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Business Administration, Department

Fakultät Betriebswirtschaft at the OTH Amb.-W./Weiden

Bavarian Business School Amberg-Weiden

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 900 *
Number of master degree students 110
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.6 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/12 points
International orientation, master's 5/12 points
Outgoing students < 1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 89.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 98.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 33.3 %


Third party funds per professor 7.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Marketing Management (M.Sc.) in cooperation with HAW Hof; Business and Law (M.Sc./M.Sc./LL.M) in cooperation with TH Aschaffenburg; Human Resource Management (M.A.) in cooperation with OTH Regensburg
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Innovative didactic approaches and teaching concepts; semester projects in companies; various forms of IT-based teaching, beginning with the use of LMS to the use of Business Management software (SAP, SPSS, Datastream) up to IT-supported business games and simulations; modular, with many options diverse curriculum; generalist and industry-specific courses; quality circles, excursions and integration of guest lecturers; courses in foreign languages; teaching benefits from current research results and constant contact to practice; English language course
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International Business course 100 percent in English, numerous international aspects in the context of regular teaching; numerous fully English-language courses and modules, e.g. Cross Cultural Management in cooperation with the University of Pilsen; development of a double degree programme with a Scottish business faculty, professors and teaching staff with an international background, summer schools.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia; Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brasilien; Shanghai Normal University, China; Gachon University in Seognam, Südkorea; International College of Management in Sydney, Australien; Berkeley College in New York, USA; National University, San Diego, USA; Staatliche Lomonossow Universität Moskau, Russland; Thomas More University, Mechelen, Belgien; Université de Bordeaux, Perigueux, Frankreich; Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spanien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Comprehensive WiFi throughout the campus, 24-hour library with lock, modern computer rooms with opening hours until 10 p.m., numerous business software (e.g. SAP, SPSS, Datastream) accessible including certification courses. Courses partly possible via moodle, video database from lectures, Virtual University of Bavaria. Virtual Reality glasses and Eye Tracking systems, hackathon, business labs.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The research activities at the faculty are divided into research clusters and, in some cases, implemented via institutes. The research results are published via a separate journal series. The Faculty includes the Institute for Trade Management, the Institute for Systemic Management & Organization, the Institute for Consumer Journalism and the 3 + 3 = 7 Institute for Behavioral Economics, Personnel and Process Management; There is also a research professorship at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
  • Support for founders
    “Business start-up" module as a compulsory module in the Bachelor's degree courses, offered in cooperation with BayStartUP; since July 2016 cooperation agreement between BayStartUp and OTH Amberg-Weiden; start-up consultant in the department, own research cluster for business start-ups, business start-ups, succession planning and regulation, from which the research results flow into teaching; start-up program Grow4Digital with verifiable modules and certification; consecutive Master's degree course in Digital Entrepreneurship since winter semester 19/20, which provides methods for start-up and innovation management.
  • Other special features
    WingWave program to support mentally stressed students, cooperations on Master programs: Master Human Resource Management in cooperation with OTH Regensburg / TH Deggendorf, Master Economics and Law in cooperation with Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences; Master Marketing Management in cooperation with Hof, etiquette courses, student projects with universities in nearby foreign countries
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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