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  4. Business Administration
  5. FH Münster
  6. Fachbereich Wirtschaft
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaft

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,380
Number of master degree students 299
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 25.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 500

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 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 97.8 %

International orientation

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 10/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 7/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 84.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 70.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 40.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.6 *
Exams 2.1
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester 2.0
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.5

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 1.8
Coordination of theory and practice phases
Rooms 2.6
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Job market preparation 1.7
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    "Activating teaching" as a programme (e.g. study-team coaching, projects, case studies; high proportion of group work); Duplicate lectures (flexible time management, appropriate group sizes, partly in German and English); Practical focus of teaching; range of e-learning courses; Promotion of key skills in small groups (for example, presentation techniques, leadership sills, entrepreneurship); Integration of lectures by practitioners/excursions; Special advisory services regarding stays abroad; company projects; Seminars on learning techniques for new students; Practical phases or practical semesters.
  • 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; practical projects with companies and institutions
  • 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; logistics project in several sectors, practical projects with companies and institutions, real experience learning
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); Intensification of internationalization@home through increased intake of incoming students; Visiting lecturers from cooperating university; Funding for one-year exchanges of PhD students; Establishment of two summer schools; Office for International Studies (OFIS) at the Department; 2 international Bachelor's programmes with dual degrees (CALA/EBP); 2 international Master's programmes with dual degrees (consecutive: IMS/postgraduate: ISCM); 50 partner universities worldwide; Structured study programme in English for incoming students; Buddies for international students.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Hull, Great Britain; Kristianstad University, Sweden; University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway; University of Granada, Spain; TEC de Monterrey, Mexico; Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa; University of South Australia, Adelaide; Pusan National University, South Korea; Juniata College in Huntingdon, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All seminar rooms equipped with current presentation and audio technology (smartboards, projectors (in some cases double projection); Co-Creation Lab (from 2017: seminar room by Design Thinking); Business informatics-server cluster (incl. virtual machines); GPGPU server (Distributed and Parallel Computing, Big Data, Business Intelligence); Various specialist software and hardware used in lectures and courses; Database access Thomson Reuters Eikon (Finance & Accounting); Database access Beck online (taxes, audit); TOPSIM Cloud (wide range of business simulations).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Apart from individual research activities, research focuses mainly on the four key research areas of the department (Coesfeld Centre of Excellence (GPM), Department of Process Management and Logistics (IPL), Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre (S2BMRC), Centre of Excellence for SME Evaluation (UBM)). In addition, the department stands out for numerous doctoral projects (15 since 2013) with national (Dresden, Vechta, Göttingen, Leipzig, Münster (WWU)) and international partners (VU Amsterdam, Coventry, Adelaide, Port Elizabeth). 12 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Market Research Centre on the topics of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial thinking and action (e.g. courses: Competition: "Dragons' Den"); Preparation and support for potential start-ups by transfer agency of the FH Münster, close cooperation with economic development agencies, chambers and other partners in regional founders' networks.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Cooperation with the central student advisory services, "Studying with disabilities"; Individual disadvantage compensation for exams.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Target-group-specific dual study programmes for working students; Link programmes for students with heterogeneous pre-qualifications (e.g. Maths); special programmes for Bachelor/Master transition; Structured introductory phase (orientation week organised by student council, mentored groups enshrined in the curriculum, workshops with central student advisory services); Advice on flexible course structure in case of increased workload; Programmes for international students (subject tutorials, Office for International Studies, structured, English-taught study programmes, Buddy programmes); Equal Opportunities Office, FH-Family Service.
  • Other special features
    Several summer schools in West Virginia/USA, Limerick/Ireland and Münster.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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