Operating Systems WS 23/24

General Course Information:

An operating system is software, which allows the operation of a computer. It provides the use of hardware to application software without detailed interaction with hardware. The course gives an introduction into basic concepts and services of operating systems. Topics include processes and threads, synchronization and mutual exclusion, deadlock, scheduling.


W. Stallings, Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles

(German issue: Betriebssyteme. Funktion und Design)



  • The first lecture session will take place on the 25th of October
  • Lecture sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30


  • All sessions will be held in presence at building 13, room 305
  • Students can get more information here




  • Exercise sessions will often take place on Wednesdays from 11:45 to 12:30.
  • The exact appointments for exercise sessions will be announced in the first lecture. There will be no exercise session on 25th October.


  • All sessions will be held in presence at building 13, room 305

Information for WS 23/24


  • For more information about exercise appointment and download material please use OpenOLAT.
  • Please register in OpenOLAT using your RHRZ/RPTU email address only.

OpenOLAT access

OpenOLAT password

  • Password to access the OLAT page will be provided in the first lecture session.