184.738 Computer Networks
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 3.0h, 4.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... represent and present the basic function of modern networks (Internet)
... represent and present the essential mechanisms of the transport system (OSI Layer 1..4)
... design and build a LAN
... recognize the causes of misconduct in networks
... decide and perform activities to improve availability and reliability

Subject of course

Function and mode of operation of the Internet

Teaching methods

The learning outcomes can be achieved by the following methods ...

... attend the lecture
... participate actively during the lecture
... find and elaborate a partial aspect of computer networks
... present the elaboration
... discuss the presentations

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS-Breakdown: 4 ECTS = 100 hrs, of which 28 hrs lecture, 12 hrs exam preparation, 60 hrs lab.

First lecture: Thursday, March 4, 2021, 15:00h



Course dates

Thu15:00 - 17:3004.03.2021 - 24.06.2021 via Zoom (LIVE)VU CN
Computer Networks - Single appointments
Thu04.03.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu11.03.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu18.03.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu25.03.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu15.04.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu22.04.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu29.04.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu06.05.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu20.05.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu27.05.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu10.06.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu17.06.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN
Thu24.06.202115:00 - 17:30 via ZoomVU CN

Examination modalities

The performance record consists of the following three parts. The overall grade results from the mean of the individual assessments; however, if even a part is to be assessed negatively, the overall assessment is also negative.

(1) Drafting a document

(2) Presentation of an aspect of data transmission

(3) Oral exam


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu - 24.06.2021oral09.06.2021 14:00 - 20.06.2021 23:59TISSCN Prüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.03.2021 15:30 16.03.2021 12:00 16.03.2021 12:15



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • Programming
  • Distributed systems