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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich I

  • Badensche Straße 50-51
  • 10825 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 30877-1424
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,850
Number of master degree students 303
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 50.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 150

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 10/11 points
International orientation, master's 10/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 52.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 71.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 82.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.8 *
Exams 2.4
Job market preparation 2.2
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 2.2
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.9
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Job market preparation 1.7
Support during practical semester 1.6
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 1.8

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching in small groups, group work in many modules, modern skill-oriented and activating teaching concept, very international student body, high practical relevance, inter-disciplinarity, interculturalism, extensive range of courses in English.
  • Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree courses
    example cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research
  • Practice oriented teaching formats in master's degree courses
    example cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; workshop for expertise analysis; workshop for vocational preparation
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Over 40% of the students complete a semester abroad at one of more than 160 international partner universities. The stay abroad is often funded by scholarships. Over 10% international visiting students; Many practical semesters abroad.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    HEC Montréal, Canada; Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexi; Universidade Estadual de Campinas, B; University of Edinburg, Scotland; Universiteit Gent, Belgie; Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland; Universidade Novin Lisbon, Portugal; University of Economics and Business in Athens, Greece; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern teaching and group rooms; PC pools, modern library, online databases, e-books, e-learning, wireless LAN in all seminar rooms and the library.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Intensive and diverse research is a characteristic of the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (Berlin University of Economics and Law). The following subject areas determine the research profile: International Financial Markets and Currency Policy, Company Evaluation, Risk Management and Controlling, Ecology and Sustainability Management, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in an International Context, International Marketing Management, Business Formation and Entrepreneurship, Gender and Economics, Modern Services and Service Infrastructures, Regional and Global Governance. 8 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    At the Start-up Incubator Berlin of HWR, students can take their first steps from theory to implementation. It promotes ideas, concepts and prototypes. The co-working space allows for exchange with other founders and thus supports inspiration, creativity and the development of business models. The Start-up Now programme offers workshops, coaching, team matching, peer learning and mentors. It is aimed at everyone at the beginning of their start-up project or who have already progressed to the active start-up phase.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    HWR Berlin offers psychological counselling and counselling for students with disabilities. Individual counselling and a range of services help students to cope with difficulties at university or in their personal lives that affect their progress at university.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Taking into account the diversity of cultures and lifestyles, equality of sexes, compatibility of family and work and/or university as well as sustainability of economic actions are key topics in teaching, research and administration, as well as central principles that guide the university in its day-to-day business.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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