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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften

  • Münchner Platz 2-3
  • 01187 Dresden
  • Phone: +49 351 463-32196
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General remarks
On Bachelor level the department offers the degree program Economic Science, on Master level the study programs Business Administration and Economics.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,330
Number of master degree students 521
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 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 81.8 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 52.4 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/11 points
International orientation, master's 6/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


International publications per scientist 0.5
Third party funds per academic 40.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 2.0 *
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered
Study organisation 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Business Administration (M.Sc.), Economics (M.Sc.), Bachelor Business Education, Master Business Education
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Communication of sound knowledge of subject-specific academic methods and tools; Targeted preparation for addressing economic decisions; Modular and interdisciplinary range of courses with the option for industry-specific training; Excellent library stock; Modern laboratory equipment; Career Service; E-learning to support studying independent of time and place; Practical transfer of what has been learnt through excursions, presentations by industry representatives, start-up founders' seminars.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Extensive ERASMUS programme, binational degrees (Trento, Strasbourg), English-taught courses in Bachelor's and Master's programmes.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    High-performance PC pools; access to essential research and literature databases; range of e-learning courses.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Students receive insight into research projects at an early stage, relevant topics can be taken up and continued in Bachelor’s theses, early introduction to the basic principles of academic work as part of AQUA mentoring.
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  • Support for founders
    The entrepreneurship initiative Dresden Exists is based at the department. Dresden Exists has been working for over 15 years to provide impetus for Dresden's entrepreneurial culture. The aim is to show students and scientists entrepreneurship and self-employment as attractive options. Dresden Exists wants to encourage scientists to translate their research findings to commercial reality in order to enable them to create new professional opportunities for themselves.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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