Business Computing, Department
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Würzburg
- Sanderring 2
- 97070 Würzburg
- Phone: +49 931 31-89046
Job market- and career-orientation
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingIntegration with the range of courses offered by the faculty; practice orientation through the use of software systems, various laboratories including ERP, smart production, digital fabrication and RFID, close corporate cooperation, case studies in small learning teams and project seminars; excellent opportunities for stays abroad; courses in German and English; blended learning; intensive supervision by professors and chairs; involvement in research projects; active support for start-up projects; active participation in the chairs to prepare for a doctorate possible.
Special features regarding the international orientationBusiness Informatics is closely integrated with the Department of Economic Sciences. There are 60 exchange agreements with international universities. In addition, a cooperation programme was launched in 2017 with the University of Liechtenstein, in which Master's students can acquire specialist skills at two renowned universities. Bachelor and Master students have access to many (visiting) assistant professors who represent an international focus.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsNorwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norwegen; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Niederlanden; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Università degli Studi di Verona, Italien; Universita di Bologna, Italien; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spanien; Universiteit Gent, Belgien; University of Wollongong, Australien; Instituto Technologico de Monterrey, Mexiko; Peking University, China.
Special features regarding the equipmentNumerous research and teaching laboratories including ERP, smart production, digital fabrication and RFID are available for research and teaching, e.g. for Bachelor or Master theses or project seminars. A very well stocked digital and traditional library ensures good study and research conditions. Several modern computer pools and campus-wide WiFi can be also be used outside of lectures.
Special features regarding research activitiesThe chairs of Business Informatics are involved in numerous research projects at the national and international level, with students becoming involved all the time. The research deals with current topics such as machine learning, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, Big Data and Blockchain in the context of modern information systems. The professors have very good international networks and credentials.
Support for foundersMany teachers in Business Informatics and all Business Informatics professors have personal entrepreneurial and/or start-up experience. They actively support start-up projects through advice and assistance regarding funding, networking with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs’ networks, information on these topics, and they also offer their own courses on these topics.
Other special featuresPartnerships between business and science, expansion of the faculty in recent years, interdisciplinarity, promotion of stays abroad, start-up experience of and support by professors, close integration of students in chair operations, physical proximity of the entire faculty to the old town, Business Informatics housed in a single building.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de/forschung/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de/studium/studieninteressierte/
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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