InfoLabSaar@Home: Student laboratory for computer science offers holiday programme

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Programming with Scratch. © InfoLabSaar

In the online holiday programme of the student laboratory for computer science at Saarland University, “InfoLabSaar”, children from the age of ten learn how to use the graphical programming language Scratch and how to create their own computer game.

The courses take place on Tuesday, 14 April and Wednesday, 15 April from 10-12 a.m. on the video platform “Zoom”. Please register at, the number of spaces is limited.

Prior knowledge of programming is not required, but a computer with Internet access is needed – no matter if laptop or desktop PC.

The “InfoLabSaar@Home” series will be continued in the future with further topics also for older children.


Background Saarland Informatics Campus:
800 scientists and about 2000 students from 81 nations make the Saarland Informatics Campus (SIC) one of the leading locations for computer science in Germany and Europe. Five world-renowned research institutes, namely the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, the Center for Bioinformatics and the Cluster for “Multimodal Computing and Interaction” as well as Saarland University with three departments and 18 degree programs cover the entire spectrum of computer science.


Die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit am Saarland Informatics Campus wird unterstützt durch das Kompetenzzentrum Informatik Saarland, gefördert aus Mitteln des Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE) und Mitteln der Staatskanzlei Saarland.

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