The Department of Computer Science was founded in 1972 with one clear goal in mind: To bring together top researchers and excellent students to shape the future of computer science. Today, we offer a broad variety of topics in basic and application-oriented research as well as in teaching. Computer science decisively shapes the interdisciplinary profile of TU Darmstadt, one of the leading research-oriented universities in Germany.

Research areas

  • Computational engineering and robotics
  • Data science
  • IT security
  • Massively parallel software systems
  • Networks and distributed systems
  • Visual computing

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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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