The Computer Science Department represents the core of the Saarland Informatics Campus. Its story begins in 1969. When the then-mathematics lecturer Günter Hotz was appointed at Hamburg, the provincial government of Saarland offered him the first regular chair of Computer Science. Today we have more than 40 professors. They not only teach and do research, but also start businesses. Since 1995 more than 77 spin-offs have originated from the Saarland Informatics Campus.
The Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science
currently has 375 doctoral candidates. More than 50% of them come from abroad.
From 2007 to 2011, our location was awarded
€86 million in third-party funds due to the well-respected scientific projects of our researchers.
The construction of 6 new buildings on the campus
within the past eight years is a sign of the exceptional growth of Saarbrücken Computer Science.