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Business Administration, Department
Studiengänge Management, Communication & IT
- Universitätsstraße 15
- A-6020 Innsbruck, Österreich
- Phone: +43 512 2070-3500
Job market- and career-orientation
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Special features regarding teachingA balanced mix of professors of the MCI, managers from industry, guest lecturers from all over the world and renowned experts from science, consultancy and freelance professions ensures that theory and practice are combined with a focus on synergy, enables direct testing of acquired knowledge and provides added value for the students. The didactically high level of the teaching and intensive supervision ensure practice-based training and enable students to complete the course within the time provided.
Special features regarding the international orientationInternational mobility phases (semester abroad, work placements abroad, short programmes abroad), 220 partner universities, MCI students from 51 countries, support through the International Relations Office for preparation and completion (information events, evaluation of compatibility, etc.), participation in (inter)national education programmes, university networks and scholarship programmes (ERASMUS plus, Marshall Plan Foundation Scholarships, Fulbright, etc.), ECTS and Diploma Supplement Label; second Austrian university to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Jyväskylä, Finland; Universidad Anahuac del Mayab, Mexico; Hanyang University, Süd Korea; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA; University of Technology Sydney, Australia; Université du Quebec de Montreal, Canada; NEOMA Business School, Reims, France; Seton Hall University, USA; ESC Rennes School of Business, France
Special features regarding the equipmentAll seminar rooms and computer rooms have high-quality equipment which can be added to if required. Many student workstations offer ideal learning conditions. In addition, there are reference libraries with specialist literature and computers, copiers, printers and scanners. Access to selected scientific databases (Emerald Insight, MarketLine, ScienceDirect, RDB, WISO) is possible on all PCs and wireless eduroam® as well as remotely (via Shibboleth). All MCI members also have free access to the University and Provincial Library of Tyrol (ULB).
Special features regarding research and developmentThe interlinking of the course with industry-based research and development projects is an integral component of this course and creates additional attractive opportunities during training to explore specific issues and problem-solving approaches from academia and industry. Of particular importance here is the PDAgroup, which maintains close cooperation with the course as a spin-off and supports it. Research fields: IT Governance, Business Analytics, Human Computer Interaction.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.mci.edu/forschung
Support for foundersMCI attaches great importance to the promotion of business start-ups and entrepreneurship activities of its faculty and its students: A service unit provides initial information on business start-ups, entrepreneurship and commercialisation of research and development results. In addition, MCI maintains, jointly with CAST GmbH, an incubator centre for faculty, students and graduates with innovative business ideas. CAST GmbH is an initiative of the University of Innsbruck, the Medical University of Innsbruck, the business promotion agency of Tyrol and MCI, which is supported by the federal government.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsStudents with long-term health problems are given individual support by the degree courses. For example, the needs of students with dyslexia are catered for in examinations (extension of the exam times, selection of the form of test), microphone facilities are provided for students with hearing impairments, and much more. All rooms at MCI are accessible. Disability representative as contact person for staff and students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementDiversity includes international, intercultural, vocational and individual background, and the different target groups are analysed on an ongoing basis. Job advertisements in gender-neutral language, in English and in German, in international media. In the admission procedure, attention is paid to ensuring a diverse mix of students. Equal opportunities representative as contact person for staff and students.
Other special featuresThe Department "Management, Communication & IT (BA, MA)" sees itself as more than just the sum of its parts due to the integrative and multidisciplinary nature of its curriculum, thanks to a robust assurance-of-learning process, the consistent and continuous development of competence goals from relevant professional fields, and not least due to the three application-focused research labs (Governance, Analytics, Human Computer Interaction).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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