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  6. Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Medien
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Medien

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 670
Number of master degree students 256
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 1.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 76.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 63.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/11 points
International orientation, master's 2/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.0 *
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Laboratories 1.4
Overall study situation 1.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Research-oriented, interdisciplinary, high proportion of exercises/seminars, strong engineering and technology orientation in the engineering-oriented university environment, compulsory practical semesters, exemplary student-teacher ratio, personal contacts with teachers, comprehensive counselling services for students, tutorials for exam preparation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Active partnership relations in teaching and research at Tongji University, China; University of Central Florida, USA; Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; Saint Petersburg State University, Russia; University of Málaga, Spain; University of Zaragoza, Spain; Cardiff University, Wales; Curtin University Perth, Australia, University of Surabaya, Indonesia; University Manila, Philippines; University of Siena, Italy; University of Klagenfurt, Austria; University of Cracow, Poland; University of Bucharest, Romania; University of Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Tongji University, China; Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway; Northeastern University Shenyang, China; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia; Aalto University, Finland; Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil; ESIEE Amiens, France; Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Computer laboratories with workstations (Windows 10, Suse Linux); Macbook Pro with macOS Sierra10.12; zerro Clients VM Sphere; heterogeneous server landscape based on Windows and Unix; \"Digital factory\" computer laboratory; Centre for Virtual Reality; virtual desktop; WiFi, five SAP systems with self-hosting; Moodle e-learning platform; central library/mediatheque with digital access to catalogue systems and databases; Thoska+ (student identity card).
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Ongoing research projects can be divided into the following clusters: Media and information, digital economy and society, innovation and new technologies, scientific theory and methods, globalisation, services, Europe, environment and sustainability, governance.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Media and information, digital economy and society, innovation and new technologies, scientific theory and methods, globalisation, services, Europe, environment and sustainability, governance.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Support in the establishment of the founders' network of the TU Ilmenau and continued close cooperation; Support for student initiatives and associations.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Comprehensive counselling for affected students, equalisation of disadvantages measures, special curricula/part-time study.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Regular personal employee/supervisor discussions, encouragement to participate in the extensive further training opportunities within and outside the university, department's own team training measures.
  • Other special features
    Campus university with a central service centre for student affairs, electronic exam data management with Thoska+ system, intensive study advice and support, personal contacts also outside the programme, intensive supervision by professors and staff, student initiatives and associations by way of extracurricular activities, language courses.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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