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Exclusive company tour at Bosch Sensortec

Invitation for students of the Faculty of Engineering

Revisiting Protein Lattice Models in the Era of Quantum Computing

The Galaxy Europe team invites you to a presentation by the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, US

First Startup BBQ at the Faculty of Engineering

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Unique in Europe

By combining the subjects of Computer Science, Embedded Systems Engineering, Microsystems Engineering and Sustainable Systems Engineering on one campus, interdisciplinary research is carried out and pioneering technologies are developed.

At three renowned departments, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Microsystems Engineering and the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering, our engineers and computer scientists contribute to solving societal and technical issues of the future in the fields of energy and environmental technology, medical technology, sustainable mobility and intelligent applications in information technology.

One faculty – Three successful departments

Department of Computer Science – IIF

The Department of Computer Science (IIF) comprises 22 professorships, more than 160 scientifc employees and about 1,100 students. At the Department of Computer Science, the solutions of tomorrow are developed from the visions of today.

Research foci:

  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Networks and Resilience
  • Neurotechnology and Robotics


We design the future!
Department of Computer Science

Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK

The Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) comprises 24 professorships, about 370 scientific staff and about 650 students. It is thus one of the world's largest and leading academic research centers in the field of microsystems technology.

Research foci:

  • Biomedical Microsystems
  • Intelligent Integrated Microsystems
  • Smart Materials and Bioinspired Systems
  • Photonics


Turn (your) vision into reality!
Department of Microsystems Engineering


Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering – INATECH

At the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering (INATECH), engineering solutions are developed in the context of current challenges of sustainable development. The department consists of an equal partnership of the University of Freiburg and the five Fraunhofer Institutes in Freiburg.

Research foci:

  • Sustainable Materials and Energy Systems
  • Networks and Resilience
  • Circularity Engineering



Change the world for the better!
Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering


as well as cooperations with:

  • five Fraunhofer-Institutes
  • Hahn-Schickard-Institutes

and contact to numerous leading companies and scientific institutions in the region, in Europe and the world.


The Faculty of Engineering in figures

2.500 students

55 professors

50 nations

2 excellence clusters

over 30 million euros in third-party funding

over 20 spin-offs