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Business Administration, Department
- Innstraße 27
- 94032 Passau
- Phone: +49 851 509-2401
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Special features regarding teachingTeaching is strictly based on theory and methodology, consistent transfer of skills in a career-related context, option to integrate social and foreign language skills, case studies, team project work, business simulations, specialist lectures from practitioners, close collaboration with companies, support for practical final theses, support of work placements, inclusion of students in research projects.
Special features regarding the international orientationSpecialised foreign language training, English-language courses, special tests for incoming students, regular visits from international professors for seminar presentations in which students participate (International Centre for Economics and Business Studies).
Common partner universities for exchangeCorvinus University, Budapest, Hungary; Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Mitthögskolan (Mid Sweden University), Mittuniversitetet, Sundsvall, Sweden; California State University, Fresno, USA; University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic; South-Bohemian University in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic; Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China; University College Cork, Ireland; Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands;Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Special features regarding the equipmentInternet-based working environment to support lecture courses and evaluation (Stud.IP), experimental laboratory PAULA for investigating decision-making behaviour, extensive electronic literature databases (e.g. Business Source Premier + additional licences, JSTOR) and other databases such as Thomson One Banker, professional presentation equipment in all teaching rooms (projectors, WiFi etc.), high number of PC workstations with MS Office, Stata, R, Eviews, etc.
Special features regarding research activitiesAcademic excellence at chair level (high-impact publications and excellent rankings such as the "Handelsblatt" ranking), attendance and success at international competitions and conferences, international collaborations, third-party research funding to link theory and practice, such as the Wissensinitiative Passau (Passau knowledge initiatives), experimental laboratory PAULA, entrepreneurship laboratory, international guest academic programme at ICEBS.
Research topics reflected in teachingAssessments of Luxembourg leaks; Agent-based models and tax evasion; Team Science and Dynamics; Blurring Boundaries; Innovation teams and the founder's influence on success; Green IS; Sharing Economy; Enterprise Social Networks; Differential Effects of Transformational Leadership Styles on Person Role Conflict; How do Consumers Perceive Free E-Services? New Insights Into Zero-Price Effects, Its Process, and Boundary Conditions; Reactions of companies to aggressive market entries; Education strategies on B2B markets; Monte Carlo methods of business valuation; BeEmobil; PREMIUM.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.wiwi.uni-passau.de/forschung/
Support for foundersFounders' Café: Goal: Those interested in starting a business, investors and start-up experts meet regularly; forum for questions about one's own start-ups; Start-up promotion of the transfer centre; Events for students and young scientists (5-Euro-Business competition, Founders' Week Germany, Founders' Workshop, workshops and courses offered by the two chairs of entrepreneurship); Start-up leave: Students who want to establish their own business while studying can take a leave of absence for two semesters if supervised by the transfer centre.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsIndividual counselling sessions; Possibly longer exam time; Possibly oral exam.
Characteristics of diversity advancementCompliance with the university-wide standards on equality (scientific and non-scientific staff) and implementation of appropriate targets at the faculty (annual reporting).
Other special featuresGlobal alumni network, mentoring programme with alumni, close contact to companies, target faculty of many companies when recruiting, large number of student initiatives, students come from across Germany because of the faculty's reputation.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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