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Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Zeppelin Univ./Friedrichshafen (priv.)

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General remarks
On bachelor degree level the department offers Economic Sciences. Master degrees are offered in Business Administration.

Basic information

Total number of students 360 *
Number of master degree students 50
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 38.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 31.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 99.0 %

International orientation

Outgoing students 10.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 3.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 11.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 30.0 %


Publications per professor in Business Administration Points per professor within the range 1,2 to 2,3
Publications per professor in Economics < 3 professors
Third party funds per academic 66.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.3
Courses offered 1.4
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 1.4
Job market preparation 1.5
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.1
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.3
Support in studies 1.3
Courses offered 1.3
Study organisation 1.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.2
Research orientation 1.5
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Overall study situation 1.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department General Management (M.A.), see Business Administration
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Generalist multidisciplinary teaching approach in small groups with high discursivity; research-oriented seminar concept with a high proportion of discussions in small groups; promotion of competencies at the interfaces of the disciplines related to the professional field, thereby enabling new ways of thinking and decision-making under uncertainty; individualised training; intensive support with science and practice coaching and a support ratio of 9: 1; begin with digital teaching-learning formats; Service / Problem Based Learning; special teaching formats: creative performance and entrepreneurship.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    A total of 84 partner universities; dual degree certificate programmes with universities in North and South America; mandatory internships abroad; high proportion of English-language courses; international call for professorships; high proportion of incoming students in the degree programmes; International Degree Seekers; student buddy system for incoming students; intercultural seminars and trainings; international teaching cooperation; international research associations; international advisory board; international visiting professors and researchers.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Copenhagen Business School, Dänemark; Peking University – Guanghua School of Management, China; University of California in San Diego, USA; Universiteit Maastricht, Niederlande; Sciences Po in Paris, Frankreich; Universität Zürich, Schweiz; Butler University, USA; University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, Südafrika; Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel; Università degli Studi di Siena, Italien; CESA (Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración) in Bogotá, Kolumbien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    IT support for students, WiFi at all locations, modern HD projectors, e-mail inboxes with tasks and calendars for students, campus-wide Follow-Me Printing with printing from your own laptop, numerous scanning options with download portal, online study management , University wiki, 24-hour library, extensive databases in the library with online access to the campus, campus license for literature management software, laboratory trolley for statistical software; media laboratory and method center; film workshop and own campus radio; Center for digital education with new teaching-learning formats.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Proven researchers use their current research results in the courses; implementation of student projects (Scientific Project) as part of the course; own discussion paper series "Zu|schnitte”; own student research.
  • Support for founders
    Pioneer port for student start-ups; Curricular workshop "Entrepreneurship" with processing business cases for Bachelor students in all subjects. ZU start-up centre: Infrastructure and services: Use of space at ZU, media training and contacts, legal advice, financial advice; in-depth courses such as entrepreneurship, business models; summer schools.
  • Other special features
    High degree of personal responsibility; self-organised learning; independent project work; imparting methodological skills and a broad theoretical foundation; internships (at home and abroad); equal goals are the development of the personality and the acquisition of an excellent professional qualification; mediation of "hand & thinking tools"; inclusion of practical elements; service learning elements; relationship to phenomena from business, culture & politics; teaching characterised by discursiveness and interaction; entry into digital education (e-portfolios, blended learning).
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