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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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

Basic information

Total number of students 1,490
Number of master degree students 769
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 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 78.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 61.5 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/11 points
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

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


International publications per scientist 0.2
Third party funds per academic 16.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.2
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Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 3.3
Support for stays abroad 2.0
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Library 2.2 *
IT-infrastructure 1.8 *
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.8
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.8
Library 2.3
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad-based basic education and sound methodological training in the Bachelor; teaching of social and cross-cultural skills and solid foreign-language skills; Preparation for professional practice through career-specific specialisation in the Bachelor of Economic Sciences; Highly-specialised Master programmes; Some integrated work placements; Possibility of studying abroad at partner universities; Combination of academic education with practical applicability.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Faculty’s International Office; Cooperation agreement with 61 partner universities as part of Erasmus+, thus 205 exchange places for Erasmus+ semesters abroad in each academic year for students of the Faculty; Partner universities outside of Europe; In the Bachelor of European Studies with a focus on Economic Sciences, learning an East-European and/or Central European language is compulsory; studying at one of the many partner universities is the rule; The Master of Management and Organisation Studies includes a stay abroad in the third semester.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico; Universidad Nacional De Cuyo (UNCuyo), Argentina; University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Xiamen University, China; National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia; INHA University Incheon, South Korea; Universita'degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope", Italy; Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Various labs and training centres, Marketing, Value Chain Management, and Knowledge Management, Reuters lab, empirical lab, availability of modern computer pools.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Management of networked value chains, control potential of market processes, sustainable development in economic systems, Federal Cluster of Excellence MERGE; Collaborative Research Centre, non-hierarchical regional production networks.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Teaching and research of the junior professor for Entrepreneurship in Start-Ups and Succession; Integration of the entrepreneurs’ network SAXEED in the courses of several programmes.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Equalisation of disadvantages with respect to exams; Individual support and guidance; Consideration in terms of room bookings and scheduling if and where necessary.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Link programmes prior to the start of the course of study (e.g. in mathematics) are to take into account the heterogeneity of students and their school and academic qualifications. There are individual advisory services for students throughout the programme. The Faculty has an Equal Opportunities representative. The TUC has its Centre of Equal Opportunities in Science and Research. It is headed by the central equality representative and women’s representative of the TU and offers a broad range of information and advisory services on the topic of equal opportunities.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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