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Lego-Logistik aus der Didaktik der Informatik am Institut für Informatik, Foto: Universität Paderborn, Fotografin: Judith Kraft Show image information

Lego-Logistik aus der Didaktik der Informatik am Institut für Informatik, Foto: Universität Paderborn, Fotografin: Judith Kraft

Come along!

What do the students actually do all day long at the University of Paderborn?

The program "Komm mit!" (Come along!) offers you the opportunity to get a direct insight into student life and into a "desired subject" at the University of Paderborn. Come along!

Study trial - get a taster!

The University of Paderborn provides regular information about the entire range of courses. With the help of the taster course you can get to know the study program up close and experience the everyday life of the university. The opportunity to get into conversation with students, lecturers and staff is particularly appealing. The university's central student advisory service will also be happy to give you tips and advice on your choice of study and career: You can find more information about the taster course here.


Offers to Students: MINT@UniPB

(MINT is Mathematics, IT, Sciences und Technologies)

MINT@UniPB offers classes and courses from the upper school level a varied program to get to know MINT study programs. In workshops and lectures, pupils gain insights into scientific topics from the fields of mathematics, information technology, science and technology. In addition to subject content, information on the range of courses on offer and career prospects round off the programme.

You can choose any of the following event formats and put together an individual daily programme:

  • Workshops
  • Sample Lectures
  • Information on the choice of study
  • Presentations
  • Laboratory tours

MINT@UniPB gives students a realistic insight into everyday life at university. The individual offers support the process of choosing a course of study and also provide an optimal supplement to topics from the current academic curriculum.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the University of Paderborn and hope that you will find an interesting offer among our programs.

Further information can be found here.

Student Crypto Day

Cryptography is one of the most fascinating fields of computer science and mathematics. It is the science of cryptography, i.e. the encryption of messages. At the Student Cryptography Day you will get an insight into cryptography for one day: You will learn, for example, how to crack simple secret codes and what to look out for when using cryptography in the field of networks such as the Internet.

We offer school classes and courses the opportunity to get to know this world and to spend a day with us at the university. Further information can be found here, registrations are possible via a form.

Courses for pupils

Within the framework of the Bachelor's and Master's programs, we offer students the opportunity to participate in various courses over the course of an entire semester, in addition to taster studies, and even to complete them with an exam. Completed exams will be credited towards a future Computer Science course at the University of Paderborn! Students who want to participate in a lecture should contact the organizer at the beginning of the lecture.

In addition to the events there are also tutorial groups. The dates can be found on the homepages of the lecturers. These tutorials take place once or twice a week, depending on the lecture.

Note: In order to check your own ideas and expectations regarding study contents, requirements and career opportunities in the field of Computer Science, the pages of the Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) offer an "expectations check" for Computer Science Bachelor and an "expectations check" for Computer Engineering Bachelor and Master.

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