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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Informatik

  • Universitätsplatz 2
  • 39106 Magdeburg
  • Phone: +49 391 671-8532
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Basic information

Total number of students 180
Number of master degree students 51
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %

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 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 2/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 62.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/11 points
International orientation, master's 5/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 0/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 78.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 4.4
Doctorates per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.6 *
Exams 2.0 *
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation rank group not assignable
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 1.5
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    New 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 orientation
    The 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 exchange
    TU-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 equipment
    Faculty 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 activities
    Areas 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 activities
  • Support for founders
    The 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 persons
    The department provides individual support in matters pertaining to equalisation of disadvantages.
  • Other special features
    The 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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