University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz (German: Universität Konstanz) is a university in the city of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was founded in 1966, and the main campus on the Gießberg was opened in 1972. As one of nine German Excellence Universities today University of Konstanz is counted among Germany's most prestigious institutions of higher learning. The University, situated on the shore of Lake Constance just four kilometers from the border with Switzerland, is consistently ranked among the top 200 Universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (194th, as of 2011) . Over 10,000 students from close to 100 countries are enrolled at the university, while over 130 links to European partner universities and numerous exchange programmes facilitate global networking. All in all students can choose from more than 100 degree programs. It is particularly well known for its political science and law departments as well as for its mathematics, computer science, biology and psychology programmes. The sports programme at Konstanz University is among the best nationwide.

Website
http://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/welcome/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Konstanz
Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Internet

Investigating shadow profiles: The data of others

Shadow profiles in social networks contain information about people who are not members. At the moment, shadow profiles are almost impossible to prevent using technical means, pose a collective problem for society and are ...

Computer Sciences

Designing a 'neural puppeteer' to recognize skeletal nodes

Imagine for a moment, that we are on a safari watching a giraffe graze. After looking away for a second, we then see the animal lower its head and sit down. But, we wonder, what happened in the meantime? Computer scientists ...