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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

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Basic information

Total number of students 250
Number of master degree students 58
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 6/14 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 94.7 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/11 points
International orientation, master's 6/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 17.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 29.6 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 1.2
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 2.1 *
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.7
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Focus on practice and application; Interdisciplinary approach; international focus; Current topics (cloud, e-business, data-based business models); Acquisition of additional skills possible in cooperation with companies; many courses are offered in parallel as online courses to support flexible learning; all required learning materials are made available via a learning management system.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Option of a dual Master’s with the University of Turku (Finland) and the IIT Madras (India); Excellent range of services available at the Foreign Languages Centre. Guest lectures and presentations by guests from various countries (e.g. USA, Finland, India); Research partnerships with researchers in different countries (e.g. USA, the Netherlands, Finland, Canada, Great Britain); Presentations at international conferences; Publications in leading international journals.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China; University of Jyväskylä, Finland; California State University, Fresno, USA; Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary; Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Universidad de Málaga, Spain; Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain; University of Turku (Turun), Finland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    In addition to well-equipped computer rooms, a multimedia lab and video conferencing equipment are available. Training with real systems (e.g. SAP, data warehouse systems, document- and content management systems); Use of the latest technologies in system development (including for mobiles and smartphones).
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research is application-oriented with a strong empirical focus. A comprehensive range of courses in methodology supports the acquisition of the required qualification. Students are involved early on and also encouraged to participate in academic events. Students are actively involved in research projects from Master's level onwards. Students have access to their own experimental lab for conducting experiments.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Founders' Café: Goal: Prospective entrepreneurs, investors and start-up experts meet regularly; Forum for questions related to one's own start-up; Start-up promotion of the transfer centre; Events for students and young scientists (5-Euro-Business competition, Founders' Week Germany, Founders' Workshop, workshops and courses offered by the two chairs of entrepreneurship); Start-up leave: Students who want to establish their own business while studying can take a leave of absence for two semesters if supervised by the transfer centre; Mentoring for start-ups, funding.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Individual counselling sessions; Possibly longer exam time; Possibly oral exam.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Compliance with the university-wide standards of equality and implementation of the respective targets.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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