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Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Paderborn


  • Warburger Straße 100
  • 33098 Paderborn
  • Phone: +49 5251 60-2108
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Basic information

Total number of students 3,160 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 77.6 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 45.7 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 3.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 10.0 %

Research

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 0,1 to 0,5
Third party funds per academic 23.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Individual elective options in Management, Tax / Accounting / Finance, Production and Information Management, International Economics and Business Informatics, illustrated by "job profiles", i.e. exemplary study plans. Large number of international partnerships and generous accreditation of examination results. Combination of forms of learning and teaching in integrated planned modules (no compilation of "submodules"), leading to teaching of fundamental knowledge, exemplary in-depth study and teaching of methodological competence and soft skills in each module.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department operates an Internationalisation Office that supports incoming and outgoing students equally. For incoming students the process of acclimatisation is facilitated by way of additional courses and events in English. Excursions and other events with a technical, cultural background are offered. Information sessions are provided for outgoing students; selection process is completed at partner universities. The internationalisation office also coordinates the learning process within the faculty.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Aalto University, Helsinki, Finnland; University of Strasbourg, Straßburg, Frankreich; Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanien; Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan; EWHA Womans University, Seoul, Südkorea; Tongji University Shanghai, China; Illinois State University, Normal, USA; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Kanada; Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Kolumbien; Universidad ORT, Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    State-of-the art equipment. In addition to modern, well-equipped lecture theatres, campus-wide WiFi coverage, SAP HCC connection with 5 ERP clients & one BI client and hardware offerings on special terms, numerous pool rooms are available. There is also a broad range of options for gaining additional IT skills and certificates through free training. Common software products such as Microsoft Dreamspark Premium can be used free of charge. The notebook café is a point of contact for competent, quick and free IT support for students.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research at the department is strongly empirical and application-oriented. However, we are also successful in fundamental research. A feature of specialisation is projects that deal with the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation for companies and society. The individual professorships work closely with one another, with other partners from science and with local companies.
  • Support for founders
    With TecUP, the department has been offering an organisational unit since 2014 that works across faculties for business start-ups at the University of Paderborn and thus acts as an interface between science and business. Through entrepreneurship teaching at the University of Paderborn and various event formats, both scientists and students are supported on their way to founding a company. TecUP stands for good networking and the exchange of startup founders and seasoned entrepreneurs in the region.
  • Other special features
    Economic Sciences offers degree courses with unrivalled career prospects. Efficient study management provides for short study durations. The good relations between companies, research institutes and chairs of the University and the good technical and personnel resources provide excellent conditions for the study of economics. Paderborn is a campus university where everything is close together.
  • Further information on research activities
    https://wiwi.uni-paderborn.de/forschung/
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://wiwi.uni-paderborn.de/studienorganisation/beratung-und-begleitung/
  • Information on access restrictions
    https://wiwi.uni-paderborn.de/studienorganisation/formelles/bewerbung-und-einschreibung/zugang-masterstudium/
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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