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Business Computing, Department

Fachbereich Informatik at the FH Dortmund

  • Emil-Figge-Straße 42
  • 44227 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755-6709
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,380 *
Number of master degree students 250
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 22.1 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 13.4 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 28.4 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 41.5 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/13 points
International orientation, master's 2/13 points
Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 84.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 79.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 15.2 %

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    True to the slogan, "we focus on students", the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund puts students' interests first. We proceed according to the three-pillar model of Business Informatics: teaching broad expertise in terms of academically well-founded methods of Computer Science, the targeted introduction to proven academic methods of Business Administration and the development of expertise in the integrative subjects of Business Informatics.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Cooperation with the Intercultural Academy of the Auslandsgesellschaft Deutschland e.V. recognised according to the NRW Further Education law: Foreign language courses at 5 levels according to the European frame of reference in 25 languages as well as internationally recognised language tests. An international representative in the department. The internship semester of the 7-semester course can be completed at companies abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Am Fachbereich Informatik gibt es einen Beauftragten für Internationales, der die Kontakte des Fachbereichs im Rahmen des EuroMPM (European Master in Project Management) zur University of the Basque Country in Bilbao (Spain), der NTNU in Trondheim (Norway), der Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture in Kiev (Ukraine) und der Kauno Technologijos Universitetas in Kaunas (Lithuania) ausbaut.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern pool places in sufficient numbers; Use of e-learning systems to promote self-study; fast fibre network with sufficient bandwidth; extensive software equipment including free student licenses for example for MS Project and Visio.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Mobile Business – Mobile Systems, Intelligent Business Information Systems, Business Intelligence, ERP Systems (Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP ERP), Security Management, IT Service Management, Computer-Aided Cooperative Work and Learning.
  • Support for founders
    The Dortmund University of Applied Sciences offers advice and information on the entire start-up process for interested students, alumni and academic staff. If a decision to seek professional independence has not been taken yet, we will assist with the weighing of pros and cons to see whether it is an option at all. The first point of contact is Erdme Brüning (G-DUR), the start-up advisor. If necessary, various experts can be involved after consultation. The university of applied sciences supports the establishment of networks and arranges contacts.
  • Other special features
    First German university as a member of the Microsoft Dynamics Student Certificate Program; Certification options in the areas of MS Dynamics, SAP, ARIS Toolset and ITIL V3; Company lectures; Excursions; practical projects.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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