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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften

Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre

  • Schloß-Speisemeistereiflügel
  • 70593 Stuttgart
  • Phone: +49 711 459-22488
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General remarks
On Bachelor level the department offers the degree program Economic Sciences, alongside the Master course in Economic Sciences there are also Master courses in Business Administration and Economics. This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 4,200
Number of master degree students 170
Percentage of teaching by practitioners

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 6/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 88.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 77.1 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/11 points
International orientation, master's 10/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

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


International publications per scientist 0.4
Third party funds per academic 7.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure 2.0 *
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.5
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.5
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Management (M.Sc.), Economics (M.Sc.)
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The "Hohenheim model" is the central element of teaching. Building on a solid economic basis, the faculty's characteristically broad range of subjects enables scientifically sound inter-disciplinary and practice-related professional training and a variety of specialisation options for the support of individual interests. It also allows individual specialist knowledge to be applied in macroeconomic and social contexts.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department has set itself the goal of increased internationalisation. The department's International Office provides advice on stays abroad, matters of credit recognition and dual-degree programmes. There is also an annual Summer School with further opportunities for international exchange. Not least, thematic networks with several support options are there to assist potential participants.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    HEC Management School in Liège, Belgium; University of Strasbourg, France; Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy; Aarhus University, Denmark; Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros in Madrid, Spain; Memphis University, USA; Texas A&M University in College Station, USA; Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China; Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile; Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The department offers its scientists and young academics access to the data laboratory (DALAHO). Extensive, subject-specific national and international database include Bloomberg, Data-Stream and Sirca. A powerful server facilitates the quick evaluation of data sets in STATA 13 MP and R.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research activities at the faculty are diverse and extensive. Apart from traditional research, there is also intra- and inter-disciplinary research of the individual chairs and specialist areas with university and non-university partners; research clusters and numerous research projects at all times.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The university has an equal opportunities office that provides extensive guidance services for students with chronic health problems.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The university has an equal opportunities office and organises many events to promote diversity on campus.
  • Other special features
    The Hohenheim CareerCenter supports the transition between studying and professional life. This facility provides contacts with trade and industry and addresses the area of the professional world through work placements, events and seminars on key qualifications. At the end of the course, graduates can be placed with companies. In addition, during a "space-for-learning semester", Bachelor's students have the opportunity to design their schedule of studies in an even more individual way in with a view to building their professional profile (e.g. work placements, career-entry courses).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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