2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Gemeinsame Kommission M.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik
- Schwerzstrasse 35
- 70593 Stuttgart
- Phone: +49 711 459-24025
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingVery good student-teacher ratio thanks to four Business Informatics chairs; Promotion of profile formation through a large number of electives in business informatics, business administration and computer science; Broad range of courses as a result of two universities participating; Integration of current research projects in teaching; Excellent networking with industry and research institutions; Several programmes for studying abroad; Additionally voluntary courses and certification opportunities; Accredited degree programme; Resources of both universities can be used.
Special features regarding the international orientationStudents can specialise further in international content (e.g. international business operations, international management, international marketing, ethics of globalisation); Students can use exchange programmes of the two universities Hohenheim and Stuttgart; Advisory services regarding studying abroad; Language centres Hohenheim and Stuttgart offer language courses for all target countries at different levels; Cross-cultural training with certificate (“F.I.T.”); International“).
Common partner universities for exchangeKU Leuven, Belgium; University of Turku, Finland; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; University of Tilburg, Netherlands; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Special features regarding the equipmentExcellent technical facilities for the Business Informatics chairs with separate laboratories for research and teaching, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence (BI), Additive Manufacturing (AM), Eye Tracking, Organisational Computing, Industry 4.0, Autonomous Systems. Use of the laboratories for exercises, seminars, case studies and final theses. Software solutions available for student work (e.g. Office, literature management, data analysis).
Special features regarding research activitiesKey research areas are cooperative intelligent information systems, business intelligence, IT support for negotiations and management of enterprise software. Numerous, multi-year research and development projects in collaboration with companies, public institutions and universities (regional, national and European). Students can participate in research projects (particularly through final theses).
Support for foundersStart-up management of IT companies is part of the compulsory course “Management of IT Companies”; Business Administration course on “Entrepreneurship”; Business Informatics professors support students interested in start-ups and act as mentors as part of EXIST start-up grants; Sessions on start-up management as part of the “Entrepreneurial Brains Made on Campus”, “Heidelberg Innovation Forum” and the “Business Informatics” working group“.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsDisabilities office (Hohenheim) and disabilities representative (Stuttgart) support and advise applicants and students with disabilities or chronic illness on specific issues related to disabilities or chronic illness. This is a voluntary, confidential, independent, person-centred and open-ended service. Equalisation of disadvantages possible with respect to admissions, study design and exams. Many facilities and lecture halls offer barrier-free access.
Characteristics of diversity advancementPrior to the start of courses: Girls' Day and TryScience; Participation of several professors in teaching; Mentoring programmes for students (StratScience); Student union advisory services for students with children; Mentoring programmes for researchers/scholars; “Family-friendly university” certificate (e.g. teleworking options, care assistance, rooms for nursing and playing with children); Availability of daycare places.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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