Department profile

On May 15, 1972, the Department of Computer Science at TU Darmstadt began its journey into the future. It is thus one of the very first departments of computer science in Germany. Today, we offer a broad spectrum of topics in basic and application-oriented research as well as in teaching. In the research field "Information + Intelligence", our scientists drive the profile topics of Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity & Privacy, and Complex, Networked Systems, and are involved in other research fields and profile topics. Through this, we shape the scientific profile of TU Darmstadt, one of the leading research-oriented technical universities in Germany. Through our top researchers and excellent graduates, we help shaping our digitalized world – for a safe and livable future.

Research areas

The scientists of the Department of Computer Science combine their diverse research activities in three main research areas.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Complex Interconnected Systems
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy

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In addition to the Bachelor of Science and the Master of Science programme Computer Science, the Department offers five specialized Master's study programmes:

  • Autonomous Systems
  • Distributed Software Systems
  • IT Security
  • Internet- and Web-based Systems
  • Visual Computing

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The Department of Computer Science provides its students, researchers, guests and cooperation partners an ideal environment for top-class innovative research and teaching.

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