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  6. Fachbereich 3: Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Commercial / Business Law, Department

Fachbereich 3: Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 360
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 30.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 12/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 90.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 95.7 % *

International orientation

International orientation 3/12 points
International orientation master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 4/10 Points
Contact with work environment master
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 3.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 22.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8 *
Courses offered 2.1 *
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.7 *
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.8 *
Rooms 2.1
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Promotion of semester abroad taken into account as part of module planning (mobility semester); Compulsory foreign language training; Partnerships with many international universities; Many double degree options; International Business (B.A./M.A.); English-taught courses; Approximately 45% international students (total 29% EU countries); Plus approximately 100-120 Erasmus students per semester; Three dual-degree agreements (Otago University New Zealand, Helsinki Metropolia, Copenhagen Business Academy); Two mobility semester for students.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    ESCE Paris, France; Gothenburg University, Sweden; Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands; Jönköping University, Sweden; USC Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Switzerland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    SPSS labs, Business Informatics labs, simulation games labs (TOPSIM Gold Partnership), generally high standard of technical equipment in the teaching rooms; Provision of online databases and software (Ebsco, Eviews, Haufe Steuer Office edition for law/tax consulting firms, Macrobond, Panopto); Bloomberg terminals; DATEV licence (specialisation: Business Taxation), courses on SAP applications, studio for video recordings for teaching purposes (results provided via moodle), including professional hardware, including advice on training regarding the use of these services.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Integration of current research reports directly into teaching, involvement of students in current projects, involvement of third-party funded projects, measures of internal research promotion, excellent service and advice structure, central brokering and service centre for projects and cooperations, KONTAKT Cooperation Centre for Applied Sciences, Commission for Research and Young Scientists.
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  • Support for founders
    Own start-up centre of excellence of the university to advise and assist the numerous start-ups, with general start-up advice and start-up-lab programme. In addition, cooperation with student management consulting; Specialisation option SMEs and Entrepreneurship (e.g. with courses on business plan development, business model development and lean start-up topics), participation in the project BENHU for university-wide development of approaches to enshrine entrepreneurial mindsets and tools in teaching that go beyond said specialisation.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Barrier-free university (guarantee of barrier-free access to buildings and facilities of the faculty, barrier-free higher education didactics), granting of disadvantage compensation (modification of study and exam requirements as well as course-organisational measures: "Preferential allocation"), enhanced range of information (publications and communication measures) and support.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Equality Plan 2016-2022 at the departmental level ("Equality Concept"): Monitoring of statistical data on equality, development of appropriate target agreements: Increasing the share of women in the status group of professors and young academics, checking for gender-independent remuneration, promotion and qualification of staff, department offers students with children special arrangements and expands the range of e-learning services (for more flexible studying), "Gender in Teaching" workshop for professors and lecturers.
  • Other special features
    Networking (alumni/public sector), including industry contacts for students, promotion of student management consulting Berliner Campus Projekt and publication of final theses, affiliated institutes for industry contacts, German Prize for Business Communication, Prize of the Sino-German Institute, German Scholarships, advisory boards with industry experts, editorial-advisory boards for publication series, Career Service events, mentor programme, interdisciplinary lecture series, Banking Day, participation in Germany-wide tenders.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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