Middleware for heterogeneous and distributed information systems






First Exercise Session
The first exercise session will take place on Tuesday, 30.10.2018 13:45 in room 13-222. 


No lecture on Friday, the fourth of January

There will be no lecture on Friday after the holidays.



The oral exams will take place on the following dates:

  • Monday. 25. - Wednesday. 27. February.

  • Monday. 11. - Wednesday. 13. March.

  • Monday. 8. - Friday. 12. April.

To register, please send a mail to our secretariat (neu@cs.uni-kl.de) with your preferred exam date.



Since prof. Deßloch is not available on 11th and 12th of April, these two exam days will have to be cancelled. Find the updated exam days below. Should you already have scheduled an exam for the 11th or 12th April please contact our secretariat and choose another date.

  • Monday. 25. - Wednesday. 27. February.

  • Monday. 11. - Wednesday. 13. March.

  • Monday. 8. - Friday. 10. April.



The following Friday (2019-01-02) will be the last lecture of middleware. Next week there will be no lectures.

Organizational matters

Course hours
Monday, 11:45 - 13:15, 46-260
Friday, 13:45 - 15:15, 48-453
Beginning at October 22, 2018

Exercise hours
Tuesday, 13:45 - 15:15, 13-222, beginning October 30, 2018


There will be weekly mandatory small quizzes and optional exercises on the lecture content. To get admitted to the final exam, you have to achieve over 70% or above on graded material (i.e., 91 points).

  • There will be 13 exercise sheets; The tasks giving more than zero points are graded; the other tasks are optional. We present and discuss the solutions in the weekly exercise session every Tuesday afternoon.
  • Submit your solutions online; deadline: Monday morning 08:14.
  • In each of overall 13 quizzes, you can get up to 10 points.
  • In sum, you can reach up to 130 points.
  • The Quizzes will be published in the OLAT-System in the Course "Middleware".
  • In the OLAT you can also find the lecture slides and exercise sheets.
  • OLAT password: "m1ddl3w4r3".

Contact person

Stefan Deßloch, 36/329, 205-3275

Michael Hohenstein, 36/340, 205-3264