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Software Lab
(dt. Software-Praktikum)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Practical module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Betreute Rechnerzeit sowie Einzeltermine (4 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement: None, but attendance is compulsory.
Examination type: Software development (successfully developed software system) with oral presentation. The software artefacts to be created include design models, code, tests and documentation in multiple iterations.
Das Modul ist unbenotet gemäß der Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang B.Sc. Computer Sciences.
Original study programme B.Sc. Informatik / Informatik Praxismodule
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Gabriele Taentzer


  • Problem analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance and documentation of a larger software system on the basis of modern concepts and tools of software engineering.
  • Planning and implementation of software projects
  • Iterative software development, in which each iteration concludes with a milestone acceptance

Qualification Goals

Practical experience in the systematic development of a larger software system along a defined software development process. More precisely:

  • Practical experience in designing a larger software system,
  • Deeper modeling and programming skills,
  • Practical experience in developing high quality software,
  • Gaining experience in structured teamwork over a longer period of time,
  • Training of project management under guidance according to the principles of software engineering,
  • Practical experience in documentation and presentation of project results.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Object-oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures, Software Engineering.

Recommended Reading

  • Wird jeweils in der Modulankündigung angegeben.

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Wintersemester 2019/20. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.