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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Management

Fachbereich Management (BWL-Studiengänge)

  • Weender Landstrasse 3-7
  • 37073 Göttingen
  • Phone: +49 551 547-000
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Basic information

Total number of students 560
Number of master degree students 437
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 35.0 %

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 13/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 8/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 97.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 94.2 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/11 points
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 90.4 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 54.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The programmes and courses cover core business administration subjects and the corresponding skills in small groups. In addition, a framework is created within which students can develop their own personality individually. Soft skills training, compulsory work placements and semesters abroad offer ample opportunity for students to identify and develop their strong points and to build their own profiles. This is encouraged through the close exchange with company representatives and mentors.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    All programmes allow for semesters abroad. These are integrated into Bachelor's attendance programmes, which means that the regular study time is not extended as a result. Master's students can complete three different dual-degree programmes with partner universities (KEDGE Business School, France / Bond University, Australia / Regent's University London, United Kingdom). The International Office provides support for this
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Tongji University in Shanghai, China; Columbia University in New York City, USA; The University of Granada, Spain; University of Guadalajara, Mexico; University of Worcester, England, Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia; University of Tartu, Estonia; University of Ferrara, Italy; University of California in Oakland, USA; Birla Institute of Management Technology, India
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The facilities are equipped in line with the necessary infrastructure. IT training is carried out in a room equipped and set aside especially for this purpose. The university offers students study areas that are equipped with IT infrastructure and WiFi. Apart from the school's own library, students also have access to the Göttingen State and University Library, affiliated department libraries and libraries of other university sites in the area. Students have access to the EBSCO database.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The university has a Centre for Entrepreneurship and, as a university of entrepreneurs and founders, has a systematic focus on creating and encouraging entrepreneurial thinking and actions. Through a varied spectrum of services, the Centre provides an impetus for the long-term establishment of a culture defined by entrepreneurial initiative and independence. According to the Start-up Radar study, the PFH is among the universities in Germany with the best start-up promotion.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Given its size, the university can find individual solutions for matters related to impairment in order to ensure a smooth process for students.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Where distance-learning is concerned, the university supports its own equality mission, such as through the Family, Work & Career initiative.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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