The Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) is one of Europe’s leading institutions for cutting-edge research and higher education in informatics. We shape digital change in exchange with economy and society and focus on data science and its application areas media, life sciences and autonomous systems.

b-it is jointly carried by four prestigious universities and research institutions, namely the University of Bonn, RWTH Aachen University, the University of Applied Sciences Bonn Rhein-Sieg, and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and is funded by the b-it foundation and other third-party sources.

b-it offers highly selective International Master Programmes in Computer Science and Applied IT. Many courses in these programs focus on aspects of modern data science and prepare students for careers in industry and academia alike. Courses are taught in English and on the highest international level and are accompanied by practical lab work at the participating Fraunhofer institutes.

b-it activities are supported by the b-it foundation, a 56 million Euro endowment, complemented by additional federal project funds and matching funds from North Rhine-Westphalia. The mission of the b-it foundation is to foster innovation in the internationalization and acceleration of German IT education through the Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology. The b-it foundation operates through a Council headed by the NRW Undersecretary of Science and Research, Vice Minister PD Dr. Thomas Grünewald. An international advisory board of top IT researchers and industry representatives from all over the world supports the strategic activities of b-it.The Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) is one of Europe’s leading institutions for cutting-edge research and higher education in informatics. We shape digital change in exchange with economy and society and focus on data science and its application areas media, life sciences and autonomous systems.

b-it is jointly carried by four prestigious universities and research institutions, namely the University of Bonn, RWTH Aachen University, the University of Applied Sciences Bonn Rhein-Sieg, and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and is funded by the b-it foundation and other third-party sources.

We offer highly selective International Master Programmes in Computer Science and Applied IT. Many courses in these programs focus on aspects of modern data science and prepare students for careers in industry and academia alike. Courses are taught in English and on the highest international level and are accompanied by practical lab work at the participating Fraunhofer institutes.

Directors

Professor Dr.
Stefan Wrobel

(Managing Director)

Uni Bonn

Professor Dr.
Stefan Decker

RWTH Aachen University

Professor Dr.
Paul Plöger

University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Contact

Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it)

Visitor's address:
Endenicher Allee 19 A
D-53115 Bonn
Germany

Postal address:
Endenicher Allee 19 C
D-53115 Bonn 
Germany

Phone: +49 228 734501
FAX: +49 228 734382

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