Today, information technology can be found in all areas of life - mobile phones, navigation systems, online shop and booking systems are examples from private life, planning and control systems, which are used both within and across companies, are examples from professional life. These systems require specialists to plan, implement and operate them.

Students of a computer science course learn the basics of computer science and programming in addition to the necessary mathematical skills, whereby no computer science knowledge is required. In the further course of studies they will also become familiar with the methods, techniques and tools for the design of more complex software systems.

The work in computer science is characterized by an engineering approach in the selection of solution methods for a problem. In practice, when designing software, this must be supplemented by experience and a certain creativity in order to develop the most efficient solutions under given conditions.

The HFT Stuttgart offers a software-oriented bachelor's programme in Computer Science in German and an English language master's programme in Software Technology. In addition to this classic computer science course, the more application-oriented Bachelor's courses in Business Information Systems and Information Logistics are offered.

Business Informatics deals with the creation and use of business software. This is used in companies of all industries and sizes.

Information logistics is an interdisciplinary course of studies in computer science and geodesy. As "pilots through the flood of data", information logistics specialists deal with the individual, demand-oriented supply of information.

Graduates of all six courses of study are in great demand on the job market.