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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department


Department Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 730
Number of master degree students 155
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 9.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 65.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 63.6 %

International orientation

International orientation 2/11 points
International orientation master's 6/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 3/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 3/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 0.6
Doctorates per professor 0.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8 *
Exams 2.4 *
Research orientation rank group not assignable
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad rank group not assignable
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation rank group not assignable

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.4
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad coverage of business informatics topics; Solid basic training in software engineering; A lot of freedom of choice for individual specialisation; Discussion of topical issues, such as new business models and social media; Direct student involvement in projects; Variety of teaching methods; Team work; Independent work; Reflection and discussion are encouraged; Cooperation with industry is integrated into the programme and teaching methods; Within the scope of the NTH, there is the possibility of attending modules at the Universität Hannover and the TU Clausthal.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are increasingly English-taught courses in the curriculum, taught in part by international visiting professors, ensuring that other research areas are also covered in the teaching. In addition, the TU Braunschweig expands its international partnerships with other universities.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Omaha, USA; University of Linköping, Sweden; University of Prague, Czech Republic; Universität Bern, Switzerland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    WiFi reception is possible in all rooms as well as on the central areas of the campus. Own laptop pool for students of Business Informatics. In addition, there are further centrally organised PC pools available. Website test laboratory for Information Management is available.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Own broad scope, in both research subjects and methods, high level of inter-disciplinarity, cooperation with institutes of Economics/Social Sciences, Computer Science, but also in Engineering and Media Science. Participation in major research projects, participation in practice-oriented third-party funded projects/research projects, member of the NFF, the Lower Saxony Centre for Vehicle Research (Niedersächsisches Zentrum für Fahrzeugforschung), member of tubs.CITY.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    As part of the TU-wide services of the Office for Knowledge and Transfer, students can receive support in their own start-ups. The complete range of services can be found at https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/technologietransfer/gruendung
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    TU-wide support.
  • Other special features
    The Faculty of Business Informatics at the TU Braunschweig has all the advantages of a degree course at a "medium-sized" Technical University. We have sufficient areas of specialisation, good practical integration, many high-ranking research projects, a good student organisation as well as a positive learning environment. At the same time, however, every single student is taken seriously and is looked after well. We value our campus life, we promote independent work as well as teamwork and are pleased if students take a lively but also critical role in shaping our life together at the TU Braunschweig.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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