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Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the TU Dortmund

  • Friedrich-Wöhler-Weg 6
  • 44221 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755-5914
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Basic information

Total number of students 3,000 *
Number of master degree students 470
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 65.3 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 43.5 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 20.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 5.0 %


Publications per professor in Business Administration Points per professor within the range 1,2 to 2,3
Publications per professor in Economics Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic 11.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.7
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 3.0
Job market preparation 3.7
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Overall study situation 2.2

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Interdisciplinary degree course with three majors in the Bachelor (Business Administration, Economics, Business Economics,) and five study profiles in the Master (Accounting & Finance, Management & Organisations, Entrepreneurship & Digitalization, Economics, Business and Economics (in English); focus on research-based learning.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Possibility to complete the Master's degree (with selected modules) entirely in English; some Bachelor's modules in English; faculty's own Erasmus coordination and cooperation contracts with 20 European universities; Cooperation with the "Insitut für Internationale Kommunikation e.V." and the opportunity to take the internationally recognised "Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)" on site at the university.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Karlstad University, Schweden; Twente University, Niederlande; Danzig University, Polen; Marmarma University Istanbul, Türkei; Univerza v Mariboru, Slowenien; Universidad Oviedo, Spanien; Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Österreich; Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italien; École Supérieure de Commerce d'Amiens, Frankreich.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Faculty has five training pools with a total of 100 computer workstations, with two pools with a total of 35 computer workstations that make up a combined conference, presentation and training pool. In addition to the permanently available basic software, further software can also be provided or installed as required for particular events. Equipment of two PC pools in accordance with Educational Testing Service guidelines in order to conduct the "Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)". Databases such as WRDS, Dafne, Osiris, Compustat are available.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Business Administration: Specialisation in "Technology and Innovation"; Economics: "Ruhr Graduate School in Economics" and DFG Collaborative Research Centre SFB 823 "Statistics of non-linear dynamic processes".
  • Support for founders
    With the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Transfer, headed by the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, TU Dortmund has had an exceptional institution in the field of start-up qualification and advice as well as property rights and transfer since 2017. In 2019 - under the auspices of CET - the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's "Excellence Start-up Center.NRW" competition raised 14.2 million euros to further expand start-up funding.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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