The International Graduate School Dynamic Intelligent Systems at the University of Paderborn is one of seven NRW Graduate Schools which have been founded in 2001 and supported by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of the federal state North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany . Since October 2009, the Graduate School is funded by the program "NRW-Forschungsschulen" of the state of North-Rhine-Westphalia.
Located in the heart of Europe, it offers a stimulating and supportive environment for research in the rapidly developing field of software, systems and network engineering. This field deals with the construction of so-called embedded or mechatronic systems, which is already a research focus of the University of Paderborn.
The Graduate School is run by the faculties of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics (EIM), Business & Information Systems Engineering and Mechanical Engineering as a research center of excellence in this field. The International Graduate School offers an English speaking program - based on a well structured curriculum - that allows excellent and motivated students to finish their doctoral work within three years. Additionally, attractive fellowships are available. Individual guidance and supervision, education in soft skills and a challenging environment prepare for leadership in academia and industry.
With its focus on "Dynamic Intelligent Systems" the International Graduate School is the only supported institution which offers a course of studies for Computer Science and Engineering. Members of the International Postgraduate Programmes are only institutions with a high academic standard, well-organized structured studies and opportunities for study periods abroad.