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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik

  • Universitätsstraße 31
  • 93053 Regensburg
  • Phone: +49 941 943-2268
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Basic information

Total number of students 340
Number of master degree students 104
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 11.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 90.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/11 points
International orientation, master's 5/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 8.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 9.8 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 3.0
Doctorates per professor 0.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 2.1 *
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Lectures by guest professors and managers from companies; international orientation (52 partner universities); Each course comprises lectures and exercises; Screen/podcasts for many courses to encourage independent studying, as well as further information are available on the campus-wide learning platform; Discussion forums for all course participants; central independent learning environments such as the media workshop and an automated sound studio for training in public speaking; Various Summer School courses; Libraries open until 10.00 pm; optimal supervisory ratio thanks to the limited number of places available.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are special exercises for international students (accounting, cost and performance accounting). These should also be taken by Business Informatics students (at least 3 Business Administration courses in the first phase of study). Subject-specific course guidance is available to international students.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    KU Leuven, Belgium; Kingston University, Great Britain; University College Dublin, Ireland; Linnaeus University, Sweden; Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain; Oulu University, Finland; University of Technology in Sydney, Australia; Bejing Institute of Technology, China; Providence University, Taiwan; Murray State University, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Free software for students via Academic Alliances; WiFi in all parts of the buildings (even in the libraries); PC rooms (hardware is renewed approx. every three years) with interactive whiteboards; central printing services in the computer centre; Projectors in all lecture theatres and seminar rooms; chair has its own laboratories for students with specialist hardware and software (from latest smartphones and tablets to high-performance computer systems), supervised by certified staff.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Business Informatics in Regensburg is one of the internationally leading research groups, working on the areas of IT Security, Internet Business, Business Engineering, Quality Management, etc.: publications for renowned journals and conferences; many research projects and third-party funding from DFG, EU, BMBF, Bavarian federal state ministries, etc.; many application-oriented research projects with well-known companies; many academic prizes and honours; alignment with many renowned conferences (e.g. ECIS 2005, ARES 2013); chair spin-offs; affiliated institutes, such as "ibi research“.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The department expressly encourages start-ups, with professors acting as mentors for entrepreneurs. So far, there have been two start-ups: NEXIS and ibi Systems. There are also student management consultancies (e.g. InTouch), providing assistance with planned start-ups. In addition, business informatics engineers are involved in spin-offs (e.g. enactus Regensburg).
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    There is a contact point for students with health issues. The individual needs of each student with chronic impairments are identified through counselling sessions. For example, the student in question may be granted time extensions for exams or extensions for submitting assignments.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The Master’s in Business Informatics is also open to applicants from methodologically related fields (e.g. BSc Computer Science, BSc Information Management (BSc. Physics), which encourages diversity among Master’s students. Guest speakers representing various key research areas are invited to the research discussion group; attendance of international conference in particular is subsidised through travel cost grants.
  • Other special features
    International study programmes for MBA & MBI; established Marketing & Career Service at the faculty; Summer School courses with admissions procedure; Organisation of renowned conferences and summer schools.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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