Business Informatics, Department
Fakultät für Informatik at the Uni Magdeburg
- 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 while studying, more team projects possible; practical relevance and proximity to research through subject-specific "team projects" in every subject of Business Informatics and Computer Science, example 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. In the Bachelor area there is a double degree programme with FDIBA at TU Sofia (Bulgaria) and TDU (Turkey). Students can take modules that are 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.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsTU-Sofia, Bulgarien; TU Tampere, Finland; Universite du Havre, Frankreich; University of the Aegean, Griechenland; Niigata University, Japan; University Bergen, Norwegen; University Pompeu Fabra, Spanien; Thammasat University, Thailand; Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Türkei; Georgia College and State University, USA; Norwegen-Universitetet i Bergen; Kazan Federal University, Russland.
Special features regarding the equipmentFaculty of Computer Science with many modern laboratories (including business information technology chairs); SAP exercises are supervised by certified personnel; direct access to the offer of the SAP University Competence Centre; own faculty building; modern lecture halls and seminar rooms. VR glasses, simulation, 3D printer and scanner.
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: Industrial networking, promotion of theses in cooperation with companies.
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.
Other special featuresThe world's largest SAP university competence centre (SAP UCC) is located at the Faculty of Computer Science at OVGU and is the basis for research and development on business applications; Student participation realised through team projects. SAP certificates
Further information on research activitieshttp://www.inf.ovgu.de/Forschung.html
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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