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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Betriebswirtschaftliches Institut

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Basic information

Total number of students 470
Number of master degree students 208
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 16.0 %

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 10/14 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 82.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 72.0 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/11 points
International orientation master's 4/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 5/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 5/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 40.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 39.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %


Publications per professor 1.4
Doctorates per professor 1.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.1 *
Exams 2.9 *
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.1
Library rank group not assignable
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.8

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Links with the courses offered by the Faculty; High degree of practical relevance through the use of software systems, various laboratories including ERP, smart production, digital fabrication and RFID, close corporate partnerships, case studies in small study teams and project seminars; Excellent opportunities for studying abroad; Courses in German and English; Blended learning; Intensive support by professors and chairs; Involvement in research projects; active support for start-up goals; active participation in the chairs in preparation for a doctorate is possible.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Business Informatics is closely integrated with the Department of Economic Sciences. There are 60 exchange agreements with international universities. What is more, beginning in 2017, Master students will be able to start a dual-degree programme in Business Informatics with a renowned international university. Bachelor and Master students have access to many (visiting) assistant professors who represent an international focus.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norway; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy; Universita di Bologna, Italy; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Universiteit Gent, Belgium; University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; University of Wollongong, Australia; Instituto Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Numerous 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 activities
    The chairs of Business Informatics are involved in numerous research projects at the national and international level, with students becoming involved all the time. The professors have very good international networks and credentials. All professors have personal start-up experience.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Many 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.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    To promote students with disabilities, the department relies on the university’s contact and information point for students with disabilities and chronic illness. This comprises, for example, advisory services (e.g. on admissions, equalisation of disadvantages, study planning), the implementation service for blind and visually impaired students as well as a pool of aids. In addition, Business Informatics has completed the first, Bavaria-wide, support project “Doctorate Included” to promote graduates with severe disabilities at the doctorate level.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The department participates in the “Global Systems and Cross-Cultural Skills” project. This is a unique, Germany-wide joint project of various departments of the University of Würzburg. Students can acquire cross-cultural skills in a course-integrated manner. Furthermore, the department is closely linked to the facilities of the universities with respect to the promotion of diversity, and can rely on their services.
  • Other special features
    Partnerships 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.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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