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Computer Sciences & Mathematics (Informatik & Mathematik)

Regensburg, Deutschland, Germany
Information Systems

Summary

The Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics is a natural sciences faculty with two core areas: computer science and mathematics. It is mathematics which lays the foundation for all technical and business disciplines. In computer science we see our task as teaching students to formulate problems from industry, business, administration and medicine in a way that allows them to be resolved effectively using data processing systems.

Degree courses

We provide a broad, practice-oriented grounding while responding to the market's known demands for specialisation in selected skills. The knowledge acquired in our Bachelor programmes can be broadened and intensified in two Master courses: the Master of Computer Science and the Master of Mathematics. Our application-oriented approach with its strong practical focus is enhanced by numerous opportunities for partnership with regional business and industry.

Full accreditation

All our degree programmes are accredited by ASIIN. The ASIIN agency is certified by the German Accreditation Council, whose purpose is to ensure the quality of teaching and learning in Germany and, to contribute to the attainment of the European Higher Education Area. This guarantees that our programs meet internationally recognized quality requirements.

Bachelor Programs

Are you keen to design computer-aided application systems and use them in practice? To combine business studies and computer science and so help to deliver novel outcomes and knowledge? If you are, then our Bachelor degree programme in Business Information Technology is right for you! 

The impact of information and communications technology on everyday social and business contexts grows constantly. Standard software, databases and internet applications are commonplace components of our everyday lives. Custom IT architectures are created and processes designed on the basis of company aims and objectives. It will be your task as a developer, consultant, project collaborator or IT manager to master complex IT solutions. Business information technology may be a relatively young discipline but it has already become an indispensable part of every sector.

Our accredited B.Sc. in Business Information Technology will prepare you optimally for the tasks that lie ahead. You can also go on to study for a M.Sc. in Computer Science in a further three semesters, opening even more doors to career opportunities! You can be confident of making the right choice!

Are you keen to help shape our future and be an innovative problem-solver? Are you looking for a profession that offers excellent prospects in a wide range of fascinating fields? If you are, then our Bachelor degree programme in Computer Science is right for you!

Information and communication technologies are having a growing impact on human social and economic activities the world over. One or more computer systems are at work in virtually every modern device.

Standard software, databases and IT architectures are commonplace components of our everyday lives. Your task will be to identify and describe practical problems of the type faced by business, industry and administration in such a way that they can be efficiently handled by data processing systems.

Our accredited Bachelor degree programme in computer science guarantees you a broad interdisciplinary training and will prepare you optimally for the tasks that lie ahead. And if you wish, you can go on to study for an M.Sc. in Computer Science in a further three semesters. You are making a really good choice and one that will open many doors.

This degree programme – unique in Bavaria – is offered by the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and the University Hospital Regensburg. The degree programme is designed to provide practice-based tuition in which you are familiarised with the typical procedures applied in hospitals and integrated supply structures. You will experience at first hand how modern information technology is used in the interest of the patient’s well-being and the optimal use of resources, and will help shape applications in small-scale projects as part of the degree programme.

As a graduate you will have excellent career prospects: IT specialists in medical information technology are found not just in all branches of health care but also in software development for applications of medical technology and hospital information systems, a sector with one of the highest growth rates in Germany. 

And when you have gained your B.Sc., why not go on to study for a Master’s degree in Computer Science at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg – the choice is yours! The decision to study for a B.Sc. in Medical Information Technology is one you will not regret!

Do you want to help shape the future? Do you enjoy working with others to find innovative solutions to technical problems? Are you looking for a profession that offers excellent prospects in a wide range of fascinating fields?

If so, our Bachelor degree programme in Technical Computer Science is right for you! The impact of information and communications technology on everyday social and business contexts grows constantly. These days, one or more computer systems are at work in virtually every technical device. A modern mid-class car already has more computing power than a mainframe of the Nineties.

Software’s share of value-added in technical systems is still growing rapidly, so the demand for technical competence will continue to be strong in future. Our accredited B.Sc. degree programme in Technical Computer Science will prepare you well for your future tasks. You can also go on to study for an M.Sc. in Computer Science in a further three semesters, opening even more doors to career opportunities! You can be confident of making the right choice!

Master Programs

Have you already gained your first degree and are you keen to study and qualify on a higher level? Are you looking to broaden your studies in the field of computer science and bring the theoretical knowledge you have acquired to bear on applications-oriented research topics?

If you are, then our M.Sc. in Computer Science is right for you! The ever-growing impact of information and communications technology on our everyday social and business lives will sustain an increasing demand for highly qualified computer scientists in the future. You will find that a M.Sc. in Computer Science will lay the foundations for entry to employment on a higher level and enable you to plan for a successful career. It will also facilitate access to the higher career levels in the civil service and confer entitlement to PhD studentships. As well as opening the way to a career with a strong applications bias, an M.Sc. in Computer Science will create varied opportunities for scientific work and prepare you to face future challenges with skill and confidence. Take control of your future. You will be making an excellent choice!

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Prof. Dr. Markus Westner is professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at OTH Regensburg, a Technical University for Applied Sciences. As an academic and educator he specializes in IT-Performance-Management and Management Consulting. His main research interests are in IT-Strategy and IT-Sourcing. Furthermore, he is passionate about improving the learning opportunities of his students by applying innovative teaching didactics. His doctoral thesis (German PhD equivalent) focused on success factors for implementing and managing IT offshoring projects. He also holds a Master of Computing degree from Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland (New Zealand), and a diploma in Business Administration (German MBA equivalent) with distinction from EBS University, Oestrich-Winkel (Germany).

Markus is Associate Editor for Information & Management (I&M). Furthermore, he acted as reviewer for the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Information Systems Management (ISM), JITTA, and Organizacija.

He is Dean of Study Affairs, International Coordinator in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, member of the Faculty Council and E-Learning Coordinator of the university.

Before he started his academic career he worked as a management consultant in a project manager position for Bain & Company, one of the world’s largest management consultancies, in their Munich office. In this position he advised clients from the financial services, telecommunications, and high tech sector regarding issues of strategy, organization, and performance improvement.

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Prof. Dr. Markus Westner is professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at OTH Regensburg, a Technical University for Applied Sciences. As an academic and educator he specializes in IT-Performance-Management and Management Consulting. His main research interests are in IT-Strategy and IT-Sourcing. Furthermore, he is passionate about improving the learning opportunities of his students by applying innovative teaching didactics. His doctoral thesis (German PhD equivalent) focused on success factors for implementing and managing IT offshoring projects. He also holds a Master of Computing degree from Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland (New Zealand), and a diploma in Business Administration (German MBA equivalent) with distinction from EBS University, Oestrich-Winkel (Germany).

Markus is Associate Editor for Information & Management (I&M). Furthermore, he acted as reviewer for the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Information Systems Management (ISM), JITTA, and Organizacija.

He is Dean of Study Affairs, International Coordinator in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, member of the Faculty Council and E-Learning Coordinator of the university.

Before he started his academic career he worked as a management consultant in a project manager position for Bain & Company, one of the world’s largest management consultancies, in their Munich office. In this position he advised clients from the financial services, telecommunications, and high tech sector regarding issues of strategy, organization, and performance improvement.

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