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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Gemeinsame Kommission M.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik

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Basic information

Total number of students 110
Number of master degree students 106
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 1/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 6/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 2/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 93.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 42.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/11 points
International orientation, master's 2/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 26.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 42.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 16.7 %


Publications per professor 4.9
Doctorates per professor 1.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.1 *
Exams 2.5 *
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.3
Support for stays abroad rank group not assignable
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure rank group not assignable
Overall study situation rank group not assignable

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.4
Exams 2.3
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.6
Overall study situation 2.4

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Very 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 orientation
    Students 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 exchange
    KU 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 equipment
    Excellent 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 activities
    Key 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 founders
    Start-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 persons
    Disabilities 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 advancement
    Prior 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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