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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

WFI - Ingolstadt School of Management

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,030
Number of master degree students 417
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %

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 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 9/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 9/11 points
International orientation, master's 10/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 30.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 47.2 %
Share of professors with work experience 90.0 %


National publications per professor 2.5
International publications per scientist 0.1
Third party funds per academic 10.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.5
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.1
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Very good staff-student ratio of 1:11 (assistant professors:students); compulsory module in the field of Ethics; small groups in very well-equipped rooms; relation to practice through cooperation with companies; wide range of key areas/specialisations.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Toulouse Business School, France; SEM Tongji, China; Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium; Catholic University of Australia in Sydney, Australia; Freie Universität Bozen, Italy; Sogang University, South Korea; St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, Russia; Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland; Ohio State University, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern computer equipment in freely accessible PC pools; projectors and document cameras in all lecture theatres; WiFi access across the entire campus as for all students; Bloomberg Terminal; Language self-study centre.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Doctoral candidate and professional candidate programme as a key element of the promotion of young academics; early and systematic integration of doctoral candidates and professorial candidates into teaching and academic activities; workshops for continuing education in methodological-conceptual and content-based skills; chair exchange and inter-disciplinary exchange of doctoral candidates and professorial candidates; regular lectures from doctoral candidates and professorial candidates on the objectives and the current state of dissertation and teaching projects within the context of research workshops.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Are Professional Investment Managers Skilled? Evidence from Syndicated Loan Portfolios; Voluntary Disclosure of Evaded Taxes - Increasing Revenues, or Increasing Incentives to Evade?; How Much Compensation Should a Firm Offer for a Flawed Service? An Examination of Non-Linear Effects of Compensation on Satisfaction; Business model innovation as part of groups, networks and distribution channels.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Of particular importance is the chair at the Centre of Entrepreneurship when it comes to start-up support.
  • Other special features
    The WFI system enables students at one of the smallest universities in Germany to receive a scientifically sound, practice-relevant, cross-cultural training that provides excellent preparation to the graduates for both an economic and scientific career. The excellent staff-student ratio and the close cooperation with partner companies gives the teaching at the WFI an intensive and interactive character. In addition to the teaching at the WFI in Ingolstadt, over 90 partner universities enable the students to further develop within an international environment.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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