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  5. FH Bielefeld
  6. Fachbereich Wirtschaft und Gesundheit
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Commercial / Business Law, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaft und Gesundheit

  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 33615 Bielefeld
  • Phone: +49 521 106-5081
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Basic information

Total number of students 770
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

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 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/12 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 4/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.5 *
Courses offered 2.5 *
Study organisation 1.9 *
Exams 2.7
Job market preparation 2.5 *
Support during practical semester 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.4 *
Rooms 1.4
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.0

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
    Master in Contract Drafting and Management: Accompanying English tutorial provided by native speakers; Legal Turkish, Business Russian, many partnerships with international higher education institutions: 28 European partner universities under the ERASMUS+ programme and global partnerships with 12 universities, establishment of premium partnerships, steady increase in the number of incoming students.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic; Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic; University College Syddanmark, Denmark; Universidad de Extremadura, Spain; Universitat de Vic, Spain; Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain; Universidade de Vigo, Spain; Lahti Polytechnic, Finland; MAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland; University of Tampere, Finland; Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, France; Université du Littoral Cote d'Opale, France; Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne, France; Universita Degli Studi Di Cagliari, Italy; Universitá deglistudi di Parma, Italy; Budapest Business School, Hungary; Hogskolen i Alesund, Norway; The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Universidad do Minho in Braga, Portugal; Krakow University of Economics, Poland; University of Rzeszow, Poland; University of Information Technology and Management, Poland; Silesian University of Technology, Poland; Istanbul University, Turkey; Marmara University, Turkey; University of Economics, Turkey; Teesside University in Middelsbrough, England
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Access to various legal databases (especially beck-online, juris.com, Springer, Jurion, etc.); 4 PC seminar rooms with up to 30 spaces, over 20 seminar rooms with up to 44 spaces, 6 lecture halls with up to 120 spaces, and main lecture theatre with 280/450 spaces; Multimedia equipment and whiteboards; Microsoft Academy; Psychotechnical lab; e-learning platform; Access to FH and university library in the building and from home via VPN client; beck-online; student (PC) workstations in the computer rooms and library; Computer simulations; SAP R/3, CISCO network lab, ORACLE partnership.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Full-time lecturers regularly publish in relevant specialist fields. Interdisciplinary work with other universities, industry partners; Accompanying legal research for technical projects (man-machine communication).
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Work placement office at the department (career and work placement); Lectures: Since the 2014/15 winter semester, the Bielefeld Initiative (a partnership between the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld and the Chamber of Commerce of East Westphalia) has provided lectures on start-up-relevant topics; Start-up consultation days: There are also monthly start-up consultation days in Bielefeld and Minden: Potential entrepreneurs can obtain individual advice right on site by Chamber of Commerce and Industry staff.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Psychosocial counselling at FH Bielefeld; Representative for students with disabilities and chronic illness; Equalisation of disadvantages in exams for students with disabilities.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Excerpt from the mission statement of the FH Bielefeld: "Diversity: "Diversity and equal opportunity is our programme". Measures, especially for university-work-family balance, promotion of women professors, employees and students, etc. are documented in the women's advancement plan of the department.
  • Other special features
    Participation in the annual European Summer School on European Business and Culture is possible for students; various courses relating to business start-ups and extra-curricular teaching events; Studying full-time, career-integrated and practice-integrated.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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