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Business Administration, Department

Studienbereich Wirtschaft at the FH Kärnten/Villach (A)

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Basic information

Total number of students 610 *
Number of master degree students 180
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 41.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 50.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 91.8 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/12 points
International orientation, master's 6/12 points
Outgoing students 4.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 95.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 10.5 %


Third party funds per professor 15.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.3
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.1
Library 3.1
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.3
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Strong exchange with practice, excursions to companies in Germany and abroad, guest lecturers and experts as part-time teachers (based on a hearing) from companies / institutions, work with case studies or real cases, project work for companies and institutions, flexible specialisation options, skills acquisition in the field of IT and Digitisation, a wide range of languages (language center with international testing facilities; German as a foreign language, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish); excursions to companies / institutions.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department of Business Administration attaches great importance to the internationalisation of students, teaching staff and research. A window for international exchange programs in the curriculum has been provided. Students in financial need can apply for a scholarship from the course. The International Business Management degree course is in English and internationally oriented. The Public Management degree course cooperates in particular with administrative colleges in Germany and Switzerland. In addition, numerous European research projects are carried out with international partners.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    UC Leuven Limburg, Belgium; College of Conestoga, Canada; Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, Finnland; Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finnland; Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finnland; EDHEC Business School, France; Toulouse Business School, France; TH Cologne, Germany; Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa, University of Bologna, University of Udine; University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students have access to relevant literature databases; specialist libraries at all campuses; the library of the Alpen Adria University in Klagenfurt and the Carinthian University of Education can also be used. Access to various software solutions (SPSS, SAP, R, PowerBI, WordPress, ARIS, MID, MAXQDA, Adobe Creative Cloud, Matlab, Mindmanager, software for online surveys).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Entrepreneurship and international business, regional economy and tourism, sustainable development and technologies, European integration and cross-border cooperation, innovation / knowledge transfer and education management, public sector. Current specialisations: Qualitative growth, export management and digitalisation, administrative modernisation, quality management in public administration, e-government, migration and integration, rural areas, process optimisation in public administration, operating plant approval procedures for optimisation.
  • Support for founders
    Support program "Gründergarage / Start UP" of the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, career and alumni service of the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Other special features
    Own study and research magazine "value"; endowed professorships financed by the economy; wide program of extra-curricular events including conferences; executive education and bespoke cooperation programs; Digital Lab as a cooperation platform for digitalising SMEs; research groups on integration / migration, digitalisation, demography and regionalization; TEDx coordination in the federal state of Carinthia; double degrees with international partner universities; membership / participation in relevant professional associations (AACSB, AoM, AIB etc.); SIETAR Austria headquarters
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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