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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaft und Verkehr (WV)

  • Max-Planck-Straße 39
  • 74081 Heilbronn
  • Phone: +49 7131 504-0
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,240
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 27.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 11/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 71.3 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 95.2 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 9/11 points
International orientation, master's 9/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 83.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 76.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 45.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.4 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.6
Support during practical semester 1.5
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.5
Support in studies 1.5
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.3
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.6

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The close link between sound concepts and practical application is a general feature. The students will acquire the skills needed for solving problems independently and in groups. At the start of the course, the focus is on solid teaching of subject knowledge. Even at this stage, problem-solving skills and personal competence are developed with initial relatively short group projects and simulation games. As the course progresses, these specialisations take on an increasingly significant role. There is a strong relation to practice throughout all the phases of study.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Students are expected to spend at least one semester abroad. This may be a practical and/or theoretical semester. English-taught lectures are available in all courses of study. Together with our partner universities and international assistant professors, modules, case studies and excursions, such as the Study Tour or Summer School, are being offered. Our professors attend international expert conferences.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Northumbria University in Newcastle, Great Britain; Napier University Edinburgh, Scotland; Linneaus University in Växjö, Sweden; Krakow University of Economics in Krakow, Poland; Ljubljana University, Slovenia; Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia; Kyungpook National University in Daegu, South Korea;Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing in Sao Paulo, Brazil;University of North Carolina in Greensboro, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Extensive technical resources are available to our students. the university has an e-learning platform, which is used to support the teaching in many ways. The library offers a variety of classical and e-media, which are available flexibly, e.g. via the campus WiFi. Modern IT labs and workstations and a virtual learning environment are used by our students as part of IT lectures, simulations or SAP training. Access to databases is being continuously expanded, for example, access to the Bloomberg terminal.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The Economics and Transport department has cooperated with the Fraunhofer IAO at the LOGWERT research competence centre since 2015. There, it has the lead responsibility for the research competence field transport and logistics of the HHN. LOGWERT has 6 academic Staff members who work on the development and validation of business models for logistics solutions. In publicly and privately funded projects, electromobility with respect to freight transport takes up a particularly prominent area. There continues to be a close link between research topics and doctoral programmes in all research projects. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The programme has already yielded several start-ups. The target student group is clearly interested in entrepreneurship. Courses to qualify students have been offered as part of Business Administration and Corporate Management. One key course is business planning for new products in connection with business simulations. The networks for company founders in the region have already been expanded successfully.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    In cooperation with mentors and professors, a separate curriculum is prepared with students with chronic health problems, which enables them to complete their studies according to the exam regulations in a customised manner.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Appointment committee. Utilisation of and active participation in special professors' support programmes, such as Mathilde-Planck. Special approvals and hardship applications. Continuing education campaign.
  • Other special features
    In addition to the close integration of sound concepts and practice, the degree courses are characterised primarily through a high degree of flexibility. The students are not obliged to choose a subject for in-depth study at the start of their course, but only at the start of their stage II studies. This facilitates the decision-making. Graduates have excellent job opportunities, both regionally and nationally
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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