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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften


  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 35037 Marburg
  • Phone: +49 6421 28-21722
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,470
Number of master degree students 411
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 7/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 88.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/11 points
International orientation, master's 8/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 8/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 61.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 60.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 15.0 %


National publications per professor 2.6
International publications per scientist 0.2
Third party funds per academic 8.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 2.7
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.0
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.5
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Focus on accounting and finance, as well as innovative value-added concepts and entrepreneurship; personal contact between lecturers and students; new research content is integrated into teaching; promotion of academic writing/presenting through small group seminars in the Bachelor's and Master's course; numerous key qualification modules and inter-disciplinary modules; international environment with English-language Master's programmes and foreign professors; academic acceptance of different academic approaches; inter-disciplinary approach, e.g. in special Master's programmes.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Extensive ERASMUS/international partnerships; English-taught courses; Most services also available in English; Master's programmes taught entirely in English; Several Master's programmes that are taught jointly with international universities and include stays abroad.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    ECE Bordeaux, France; University of Kent at Canterbury, Great Britain; The Hague - University of Applied Science, Netherlands; Univerza v Mariboru, Slovenia; Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey; INSEEC Bordeaux, France; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain; Aalborg Universitet, Denmark; Università di Bologna, Italy; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Faculty has electronic learning platform Ilias; three computer pools, one of which is also used for teaching; its own library with student workstations (there is also the university library); a wide range of electronic journals; online data access to economic data for teaching and research purposes; good software facilities (in particular econometrics programs); WiFi access in many buildings.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Value-based company management (value generation in innovation networks/company evaluation), institutional analyses.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Accounting, Finance, Controlling, Management Accounting, Finance, Banking, Financial Markets, Quantitative Methods, Logistics, Marketing, Retail Management, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Statistics, Strategic Management, International Management, Family Business, Technology Management, Innovation Management, Innovative Value-Added Concepts, Value Creation, Business Informatics, Knowledge Management, Human Resources Management.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    "Marburg Institute for Innovation Research and Start-Up Promotion" is affiliated with the Department.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The Service Centre for Students with Disabilities provides support and is available to the entire university. The entire town of Marburg is explicitly designed for people who are blind/visually impaired, which includes the university.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The department's Equality Commission (with the involvement of all status groups) regularly organises events to improve equality and also awards grants, for example.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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