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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fakultät II Informatik, Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften

Department für Informatik

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Basic information

Total number of students 560
Number of master degree students 173
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

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

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 62.5 %

International orientation

International orientation 3/11 points
International orientation master's 3/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 3/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 3/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 19.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 19.7 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per professor 1.0
Doctorates per professor 1.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 2.0 *
Exams 2.4 *
Research orientation 2.7
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.5
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.2
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    During teaching, sound basic training is combined with several elective options. There is a combination of contents from Computer Science, Business Informatics and Business Administration, with a focus on sound practical training in Computer Science. Wide range of options, both in the subject-specific field, e.g. across all fields of Computer Science and Business Informatics, as well as the inter-disciplinary area of professionalisation, e.g. through soft skills or choice of languages.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Participation in numerous international projects; Large number of partnerships and cooperation agreements with universities around the world; Positive attitude about stays abroad during the studies; Recognition of credits gained abroad; International students studying in Oldenburg as ERASMUS/exchange students; Support by tutors of the International Student Office; German courses; Individual support for international Computer Science students within the “Jump-Start” project of the Department of Computer Science.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students can make use of the technical equipment from both the Business Informatics and Computer Science departments as well as the computer centre at the university. Business Informatics offers two laboratories for training in VLBA (Informatics) and for training in System Development and System Optimisation. Computer Science provides computer rooms as well as Software and Network Infrastructure. The university offers further infrastructure (e.g. WiFi), central registration systems (campus management, learning management system, etc.), free research on various databases and access to numerous digital journals.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Above all, research activities are distributed by topic area to areas of application such as Health, Energy and Transport and are characterised by a close cooperation with the Institute for Information Technology OFFIS, which is supported by professors from Information Technology and Business Informatics. Aspects of modelling, creation and optimisation of Security Systems, Maritime Application Systems and Business Intelligence are considered.
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  • Support for founders
    The University of Oldenburg offers a central point of contact for prospective entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre. It offers professional advice, including on funding, coaching and qualification, such as start-up mentoring. The Centre is supplemented by the Chair of Entrepreneurship and the junior professorship Female Entrepreneurship. The University of Oldenburg is one of the top six entrepreneur universities in Germany. The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology awarded it this title in 2011 at the EXIST Culture of Entrepreneurship – Entrepreneur University competition.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The Oldenburg student union provides counselling for people with disabilities in all social matters of university life, including advice, tips and information. The services relate, for example, to assistance on campus, help with finding accommodation, financing (BAföG, tuition fees, scholarships, child benefits, etc.), funding for disability-based requirements, personnel aid/assistance and coping/future prospects. The services are available to all students, prospective students and graduates as well as their relatives.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    In 2012, the University of Oldenburg was voted “Diversity University” by the Association for German Science. Eight universities across Germany were thus honoured and awarded the certificate, which was handed out for the first time.
  • Other special features
    In cooperation with SAP University Alliances and SAP Education, students are given an opportunity to participate in SAP courses and SAP certifications. Here, students can acquire expertise in the field of Enterprise Resource Planning and gain practical experience with the SAP system for their subsequent professional careers. Knowing how to use SAP software products is deemed a valuable skill in the labour market and allows students to boost their career opportunities.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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