2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
Fakultät Wirtschaft und Recht
- Parkstraße 4
- 73312 Geislingen
- Phone: +49 7331 22-488
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingBroad-based business foundation course with industry-specific contents over 4 semesters; After the study-integrated practical semester, specialisation in the 6th and 7th semester in one of 16 specialisation programmes; Project work in collaboration with national and international companies; Sustainability as an integral part of the curriculum; Focus on personality development and employability; Intensive support and direct contact between professors, staff and students; Individual support for an individual course (IBIS).
Special features regarding the international orientationSpecialisation "International Management" in English; Free foreign language courses during the semester; Tandem programme "Partner with an International Student" (PaFoS); "Intercultural competence" modules; International scholarships; Visiting Professorship programme; Workshops Academic Writing – Advanced; Programme "English for Teaching" in Maryland; International Day; Excursions abroad.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of South Wales, Wales; Institute of Technology in Blanchardstown, Ireland; Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland; University Tor Vergata, Italy; University of Rijeka, Croatia; Fachhochschule Kufstein, Austria; School of Economics in Lisbon, Portugal; Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Hochschule Luzern, Switzerland; Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain
Special features regarding the equipmentState-of-the-art IT equipment with access to application software. Access via WiFi for students. Integration of Corporate Software such as SAP, Argus, DATEV and simulation games such as General Management, Easy Management. Perfectly stocked library with extensive range of electronic journals, e-books and online databases (e.g. Beck online, Bloomberg). Notebook pool with special programs for renting (e.g. SPSS), designated computer work surfaces, campus management system HfWU neo, videoconferencing.
Special features regarding research and developmentA great deal of significance is ascribed to fundamental academic knowledge and methodological skills. The research departments ( Automotive Industry, Cooperation Studies, Information Technology in the Property Industry, Cities and Real Estate, Health Economics, Modern Management Development, Sustainable Property Management, Corporate Governance) employ students for projects. The research results are incorporated directly into the teaching. The institutes have numerous contacts with partners from the fields of research and industry, and teachers.
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.hfwu.de/forschung-und-transfer/forschungsprofil/
Support for foundersChair in Entrepreneurship, Contact-AS Founders' Initiative (consulting, coaching, information, qualification), establishment of Geislingen Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, modules for business start-ups and success, presentations and workshops, "Students meeting start-ups" lecture series. There have been around 210 start-ups in the last 10 years.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsFully barrier-free university building, representative for students with disabilities or chronic illness as a member of the exam committee, support in all study-related matters (government assistance programmes, student Assistants, sign language interpreters, assistive technology, etc.), individual study planing (IBIS team), flexibility of course and examination regulations, exam time extensions, exam check.
Characteristics of diversity advancementShare of women among students and student assistants at 52%, specific promotion of women in advertisements for professorships, National Conference of Equal Opportunities Officers, Mathilde-Planck programme, specific training of the IBIS team for diversity topics, successful re-application for the Total-E Quality award, specific support for refugees wanting to study, directive for promoting trust and cooperation, equal treatment and positive working and university environments as well as for the protection from sexual harassment, discrimination and mobbing, regulated process for optimising preventative measures.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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