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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Fachbereich IV - Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Mathematik und Informatikwissenschaften


  • Universitätsring 15
  • 54286 Trier
  • Phone: +49 651 201-2640
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Basic information

Total number of students 540
Number of master degree students 148
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 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 73.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 81.7 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/11 points
International orientation master's 10/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 3/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 3/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment < 1
Master theses in cooperation with work environment < 1
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per year The number of weighted publications per year is in the range between 2,4 and 0,8
Third party funds per academic 10.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support response rate too low
Support in studies response rate too low
Courses offered response rate too low
Study organisation Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
Exams response rate too low
Research orientation response rate too low
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms response rate too low
Library Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
IT-infrastructure response rate too low
Overall study situation response rate too low

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.2
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Focus on practice and research; Research project (Master) study project (Bachelor); work in small groups; social skills and soft skills are taught; English-speaking assistant professors; mentoring programme; Practitioners’ workshop; Master's can be studied entirely in English; many options; inter-disciplinary approach (with Business Administration, Sociology, Politics); Partnerships with universities in Berlin, Luxembourg, Bamberg, Saarland,, Bergamo, Warsaw.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; BI Norwegian Business School, Norway; Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland; Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; International Business School Budapest, Hungary; Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA), France; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland; Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain; Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    CIP – computer pools for Economics; numerous PC workstations; multimedia teaching room for online transmissions.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Highly practice related; collaboration with the financial market in Luxembourg; Forumstat; IAAEU; collaboration with statistical agencies (Eurostat, Federal Office, etc.); regional connection.
  • Website with further information on research activities
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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