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  6. Studienbereich Wirtschaft
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

Studienbereich Wirtschaft

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Basic information

Total number of students 570
Number of master degree students 144
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 35.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 91.1 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/11 points
International orientation, master's 7/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 2.5
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester rank group not assignable
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.6
Library 3.1
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.0
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.5
Library 3.1
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Bachelor's in Business: broad specialist basis for professional activities; organisation: full-time and career-integrated; 4 branches of study for specific business know-how: "Business Management", "Public Management", "Digital Business Management" and "Hotel Management"; cornerstones: mandatory work placement and a diverse range of languages; focus from the 4th semester on "Marketing", "Controlling & Finance", "Logistics & Manufacturing." The International Business Management course places great emphasis on the practical communication of teaching content. To this end, numerous innovative didactic concepts have been developed, which have been awarded several national and international prizes. This includes, for example, the "24 Hour Challenge", a project-based form of study, etc.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Business programme places particular emphasis on the internationalisation of students, research projects and teachers. There is an opportunity for an international exchange programme, which is part of the curriculum (4th semester). Particularly underprivileged students who wish to complete a semester abroad can apply for a programme scholarship. The International Business Management course is taught in English and is thus internationally oriented. The Public Management course, in particular, cooperates with administration universities in Germany and Switzerland (student exchange). In addition, a large number of European research projects have been completed with international partners.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    UC Leuven Limbourg, Belgium; College of Conestoga, Canada; Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland; EDHEC Business School, France; Toulouse Business School, France; TH Cologne, Germany; Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students have access to all relevant literature databases and can also use the library of the Alpen Adria Universität Klagenfurt.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research focus areas: Public Sector, Entrepreneurship and International Business Activity, Regional Economy and Tourism, Sustainable Development and Technologies, European Integration and Cross-Border Cooperation, Innovation/Knowledge Transfer and Education Management. Current key areas of the course are qualitative growth, export management and digitalisation. Administrative modernisation, quality management in public administration, e-government, migration and integration, process optimisation in public administration, operating licence procedures for optimisation. Involvement of students in a research group for the organisational integration of business development in corporate practice.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Long-term impaired students can make special arrangements with the course director to sit for exams under specially adapted exam regulations. Great emphasis is placed on inclusivity.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The university has an Equal Rights Committee, which drafts guidelines on promoting diversity. These are normally decided on by the university management and implemented in the university's study programmes. These policies, for example, regulate gender-sensitive language or rules on work-life balance.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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