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Business Administration, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Göttingen

Department für Betriebswirtschaftslehre

  • Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
  • 37073 Göttingen
  • Phone: +49 551 39-7280
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 2,230 *
Number of master degree students 590
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 25.0 %

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 80.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 61.9 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 3.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 8.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 13.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 5.0 %


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 2,4 to 5,1
Third party funds per academic 19.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.1
Research reputation 3.5 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.8
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Overall study situation 1.7

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Bachelor's course: three profile-forming areas of specialisation after the orientation phase: Finance / Accounting / Taxes, Marketing and E-Business, Business Management; Master: Extension and consolidation of the specialisations of the Bachelor's course in the corresponding Master's courses: Finance / Accounting / Taxes, Marketing and E-Business, Business Management; possibility of specialisation through extensive choice of options; extensive range of exercises; international orientation (partly English courses, foreign visiting professors); flexible study planning.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Research-oriented teaching focused on the problems of the globalised economy; comprehensive support for semesters abroad through qualified foreign coordinators and scholarship programmes for selected partner universities; secure and transparent recognition of academic achievements from abroad; partner universities in (almost) all regions of the world with a focus on Latin America and Asia; international double degree programmes with renowned partner universities; international guest lecturers; integration of foreign languages in the degree programmes.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Tsinghua University, Peking, China; Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgien; Universiteit Gent, Belgien, Seoul National University und Yonsei University, beide Seoul, Südkorea; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Niederlande; Kyoto University, Japan; Aarhus Universitet, Dänemark; Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Excellent (specialist) library in the faculty building, award-winning Lower Saxony State and University Library (SUB) as one of the five largest academic libraries in Germany; comprehensive WiFi; digital learning management system STUD.IP; very well equipped lecture halls and seminar rooms; equipment for recording courses; digital student portal eCampus; very good ZIP pools (number and equipment); multimedia lecture halls (HD projector, touchboard, recording system); mobile experimental laboratory; video conference laboratory; learning and study building.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The idea of responsible innovation work by economic actors is the guiding principle of the faculty in research. Research focuses: Compliance and Governance (analysis of the design and impact of institutions to ensure sustainable corporate governance); Marketing and Consumer Science (designing business activities to develop products and services geared to market requirements); Global Change and Development (analysis of change processes in the global economy and in particular the problems of low-income countries).
  • Support for founders
    The Faculty of Economic Science has appointed a founding officer from among the professors: This is the first point of contact for start-up ideas in the faculty. They pass on prospective start-ups to the start-up funding of the University of Göttingen and, in close coordination with them, accompanies the first steps on the way from the idea to a business plan to implementation and marketing. At the central level, numerous workshops and a start-up competition are offered, and projects within the framework of the Southern Lower Saxony Innovation Campus are promoted and coached.
  • Other special features
    In terms of content, the three consecutive Master's courses are based on the specialisation initiated during the Bachelor's course. The basic education provided in the orientation phase is characterised by study in small groups; this appropriately complements the lectures and enables students to learn both intensively and interactively. Business Administration is also based at the City Campus. Faculty buildings with offices of professors and research assistants, student advisory service and examination office, central lecture hall building and university library are located next to each other.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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