Empirical Software Engineering

The Empirical Software Engineering Group in the Institute of Software Technology is responsible for teaching most of the basic software engineering courses as well as advanced courses in software quality, research methods and project management. The group does research with a high practical relevance, often in collaboration with companies with the aim to improve the way we make software.

Software Engineering is the scientific engineering discipline that is concerned with the way we build software. The Empirical Software Engineering group covers this broad field in teaching and does research in the areas of software quality, requirements engineering, safety/security/privacy and agile software development.



This image shows Stefan Wagner

Stefan Wagner

Prof. Dr.

Head of the Empirical Software Engineering Group, Executive Director of the Institute of Software Engineering

This image shows Katharina Plett

Katharina Plett


Secretary of the Empirical Software Engineering Group and of the Software Lab: Program Analysis

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