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Bielefeld  Center
for  Data  Science

Bielefeld Center for Data Science (BiCDaS)

BiCDaS is a horizontal institution developing Data Science at Bielefeld University and beyond.

It was founded to pool research and teaching activities related to Data Science throughout and beyond Bielefeld University. It serves as a focal point for academics who enjoy exchange regarding new challenges, ideas, and solutions in the field of data science.


At BiCDaS, Data Science is considered an interdisciplinary field of knowledge and a holistic approach to a phenomenon pervading science: the increasing ubiquity of data.


Q-Fonds Teaching

Application for the Q-Fond Teaching is now closed. We are looking forward to many innovations in Data Literacy Education.


Hacky Hour@OSWG

The Open Science Working Group presents a new strictly hands on format for presenting all kinds of tool for Open Science: The hacky hour.


Data Literacy Education - Go!

The data literacy education program is picking up speed, as our new program coordinator commences her duty.

more and contact.

FPGA-based parallel computing device
Foto: © AG Kognitronik und Sensorik

BiCDaS coordinates and supports Data Science research throughout Bielefeld University. Data Science has the potential to make academic research more effective and expressive.

voller Hörsaal
Foto: © Sensay

BiCDaS supports instructions in Data Science and Data Literacy at Bielefeld University. Knowledge about data and how to properly handle it will be key skills in the near future.