Master's graduates with a good degree have the opportunity to take a doctorate at Furtwangen University through the cooperative doctorate programme. You receive academic supervision from both a professor of our faculty and from the cooperating university. You'll be supported through the entire doctoral process by the HFU Graduate School, a centralized academic facility of Furtwangen University.
Dr. Thomas Rübsamen is the second doctoral candidate from the Faculty of Computer Science to complete his PhD. His doctoral thesis entitled "Evidence-based Accountability Audits for Cloud Computing" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Christoph Reich of the Faculty of Computer Science and the University of Plymouth. While completing his doctorate, Thomas Rübsamen researched at HFU in the Institute for Cloud Computing and IT Security within the framework of the A4Cloud project.
Dr. Thomas Rübsamen is truly one of our own. He took both his bachelor's in Computer Networking and master's in Advanced Computer Science at HFU. The doctoral work took a total of 4 years. He is currently working at Robert Bosch in Stuttgart.