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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economic Sciences, Department

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

  • Königsworther Platz 1
  • 30167 Hannover
  • Phone: +49 511 762-4558
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,700
Number of master degree students 559
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 9.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 11/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 95.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation 3/11 points
International orientation master's 9/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor
Contact with work environment master
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 12.1 %
Share of professors with work experience


International publications per scientist 0.5
Third party funds per academic 17.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 2.2
Exams 3.0
Research orientation 3.0
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.9 *
IT-infrastructure 2.1 *
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    “LehrePlus” programme for didactic and technical training, primarily for new lecturers (including professors), with optional certification (TU Braunschweig); introduction and evaluation programme as well as medium and long-term use of professional video feedback in teaching; comprehensive teaching evaluation and regular discussions with students.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Mobility windows in the 5th semester BSc. Economic Sciences through general recognition of credits earned abroad; Introduction of an internationalisation strategy; English-taught courses; International Office of the department.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, USA; Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia; Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia; Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China; Aarhus School of Business, Denmark; University of Bristol, Great Britain; Universiteit Gent, Belgium; Åbo Akademi University, Finland; Örebro universitet, Örebro, Sweden; Karlstads universitet in Karlstad, Sweden
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Three ITS rooms (computer work rooms with comprehensive support for students); WiFi everywhere; extensive e-learning support in the form of lecture and tutorial video recordings (UbiMotion, Camtasia) and e-tutoring (UbiLearn, virtual tutor); comprehensively equipped with multimedia lecture theatres and seminar rooms; laptops available to borrow; comprehensive electronic access to literature (catalogues, sources, scanners); Online database: Thomson Reuters Eikon for students, using Thomson Reuters hosted over Internet delivery.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    One participation in German Research Foundation Priority Programmes, one NTH graduate school, one German Research Foundation graduate school, German Research Foundation group on "Vulnerability in Southeast Asia", Insurance Industry Competence Centre, Health Economics Research Centre, BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) project CHERH, Hannover Center of Finance e.V.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Seminar: Start-Up Weekend of the Department of Management and Organisation.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Equalisation of disadvantages through postponement of exams; Extensions or taking alternative-form exams.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Visiting Professor of Gender and Diversity; International Office of the department; Equalisation of disadvantages measures.
  • Other special features
    Faculty mentoring programme for students in the first and second semesters, International Office in the Faculty to promote study abroad options and double degrees, further and continuing education alongside a career, e.g. through the Institute of Interdisciplinary Labour Studies.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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