Business Computing, Department
Fakultät Elektrotechnik und Informatik at the HS Ravensburg-Weingarten
- 88250 Weingarten
- Phone: +49 751 501-9921
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Special features regarding teachingA highly motivated team prepares the students for digital change. Our degree in Business Informatics in Weingarten offers balanced proportions of classic Business Administration and Computer Science. With a focus on Business Informatics topics. At the same time, there is a particular focus on practical orientation. In addition to the practical semester, the final project work and the Bachelor thesis are usually created in cooperation with companies. Stays abroad are particularly supported. The university has almost 60 partner universities worldwide.
Special features regarding the international orientationStays abroad are particularly supported. The university has almost 60 partner universities worldwide. The department of Business Informatics has appointed an international representative for these matters, who advises and can answer questions on the entire process. The international office of the university offers multidisciplinary support as well as the language centre CLIC.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsSIIT in Bangkok, Thailand; SEU in Nanjing, China; Napier Univ. in Edinburgh,UK;Oulun Yliopisto in Oulu, Finnland; Marmara Univ. in Istanbul, Türkei. Mehrere Austauschhochschulen in Australien, Brasilien, Mexiko, Kanada, USA, Island, Irland, Indien, Israel.
Special features regarding the equipmentUp-to-date technical facilities are essential for business informatics. Thus outdated hardware and software is routinely replaced in the laboratories (at least once a semester). The IT infrastructure was completely renewed in summer 2019. The laboratories also make use of mobile end-devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets). We have an extensive infrastructure in the Internet of Things (Smart Home, IoT platforms, Arduino, Raspberry, other actuators and sensors).
Special features regarding research and developmentWithin the degree course, there are many academic publications on key areas of Business Informatics. The highly important practical orientation is built up through collaborations with industry and institutions. In addition, there are also research projects into current and innovative Business Informatics topics (e.g. BMBF). The Research Institute for Digital Change was founded in 2019. The institute is run by Prof. Dr. Höpken (from information systems). Most of the professors in business Informatics Participate in the institute.
Support for foundersThe Faculty of Business Informatics has a special contact point for questions and assistance regarding business start-ups. A lecture on business start-ups is also offered. The start-up culture joint study and teaching project is located in our department. Cross-departmental: Student association kreakt!v is a management consultancy but also carries out pro bono projects with start-ups. The start-up laboratory is a building block for an active start-up culture at RWU as part of the GROW (go your own way) project.
Other special featuresHouse of Makers and Engineers HOME (Makerspace - public workshop); Student initiatives: we4wi (own sub-group in the student council); Hunger and Hirn; Repair cafe; Umwelt-AG; Club FAIR (Family Work Individuality Law); First Responder; ROVER2MARS (construction of a Mars rover for international competitions); Student associations: kreakt!v (management consultancy); USTA; Formula Student Team Weingarten (construction of racing vehicles); Entrepreneurship Club (start-up help); Academic sailing club ASCBO (boat rental, regatta training) UNICEF university group; university sports / choir / cinema
Further information on research activitieshttp://rwu.de/idw
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.rwu.de/sites/default/files/2019-06/zulassungssatzung_master_wirtschaftsinformatik_0.pdf
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