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 - 24161



Newest publications


Tichy, Matthias; Ege, Florian
A Proposal of Features to Support Analysis and Debugging of Declarative Model Transformations with Graphical Syntax by Embedded Visualizations
International Workshop on Modeling Language Engineering and Execution (MLE): The joint Fifth International Workshop on Executable Modeling (EXE) and Seventh International Workshop on the Globalization of Modeling Languages (GEMOC)
September 2019
Juhnke, Katharina; Tichy, Matthias
A Tailored Domain Analysis Method for Developing System-Specific Testing DSLs Enabling their Smooth Introduction in Automotive Practice
Proceedings of the 45th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2019), Kallithea Chalkidiki, Greece
August 2019
Hoppenstedt, Burkhard; Witte, Thomas; Ruof, Jona; Kammerer, Klaus; Tichy, Matthias; Reichert, Manfred; Pryss, Rüdiger
Debugging Quadrocopter Trajectories in Mixed Reality
AVR 2019: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics
Juli 2019
Frühwirth, Thom
Justifications in Constraint Handling Rules for Logical Retraction in Dynamic Algorithms: Theory, Implementations, and Complexity
Journal Fundamenta Informaticae
Herausgeber: IOS Press


Groner, Raffaela; Gylstorff, Sophie; Tichy, Matthias
Monitoring the Execution of Declarative Model Transformations
9th Symposium on Software Performance, Hildesheim, Germany
November 2018