Welcome to the Faculty of Computer Science

"Furtwangen is the place to study Computer Science."

Mobile communication, the health sector or smart homes – there is almost no area of our lives today that does not need IT and software. IT specialists work at the forefront of future planning in our society, designing and developing information technologies. Computer Scientists shape the reality of tomorrow.

If you are creative and enjoy developing new ideas and solving problems in teams, then a Computer Science programme at Furtwangen University is the right degree for you. The Faculty of Computer Science offers an attractive range of degree programmes all geared towards current developments in technology and society, and the demands of the working world.

Our study programmes

From the winter semester 2015/16 on you can choose between 2 Bachelor programmes with several areas of specialization and later go on to take a Master's.

In the Computer Science Bachelor programme you choose between 3 areas of specialization: Software Engineering, Networks and IT Security and Technical Computer Science.

In the IT Product Management Bachelor programme  you can choose between 2 areas of specialization: Software Processes and Socio-informatics.

If you are interested in continuing on to do a Master's programme later, you can choose between a Master's in Computer Science and a Master's in Mobile Systems. With a Master's degree from Furtwangen University you also qualify for doctorate programmes.

All degree programmes are accredited by ACQUIN.

Up-to-date and Practical

The degrees offered by the Faculty of Computer Science stand out from the crowd because the course content is always current and directly related to real life requirements. We also offer excellent lab facilities, close cooperation with industry partners and personal support in small groups.  Programme highlights include the very popular Hack2Improve workshop, the series of lectures on applied computer science and classes on job and career planning. Our faculty regularly comes top in rankings and feedback from HR managers in business and from our industry partners confirm that our graduates are already skilled in applying  theory to practice.

Start your career

A degree from the Faculty of Computer Science means you have excellent job and career prospects.  A high level of responsibility and interdisciplinary teamwork will be a key part of your work. Computer Science graduates are highly sought-after in the job market and can expect a starting salary at the top end of the industry pay scale. Use your creativity and skills to shape the digital future.

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