Business Administration, Department
Fachbereich Wirtschaft at the TH Mittelhessen/Gießen
- Wiesenstraße 14
- 35390 Gießen
- Phone: +49 641 309-2700
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingBroad 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 abroadsEdinburgh 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 equipmentPC 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 developmentvarious 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 foundersOwn 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 featuresClose 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 activitieshttps://www.w.thm.de/index.php/forschung/berichte/uebersicht
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.thm.de/site/hochschule/zentrale-bereiche/zentrale-studienberatung.html
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.thm.de/site/studium/sie-wollen-studieren/numerus-clausus-nc.html
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