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  6. Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

  • Eupener Straße 70
  • 52066 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 6009-51910
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,170
Number of master degree students 136
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 40.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 60

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 11/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 7/11 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 81.2 %

International orientation

International orientation 10/11 points
International orientation master's 8/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 10/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 3/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 26.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 30.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 30.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.4
Courses offered 1.5
Study organisation 1.4 *
Exams 1.7
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.3
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.4

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
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Coordination of theory and practice phases
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Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Professors and lecturers with practical experience teach demanding and practical contents; Use of innovative forms of teaching and learning; Practical teaching (through case studies, excursions and guest lectures); Efficient learning in small groups; Communication of broad-based basics in business and/or law in Bachelor's programmes and specialised expertise in Master's programmes; Promotion of internationalism through English-taught courses, guest lectures given by international speakers, and a large network of partner universities worldwide.
  • 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; practial projects with issues of local companies
  • 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; practial projects with issues of local companies
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Partnerships with over 90 universities around the world in order to promote the mobility of students and teachers and to develop joint projects in collaboration with the partner universities; Member of international committees; International Faculty Office of the Economics department supports students in their search for finding the right partner university, in planning their semesters abroad and in ensuring the modular recognition of credits; International guest speakers contribute to the department's internationalism.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    France: Université Lille 1; Netherlands: Haagse Hogeschool in Den Haag; Poland: Wroclaw University of Economics; Great Britain: London Metropolitan University; Spain: Universidad de Valencia; Czech Republic: University of Economics in Prague; Turkey: Özygin University Istanbul; Japan: Ritsumeikan University in Osaka; Mexico: UDEM Monterrey; Australia: University of Technology in Sydney
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Excellent infrastructure for professional use of information and communication technology; Free internet access and full WiFi coverage for the campus; Free access to modern IT technology, online learning platforms, web-based BSCW workstations, virtual meeting rooms and computer rooms; IT-based course and exam organisation; IT classrooms with modern media equipment; Option to record lectures; IT staff who assist students with problems involving the university information system.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Broad applied research in Business Administration and the related subjects Economics, Law, Informatics, Mathematics/Statistics; Publication of research results in journals; Supplementation of applied research through interdisciplinary key areas, such as industrial engineering, business informatics, entrepreneurship and quality management; Teachers can request a sabbatical in consultation with the dean's office. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Transforming Academic into Entrepreneurial Minds; Additional qualification for students to develop entrepreneurial skills to establish initial contacts and to gain access to Aachen's founders' network; "Start-up" module in Business Studies and Business Administration Practice Plus; Within a group, students develop a start-up idea and create a realistic business plan; they are supported by start-up coaches; industry experts evaluate the idea and business plan.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Barrier-free facilities; All lecture halls, seminar rooms, PC rooms and staff offices provide barrier-free access. Representative for students with disabilities or chronic illness; Contact person for questions and problems in copying with university life. Psychosocial counselling; Support for students in overcoming personal and course-related difficulties.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Diversity representative; Contact person for matters of equal opportunities, diversity of course structure, university and/or work-family balance; University-wide participation in the Promoting Diversity in NRW programme.
  • Other special features
    Personal and extensive support, students are not just a number and do not get lost in the anonymity of overfilled lecture halls; Around 90 partner universities worldwide; Over 65 partner companies in the region around Aachen; Strong interdisciplinary focus; Joint integrative courses of study and research projects with the technical departments at the FH Aachen; Option of dual degrees with partner universities worldwide; Aachen offers many sporting and cultural events in a city of more than 50,000 students; Networked location in "Euregio".
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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