History

The History of Computer Science in Stuttgart

Beginnings and first computers in Stuttgart

1958
    • Foundation of the first computer center (Recheninstitut)
1961
    • Prof. Dr. Walter Knödel is holding the chair for instrumental mathematics (Instrumentelle Mathematik)
1970
    • Introduction of the study course Computer Science (Informatik)

From institute to faculty

1972
    • Foundation of the Institute of Computer Science (Institut für Informatik,IfI)
1974
    • Prof. Dr. Rul Gunzenhäuser is holding the chair for computer science (Informatik)
1975
    • Foundation Department of Computer Science
1976
    • Relocation to Azenbergstraße
1979
    • Foundation  of Faculty 10: Mathematics and Computer Science
1988
    • Foundation of Faculty 14: Computer Science

Integration of computer science, electrical engineering and information technology

1991
    • Relocation to Breitwiesenstraße
1996
    • Foundation of Informatik-Forum Stuttgart e.V.
    • Foundation of museum for computer science
2002
    • Foundation of Faculty 5: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
2003
    • Relocation to the newly built computer science building at Universitätsstraße 38

Excellence and interdisciplinary reflection

2007
2012
2014
2016
2017
2019
2022

If you want to know more about the history of Computer Science in Stuttgart, please contact us or the Informatik-Forum Stuttgart.

A brochure was published in 2003 about the history of Computer Science in Stuttgart. If you're interested please contact the Informatik-Forum Stuttgart as well.

For even more informatioen, at least concerning the technical issues, visit the Computer-Museum Stuttgart, a museum about computer science history that has its residency in the computer science building on the campus.

Contact

 

Informatik-Forum Stuttgart e.V.

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