Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science!

Wilhelm Schickard ushered in the era of computing devices in Tübingen – and never has computer science been as exciting as today, almost 400 years later. The more than 40 groups of the Wilhelm-Schickard Institute (WSI) teach, research and apply computer science at top level.

The research focus of the institute lies in the core areas of computer science as well as in bioinformatics, media informatics and cognitive science. Tübingen's computer scientists benefit from the diverse research environment within and outside the University of Tübingen.

The focus on machine learning is currently being rapidly expanded, in particular through the Cluster of Excellence "Machine Learning in Science" and the Baden-Württemberg Cyber Valley Initiative, which also includes the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and the University of Stuttgart. Together with these strong partners, the Department of Computer Science forms one of the centres for machine learning in Germany and Europe.

The study of computer science in Tübingen is correspondingly versatile and at the pulse of time: Join us in studying this young science in our Bachelor's and Master's programmes and become part of the success story!

Facts & Numbers



Tübingen Computer Science in the top field of the CHE ranking 2021/2022

In the current university ranking by ZEIT and the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE),…

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Award for master thesis

Alina Renz received an award from the German Society for Medical Informatics, Biometry and…

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Geiger receives Everingham Prize

Autonomy needs data: The KITTI dataset supports the development and testing of self-driving cars…

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German Pattern Recognition Award 2021 for Prof. Dr. Zeynep Akata

For her work in the field of multimodal and explainable machine learning, Prof. Dr. Zeynep Akata has…

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Best Paper Award to Michael Niemeyer and Prof. Andreas Geiger at CVPR 2021

From 2D to 3D: Thanks to AI, computers can now see photos in three dimensions.

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General News


New professorship at the Department of Computer Science

A warm welcome to Prof. Dr. Jakob Macke, who as of summer semester 2020 holds the new chair for…

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New Humboldt Professorship for Artificial Intelligence

We welcome Prof. Dr. Peter Dayan at the Department of Computer Science, who is joining us with a…

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