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Business Administration, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaft at the HS Furtwangen/Villingen-Schw.

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Basic information

Total number of students 730 *
Number of master degree students 30
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 90.6 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 63.0 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 9/12 points
International orientation, master's 7/12 points
Outgoing students 6.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 41.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 42.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 45.0 %


Third party funds per professor 29.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.9
Job market preparation 2.1
Support during practical semester 2.0
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Overall study situation no survey

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Business Administration training with an international or business psychological focus; Possibility to specialise (e.g. Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Digital Business Management, Behavioural Business Management); in IBW and IBM choose a regional focus (China / Hispanic world / Francophone world) with 2 integrated semesters abroad (internship / study); small study groups (15-50 students); personal support and direct contact (Open Door Policy); innovative teaching methods; practical content and experienced lecturers; accredited courses.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Choice of a regional focus (China / Hispanic world / Francophone world) in IBW and IBM; in IBW and IBM studies in up to three foreign languages; proportion of international professors and lecturers; foreign language teaching exclusively by native speakers; two integrated semesters abroad (study and internship); lectures in English (partly 100%); high proportion of international students; excursions (France, Spain); 60-70 active partner universities worldwide; possibility of international double degrees (France, Spain, Peru, El Salvador).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Xiamen University, China; Suzhou University, China; EM Strasbourg (School of Management, Universität Strasbourg), Frankreich; EMLV Paris (School of Management, Leonard de Vinci University), Frankreich; Instituto Tecnológico Monterrey, Mexiko; Universidad Alfonso Ibanez, Chile; Universidad de Málaga, Spanien; Napier University, Edinburgh, Schottland; San Diego State University, USA; University of Pretoria, Südafrika.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Technical equipment: all lecture theatres with projectors, smartboards, some document cameras, audio systems, Internet access (WIFI), e.g. microphone; PC pool open 7/7 days; FELIX learning platform, classroom response system, memeo (virtual teamwork); rental pool for students (laptops, presenters, video, photo cameras, wave recorders etc.); Subject-specific databases: Thomson Reuters Eikon (refinitive), comprehensive online library with access to international databases. Statistics software: Matlab, einfacheumfrage.de, SNAP, SPSS, Excel etc.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Two main research areas are currently being pursued: (1) An interdisciplinary research approach with behavioural science orientation: for example, neural basics of price perception in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam, digital recording of visitor flows, behavioural economics laboratory tests in retail in cooperation with ZDF. (2) Research work with an economic and empirical focus the effects of the low interest rate environment on wealth and income distribution in the Eurozone with several publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Support for founders
    One of the university's founding officers teaches Business Administration. Several events are offered on the subject of Entrepreneurship (compulsory and elective subject). Mandatory courses on innovation management are an integral part of several study programs. Lectures on setting up a business include creating business plans. Several business simulation games are integrated into the study program, and participation in student organisations with practical relevance (business talks and IB consulting as student management consultancy) is supported.
  • Other special features
    Applicants will have a student buddy at their side for individual questions from the start. This reflects the philosophy of the business faculty: you study with us as an individual person and not as a "mere student ID number". The courses are characterised by a wide range of options (languages and specialisations), so that you can largely tailor the course to your interests. In numerous electives you study together with your fellow students from the other Bachelor courses.
  • Further information on research activities
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  • Information on access restrictions
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