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Generally speaking, Informatik addresses the systematic processing of information on digital devices. Closely related to mathematics in its formal fundamentals, it is also an engineering discipline that has developed out of a need for fast and reliable calculations of all sorts.
Students enrolled in the programme Teaching Informatik, Lehramt an Gymnasien (Secondary Schools) primarily learn about the fundamentals of the subject.
Throughout several semesters, the students are continuously taught the methodological fundamentals of good Informatics lessons within the modules of Subject-related Didactics.