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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät Informatik

Studiengang Wirtschaftsinformatik

  • Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
  • 95028 Hof
  • Phone: +49 9281 409-3000
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Basic information

Total number of students 90
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

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 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 91.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

International orientation

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 95.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 30.0 %

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
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support during practical semester 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

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Computer science degree programme that establishes a clear link to business issues. The fields Computer Science and Business Administration exist as independent programmes, which why students benefit from a broad subject-specific range of courses with specially tailored lectures. Other programmes, such as Industrial Engineering or Law, complete the varied range. Specialisation in the 5th/6th semester: broad elective subjects for specialisation and for gaining specialist knowledge for certain sectors.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    English-taught elective courses; Many partner universities abroad and wide recognition of credits earned abroad; Extensive range of foreign language courses at the university; Compulsory English and Business English as part of the programme; Further recognition of language courses for electives.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Weber State University, USA; National University in San Diego, USA; Ural Federal University, Russia; Universidad de Málaga, Spain; PSG College of Technology, India; Hogeschool Gent, Belgium; Högskolan i Skövde, Sweden
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Laboratory for databases and operating systems; laboratory for virtual systems; network laboratory; laboratory for Medical Informatics; Mobile Computing laboratory; Mac lab.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The Institute for Information Systems (Institut für Informationssysteme), iisys, is the central research institution in Computer Science at the Hochschule Hof. There is a Competence Centre for business applications of information systems. This builds a bridge between the international research and development in this area and its actual application in companies. The following research groups are currently set up at the department: Analytical information systems, multimedia information systems, smart grids, system integration.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Start-up advisory office at the university, digital incubator (2016) approved by the State of Bavaria.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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