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Department of Computer Science

Computer Science (B.Sc.)

Our Computer Science program enables you to actively shape the current technological change. At Hof University, you will not only learn how to develop complex software systems, but you can also deepen your knowledge in all relevant topics such as AI, IT Security or Data Science.

Become a part of Hof University and apply for the most popular Computer Science program in Germany according to StudyCheck.

Please be aware that this program is taught in German. If you are looking for our international Computer Science program you can find it here


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Accredited Bachelor's program

In the Computer Science program at Hof University, you will acquire all the necessary skills to analyze, design and implement modern software systems. In the 5th and 6th semester you can decide for yourself in which current topics such as AI, data science, IT security, IoT or cloud computing you want to deepen your expertise.

Furthermore, the special focus on practical exercises and projects will also help you to further develop your soft skills and give you an advantage when you enter your future professional life.

You are ready to work as

  • Software Developer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Software Architect
  • Full Stack Web Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • Database Developer
  • Network Specialist
  • Requirements Engineer
  • Security Expert
  • Data Scientist

Semester 1:

  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Studying with Success 

Semester 2:

  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computer Networks
  • Fundamentals of Web Development
  • Statistics
  • Design, Communication and Presentation

Semester 3: 

  • Software System Development
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • IT Security
  • Full Stack Web Development
  • English for Computer Scientists
  • Mathematics for Computer Scientists

Semester 4:

  • Advanced Topics of Programming
  • Advanced Concepts of Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Science
  • Efficient Programming with C/C++
  • Digital Ethics

Semester 5 + 6:

  • Software Architecture
  • Interdisciplinary Software Development Project

Examples of elective modules:

  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Architecture of Mobile Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
  • Basics of Medicine and Medical Engineering
  • Cisco Certificated Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Corporate Management
  • Cryptology
  • Data and Text Mining
  • Deep Learning for Natural Language Understanding
  • Digital Technology
  • Hardware-Oriented Programming
  • Industrial Data Analysis
  • Internet of Things
  • Modern App and Web Development
  • .NET-Programming with C#
  • Principles of Electrical Engineering
  • Project Management
  • RESTful Web Services
  • Software Reverse Engineering

Semester 7:

  • Internship with Project Thesis
  • Bachelor Thesis

General or subject-linked university entrance qualification, university of applied sciences entrance qualification or, if applicable, professional qualification. Here you can find more details.

Please be aware that this program is taught in German.

If you are looking for our international Computer Science program you can find it here

Your advantages

  • Attractive program contents (AI, IT Security, Data Science, IoT, ...)
  • Top marks in university rankings (CHE, StudyCheck)
  • Intensive contacts to local companies
  • Modern campus
  • Top-equipped labs
  • Exciting student clubs (eSports, motor sports, environmental protection group and many more)
  • Best prospects on the job market
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Computer Science

Degree awarded
Computer Science
7 semesters
Winter semester
Application period

May 1 - July 15

Tuition fees
Language of instruction

Campus Hof

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 Michael Luft
Michael Luft +49 9281 409 - 3225

Student Affairs - Program Manager