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    • Saarland University
      Department of Computer Science
      66123 Saarbrücken
      phone: +49 (0) 681/302-58090
      fax:      +49 (0) 681/302-58094

Studying in Saarbrücken

Saarbrücken Computer Science fulfills highest international standards with its combination of top-notch research and teaching.

Saarbrücken offers an optimal environment for exciting and efficient studies, as confirmed by German rankings. Several research institutes, amongst which no less than two Max Planck Institutes, an Excellence Cluster and a Graduate School from the German Excellence Initiative, provide ever new opportunities and challenges.

You can pursue three degrees in Computer Science in Saarbrücken: Bachelor’s, Masters, and PhD. Starting with the last year of the Bachelor’s curriculum, all courses and research are carried out in English.


Please note that our Bachelor curricula are all German.

We offer programs in general computer science and areas of specialization: 



Please note that our Masters curricula are held entirely in English.

In our Masters’ programs, you can further your knowledge in computer science along with top researchers and students from all over the world. You have to search far and wide to find a similarly rich scope and variety of course topics. Your Masters thesis permits you to go into depth on a choice research topic.

Our Masters’ programs regularly feature in the very top group of German university rankings.

Our Honour’s program provides our most talented students with additional personal mentoring for optimizing their academic training.


Particularly talented students with a strong interest in research should consider opting directly for the preparatory phase of doctoral studies at the Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science. Besides offering optimal working conditions for doctoral candidates right after their Bachelor’s degree, it also provides full scholarships for all admitted students 

Doctorate (PhD)

A doctorate is the ultimate goal of great research work. Saarbrücken Computer Science actively supports your achieving this goal. The Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science provides structures and support throughout all phases of your doctoral studies. All PhD students in Computer Science are members of the Graduate School. During the preparatory phase, you fill in and round off your formal training while finding a research field and an advisor to match your interests, opening vistas into unexplored areas.

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