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Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Konstanz


  • Universitätsstraße 10
  • 78464 Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 88-2314
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,610 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 79.1 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 88.2 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 4.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 0.5 %
Share of professors with work experience 5.0 %

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 1,1 to 1,7
Third party funds per academic 43.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.8
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.4
Research orientation 2.9
Job market preparation 3.3
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 2.3
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 2.4

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Interdisciplinarity and occupation with neighbouring disciplines; demanding, partly international Bachelor and Master programmes with specialisation and double degree options; application orientation; high quality of training; good care ratio; integrated internships up to one semester; international (many exchange opportunities, many international guests); individualisation of the course through a wide range of optional events; series of lectures; graduates with excellent job market opportunities and comparatively high starting salaries.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Internationalisation is an important quality feature: English teaching in all Master's programmes and PhD training; double degrees with international partners; profile sharpening through a high proportion of study-related stays abroad and internships; international guest lecturers and guest professors as well as structures especially for international students: Coordinator, academic advice, orientation programmes and buddies; high-quality international partner universities and targeted international further training for all employees form the basis.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University College Cork, Irland; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spanien; Karls-Universität Prag, Tschechien; University of Warwick, Großbritannien; University of Nottingham, Großbritannien; Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italien; Aix Marseille University, France, University of Tampere, Finland; Fudan University Shanghai,China; Stony Brook University, USA.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Computer work rooms (CIP pools) for courses and student individual / group work; comprehensive WiFi; 24-hour library with an extensive range of business journals and journals as well as business data in electronic form; MobilePrint printing with your own laptop, smartphone, tablet; lecture recordings (streaming portal); E-learning platform; Stata, SPSS, R, Python, Mathlab, SAP training; access to the laboratory for experimental economic research at the Thurgau Economic Institute (Lakelab); campus university.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Economics: Labor Market Economics; Dynamic Macroeconomics; Micro / Time Series Econometrics; Political Economics; Social Policy; Game Theory; Mathematical Economic Theory; Behavioural Economics; Experimental Economic Research; Business Studies: Finance; Capital market, participation in two clusters of excellence "The politics of Inequality" and "Collective Behaviour", research on inequality (e.g. in the labour market) and collective behaviour (e.g. in decision-making)
  • Support for founders
    Students can take advantage of the diverse offerings of the Startup-Intiative Kilometer1 of the University and HTWG Konstanz. From idea development to “start of production”, students are supported in multiple ways, such as through workshops on systematic brainstorming, initial consultation and assistance with applications for funding programmes. Departmental professors are available as mentors for start-up grants.
  • Other special features
    University of Excellence, participation in both excellence clusters, interdisciplinary courses
  • Further information on research activities
    https://www.wiwi.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.wiwi.uni-konstanz.de/fachbereich/aktuelles/detailansicht/Kommen-Sie-an-Bord-Infos-zum-Studienstart-W
  • Information on access restrictions
    https://www.uni-konstanz.de/studieren/vor-dem-studium/studienangebot/studiengaenge-a-z/
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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