Department of Computer Science

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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 Number One in Germany in Nature Index AI

The University of Tübingen is the number one university in Germany in AI research, according to a…

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Potential therapeutic approach against COVID-19 thanks to bioinformatics

Major media response to research results of Jun.-Prof. Andreas Dräger and Alina Renz on SARS-CoV-2

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ELLIS PhD Symposium in February 2021

PhD students from the Computer Science Department and the ML Competence Center take part in…

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