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Business Computing, Department
Fakultät für Informatik
- Universitätsplatz 2
- 39106 Magdeburg
- Phone: +49 391 671-8532
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Special features regarding teachingNew forms of teaching that are based on teamwork: The team project is a form of teaching where the students work on a specific, practice-related and/or research-related task in supervised groups. At least one team project in the course, and more team projects are possible; links to practice and closeness to research work by means of subject-specific "team projects" in each area of Business Informatics and Computer Science, with sample topics: design and development of ERP modules, recommendation engines, search engines or Data Mining functions, and analyses of social networks and customer preferences.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department offers two dual-degree programmes. For the Bachelor’s, there is a dual-degree programme with the FDIBA at the Technical University of Sofia (Bulgaria). Students can take modules that are one-to-one identical to those offered by the department. For the Master’s, there is a dual-degree programme with the institute SIIHT in Thailand. Furthermore, the department has a specific position for Coordinator of International Study.
Common partner universities for exchangeTU-Sofia, Bulgaria; TU Tampere, Finland; Universite du Havre, France; University of the Aegean, Greece; Osaka Prefecture University, Japan; University Bergen, Norway University Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Thammasat University, Tailand; Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Turkey; Armstrong State, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentFaculty of Computer Science with many modern laboratories (including the Business Informatics chairs); exercises with SAP are supervised by certified staff; direct access to the offering of the SAP University Competence Center; Own faculty building; Modern lecture halls and seminar rooms.
Special features regarding research activitiesAreas of specialisation in Business Informatics: Very Large Business Applications, Business Intelligence, Information Systems for Management. Involvement of the students thanks to the following: Industry networking, sponsorship of final theses in cooperation with companies on practice-based research topics, integration of research issues in team projects (as an integral part of the curriculum), "individual project" as a form of learning (defined as: Working on a research topic that is supervised by a university lecturer).
Website with further information on research activitieshttp://www.inf.ovgu.de/Forschung.html
Support for foundersThe department supports interested parties in the start-up of businesses, and also supports the TUGZ at the university in this work. Apart from this, there is also a start-up school that provides a modern training programme and which helps you with the following: To identify and evaluate business ideas, gain access to the start-up scene and obtain assistance with the application for state and federal grant programmes. Further support by the SAP Big Data Innovation Centre. Students also have the option of taking a specialisation in the field of web start-ups.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe department provides individual support in matters pertaining to equalisation of disadvantages.
Other special featuresThe largest SAP University Competence Centre (SAP UCC) in the world is at the Faculty of Computer Science at the OVGU and is the basis for research and development on business applications; student participation through team projects.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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