Bridge Course Databases

August 14th, 2023

A blended learning bridge course for master students in Data Science, Computational Social Science and related programs.

Type Lecture
Term WS 2023
Mentor(s) Stefan Decker
Assistant(s) Fateme Fathi

Foundation of this bridge course for data science master students is the self-paced database course based on video offered by Jennifer Widom from Stanford University. All needed course materials are available in the according Moodle course room. Feedback and advice will be offered in a weekly office hour on Mondays between 12 pm and 1 pm. Oral examinations will be scheduled after the lecture period via the Moodle course room.

For students of M.Sc. Data Science: You could take the bridge course Databases if you joined the program with a background from mathematics or physics. If you joined the M.Sc. Data Science with a background in computer science, then you cannot take the bridge course Databases. Please contact the academic advisor if you want to take the bridge course. Regarding the course’s exams, please note since the slots for the exam are provided within the course, it’s not possible to add any student to the course only for the exams. So, to register for our exams, please register for the course during the valid time. If you have problems finding the course in RWTH Online, contact Fateme Fathi (