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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 4,700
Number of master degree students 2,227
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 14.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 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 95.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 7/11 points
International orientation, master's 10/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 30.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 31.9 %
Share of professors with work experience 17.0 %


National publications per professor 4.1
International publications per scientist 0.4
Third party funds per academic 23.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.5
Research reputation 36.7 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 1.7
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Overall study situation 1.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.3
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Financial and Information Management(M.Sc. (Hons))
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Training at the interface between Economic & Natural/Engineering Sciences; Qualification pathway for careers in companies & research institutes; Project studies with practical topics (mentor from corporate practice & professor supervise two to five students); Study abroad; intensive student support; small groups for optional modules due to a varied range of electives, diverse teaching awards (including for developing new teaching formats), didactic university continuing education programme & concepts for promoting teaching quality; Lecture recordings and upload online; Entrepreneurship.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Cross-cultural team work, perspectives through international students, international assistant professors, compulsory or highly recommended stays abroad, mobility windows, English-taught programmes.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    HEC Paris, France; Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen; University College London, UK; University of Queensland, Australia; Wirtschaftsschule Sao Paolo, Brazil; Tongji University, China; Singapore Management University, Singapore; Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden; Politecnico die Milano, Italy; Keio Business School, Japan
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    2 CIP pools; Interactive whiteboards in seminar rooms, experimental laboratory with 32 spaces and eye tracking system, free WiFi access on TUM campus, video conferencing system; 200 workstations with Internet/power connection; e-learning platform; Lecture recordings and upload online /Mooc; Campus management system for student life cycle (online application, transcripts, exam registration, reporting of grades, etc.); Access to online databases (including e-journals/e-books); Databases for empirical research (e.g. ThomsonReuters, Bloomberg); Software licences for students (including SPSS, Stata, Unipark).
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Key research areas at the interface between economic and natural/engineering sciences: Finance & Accounting/Innovation & Entrepreneurship/Marketing, Strategy & Leadership/Operations & Supply Chain Management/Energy Markets; faculty graduate centre, (structured doctoral candidate education, integrated into University Graduate School), involvement of students/doctoral candidates in international research projects; research festival (once a year); research seminars with high-quality international assistant professors; focus on conferences
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Our Master's programmes and our Bachelor's programme (Bachelor/Master of Science) are research-oriented. The most recent departmental survey found that all professors integrate their research topics into teaching; 55% of professors do so "very often". Research topics are discussed particularly in seminars and in theses, and students are invited to participate in research.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    Entrepreneurship is an important part of the mission of the TUM School of Management. Students are actively encouraged to become entrepreneurs. To support this, the students can choose a specialisation in the Master's (Innovation & Entrepreneurship), as well as attend courses, such as business plan seminars, that they can select freely. In addition, there are coaching options and further courses by UnternehmerTUM, the TUM's centre for innovation and entrepreneurship. Each year, there are around 75 start-ups originating from TUM.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Counselling services for students with special needs.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    All courses are expected to be available in English from the 2017/18 winter semester; Gender & diversity target agreement, incl. measures in particular relating to the diversity categories of gender, family/family model, nationality/migrant background, people with disabilities/chronic illness. Use and access to services of TUM Diversity: Diversity consulting, services for families (working time arrangements, flexible working, parent-child office), representative for students and staff with disabilities/chronic illness, TUM Refugee Programme, promotion of workshops, colloquia on gender and diversity.
  • Other special features
    Close inter-disciplinary cooperation with the Engineering & Natural Science Faculties of the TUM; Numerous industry contacts through high-profile honorary professors and lecturers and corporate partnerships; High level of internationality through numerous higher education institution cooperation partnerships & international research; Intensive student support through buddy programmes; faculty board, filled with outstanding personalities from industry, academia & society, advice on strategic faculty matters; comprehensive programme of training in the field of Knowledge Management; All courses can be taken in English.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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