Top Universities In Germany For Computer Science

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German Universities are among the best in the world and are also among the most sought after institutions especially by international students who are looking for good institutions to study their dream courses.

Computer Science is one of the hottest disciplines in the world and with the quality of institutions in Germany, one can be sure of getting a qualitative degree in Computer Science so take note of the institutions outlined below.

Top 10 Universities To Study Computer Science In Germany

Below is a list of the top ten(10) institutions to study Computer Science in Germany

1. Technical University Of Munich

The Technical University Of Munich is one of the biggest public research institutions in Germany and we wrote an article with a brief description of Technical University Munich here. Computer Science is under the Department of Informatics and the department covers a lot of topics ranging from software engineering to parallel, distributed, and mobile systems, scientific computing, knowledge-based systems, and robotics. The department of informatics in the Technical University of Munich is ranked among ranks among the best informatics departments worldwide.

2. RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University which is also known as Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen is located in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and as at the time of writing this article, it has more than 45,000 enrolled students. Computer Science in RWTH Aachen University is under the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Science and it comprises five(5) different departments namely Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
The Computer Science department was initially under the Department of Mathematics but due to structure and focus on technical applications, Computer Science left the department of Mathematics and has become one of the best departments in terms of external ranking.

3. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is a public research institute which is also known as KIT or Karlsruher Institut für Technologie. and it is a highly ranked University that participated in various universities ranking. Computer Science is under the department of informatics, and it is available in Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Bachelor of Education, and Master Of Education.

4. Technical University of Berlin

The Technical University of Berlin which is also known as TU Berlin or Berlin Institute Of Technology is the first University in Germany to adopt the name Technical University. Tu Berlin has one of the largest populations of international students with the figures being 27% in 2019 also, TU Berlin has seven(7) faculties. Computer Science is a Bsc programme that is under the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

5. LMU Munich

LMU Munich is a public research university that was established in the year 1472 and the full name of the institution is Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the German name is  Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. LMU Munich has 18 faculties and the Department of Computer Science falls under the faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics.

The Computer Science department conducts research with its focus on a lot of things such as mobile computing, and mobile management also, it aims to focus future scientists on their work in typical fields such as :

  • Industrial software and hardware development
  • Computer operation and organization
  • User advise and training
  • Research and Development
6. University of Freiburg

The University Of Freiburg which is officially known as the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg is an institution that is located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany and it was founded in the year 1457. The department of Computer Science at the University Of Freiburg is under the faculty of Engineering and the major focuses of the department are:

  • Robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Machine vision and computer graphics
  • Algorithms and navigation
  • Software and security
7. Technical University of Darmstadt

The Technical University of Darmstadt also known as Technische Universität Darmstadt or TU Darmstadt is a public research institution established in 1877 and it is known internationally for its Robotics research which makes it one of the leading technical institutions in Germany. The Computer Science programme in TU Darmstadt is available at the Undergraduate and Post Graduate level with the Undergraduate level combining basic methodological expertise with practical skills while the master’s programme helps students to deepen their knowledge and develop expertise in several important IT area.

8. Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is a public research institution in Germany that is officially known as the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg and it is located in Heidelberg, Baden- Wurttemberg. Heidelberg University has over 180 degree programmes and the Department of Computer Science is under the faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

9. University of Bonn

The University Of Bonn is a public research institution located in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and was established on 18 October 1818. The Computer Science program in the University Of Bonn is being taught in German and it is also available in English for the Masters degree programme.

10. Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

The Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is a public research tertiary institution that was established in the year 1742. The Computer Science department is under the Faculty of Engineering and we also published an article where a brief description was given on the University Of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

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