the demand for them is rising. While most of them are in regular employment, there is also a number of self-employed computer scientists. They can find employment in companies of nearly all industries, in public administration, and in research. There, they develop, program, and modify hard- and software programmes in particular in connection with complex information, communication and control systems.

Computer scientists examine, for instance, existing IT systems for their security and effectiveness. In particular, they apply their knowledge and skills to IT project management. Typical other tasks include the realisation of new software projects in the form of technical reproduction of administrative tasks and production control. Developing databases and web-based information systems may also be part of their job description.

In times of global networking, the security of information technology is becoming increasingly important. TU scientists are dealing with questions of IT security in the profile area “Cybersecurity at TU Darmstadt – CYSEC” and at the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE, among others.

The research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the Technical University of Darmstadt is internationally excellent. By providing the necessary interdisciplinarity to develop the potential of AI broadly and optimally, and thus catering to the latter's high social and economic significance, it distinguishes itself from other academic locations in Germany. AI research at Technical University of Darmstadt is strongly intertwined with cognitive science, which is bundled in the Centre for Cognitive Science.

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