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  6. Fachbereich IV - Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Mathematik und Informatikwissenschaften
2019 / 20
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Business Computing, Department

Fachbereich IV - Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Mathematik und Informatikwissenschaften


  • Universitätsring 15
  • 54296 Trier
  • Phone: +49 651 201-2640
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Basic information

Total number of students 230
Number of master degree students 69
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 7/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 82.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 75.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/11 points
International orientation, master's 3/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 43.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 42.7 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 0.6
Doctorates per professor 0.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

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
    Very good physical facilities, modern seminar rooms, good student-teacher ratio; Content: preparation course and management of software projects (by an assistant professor with over 10 years of practical experience), additional course offered by an external assistant professor from a large logistics company, mandatory course in Artificial Intelligence, balanced range of teaching in Business Administration, Computer Science and Business Informatics; during the course of study, a study project is offered that is processed as a practical project in small groups with a real company as the client.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    ERASMUS-exchange with the Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey: Business informatics course in German
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Excellent computer equipment, several PC pools which are updated regularly. A separate agile Workflow Management system is being developed, which is also used in teaching and research. In addition, there is also professional process simulation software for Logistics; modern, virtualised server infrastructure, which is also used for teaching; campus-wide WiFi for students (eduroam access).
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Business Informatics department in Trier conducts research on "Intelligent Methods for the Management of the Future". On the one hand, the focus is on Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Simulation and, on the other hand, on Process and Knowledge Management with Methods of Artificial Intelligence. Innovative semantic workflow technologies are researched, that are implemented in an internal software system, CAKE. The research in Trier can look back on extensive project funding from DFG, BMBF, EU, DAAD as well as through various foundations and renowned companies.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Other special features
    The Business Informatics department in Trier sets great store on practice-oriented, professional training; in the study project, students work in small groups (3-5) with an external partner from industry or administration on a realistic issue; very good staff-student ratio; small seminar and project groups; Close cooperation with the teaching staff; intensive cooperation with practice; modern, well-equipped lecture theatres and seminar rooms; Extensive and modern IT equipment; diverse choice of languages; interesting opportunities for work placements.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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