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Business Administration, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Duisburg-Essen/Essen

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,110 *
Number of master degree students 310
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.2 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 66.7 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 12.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 20.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 1,2 to 2,3
Third party funds per academic 48.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 1.4 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 3.0
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.4
Exams 2.9
Research orientation 3.1
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 3.3
Rooms 2.3
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 3.0
Overall study situation 2.3

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The 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 orientation
    The department encourages stays abroad on the basis of a transparent system for recognising credits. A semester abroad is possible via a mobility window without a delay in studying. In addition, two bilingual programmes are available: Business Administration – Energy and Finance and Health Economics.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Norwegian School of Economics and Business, Bergen, Norwegen; Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Frankreich; Griffith University, Australien; University of Tampere, School of Business Administration, Finnland; University of Macedonia Economic and Social Sciences, Griechenland; Università di Torino, Italien; University of Skövde, Schweden; Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spanien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    E-campus (WiFi throughout the campus); virtual PC and software pool with 400 spaces; extensive PC work rooms as well as PC teaching and exam room with 200 seats; faculty's own IT service centre; free and affordable software for students; trading room with appropriate software; Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research; good library equipment with long opening hours.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Business Administration at the Department of Economic Sciences sees itself as an application-oriented research discipline, which is reflected in its empirical and quantitative approach. Research areas with a particularly high third-party funding are located in the fields of Energy Management and Medical Management.
  • Support for founders
    The 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.
  • Other special features
    Own course offer Business English; Alumni WiWi Essen e.V.: active alumni association; act e.V.: student management consultancy.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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