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Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaft at the TH Mittelhessen/Gießen

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,460 *
Number of master degree students 170
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.4 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 88.8 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 8/12 points
International orientation, master's 6/12 points
Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 8/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 25.4 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 58.5 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor < 3 T Euro

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.5
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.2
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Overall study situation 1.5

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad basic economic training; specialisation from 4th semester: Selection from 10 focal points; Strong practical orientation in teaching; lectures on the intranet; exercises / tutorials; interactive games; methodologically-didactically diverse procedure (high further education quota): Business games, case studies, internet-based learning; mental training, integrated teaching of self and social skills; introductory week / mentoring programme; semester abroad at partner universities; group study rooms for students; Gamification; Mentimeter; projects e.g. 3D printing, learning factory 4.0; innovative forms of examination.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    "Coordination abroad" for advice and support for semesters or stays abroad, internship, double degree, summer schools; 19 direct international university partnerships + 27 further international partner universities (state programmes); specialisation in "International Management" with 2 compulsory modules at foreign universities; wide recognition options; Offer: English-language "International Semesters" for incoming students; 2 100% English-language Master's programmes; Annual: Entrepreneurship exchange with Edinburgh Napier University with student and lecturer exchange.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Edinburgh Napier University, Schottland; Victoria University in Melbourne, Australien; Tallinn University of Technology, Estland; Dundalk Institute of Technology, Irland; Université de Montpellier, Frankreich; Universidad de Huelva, Spanien; Yildiz Technical University Istanbul, Türkei; VIA University College, Horsens, Dänemark; Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Kouvola, Finnland; Universities of Wisconsin, USA.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    PC rooms (96 workstations), 3 workstations Industry 4.0 and 3D laboratory with 3 3D printers, photo / video equipment laboratory + 2 mobile interfaces, Industry 4.0 model factory (Fischertechnik), 6 databases for literature research, virtual desktops, collaborative Robotor (Panda), humanoid robot (2 Pepper, 4 NAOs), Eye Tracking System, Business Games (TOPSIM, Global Factory, VWL), MS-Office incl. Access, Oracle Designer, MS Navision, SAP S / 4HANA, MS Project, SPSS, VBA, Java, Oracle DB with Data Modeler u. SQLDeveloper, Sharepoint, Sphinx Open Online, Vico, Caplena, facial expression anaysis tool, Imotions.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    various research projects on Industry 4.0 and digitalisation in cooperation with partner companies from industry, Lernfabrik 4.0 and BMBF Future of Work; digimari-dig. Transformation Japan focus; use of humanoid robots for example in nursing; Sustainability economics and management, sustainable business policies of regional banks; biometric measurement methods (such as eye tracking; facial expression analysis); Influencer and CSR marketing, sharing economy; research project on European monetary and economic policy; analysis of judgements of the Federal Fiscal Court and effects on practical application of law
  • Support for founders
    Own professorship "Entrepreneurship", module Entrepreneurship (gaining initial start-up experience along the lines of Design Thinking), compulsory elective module Social Entrepreneurship (development of business plans for social enterprises), coaching talks for those interested in starting a business. Lively exchange with the local start-up networks, such as the founders' table of the Gf Economic Development Agency. Every year: International entrepreneurship exchange programmes in cooperation with the Centre for Entrepreneurship of the partner university Edinburgh Napier, which includes evaluation of business ideas and their development by industry representatives.
  • Other special features
    Close personal contact between students, professors and staff, good cooperation with the student council. Regular summer parties, graduation ceremonies. Continuous improvement of teaching through a sophisticated evaluation system: First semester, mentor surveys, study program and event evaluations, also dialogical evaluation, alumni surveys, networking with regional companies (support group, company fair, projects, internships). Introductory week with simulation game. Current projects: Integrated teaching of soft skills in compulsory modules, Sustainability, Digitalisation.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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