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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften

Betriebswirtschaftliches Institut

  • Keplerstraße 17
  • 70174 Stuttgart
  • Phone: +49 711 685-83422
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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,010
Number of master degree students 371
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 24.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 6/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 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 84.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 78.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/11 points
International orientation, master's 5/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 17.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 20.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 25.0 %


National publications per professor 3.5
International publications per scientist 0.2
Third party funds per academic 14.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.9
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
    The courses are certified by the Swiss Agency for Accreditation (AAQ); The technical orientation of the courses is very constructive for the labour market, and particularly suitable for business students who are interested in technical questions; Excellent location advantage for students thanks to the direct proximity of several leading large and medium-sized enterprises in Germany; Strong integration with the professional field, partly through the Business Administration funding association (job fair, study groups, conferences); Very good staff-student ratio.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Students can study at 28 European partner universities as part of the ERASMUS exchange programme or at up to 80 partner universities outside Europe. They can also enrol in the EBBS/EMBS programme to obtain a European certificate "European Bachelor-Level Business Sciences" (EBBS) or "European Master-Level Business Sciences" (EMBS).
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Austral; Tongji University, Chin(PR); Tampere University of Technology, Finld; Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Montpellier, France; Krakow University of Economics, Polad; Linköping University,weden; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden; Universidad d Alcalá Spain; Universidad de Granada, Spain
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Institute has its own library; own Service Centre for student affairs with degree course managers (including for course guidance); own rooms with IuK workstations (CIP pool, ERP-BI lab); own workrooms for students only; excellent online networking of lectures, including in Social Communities; recordings of some lectures; Access to literature and specialised databases (Nexis, EconLit, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), etc.), e-books and electronic journals; C@MPUS - Campus Management Portal.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The department is active in ongoing research projects all the time. Special emphasis has been placed on interdisciplinarity. This is reflected, for example, in the "e-citizens' bus" project, which is carried out in cooperation with the Department of Railway and Transportation", or in the cooperation with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Research and the Graduate School of Excellence, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Innovation and innovation projects, ambidexterity, asset liability management / allocation, risk management, emotions and decision-making behaviour, risk and resilience management, working in logistics, procurement of logistics services, impact of emotions on decision-making, role of neuroscience for marketing research, analytics with respect to the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 (Industrial Internet), smart software business, leadership changes and internationalisation processes, escalation of commitment in an international context, network effects and market outcome.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The department has a representative in charge of start-up topics who sits on the advisory committee of the technology transfer initiative, which has been set up by the University of Stuttgart and the State of Baden-Württemberg. The representative advises students who intend to start a business on filing an application for EXIST funding. Thus, the representative is the interface between TTI GmbH and the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The University of Stuttgart has a Disabilities Representative who supports and counsels students and applicants with disabilities or chronic illness on issues specific to disabilities. The representative is in close contact with the guidance counsellors of the Department of Business Administration.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Equal Opportunities Representative and Equal Opportunities Department of the University of Stuttgart develop equal opportunities concepts and measures, such as a mentoring programme for women at various stages in their careers (students, doctoral students, post-doctoral students and (junior) professors); Service Gender Consulting; Service University & Family.
  • Other special features
    The alumni association of the Economics programmes at the University of Stuttgart (Adkus) promotes contacts among graduates and helps to maintain a connection to the University of Stuttgart.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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