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Business Computing, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Leipzig

Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik

  • Grimmaische Straße 12
  • 04109 Leipzig
  • Phone: +49 341 97-33600
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Basic information

Total number of students 360 *
Number of master degree students 130
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 16.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 40.0 %

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 64.3 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 61.5 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/13 points
International orientation, master's 7/13 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 8/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 33.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 50.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor not ranked, <3 business informatics professors at the department
Doctorates per professor 1.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.8
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.7
Research orientation 3.4
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Overall study situation 2.4

Degree courses without details

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    The degree in the field of Information Systems is broadly and flexibly combinable and comprises the three main areas of focus: Information Systems, Computer Science and Economics The focus here is on application and practice-oriented training (e.g. integration of guest speakers, use of research laboratories in courses (especially in the Master's degree course), mandatory internships, exercises and seminars).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Students in the field of Business Informatics have the opportunity to spend part of their studies at one of the 44 foreign exchange universities. Furthermore, the field of Business Informatics is involved in international research projects and regularly organizes international research conferences in the field of Business Informatics and Computer Science, some of which also include special submission formats for students.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universiteit Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgien; Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, Frankreich; Athens University of Economics and Business, Athen, Griechenland; Dublin City University, Dublin, Irland; Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italien; Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Niederlande; Universität Graz, Graz, Österreich; Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poznan, Polen; Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lissabon, Portugal; Université de Fribourg, Fribourg, Schweiz.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The three PC pools of the faculty in addition to the pools of the data centre enable application-oriented and software-related training (e.g. in SAP, MicroStrategy, Salesforce, Signavio). Additional laboratories with specialised software and hardware equipment (e.g. Social CRM Laboratory, Logistics Living Lab, Virtual Reality Laboratory, Smart Energy Living Lab) support teaching and research. Furthermore, numerous software products (e.g. MS Office, Citavi, Matlab, Simulink) are available for students to use freely.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Department of Information Systems is involved in numerous research projects with a wide range of topics. This applies to research content from a professional user perspective (e.g. digital innovations in finance, health, logistics and publishing, human-technology interaction and social CRM, design of energy systems and marketplaces) as well as from the IT area (sensor integration and data analysis, artificial intelligence and machine learning, Big Data, 3D software visualisation, Blockchain).
  • Support for founders
    Assistance and active support for business start-ups (e.g. within the framework of EXIST start-up grants) by the professorships.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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