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Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich 7: Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Kassel

  • Nora-Platiel-Straße 4
  • 34109 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-2992
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General remarks
On bachelor degree level the department offers Economic Sciences. Master degrees are offered in Business Administration and Economics.

Basic information

Total number of students 3,070 *
Number of master degree students 250
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 35.1 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 25.1 %

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor in Business Administration Points per professor within the range 2,4 to 5,1
Publications per professor in Economics Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic 83.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.9
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.5
Exams 3.5
Research orientation 3.2
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.2
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 2.5
Transition to Master's studies 2.5
Research orientation 2.3
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department see Business Administration and Economics
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Comprehensive, high-quality and demanding basic training in Business Administration and Economics, later with the respective specialisation. Tutorials for all courses in the basic degree course (are offered without overlap) with an average of 20 participants. modern teaching and learning methods are used in teaching. Courses are supported by e-learning projects and platforms. Practical teaching through the targeted integration of practitioners/lecturers and dual course options.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department offers two English-language Master's courses and has a wide range of English-language courses in advanced Bachelor's degrees. This encourages the vigorous exchange between German and international students as well as internationalism at home and prepares our outgoing students for their own semesters abroad. Incoming and outgoing students alike are supported and actively supervised by the internationalism team at the department. The local curricula explicitly favour the recognition of credits earned abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Dublin Business School, Irland; James Cook University in Townsville, Australien; Leiden University, Niederlande; Marmara University, Türkei; Poznan University of Economics, Polen; Universitat de València, Spanien; University of Bergen, Norwegen; University of Economics in Prague, Tschechien; University of Umeå, Schweden; Università degli Studi di Trento, Italien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    With the Innovative Learning Lab, the department has set up a seminar room, equipped with flexible furnishings and extensive presentation technology, enabling the use of creative, multimedia teaching/learning methods and concepts. Students have access to 4, partially air-conditioned, PC pools with 115 workstations, equipped with various specialist software. Several smartboards.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Faculty members are integrated into the Research Centre for Information Technology Design and the International Centre for Higher Education Research.
  • Support for founders
    The Kassel University is a founders' university subsidised by EXIST funds. Teaching and support of start-ups is seen as an interdisciplinary task and supported, both in personnel and organisational terms, by the research and teaching centre on entrepreneurial thinking and action. Six subject areas of the department are active in the start-up research and teaching.
  • Other special features
    The department has established a joint guidance and coordination concept for all its degree courses. There are thus professional and established structures for academic guidance and course coordination, in order to ensure that the teaching programme runs smoothly. All consultation hours take place under optimal conditions in the specially set up Service Centre for teaching. In addition to subject-specific Internet platforms and Internet forums for individual degree courses, magazines with current information are also published regularly (e.g. 'Wiwi aktuell').
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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