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New tool to assist doctors and authorities in acquisition of Corona infection data

Knowledge about the exact corona infection figures is an important cornerstone for developing effective measures to contain the virus. However, inconsistent transmission channels, potential breaks in the transmission chain and a large number of actors involved make it difficult to transfer data quickly and accurately to key players. Here the “Infektionsmelde- und -informationssystem (IMIS)” offers a solution. Two master students of computer science at Saarland University are involved in the development.

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Start a company as part of your studies – the study program “Entrepreneurial Cybersecurity”

Studying IT security and founding a company at the same time – this is what the master’s course “Entrepreneurial Cybersecurity” at Saarland University offers. In just four semesters, students develop an idea for starting a business in IT security and bring the first prototypes to market maturity. For the best ideas, start-up scholarships and appointments with investors are arranged. One example is the project “Watchdog for home networks” from the first graduating class.

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Computer scientists develop new platform for telecommunication

In times of the Covid 19 pandemic, experts all over the world agree that social distancing is the best way to slow down the spread of the virus. Many people who have been sent to their home office because of this recommendation for action are confronted with unexpected problems: Little things suddenly become complicated because the interaction with colleagues has become more cumbersome. On top of that, one gets bored and somehow feels a bit lonely. During the ” WirVsVirus“-Hackathon of the [...]

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Course of Study at Saarland University wins Saarland State Prize for University Teaching

Studying T-Security and founding a company at the same time – this is what the master’s course “Entrepreneurial Cybersecurity” at Saarland University offers. In just four semesters, students develop a founding idea for IT security and bring the first prototypes to market maturity. For the best ideas, there is start-up assistance and appointments with investors. The Saarland state government has now awarded this unique concept the Saarland State Prize for University Teaching.

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Information about the Corona virus

Due to the current coronavirus-situation, Saarland University has initiated measures to contain further spread. Here you can find the official notification and news updates [...]

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