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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
 
Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften


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

Total number of students 1,940
Number of master degree students 194
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

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 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 97.1 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/11 points
International orientation, master's 10/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment < 1
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 1.1 %
Share of professors with work experience 5.0 %

Research

International publications per scientist 0.8
Third party funds per academic 36.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.8
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 2.7
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.9 *
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.2
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.7

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Inter-disciplinary approach and work with adjacent disciplines; Challenging, partly international Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes with specialisations and dual-degree options; application-oriented; High quality of education; Good support ratio; Practice-oriented through integrated work placements of up to one semester; International (many exchange opportunities, many international guests); Degree course individually tailored through a wide range of optional courses; Specialist lecture series; Graduates with excellent opportunities in the job market and comparatively high entry-level salaries.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Internationalism is a key quality criterion for the Faculty: English-taught courses in all Master’s and PhD programmes; Dual degrees with international partners; Enhanced profile as a result of a high proportion of study-related stays and work placements abroad; International visiting assistant professors as well as separate structures for international students: Coordinators, academic counselling, orientation and buddy programmes; High-quality international partner universities and specific international continuing education for all employees make up the foundation.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University College Cork, Ireland; Univerversitat de Valencia, Spain; Charles-University in Prague, Czech Republic; University of Manchester, Great Britain; University of Nottinghman, Great Britain; Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italy; University of Tampere, Finland; Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, China; Northern Arizona University, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Computer rooms (CIP pools) are available for courses and students’ individual/group projects; campus-wide WiFi; 24-hour library with extensive inventory of economic journals and economic data in electronic format; Mobile printing from own laptop, smartphone, tablet; Lecture recordings (streaming portal); E-learning platform; Stata, SPSS, Math lab, SAP training; Access to the laboratory for experimental economic research of the Thurgau Institute of Economics (Lakelab); Website for mobile devices; Campus University.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Economics: Labour Market Economics; Dynamic Macroeconomics; Microeconometrics and Time Series Econometrics; Political Economics; Social Policy; Game Theory; Mathematical Theory of Economics; Behavioural Economics; Experimental Economic Research; BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Financial Management; Capital Markets Research; Marketing; Corporate Accounting and Financing; Career-related education research, academic/in-company learning; Inter-disciplinary Research; Graduate School of Decision Sciences, Psychoeconomics, Center for Quantitative Methods and Survey Research, in particular research in the field of Psychoeconomics (unique in Germany).
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.wiwi.uni-konstanz.de/forschung/
  • Support for founders
    Students have access to the extensive services of Campus Startup Konstanz. Campus Startup Konstanz is an organisation of the University of Konstanz and the Konstanz University of Applied Sciences, which provides advice on self-employment upon graduation. 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. The broad-based training in entrepreneurship and innovation management can be credited to the course of study.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The University of Konstanz and the Faculty are committed to removing barriers and improving study conditions. This is why we provide individual support for students in special circumstances, particularly those with physical and/or mental problems or chronic illness. We advise on and help with course and life circumstances and equalisation of disadvantages, for example. Barrier-free university: Wheelchair ramps, lifts and toilets.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Tutors and mentors for international students; Consideration of various support requirements (student parent pass, top athletes, students with disabilities and chronic illness); Lecture recordings; E-learning course for students with exam anxiety; Financial support for travel and child care of academic staff with children; Advancement of women programmes; Family-friendly environment; Continuing education for academic/non-academic staff; Joint celebrations and ceremonies; DAAD/VEUK awards for international students.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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