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Introduction summer term 2019 for Master students

Introduction for the new students in our M.Sc. Computational Linguistics

Dear Master students,

Monday, April 8th, 2019, 11h-12h30, room V5.01, Pfaffenwaldring 5b, Campus Vaihingen

We will shortly introduce you to our institute and the study program.  Afterwards we will give you a short tour around the institute and then everyone is welcome to join us for lunch at the canteen.

Here you can find the slides from the welcome session:

Also, we’re hosting a games night in the first lecture week – you’re all welcome to join us there.

Getting/walking to the IMS

See this page for written instructions and a map pointing to the campus area campus in Vaihingen (for a more precise pointer, enter the IMS address (Pfaffenwaldring 5b, 70569 Stuttgart, Deutschland) in the address field and click ‘Suchen’. You can also take a look at this map with a recommended walking path. Alternative routes can also be found in this map.

Games night on 10th April 2019

To welcome our new students and get to know each other, we’re hosting a games night on

10th April 2019, starting 6 p.m.

The games night takes place in the lecture rooms V5.01 and V5.02 in the IMS, Pfaffenwaldring 5b.

The student representatives are offering snacks and drinks for contributions. Various card and board games are available.

You’re also welcome to bring your own games with you!

News

Our student representatives meetings

All students of the IMS are welcome to come to our weekly student representatives meetings during the lecture period  🙂

Our next session will take place on

Tuesday, 9th April 2019 at 1 p.m.

in the student representatives’ room to the left of the computer pool.

The new date for our weekly meetings will be set during the first lecture week of the summer term 2019 and announced on this homepage.

About us

Who are we? What are we doing?

Both our B.Sc. NLP and our M.Sc. CL are relatively small programs with each about 30 first term students per year each. On average, one or two of these students becomes a member of our group, representing the voice of all our students in any official discussion at the institute, improving our study conditions through student feedback. During the semester we meet once a week and discuss updates and what’s coming next.

We:

  • represent student interests in both the study commission and the examination board
  • work on the design of the examination regulations and the syllabus
  • co-organize the welcome meeting for freshmen
  • provide exams and thesis examples of past terms
  • serve as student contacts for questions regarding studies and equal opportunities
  • organize student conferences/meetings (TaCoS and StuTS) in Stuttgart
  • are also organizers of the summer festival and the Christmas party at our institute
  • sometimes organize events like game night or the like

The student representatives of the department of computer science (FIUS) additionally provide you even more support, such as a beginner’s Java course, locker rental and a freshmen weekend.

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