Institute of Software Engineering and Programming Languages


Our research covers many aspects of software engineering and programming languages. In particular, we focus on domain-specific languages, software configuration, and constraint programming. We employ formalized theories, develop open-source tools, and apply empirical research methods.

Overview of our research topics


The institute represents the areas software engineering and programming languages in the bachelor and master programs of computer science and related fields. We offer the following mandatory courses in the Bachelor's program:

  • Interactive Systems Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Project

Furthermore, we are responsible for the bachelor and master program Software Engineering.

Overview of the courses in the bachelor and master programs


Contact & Directions

Institute of Software Engineering and Programming Languages

Ulm University
D-89069 Ulm
Building O27, Level 4
Phone: +49 (0)731 / 50 - 2416



Newest publications


Heß, Tobias; Sundermann, Chico; Thüm, Thomas
On the Scalability of Building Binary Decision Diagrams for Current Feature Models
Proc. Int'l Systems and Software Product Line Conf. (SPLC) (To Appear)
Herausgeber: ACM, New York, NY, USA
September 2021
Bittner, Paul Maximilian; Schultheiß, Alexander; Thüm, Thomas; Kehrer, Timo; Young, Jeffrey M.; Linsbauer, Lukas
Feature Trace Recording
Proc. Europ. Software Engineering Conf./Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE) (To Appear)
Herausgeber: ACM, New York, NY, USA
August 2021
Netzer, Timo
Development of a Parallelized BDD Library in Rust
University of Ulm, Germany
Juli 2021
Young, Jeffrey M.
Variational Satisfiability Solving (PhD Thesis)
Oregon State University, USA
Juni 2021
Heß, Alexander; Hauck, Franz J.; Mödinger, David; Pietron, Jakob; Tichy, Matthias; Domaschka, Jörg
Morpheus: A Degradation Framework for Resilient IoT Systems
MeSS'21: International workshop on MDE for Smart IoT Systems, Bergen, Norway (To Appear)
Juni 2021