2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
- Philipp-Müller-Straße 14
- 23966 Wismar
- Phone: +49 3841 753-0
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingTheoretically-based and practical training in all Bachelor's and Master's degree courses in Business Informatics; Core competencies and systems analysis skills are taught; Promotion of self-directed learning and the ability to work in a team; all courses are broken down into modules; Manageable group sizes result in close contact between classmates and professors; Notebook University: i.e. course contents are geared towards the use of a personal laptop, which is taken into lectures; Special feature: Use of new media, mobile access to information and databases.
Special features regarding the international orientationInternational Class: The International Class programme is interdisciplinary and revolves around international issues. It is designed for two semesters and combines business administration, business informatics and business law. The classes are taught in English. International Class students can attend all courses of the German programmes. The International Class courses are generally for 4 hours per week (5 ECTS credits). international focus: Foreign-language courses, international topics, promotion of stays abroad, International Office.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Szczecin, Poland; Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China; Tallin University of Technology - School of Economics and Business Administration, Estonia; Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Molde University College, Norway; University of Zielona Gora, Poland; CPUT Cape Town, South Africa
Special features regarding the equipmentE-learning centre supports the inclusion of multimedia technologies, offers video conference systems; the information system (LSF) for current information concerning academic studies; E-learning systems (e.g. Ilias); production studio for e-learning applications; Communication systems (e-mail and calendar server, groupware server); VPN communication interface for home access to IT resources at the Hochschule Wismar; WWW server for information research and publications; WiFi on the entire campus/Microsoft MSDN Academic Alliance Program for students/software packages such as Adobe, DATEV, SAP, LUDUS.
Special features regarding research and developmentResearch projects of the professors such as the provision of a skills portal: This portal enables the internal and external exchange of knowledge for all faculties at the Hochschule Wismar. The portal gathers together various cooperations, publications and skills. Production studio for e-learning applications: Development of didactic content; Online written examinations; Series of articles: WDP – Wismarer Diskussionspapiere" (Wismar discussion papers: Contributions from national and international experts and professors; Stud. research & development teams (e.g. business start-up consultation); Scientific conference: Wismar Business Informatics Days. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-wismar.de/was/forschung/
Support for foundersThe Robert Schmidt Institute of HS Wismar offers the following for those wanting to be self-employed: Continuing education on entrepreneurship; Networking and contacts in career development; Exchange of experience, networking and cooperation between businesses; Recent research findings on key issues regarding start-ups and regional development. University’s entrepreneurs’ office: Since 2009, the Founders' Office is a cross-departmental service point for all those with an interest in start-ups. Network of consultants, partners and sponsors to advise students (business plan development). WPM start-up consulting.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsEqualisation of disadvantages for students with disabilities and chronic or mental illness: Possibility of time extensions for written projects; Extensions: Suspension of regular deadlines and thus study period extension; Compensatory services: Absences can be made up through individual exam dates; Conversion: Conversion of exam mode is possible; Technical or personnel assistance: Use of specific PCs for the visually impaired or those with limited writing capabilities: Use of professionals; Hearing impairment: Sign language interpreter.
Characteristics of diversity advancementDiversity is the central task of higher education development. Equal opportunities implemented within the meaning of general equality principles. Development of measures to improve studying, working, doctoral conditions/inclusivity/support, advisory services (language courses, mentors, tutors, tandems). Characterised by mutual respect for all members of the university. Family-friendly university: Family orientation. The didactic concepts of the courses allow for learning anywhere and any time. Inclusion of academic/non-academic staff in the design of processes (self-administration).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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