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Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaft at the HS Fulda

  • Leipziger Straße 123
  • 36037 Fulda
  • Phone: +49 661-9640-2801,-2802 (Sekr.)
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,640 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 43.0 % *

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 40
Extent of interlinking 9/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.5 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 50.7 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 8/12 points
International orientation, master's 7/12 points
Outgoing students 3.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 11/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 40.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 40.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 67.0 %


Third party funds per professor 13.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.2
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester 2.2
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    The course is broad-based and practice-oriented; specialisation is possible. Three courses have an international orientation. A semester/work placement abroad is partially required. There is a large network of international partner universities offering an opportunity for double degrees. The department also offers intensive, personal teaching and support in small groups. Preliminary courses and accompanying tutorials are offered in the lower semesters. International visiting professors and lecturers from the field enrich the courses on offer.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The three international courses offer internationally oriented and comparative content. Some of the teaching is in English. A semester/work placement abroad is partially required. There is a large network of international partner universities in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, with the possibility of double degrees. The proportion of international students is up to 60% depending on the course. There are regularly international visiting professors. The college also includes professors who were born abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Dublin Business School, Irland; California State University Monterey Bay, USA; Avans Hogeschool, Niederlande; University of Latvia in Riga, Lettland; Corvinus Universität Budapest, Ungarn; Cracow University of Economics, Polen; JAMK University, Finnland; Izmir University of Economics, Türkei; Universidad de Huelva, Spanien; Universidad del Norte, Kolumbien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The event rooms are modernised regularly, most recently in 2019. All event rooms have interactive pen displays and video conference equipment that enable events with partner universities and practice partners. Two PC laboratories offer around 60 workstations and can be used for business and statistical software events (e.g. DATEV, SPSS) and for self-study. Databases with case studies and business simulation games are available. An e-learning platform complements the range of courses. Campus-wide WiFi.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The main areas of research are in the areas of Logistics, Business Law, Accounting, Corporate Management and International Economic Relations. The cross-cutting issue of sustainability is particularly important. The Department of Economics is actively represented at the House of Logistics and Mobility at Frankfurt Airport and in the university's research associations and centres. Research is predominantly application-oriented and conducted in cooperation with companies in the region. Third-party funding and publication output have increased significantly in recent years.
  • Support for founders
    Interdisciplinary seminar on business plan creation; Since 2014 "Entrepreneurship" in the curriculum of the Master's degree (from summer semester 2017 also in the Bachelor's degree); annual ideas competition; advice, also on Exist funding, through the specialist business start-up; implementation of two "Entrepreneurs in Residence" (EIR) as coaches. Experienced entrepreneurs provide regular assistance. After the EIR follows the transfer to experts; in connection with the EU program "Erasmus for young entrepreneurs" we offer online platforms for entrepreneurial training.
  • Other special features
    The university is the first university of applied sciences to have been granted the right to offer doctoral programmes in some areas. The department is involved in the "Logistics and Mobility" doctoral centre. The department promotes equality and diversity. The percentage of female professorships is 40%.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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