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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaft und Verkehr (WV)

  • Max-Planck-Strasse 39
  • 74081 Heilbronn
  • Phone: +49 7131 504-514
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Basic information

Total number of students 290
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 44.0 %

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 9/14 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 41.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

International orientation

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 53.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 33.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.6 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.7
Support during practical semester 1.7
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.0
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Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Highly topical course content from the fields of Business Administration (especially in the areas of Finance, Controlling, Social Media, Online Marketing and Relationship Marketing), Business Informatics (in particular Business Process Management and IT Service Management) and Computer Science (in particular Business Intelligence, Web-Based or Mobile Systems and Software Engineering). The topic of Project Management supports an inter-disciplinary approach (in particular, the management of IT projects), which is implemented in particular through practical projects in cooperation with companies.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Students are expected to spend one semester abroad. Practical semesters abroad are also possible. All courses in the sixth semester are taught in English (lectures, projects with presentations and seminars).
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, Great Britain; Napier University Edinburgh, Scotland; Linneaus University, Växjö, Sweden; Krakow University of Economics, Krakow, Poland; Ljubljana University, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia; Kyungpook National University, South Korea; Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, Sao Paulo, Brazil; University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern server computers and desktop computers with up-to-date software for teaching, research and project work, in IT labs. Students can also use specific software installed on the notebooks available for use, for the purpose of projects. The virtualisation of available software is complete, so that students are able to access applications without space or time constraints. For the development of mobile applications on the web, various mobile devices with the most diverse operating systems are available (Apple iMacs, Windows phones, Android phones and iPads).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Corporate processes management and analysis, IT governance, Web 2.0 and Web 3D, mobile applications (including iPhone apps), as well as business software such as Enterprise Resource Planning systems, Customer Relationship Management systems, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) systems. Research into and development of reference models as a core discipline of Business Informatics Management concepts and tools in the field of Strategic Company Management. Relations Management in the field of Customer, Supplier or Partner Management as well as Social Media Management.
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  • Support for founders
    The Career Centre offers relevant support services (such as development of business plans). Entrepreneurship competitions are advertised and promoted.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    In cooperation with the course guidance coordinator, the dean of students and the exam committee (and further central institutions), ways and means are identified and created to ensure that students with chronic impairments can complete their studies according to the course and exam regulations.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Individual coaching, identification of central support options. High percentage of students with a migration background, integration of students with project and study groups. Courses in English to keep language barriers to a minimum.
  • Other special features
    High level of practical relevance in teaching through the analysis and concept design of current topics in Business Informatics by students as part of seminars and project studies. This fosters collaboration, especially with regional companies. This helps to promote an early link to company contacts and work placements as well as permanent positions, thereby increasing career prospects. Seminars and projects have consistently small group sizes and correspondingly, individual grant options are provided by several partners.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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