The Computer Science and Communications Systems Department has very well-equipped labs for databases and distributed systems, multimedia, artificial intelligence, data processing, computer networks, UNIX workstations and mobile robotics. Students can also use the maths lab and media centre. All labs are interconnected via the computing centre and remotely accessible over secure connections. In the geoinformatics lab, complex applications can be tested. Both open-source and standard software are used, guaranteeing practice-oriented training.