PhD Centre

PhD in Applied Computer Science

For more than 20 years, the Department of Computer Science at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences has been conducting cooperative PhD studies.
More than 35 PhD candidates have successfully completed their doctorates, 4 of them are already professors. Over 20 PhD students are currently in the programme.

Topics include

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence,
  • Business Information Systems,
  • IT Security and
  • Next Generation Networks.

Since 2017, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences has had its own right to award doctorates in Applied Computer Science. It cooperates with Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Fulda University of Applied Sciences Fulda and RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in the cross-university PhD Centre for Applied Computer Science (Promotionszentrum Angewandte Informatik, PZAI).

In addition, there are PhD cooperations with national and international partners.


Prof. Dr. Bernhard Humm

Communication Schöfferstraße 10
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D19, 2.10



Information about the PhD Centre Applied Computer Science can be found on the website of HAW Hessen.