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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fachbereich I

  • Badensche Straße 50-51
  • 10825 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 30877-1424
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Basic information

Total number of students 300
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 50.0 %

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 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 83.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/11 points
International orientation, master's 7/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 62.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 83.3 %
Share of professors with work experience 82.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.7
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.6 *
Exams 2.9
Job market preparation 2.6
Support during practical semester less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 2.7
Library 2.5
IT-infrastructure 2.9
Overall study situation 2.8

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Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching in small groups, modern skill-oriented and activating teaching concept, very international student body, high practical relevance, inter-disciplinary approach, cross-cultural approach, extensive range of courses in English, assistant professors from the field.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Over 40% of the students complete a semester abroad at one of more than 150 international partner universities. The stay abroad is often funded by scholarships; Over 10% international visiting students; Many practical semesters abroad.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; University of Pittsburgh, USA; HEC Montréal, Canada; Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico; Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; University of Edinburgh, UK; Universiteit Gent, Belgium; Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern teaching and group rooms, PC pools, PC labs, modern library, online databases, e-books, e-learning, WiFi in all seminar rooms and in the library.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research in the field of Business Informatics is closely linked issues relating to business administration. By considering practical issues, current topics in Business Informatics are raised, in particular: Business Process Management and Corporate Management, IT Security in Company Management, IT as "enabler for new business models", Big Data Analysis and Marketing, Web 2.0, Social Media and Knowledge Management of Companies, Gender and IT. 2 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    At the Start-up Incubator Berlin of HWR, students can take their first steps from theory to implementation. It promotes ideas, concepts and prototypes. The co-working space allows for exchange with other founders and thus supports inspiration, creativity and the development of business models. The Start-up Now programme offers workshops, coaching, team matching, peer learning and mentors. It is aimed at everyone at the beginning of their start-up project or who have already progressed to the active start-up phase.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    HWR Berlin offers psychological counselling and counselling for students with disabilities. Individual counselling and a range of services help students to cope with difficulties at university or in their personal lives that affect their progress at university.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Taking into account the diversity of cultures and lifestyles, equality of sexes, compatibility of family and work and/or university as well as sustainability of economic actions are key topics in teaching, research and administration, as well as central principles that guide the university in its day-to-day business.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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