2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
- Leipziger Straße 123
- 36037 Fulda
- Phone: +49 661 9640-250
Job market- and career-orientation
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses
Degree courses with details
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Special features regarding teachingThe course is broad-based and practice-oriented; specialisation is possible. Two courses of study 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.
Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree coursesexample 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; group works, group discussions, presentations, role plays
Practice oriented teaching formats in master's degree coursesexample 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; group works, group discussions, presentations, role plays
Special features regarding the international orientationThe two international programmes offer internationally oriented and comparative contents. Some courses are taught 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. International students account for up to 30% of students in the Master's "International Management". There are regularly international visiting professors.
Common partner universities for exchangeDublin Business School, Ireland; California State University San Bernadino, USA; Universidad de Huelva, Spain; Avans Hogeschool, Netherlands; University of Latvia in Riga, Latvia; University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia; St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia; West Virginia University of Morgantown, USA; Izmir University of Economics, Turkey; Sungkyunkwan University Seoul, South Korea
Special features regarding the equipmentEvent facilities are state-of-the-art, they are regularly updated, most recently in 2015-2017. Two rooms are equipped for videoconferencing, allowing for joint events with partner universities, for example. Two PC labs have around 60 workstations and can be used for application-oriented events regarding business software (e.g. DATEV) and for self-study. The curriculum is supplemented with an electronic e-learning platform. Campus-wide WiFi.
Special features regarding research and developmentKey research areas are logistics, accounting, business management, business law and international business relations. Special emphasis is placed on the cross-curricular topic of sustainability, including its social, economic and ecological aspects. The Department of Economics is actively represented at the House of Logistics and Mobility at Frankfurt Airport. Research is predominantly application-oriented and conducted in cooperation with companies in the region.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-fulda.de/fachbereiche/wirtschaft/forschung/discussion-papers/
Support for foundersCross-departmental seminar on business plan development; Since 2014, Entrepreneurship has been part of the Master's curriculum (Bachelor's as well beginning in 2017/18); Annual ideas competition; Advice, also on Exist grants, provided by the Start-up Office; Implementation of two "entrepreneurs in residence" (EIR) as coaches. Experienced entrepreneurs provide regular assistance. After EIR, transfer to experts; We offer online platforms for continuing education in entrepreneurship within the context of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs EU programme.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsAdvice, information and support at Fulda University for prospective students and students with disabilities, chronic illness (including mental illness) or specific learning disorders regarding course organisation, individual disadvantage compensation and barrier-free campus.
Characteristics of diversity advancementPromotion of diversity at the Fulda University overall, e.g. Family-Friendly University audit (certified since 2006), diversity audit "Promoting Diversity", Total E-Quality award (2009, 2012, 2015). Counselling centres and child care available.
Other special featuresThe university is the first university of applied sciences to have been granted the right to offer doctoral programmes in some areas.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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