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  4. Business Administration
  5. HS Harz/Wernigerode
  6. Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,270
Number of master degree students 105
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 14.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 40

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 7/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 93.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 53.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/11 points
International orientation, master's 5/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 8/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 90.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 90.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 2.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.6
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    inter-disciplinary specialist training , intensive enhancement of valuable soft skills, comprehensive preparation for entry into professional life by provision of key qualifications for specific professional fields, well-structured programmes of study allow for quick, effective studying in the standard period of study, studies focused on real world and practical situations, variety of forms of teaching, small study groups (individual supervision).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Liaisons for international students; Advice on course contents.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Hertfordshire, Great Britain; Business Academy Southwest, Denmark; International School of Business in Dublin, Ireland; Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Mostoles, Spain; ESC la Rochelle, France; Kindai University, Japan; Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand; Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    modern new buildings, very good technical equipment in all lecture theatres and seminar rooms (cutting-edge PC and projection technology), modern laboratories (e. g. statistics laboratory, travel agency), modern training rooms for completing projects or teaching key skills, state-of-the-art facilities (PC work rooms for Internet research, media centre, library).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Application-focused research typical for a University of Applied Sciences, high degree of focus on practice, numerous projects with regional and national companies, close networking with business, close linkage of research and teaching in the form of project assignments, grouping of research activities in the Skills Centre; department of Tourism and Services or in the Institute of Tourism Research. 4 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Harz Innovation and Start-Up Club (student initiative); Courses on start-up management.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Representative for students with impairments acting as a direct contact; Easier access to the school through shorter distances; Adapted accommodation, parking in close proximity to the school; Lecture halls, seminar rooms and facilities (library, language centre) accessible by lift; Equalisation of disadvantages at exams, such as extended time, provision of special reading aids.
  • Other special features
    academic, performance-focused institution with application-related research and teaching, promotion of new forms of educational training, use of modern information and communications technologies, international focus (foreign language skills, study semesters and work placements abroad are integrated and promoted in a targeted manner), on-going evaluation and adaptation of courses to meet students' needs with regard to the market.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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