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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaft und Soziales

Department Wirtschaft

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,560
Number of master degree students 228
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 1/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 79.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 95.1 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/11 points
International orientation, master's 4/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 35.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 68.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 16.1 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.7
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 1.9 *
Exams 3.4
Job market preparation 2.4
Support during practical semester 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.5
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.5
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.8
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practical orientation, inter-disciplinary character, internationality, modern Didactics, small groups, project work, good student/lecturer ratios.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department has a portfolio of international partner universities that enables students to study abroad in the key economic regions of the world. In addition, the school offers a dual-degree programme with two international partner universities. Other international components include: International workshops each semester (key areas: International business, entrepreneurship, logistics, guest lectures and shadowing by visiting international professors, collaborative doctorate programme with two international partner universities.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Universidad de Talca, Chile; Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Södertörns University, Sweden; Sup de Co Montpellier, France; Napier University in Edinburgh, Great Britain; Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Netherlands; Hogeschool Rotterdam, Netherlands; Trondheim Business School, Norway; FHS Kufstein, Austria; Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain; Universidad de Malaga, Spain; Universitat de Valencia, Spain; Chulalongkom University, Bangkok; Thailand University of Rhode Island, USA; Curtin University of Technology, Australia; Deakin University, Australia; ITESM in Monterroy, Mexico; University of Shanghai, China; Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Good equipment in PC pools, e-learning platform, multi-group work room for project and small-group work.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Internationality, inter-disciplinary character. 3 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Start-up-relevant teaching content is a regular component of the Business Administration curriculum. What is more, the department's teachers are engaged in entrepreneurship courses and events at the university (dedicated courses, lecture series). A large number of teachers of the department have their own start-up experience, which is integrated regularly into their courses. Again and again, student start-up projects choose teachers of the departments as their mentors.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Cross-cultural training, conference participation and workshops, which are partly subsidised through equality funds.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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