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

Fachbereich Wirtschaft

  • Emil-Figge-Straße 44
  • 44227 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755-4901
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,730
Number of master degree students 301
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 20.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 80

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 5/11 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 98.2 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 9/11 points
International orientation, master's 9/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 2.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 3.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.0 *
Exams 2.6
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester 2.5
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

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

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Job market preparation 2.0
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practical orientation thanks to assistant professors from business/industry; Courses are taught in small groups; Direct contact with assistant professors; Compulsory mentoring from the first semester to support our students during their course of studies; A semester abroad or a practical semester is integrated into all the Bachelor's degree courses; There are ongoing projects with companies as well as cross-border projects conducted with other European universities.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    For the Economics department, the international focus is of central importance and very well represented by a large number of partnership agreements. The department offers various Bachelor's and Master's programmes, some of which have an international focus. These include in particular the Bachelor's in International Business (6 semesters and 8 semesters) as well as International Business Management, which include partial elements in English. A Master's fully taught in English has been set up: European Master of Project Management.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Australia; Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS) in Guangzhou, China; International Business Academy in Kolding, Denmark; BBA ESSEC Business School in Cergy-Pontoise, France; University of Portsmouth, England; IILM New Delhi and Gurgaon, India; German Jordanian University Amman, Jordan; UNITEC Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand; Izmir University of Economics, Turkey; Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All lecture theatres and seminar rooms are equipped with PC technology, digital projectors and overhead projectors. In addition, interactive displays are available and there is even the possibility of duplicated projection from a room size of 60 students. Flip charts and multiplan screens are provided in all rooms. All seminar rooms and PC pools are fitted with permanently installed computers and projectors and have a daylight projector as well as electronic whiteboards. There are five PC rooms with a total of 95 PCs and 190 seats as well as three PC rooms for all faculties with approx. 50 PCs and 100 seats.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research focus areas determined by the practical experience of the assistant professors; current research activities: Includes, for example, CASEM case studies, Chamber of Commerce InnoMonitor. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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