Research at the Faculty of Computer Science & Business Information Systems

The following research institutions are located at the Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems:

ICe - Institute for Computers in Education

ICe – Institute for Computers in education

The research institute ICe addresses mainly the use of new media for teaching and electronically-enhanced learning (e-learning).

Research areas

  • computer-aided teaching and learning, virtual worlds
  • use of computer in education
  • service management in education


Prof. Dr. Uwe Haneke
Prof. Dr. Peter Henning
Prof. Dr. Mathias Philipp


ICe - Institute for Computers in education


ILIN - Institute for Learning and Innovation in Networks

ILIN – Institute for Learning and Innovation in Networks

The Institut für Lernen und Innovation in Netzwerken (ILIN) aims at bringing together the fields of Networked Innovation and Manufacturing and the more technology-oriented Networked Learning, Knowledge and Competence Development, which become increasingly important in the age of globalisation and global and local networking.

Research areas

  • networked innovation and manufacturing
  • networked learning, knowledge and competence development


Prof. Dr. Steffen Kinkel
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas P. Schmidt


ILIN - Institute for Learning and Innovation in Networks

LAT - Laboratory for Automation Technology

The Laboratory for Automation Technology (LAT) is an interdisciplinary, central scientific facility of the faculties Electrical Engineering & Information Technology, and Computer Science & Business Information Systems.


room 008 in the LI building

Head of the Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Albrecht Ditzinger, tel.: 0721 925-1479
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gentner, tel.: 0721 925-1475


Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Oktavian Gniot, tel: 0721 925-2183
Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Krastel, tel.: 0721 925-2184
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Georg Reinhardt, tel.: 0721 925-2374

Main purpose of the laboratory

The LAT serves the deepening and practical application of knowledge in the fields of automation and digital technology, as it allows for practical experiments with hardware design and the programming of programmable logic components and microcontrollers. In addition, the LAT offers and supports project work in automation and microcontroller technology.


Various experiment and development platforms for programmable logic and FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) components. Training systems for embedded systems with different processors. Mechanical models for application with automation systems.

Lectures and seminars

• Digital Laboratory
• Automation Laboratory
• Autonomous Systems Laboratory
• Energy and Automation Technology Laboratory
• Microcontroller Laboratory


You can visit the Wiki of the Laboratory for Automation Technology on the campus intranet.

Opening hours

Monday -Friday, from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.


Fakultät für Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik
Secretary, Computer Science
Saskia Smigelski
Sandra Wetzel
Office hours:
Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Building E, room 208
Moltkestr. 30, 76133 Karlsruhe
Phone +49(0)721 925-1508
Fax +49(0)721 925-1509
Email sekretariat.i.iwispam

Approach plan
Facility plan


Secretary, Business Information Systems
Jutta Schimmeyer
Gisela Wohlfart
Office hours:
Mon - Thur 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fri 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Building M, room 209
Moltkestr. 30, 76133 Karlsruhe
Phone +49(0)721 925-2966
Fax +49(0)721 925-2965
Email sekretariat.wi.iwispam

Approach plan
Facility plan