Business Computing, Department
Studiengänge Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen at the FH Wedel (priv.)
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Special features regarding teachingIn the Bachelor's course: High proportion of practical work, programming/software development with a high proportion of teaching content, group work and teaching assistance on the development of social skills; Master's degree course: Explicit degree of freedom in the course focused on highly topical themes ("Current Developments in Computer Science"), active participation in conducting lectures (seminar-style teaching), practice of academic approaches.
Special features regarding the international orientationAn important feature of the Bachelor's is the voluntary semester abroad at one of several partner universities in Europe, North/South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand or Africa (network of around 30 partner universities). The recognition of international credits has been regulated in as flexible a manner as possible and offers students a lot of freedom within Business Informatics. Selected courses and discussion groups are taught in English, with the participation of incoming students.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversidad de Desarrollo, Chile; Belmont Abbey College, USA; Dogus University, Türkei; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Südafrika; University of Skövde, Schweden; Edinburgh Napier University, Großbritannien; Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finnland.
Special features regarding the equipment5 high-quality computer pools for students with a total of over 120 workstations and various servers; connection to the SAP CC University Magdeburg (ERP training); diverse software licenses in the field of Business Informatics; high performance laboratory for network technology; WiFi access to the university network throughout the university building; lecture halls and seminar rooms with modern presentation technology including electronic whiteboards, possibility to record / stream courses in selected lecture halls.
Support for foundersThe FH Wedel wants to act as a guide and promoter for new companies. It offers a special programme to support start-ups, which includes courses on entrepreneurship (lean start-up) and intrapreneurship, as well as practical courses (lean start-up workshop). The FH Wedel provides assistance in the preparation of business plans, an option for using the university's facilities in the early phase of a start-up, information, advice, contacts and infrastructure (e.g. smart lab) for quick prototyping.
Other special featuresThe Unternehmensforum Wirtschaftsinformatik (Business Informatics Company Forum, which currently includes more than 120 companies, promotes students and the course and is a direct communication platform between companies, the university and students. A number of events are held, including the "Unternehmen in die Hochschule" (Companies in the university) day with information stands and specialist talks from company representatives.
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