Software Testing (SS2024)




The course imparts basic and extended knowledge in the context of Software-Testing. This covers the following aspects:

  • terminology
  • V-Model
  • black-box testing
  • white-box testing
  • static testing
  • dynamic testing
  • software metrics
  • test tools
  • test management

Course Structure

The course is offered in presence. The students will be provided with lecture materials including slides, videos, and exercises. In the exercise slots, the topics will then be intensified. The first lecture slot on April 9 will be used as introduction session. In this session, all information will be provided. We urge you to attend the introduction session.

Dates, Modules, etc.

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This course targets advanced students. We recommend knowledge at least equivalent to the lecture Software-Engineering 1 as well as basic knowledge about programming.


For the course, no registration is required.

Course Materials

Please note: the material will be not available before the introduction session.The course materials consist of a week plan, slides, videos, learn control questions, and exercises. Except the video material, everything will be provided in Stud.IP. If you have any questions, please contact Emmanuel Charleson Dapaah.The video material will be accessible via a dedicated system. The system will be available under the following URL: . The credentials will be communicated in the introductional session.


Will be announced during the exercises.

Certified Tester

We plan to offer the opportunity to take the test for the Certified Tester (Foundation Level) of the International Software Quality Institute (iSQI) at the end of the term. Further details can be found here and will be announced during the introductional session and the exercises.

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