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  6. Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (W)
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (W)

  • Moltkestraße 30
  • 76133 Karlsruhe
  • Phone: +49 721 925-1946
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 800
Number of master degree students 80
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 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 12/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 7/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 94.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 92.9 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/11 points
International orientation, master's 11/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 64.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment < 1
Share of professors with work experience 90.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 2.2
Job market preparation 2.0
Support during practical semester 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.2
Transition to Master's studies
Job market preparation 1.8
Support during practical semester 2.1
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.3
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    International 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 orientation
    The 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 exchange
    Institute 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 equipment
    Large 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 development
    Own 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 teaching
    Game theory, optimisation, design thinking, corporate planning, eye tracking, call centres, negotiations.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    With 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 persons
    Barrier-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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