2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Fakultät II Informatik, Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften
Department für Informatik
- 26111 Oldenburg
- Phone: +49 441 798-4199
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingDuring 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 orientationParticipation 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 equipmentStudents 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 activitiesAbove 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.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.uni-oldenburg.de/informatik/forschung/
Support for foundersThe 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 personsThe 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 advancementIn 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 featuresIn 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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