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Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften


  • Universitätsstraße 150
  • 44780 Bochum
  • Phone: +49 234 322-2885
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Basic information

Total number of students 3,770
Number of master degree students 823
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 7.0 %

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 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 75.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 75.3 %

International orientation

International orientation 7/11 points
International orientation master's 10/11 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
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 13.0 %

Research

International publications per scientist 0.3
Third party funds per academic 9.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.8
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.9
Library 1.9 *
IT-infrastructure 2.4 *
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.3
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Sales Management (M.Sc.).
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Comprehensive teaching programme with plenty of elective and specialist options; top-quality formation of methods with the promotion of analytical skills; comprehensive range of tutorials; Close cooperation with non-university partners allows good insights into professional economic practice; English-taught summer school with international professors; Programme of simulations.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Very large ERASMUS programme with over 20 partners in many European countries; Dual programme with the University of East Anglia in Great Britain; Overseas exchange programmes with the Tongji University (Shanghai, China), Beijing University HSBC Business School (Shenzhen, China) and the University of Wollongong (Wollongong, Australia); International lecturers come to Bochum for the Bochum International Summer School.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Tongji University, China; Poznan University, Poland; Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy; Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy; Universidad de La Laguna, Spain; National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Beijing University HSBC Business School, China; Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE), Portugal; Universidad de les Illes Balears, Spain; University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All lecture theatres are equipped with multimedia; PC workstations available with a comprehensive range of software; The course administration system allows easy access to course information; e-mail accounts for all students; comprehensive economic and company databases; Some lectures are recorded, use of learning platforms such as Moodle and Blackboard.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Faculty is expanding its research activities in entrepreneurship, innovation and transformation and has therefore set up a centre for these subjects (CEIT). There are also numerous research activities in the field of sustainability research through participation in the Research Department Closed Carbon Cycle Economy. In addition, a research centre, also interdisciplinary in nature, for intelligent product-service systems (ZESS) was founded.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.wiwi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/wiwi-forschung/index.html.de
  • Support for founders
    “Ready for Start-Up” lecture series; Establishment of “Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Transformation” with focus on entrepreneurship education and research; Promotion of regional start-ups; Relevant courses: Start-up simulation, General Management simulation, fundamentals of start-ups, mergers & acquisitions with case-study seminar, development of business models in the financial industry, fundamentals of business plan development; Networking with stakeholders of regional start-up activities; Start-up consulting: Development of a student start-up consultancy.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Appropriate infrastructure is provided at a central level (Akafö), such as exam rooms with handicapped-accessible computers, provision of a pool of aids and resources (e.g. Braille typewriter, laptop with magnification software), printout of study material via Braille printers for the non-sighted, conversion of black font to Braille, voice output software for the PC.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Zonta WiWi Prize (for excellent students), taster hours for pupils, appointment of professors and junior professors, English course for employees, travel grants for doctoral students, support for doctoral students in the family phase (e.g. by SHK), mentor programme for doctoral students provided by university teachers or junior professors, one-on-one coaching for doctoral students being developed, “Career Planning in Business” – a workshop series for doctoral students and students (Lore-Agnes projects 2016).
  • Other special features
    Since its inception (1965) the Faculty has pursued an integrated, economic-scientific approach in research and teaching – the Bochum model. This approach is reflected particularly in the Bachelor and Master programme “Management & Economics”.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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