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Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Informatik at the Ostfalia HS/Wolfenbüttel

  • Salzdahlumer Straße 46/48 , Büro: Am Exer 2
  • 38302 Wolfenbüttel
  • Phone: +49 5331 939-31005
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Basic information

Total number of students 100 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 18.5 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 80.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked, less than 10 graduates / year; source: german federal statistical office

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's
Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 87.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 11.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Intensive basic training; team projects, one also directly in a company; training in two faculties (Computer Science and Economics); cooperation with Business Economists and IT specialists; strong practical orientation through industrial cooperation, especially in the automotive sector; research proximity through third-party funded projects, through which students are also involved in current research topics (e.g. in IT Security, Business Intelligence, Supply Chain Management, Cloud Computing); orientation days, learning coaching, language centre, selection from many optional subjects possible
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are very many partner universities worldwide. First, a determination is made on how credits obtained abroad can be recognised. Each year the Computer Science department organises an international summer university with alternating topics, sometimes also involving data analysis. Student excursions abroad are offered, for example to Brazil, France, Japan and the USA. The Ostfalia International Office supports students who wish to complete a semester abroad, e.g., on funding or finding accommodation.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidad de Santa Cruz do Sul (UNISC), Brasilien; Zhejiang University of Science and Technology in Hangzhou, China; University of the West of Scotland, Großbritannien; Swiss German University, Indonesien; Anan National College of Technology, Japan; The University of Manitoba, Kanada; Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, USA.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Ostfalia Faculty of Computer Science has a total of 15 well-equipped pools or labs, in which the students can both carry out supervised exercises and work independently, partly even at weekends. The Ostfalia library provides access to over 50 electronic databases in the fields of computer science or economic sciences. Online learning systems in mathematics, programming/software engineering and databases (SQL) are provided.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The Department of Information Engineering has bundled a number of third-party-funded projects (e.g. on Business Intelligence and IT Security), which connect students also to current research topics. The key research area "SecuRIn – Security Reference Model Industry 4.0", funded by the Lower-Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture, aims to develop process models that will help companies to develop Industry 4.0 applications easily and reliably in future and to operate them safely during the entire life cycle.
  • Support for founders
    The Ostfalia Entrepreneurship Centre offers seminars on start-ups and individual advice, such as on financing.
  • Other special features
    A logistics lab is available where students work on various problems in connection with the automation of logistics systems (materials handling). The system (based on Lego Mindstorms) is used in various courses as a basis for case studies (X-in-the-Loop, planning a control system with connection to an ERP system, emulation for performance evaluation of systems). In addition, students work on the implementation of a web-based business simulation (SIM-HAVEN) in cooperation with the Department of Transport-Sport-Tourism-Media.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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