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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Special features regarding teachingThe 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 orientationStudents 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 abroadsUniversiteit 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 equipmentThe 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 activitiesThe 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 foundersAssistance and active support for business start-ups (e.g. within the framework of EXIST start-up grants) by the professorships.
Further information on research activitieshttps://iwi.wifa.uni-leipzig.de/
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