2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Fakultät für Wirtschaft
- Zur Schwedenschanze 15
- 18435 Stralsund
- Phone: +49 3831 456-601
Job market- and career-orientation
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingCourse structure has a modular design; Strong relation to practice through interlinking of theory and practice; Compulsory practical semester (Bachelor); Project studies spanning various semesters and degree courses, even including corporate and research projects; Areas of specialisation: Software development and IT consulting; range of inter-disciplinary required electives; courses offered by experts from the field; Tutorials; very good staff-student ratio; mix of teaching and examination forms; In the later semesters, there is often topic-orientated project and group work; strengthening of soft skills; Subject-specific excursion; Degree programme coordinator.
Special features regarding the international orientation40 partner universities; International mobility (students and lecturers); Promotion of internationalism through programmes such as the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Erasmus+, etc.; Semester abroad is recommended; 2 modules in English as Foreign Language (Bachelor); 1 module taught in English (Master); International conferences, international excursions; Study & Co-Work (career entry for international students); European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) professors, country representatives; Excursions and buddy programmes for international students; Continuing education in languages for FH staff; International events; Cooperation with the International Office.
Common partner universities for exchangeInstitute of Technology Carlow, Ireland; Sup de Co Montpellier – ESC Montpellier, France; University of Nicosia, Cyprus; University of Agder, Norway; Estonian Business School – EBS, Estonia; Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland; Uniwersytet Szczecinski, Poland; University degli di Bergamo, Italy; Ferris State University, USA; Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Special features regarding the equipmentModern building with excellent equipment; all lecture theatres/seminar rooms with complete presentation technology (PCs, projectors, Internet access, etc.); Group work rooms; 4 PC labs (70 workstations) with hardware/software (current versions); SAP access in all laboratories; 20 PC pool places with constant, unsupervised access (24/7); conference room with full media equipment; all training rooms have separate connections for external equipment (laptops, tablets, etc.); comprehensive WiFi access; External access to teaching material; E-learning platforms: ILIAS and Lon-Capa; ADOBE conferences;
Special features regarding research and developmentSupervised dissertation in the degree course; Research Institute (IACS); publications with students, contributions at specialist congresses; Research sabbaticals every four years – results are incorporated directly into teaching and they are then documented in published research articles; cooperations in EU research projects; Organisation of workshops for academic conferences with international partners (USA, IT, GR, ES); student management consultancy in professional project deployment; Key research areas: Companies, Medium-Sized Enterprises and Applied Information and Communication Technologies; patent development for professors; Teaching load reduction for research purposes.
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.hochschule-stralsund.de/forschung-und-transfer/forschung-und-foerderung/forschung-an-der-host/
Support for foundersEntrepreneurship module; E-Business corporate simulation (education in corporate thinking); Founders' laboratory; Project studies; Cooperation with initiatives such as Infex; Advisory support, for example, in competitions, by lecturers; Further university-wide activities; Support in application for and implementation of EXIST start-ups; Feedback sessions for student-entrepreneurs; Space is provided for founders; Support for networking with government, business, administration and financial organisation; Unit of transfer and cooperation; Student corporate consulting.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsConsideration of the requirements of students with disabilities; Academic and subject-specific exam regulations may be adapted (adjustments and equalisation of disadvantages); individual Individual tutorials and curricula possible; Equipped for the disabled: All classrooms, library, cafeteria and other buildings provide barrier-free access; Financial arrangements for students with disabilities and/or chronic illness; Representative for disabilities at the school; Social counselling and support; Barrier-free flats on campus; Reading device for visually impaired people; Approval of therapy dogs; Disabled parking; special sports options.
Characteristics of diversity advancementEqual Opportunity representative (centrally and in the department); Audit certificate "Family-Friendly University" (e.g. parent-child room, children's parties and laboratories); Centre of Excellence "Women for Science and Technology"; Girls' Day; Go-abroad events: Promotion of mobility; Continuing education in languages and culture, International Office; social counselling; Cooperation with partnership offices, such as Baltic-German University Liaison Office; "Career paths for science and industry" (promotion of students); Adaptation to possible needs requirements (part-time study for students, home office for staff).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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