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Computer Science, Department

Fakultät für Informatik

Technische Universität Dortmund

Fakultät für Informatik
Otto-Hahn-Straße 14
D-44227 Dortmund
Telephone: +49 231 755-2121

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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


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

5/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

no data


Publications per academic


Third party funds per academic

51,700 €

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

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), Brasilien; Helsingin Yliopisto, Finnland; Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) de Lyon, Frankreich; Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finnland; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norwegen

Special features regarding the equipment

Faculty's own computer centre IRB; operation of 200 public student workstations in work and study rooms; operation of own Cloud hardware and software.

Special features regarding research activities

Large faculty with 20 professors at 14 chairs; up-to-date and broad-based research areas from theoretical, practical and technical Computer Science; inter-disciplinary Collaborative Research Centre "Providing Information by Resource-Constrained Data Analysis" with 19 project partners and over 50 researchers; associated research institutes: Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering (ISST) and Computer Science Centre Dortmund.

Support for founders

TU Dortmund University is one of the leading start-up universities; "Centrum für Entrepreneurship & Transfer" as a central university institution for business start-ups and transfer from science; tu>startup STIFTUNG: Financing of forward-looking research, teaching and transfer projects and early-stage support for outstanding spin-offs

Other special features

The Faculty of Computer Science offers numerous learning spaces of different sizes where students can learn together in self-organised groups.

Further information on research activities




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(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
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