Course in Information Retrieval

General Information

Lecturer Jun.-Prof. Dr. Martin Potthast
Lab Advisors Lukas Gienapp
Workload 2 SWS Lecture, 3 SWS Lab
Lecture Tuesdays, 13:15 - 14:45
Lab Tuesdays, 11:15 - 12:45
Contact Email, or via Discord server "irlecture"
Exam To be announced.


  • Relax.


  • Lectures are prerecorded. The videos can be accessed by following the lecturenotes below, or on the Webis youtube channel. [playlist]
  • Online sessions will additionally take place on BigBlueButton.
  • Lab participation is a prerequisite to complete the module.
  • Communication
    • Lecture website - materials and announcements will be uploaded on this website.
    • Discord - there is a dedicated Discord server for this lecture. Check your mails for an access code. There are different channels for questions regarding lecture and lab, group finding, and each lab group will get a dedicated channel for internal communication. Please join the server and choose a Nickname such that we can identify you (at least surname).
    • Email - important announcements will be sent out via mail.


To be announced.

Lab Project

To be announced.