Please note that the CHE Ranking is currently being updated. It is therefore possible that the information provided is not up-to-date. On the website of ZEIT ONLINE you can already find the updated ranking, but only in German:

Two students in library

CHE University Ranking

Filter for projects

Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik

Technische Universität München

Fakultät für Informatik
Boltzmannstraße 3
D-85748 Garching
Telephone: +49 89 289-01

TU München/Garching
Department on the internet
Online application
Student body
Map of Germany

Activate DAAD map

To activate the map, click on the "Show map" button. We would like to point out that data will be transmitted to OpenStreetMap after activation. You can find out more in our privacy policy. You can revoke your consent to the transmission of data at any time.

Map material from the free geographic information system OpenStreetMap. The DAAD explicitly does not adopt the information provided there (names, boundaries, etc.) in every case. No guarantee is given for the accuracy of this information.


  • Department

Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners

no data

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

no data

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

11/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per academic


Third party funds per academic

126,300 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Research orientation
Offers for career orientation
Support for stays abroad
Student Workstations
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Excellence in the subject area, in combination with a breadth of acquired knowledge; wide range of options and specialisation areas in Informatics fields; tutorials and practicals in small groups; modern technical equipment; practice-related training through close contact between research and an excellent industrial environment; excellent opportunities for exchange studies.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

KTH Stockholm,Schweden; ETH Zürich, Schweiz; TELECOM ParisTech, Frankreich; Ecole Polytechnique, Frankreich; TU Delft, Niederlande; EPFL Lausanne, Schweiz; Tokyo University of Technology, Japan; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Special features regarding the equipment

Modern IT infrastructure in the new faculty building at the Garching Campus; approximately 300 public computer workstations for students; campus-wide wireless access (Laptop University); additional computer rooms in the chairs; student workspaces available 24 hours/day; national Supercomputing Centre LRZ (Leibniz Computing Centre) in the immediate vicinity.

Special features regarding research activities

Algorithms, Verification, Theory, Bioinformatics; Energy Informatics; Graphics, Visualisation, Image Comprehension; Informatics in Medicine; Information Security; Cognition for Technical Systems; Parallel and Distributed High-Performance Computation, Computational Engineering; Software and Data Engineering; Distributed Intelligent Systems; Scientific Computing; Business Informatics.

Support for founders

“UnternehmerTUM – Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the TUM” is a local cooperation partner that offers entrepreneurs and start-ups full-range services from the idea to the IPO. A team of experienced entrepreneurs, scholars and managers supports entrepreneurs in the development of products, services and business models. Experts provide active supervision in the set-up of companies, market entry and financing – also via venture capital.

Other special features

Dialogue with industry; fast knowledge transfer and intensive collaboration with local companies; participation in six elite degree courses in the Elite Network of Bavaria; holiday academies; mentoring programmes; international study programmes Study rooms are available to students (e.g. in the library or at the chairs).

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase




top group


middle group


bottom group
Not specified
not specified


(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service