2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (W)
- Moltkestraße 30
- 76133 Karlsruhe
- Phone: +49 721 925-1946
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingInternational orientation through compulsory semester abroad and optional semester abroad as part of the Bachelor's; Broad-based training (incl. technical aspects) for flexibility in the labour market; Sound scientific basis for lifelong learning; use of simulation games and company simulations; The professors' wide-ranging professional experience is complemented by numerous experienced practitioners acting as assistant professors; Own foreign language centre located directly within the Department; Close links with local industry (final theses, guest lectures, internships)
Special features regarding the international orientationThe degree of internationalisation is particularly pronounced at the Department of Economic Sciences. Across the university, it is this department that sends the most students on semesters abroad. The Bachelor's in International Management requires a work placement abroad. The programme Tricontinental Master in Global Studies incorporates two compulsory semesters abroad (one in Taiwan, and one in Mexico). Two dual-degree programmes are currently being developed. English-taught courses are offered across the department. Other languages may be compulsory, as the case may be.
Common partner universities for exchangeInstitute of Technology and Superior Studies - TEC de Monterrey, Mexico; Portuguese Institute of Marketing Management, Portugal; University of Oviedo, Spain; Seoul National University Science and Engineering, South Korea
Special features regarding the equipmentLarge number of teaching labs (for negotiation techniques, eye-tracking, conferencing, Lean Management etc.); all lecture theatres equipped with video projectors and microphones/loudspeakers, wireless LAN throughout the building; convenient information system for the organisation of studies, communication and web-based training.
Special features regarding research and developmentOwn article series for the publication of particularly good work, including by students; numerous laboratories, which can be used for research, especially for Business Administration issues; contacts to regional and international research institutions; Research focuses: Globalisation, Energy Management and Engineering, Big Data, Smart Services, etc. Assistant professors collaborate also beyond their own projects; Close links between the research laboratory and research project; "Lunch and Learn" event to present research projects. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
Research topics reflected in teachingGame theory, optimisation, design thinking, corporate planning, eye tracking, call centres, negotiations.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-karlsruhe.de/fakultaeten/w/forschungsprojekte.html
Support for foundersWith the introduction of the new Master's programme "Technology Entrepreneurship", a network of entrepreneurs and incubators is currently being developed that can be used by all students. Elective courses like Design Thinking and Business Modelling are also introduced.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsBarrier-free access to all classrooms and laboratories. Various equalisation of disadvantages measures.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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