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DFG funding ranking: Saar-Uni takes 36th place

In order to assess the quality of research, third-party funds received, in particular from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), are a readily chosen benchmark. Together with the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the DFG has now presented its current funding ranking. Saarland University is improving and has now climbed to 36th place. Considered in combination with the [...]

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Ländercheck Informatik: Saarland Informatics Campus triumphs, President gives congratulations

The “Ländercheck Informatik”, published by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany) in May 2018, is based on official data and highlights the differences in university computer science education between the federal states of Germany. The Saarland is named as a winner in the survey because it scores top marks in almost all categories. Professor Manfred Schmitt, President of Saarland University, congratulated the current dean and his predecessors on this success.

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Saarland University computer science students win national preliminary round in international programming competition

In the German preliminary round of the international programming competition known as the International Collegiate Programming Contest, 123 teams from eleven German universities competed. The challenge of the German Collegiate Programming Contest (GCPC) consisted of solving 13 complex programming tasks in just five hours. Julian Dörfler and Jasper Slusallek from Saarland University were the only participants to complete twelve tasks, and thus secured first place. Hence, the two Saarbrücken computer [...]

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600 Experts in Artificial Intelligence Sign a Letter Calling for European Action

Today, 600 leading experts in artificial intelligence released a letter calling on European and national leaders to drastically ramp up their support for research excellence and innovation in artificial intelligence (AI). They argue that artificial intelligence will fundamentally change the way we live and work in the future. Professor Philipp Slusallek is one of the signatories.

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Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science enables successful doctoral studies

From novel methods for data analysis, to artificial intelligence, to IT security – on the Saarland Informatics Campus of Saarland University, junior scientists work on a large number of research projects. They are supported by the Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science. This offers a structured program for the smoothest possible path to a doctorate. In addition to scholarships, it enables particularly talented students to work towards graduation starting from the bachelor’s degree. [...]

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