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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Studiengang BWL

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,180
Number of master degree students 523
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 33.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 6/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 13/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 8/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 98.5 %

International orientation

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 1/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 0/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 29.0 %


National publications per professor 3.0
International publications per scientist 0.5
Third party funds per academic 46.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7
Research reputation 12.4 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.4
Support in studies 1.2
Courses offered 1.4
Study organisation 1.1
Exams 1.6
Research orientation 1.4
Job market preparation 1.1
Support for stays abroad 1.3
Rooms 1.0
Library 1.1
IT-infrastructure 1.1
Overall study situation 1.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Excellent staff-student ratio, small group sizes, professors are easily accessible and available for questions, close integration of theory and practice, focus on General Management and personality development, high degree of internationality regarding programme structure and content, students benefit from a strong network of over 200 partner higher education institutions, more than 160 partner companies and more than 3,500 alumni worldwide, excellent careers centre for careers guidance, triple accreditation (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    English-taught courses of study; International faculty; High percentage of international students, professors and employees; International elements in all programmes (semester or module abroad).
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Library and work rooms at WHU are open around the clock (24/7); The campus is equipped with wireless high-speed Internet access; the lecture theatres and seminar rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art media technology; premises and technical equipment offer a stimulating learning environment.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Faculty and research are internationally orientated and renowned, working on relevant topics in the fields of Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Finance and Accountancy, Marketing and Sales, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as Economics Teaching, combination of scientific standards and practice, stimulating, intellectual and international environment, the WHU is the private higher education institution and a member of the German Research Foundation.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Incubator, Entrepreneurship chairs, Founders' Congresses, ideas competitions.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Equalisation of disadvantages
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Cross-cultural skills training; International staff, faculty & students; Associate Director International Relations & Diversity; Equal Opportunity Office.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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