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Business Administration, Department
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
- Universitätsstrasse 12
- 45117 Essen
- Phone: +49 201 183-3633
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Special features regarding teachingThe Bachelor's and Master's in Business Administration are characterised by extensive electives and a structured design with a uniform module size of 6 credits. Thanks to the close integration with projects at companies, students are prepared appropriately for professional life. Empirical and econometric methods are taught in an application-based manner.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department encourages stays abroad on the basis of a transparent system for recognising credits. In addition, two bilingual programmes are available: Business Administration – Energy and Finance and Health Economics.
Common partner universities for exchangeHögskolan i Skövde, Sweden; Panepistimio Macedonias, Greece; Tampereen Teknillinen Yliopisto, Finland; Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Special features regarding the equipmentE-campus (WiFi throughout the whole campus); virtual PC and software pool with 400 workstations; extensive PC workrooms and PC teaching and examination rooms with 200 workstations; faculty has its own IT service centre; free and cost-effective software for students; freedom to use the software you need; Essener Labor für Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung (Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research); good library with long opening hours.
Special features regarding research activitiesBusiness Administration at the Department of Economic Sciences sees itself as an application-oriented research discipline, which is reflected in its empirical and quantitative approach. Key research areas with particularly strong external funding are Energy Economics through the newly established House of Energy Markets and Finance as well as Health Care Management/Health Economics.
Research topics reflected in teachingExamples: Integrated reporting, sustainability reporting, evaluation of intangible assets, theory of the firm, corporate social responsibility, economic analysis of tax law, ontology-based case-based reasoning, design of energy policy instruments, modelling of electricity markets, stochastic modelling of intra-day and day-ahead electricity markets , risk premia in electricity forward markets, carbon risk and capital markets, health care of refugees, pay system in psychiatric care, cost-effectiveness of breast cancer screening.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.wiwi.uni-due.de/forschung/
Support for foundersThe University of Duisburg-Essen has combined the numerous measures in the IDE competence centre for innovation and start-ups. In addition, the chair for e-business and e-entrepreneurship pursues a combination of training and start-up promotion in e-business. Thus it is the aim to help to intensify the use of digital business processes through the courses offered, while also focusing on intensifying start-up promotion in the net economy.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe University of Duisburg-Essen has set up a counselling centre for the inclusion of people with disabilities and chronic illness. A separate inclusivity and disabilities portal is available for information, counselling and support.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe University of Duisburg-Essen established the first vice-rector for diversity management in Germany back in October 2008. Diversity management is anchored in the guidelines of the UDE and an integral part of the university's development planning. Through such programmes as ProSALAMANDER and ProDiversity, as well as projects on equality in education, the department is actively involved in promoting diversity.
Other special featuresCONPRACT – connect to practice: job fair and company contact exchanges; Erp4students: additional courses on SAP software; own course offering for Business English; Alumni WiWi Essen e.V.: active alumni reunions; act e.V.: Student corporate consulting.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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