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What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is fundamental research and engineering at the same time. Therefore, Computer Science is often called a

„Engineering Science of Mind“.

„Doing Computer Science“ is not the same as „programming much“ - not even the same as „working with computers“! Rather, it deals with fundamentally exploring  phenomena and methods that form the basis of automatic information processing.

Most computer scientist work application-oriented and interdisciplinary. But abstractions from the particular application and theory construction are always the main focus. To study computer science, you should enjoy (and also have the ability to) mathematical-formal and very precise thinking and working - not only when writing programs!

Assistant Professor Thomas Schultz is doing research in Vizualization and Medical Image Analysis

Contact details:

Master program office: 

Sibylle Hahn 
Römerstraße 164
53117 Bonn
Room A404 (4th floor in the "Altbau")
Phone: 0228 / 73 - 4603
Fax: 0228 / 73 - 4788
skype-office-hours: Tuesday 11 am - 1 pm
Office hours (CET):
Mon 1 - 3 pm
Thu 10 am - 12.30 pm