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530007 SE+UE Introduction to High Level Programming for Chemistry Students (2021S)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 53 - Doktoratsstudium Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German, English



First appointment: Thursday, March 4th, 2 pm via Zoom.

Actual dates: Thursday, 2pm to 4 pm, starting May 6th.

The zoom link can be found on the Moodle page of the course.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will learn the fundamentals of high level compiling programming languages like Fortran and/or C. Students will learn how to work with compilers and software development tools on modern Linux based computer systems. The usage of existing programming libraries will be taught. At the end of the course, an outlook into programming cloud based applications like Amazons Alexa engine wil be given. All examples will be tailored to problems from theoretical/quantum chemistry.

Assessment and permitted materials

active course participation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students gain a fundamental understanding of high level programming languages like Fortran and/or C. Students are able to implement basic scientific problems in Fortran and/or C.

Examination topics

Throughout the course, simply programming problems will be hand out. At the end of the course, a larger, applied exercise/project is given and used for grading.

Reading list

will be handed out in the first lecture

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Th 04.03.2021 15:09