GamesLab Universität Leipzig

From 12 to 13 September 2017 the international workshop on Data-based approaches for local and global video game cultures - opportunities, challenges, future directions took place at Leipzig University Library.


The complete workshop program is available here:

As part of the workshop a excursion to the GamesLab of the University of Leipzig took place. The GamesLab houses a collection of 4500 Japanese computer games. There are

computers and game consoles, as well as recording technology available to play with in a scientific context.

HTWK Leipzig, Studiengang Bachelor Medieninformatik (B.Sc.)

Verteidigung: 15.08.2017 15:00 Uhr

Gutachter & Betreuer:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Riechert, HTWK Leipzig
Edgard Marx, HTWK Leipzig

HTWK Leipzig, Studiengang Bachelor Informatik (B.Sc.)

Verteidigung: 07.08.2017 14:00 Uhr

Gutachter & Betreuer:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Riechert, HTWK Leipzig
Sebastian Hügelmann, B.Sc., Mitteldeutsches Institut (MIQR), Erfurt

On Monday 07.03.2017 the results of individual projects as part of Semantic Web (Master) module are presented by posters.

The posters can still be viewed as an exhibition until 31st August 2017 in the corridor of the 5th floor.

A total of 25 different posters will be presented, with questions like,

  • Link between the area of nature reserves, the use of camping sites and the number of registered mobile homes in the federal states
  • Relationship between turnover and the number of players of a free-to-play title as well as the GDP of a country and its population
  • Correlation of the days with power failures in German cities and the rates of birth on these days taking into account the respective weather
  • Dogs-friendly neighborhoods of the city of Leipzig
  • Worldwide correlation between internet, corruption and income distribution
  • Relation between the number of students of international universities and activity of students on GitHub
  • Relationship between the present calm in an area and the associated rental for cities with more than 25 McDonald's outlets
  • Semantic search: worthwhile districts for photographing in Leipzig (sights, old factories, weather)

HTWK Leipzig, Studiengang Master Informatik (M.Sc.)

Verteidigung: 13.06.2017 13:00 Uhr

Gutachter & Betreuer:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Riechert, HTWK Leipzig
Natanael Arndt, Universität Leipzig


HTWK Leipzig, Studiengang Master Informatik (M.Sc.)

Verteidigung: 07.06.2017 16:00 Uhr

Gutachter & Betreuer:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Riechert, HTWK Leipzig
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Lindemann, Universität Leipzig

computerspielenachtOn April 29th at 2 pm, after the Study information day of the HTWK, starts the 11th Night of computer games. Within the scope of the event, more than 20 individual events are held around the topics of computer games, consoles and robotics. More than 100 computers, real game machines, as well as board games and exhibitions, exposed on three floors in the Lipsiusbau of the HTWK. The night of  computer games is organized in co-operation between employees and students of the faculties Media and Informatics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences.