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Business Computing, Department

Technische Fakultät at the Uni Kiel

Institut für Informatik

  • Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
  • 24118 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 880-4413
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Basic information

Total number of students 360 *
Number of master degree students 60
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 58.6 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's less than 10 graduates / year

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/13 points
International orientation, master's 8/13 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 15.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor not ranked, <3 business informatics professors at the department
Doctorates per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation
Research orientation
Job market preparation 3.1
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.7
Overall study situation 2.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    In the field of Economics, there is the option to choose between a Business Administration or Economics major. Close cooperation with the Leibniz Information Centre for Business (ZBW) which enables direct insights into practice. In the "Scientific Work (Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten)" event, students are prepared for scientific work and presentations in seminar, project and final theses. Start-up activities are supported by practice-oriented tasks, the reference to practice-oriented research and the mediation of contacts.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Business Informatics students have access to the exchange universities of the Institute of Computer Science and those of the Institute of Business Administration and Economics of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences. There is a cross-institute cooperation with Süddansk Universitet Slagelse, DK; Erasmus exchange projects of the Institute of Computer Science with Oviedo and Valencia (Spain), Grenoble (France), Bergen (Norway), Turku (Finland), Klagenfurt (Austria), Prague (Czech Republic), Liverpool and Portsmouth (Great Britain).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Liverpool, UK; University of Portsmouth, UK; Charles University, Prag, Tschechische Republik; University of Stockholm, Schweden ; ICHEC Bruxelles, Brüssel, Belgien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Two laboratory rooms with the following equipment: Various modelling tools, project management systems, eCommerce systems, ERP systems, database systems and home automation systems with a control centre. IEEE, ACM Digital Library - is used in academic work; Intershop 7; High-performance computers are made available to students for their own research and application projects; CPLEX (IBM) for modelling and solving optimisation problems.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Combination of practical problems taken from industry and basic research in the fields of Computer Science and Business Informatics. Among other things, in the areas of optimised automation concepts in production as well as automation of data protection and security checks. Investigation of Open Science, Gamification, Twitter; strong interdisciplinary research (e.g. Science 2.0, LOC-DB) as well as development of online and offline algorithms for scheduling and packaging problems, and further development of methods used in linear programming.
  • Support for founders
    Cooperation with start-up and innovation management; Centre for Entrepreneurship offers multi-day courses on concrete start-up preparation; regular events to support start-ups, for example a start-up café with an open campus.
  • Other special features
    Individual correction of exercises at all basic events offered by the institute. Regular excursions to companies (at home and abroad); practical lectures by business partners; involvement in current research projects in exercises and also in projects and seminars also in cooperation with industrial research partners
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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