Welcome at the Institute of Computer Science (FB 12)

Institute of Computer Science

Campus Bockenheim, Robert-Mayer-Straße 11-15, 60325 Frankfurt

Courses of Study

In addition to the classic computer science course (B.Sc. + M.Sc.) with a wide range of application subjects and areas of specialization, the Frankfurt location offers bioinformatics as a bachelor's and master’s degree and business informatics as a master’s degree.

A brief overview can be found on the pages for prospective students.

Student Statistics

At the Institute for Computer Science in Frankfurt there are currently (as of summer semester 2021):

  • 2041 computer science students
  • 215 bioinformatics students
  • 121 business informatics students
There are also students from other subject areas signed up for computer science as an application subject.

 Campus Bockenheim

On the Bockenheim campus at Robert-Mayer-Straße 11-15 there are the administration of the institute (Direktorat and Prüfungsamt), the various research groups of the professors, the computer science library, the Magnus lecture hall for computer science, the Rechnerbetrieb der Informatik (RBI) as well as study rooms for the students and the student council lounge.

Other research groups of the institute, the Dekanat of the department and the supervised Ingo-Wegener learning center are located on the opposite side of the street in the so-called 'Matheturm', Robert-Mayer-Straße 10.
The main entrance of the Matheturm is at Robert-Mayer-Straße 10, the postal address of the Dekanat is also RMS 10.

Data from OpenStreetMap - published under ODbL

Future Location: Riedberg

After completion of the new building of Faculty 12 Computer Science and Mathematics, IT will move to the natural science campus of the Goethe University on Riedberg. The new location of the department will be in the immediate vicinity of the Otto Stern Center, the lecture building on the Riedberg campus, and the Uni-Campus Riedberg underground station. Until the move after 2025, the department will remain at the old traditional location in Bockenheim.

Organization Chart





Studienkommission Informatik




Rechnerbetrieb Informatik




Student Council

Ingo Wegener Learning Center

The blue buttons lead to the diffrent organisational departments of the istitute of computer science.

Institute of Computer Science

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
FB 12, Institut für Informatik
Robert-Mayer-Straße 11-15
D-60629 Frankfurt am Main

E-Mail: leitung@cs.uni-frankfurt.de