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Commercial / Business Law, Department

Fachbereich 7: Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Kassel

Institut für Wirtschaftsrecht (IWR)

  • Nora-Platiel-Straße 4
  • 34109 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-3977
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Basic information

Total number of students 790 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 20.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 53.2 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 45.1 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/13 points
International orientation, master's 6/13 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 3.3
Support in studies 3.0
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation 2.8
Exams 3.4
Job market preparation 3.4
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.8
Library 2.9
IT-infrastructure 2.5
Overall study situation 3.1

Degree courses with details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Modern teaching and learning methods; research-led teaching; tutorials accompanying the lecture; E-learning projects; mobile learning; Kassel Law (student web platform for students); regular excursion offers; International Summer Programme "Global Corporate Governance" in cooperation with the College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan; support from the "Service Centre for Teaching" at the University of Kassel.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department offers two English-taught Master's programmes and has a wide range of English-taught courses for the advanced stages of the Bachelor's. This encourages the vigorous exchange between German and international students as well as internationalism at home and prepares our outgoing students for their own semesters abroad. Incoming and outgoing students alike are supported and actively supervised by the internationalism team at the department. The local curricula explicitly favour the recognition of credits earned abroad.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    With the Innovative Learning Lab, the department has set up a seminar room, equipped with flexible furnishings and extensive presentation technology, enabling the use of creative, multimedia teaching/learning methods and concepts. Students have access to 4, partially air-conditioned, PC pools with 115 workstations, equipped with various specialist software. Several smartboards.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Main areas of research and competence centres in environmental and information technology law, including competence centre for climate protection and adaptation, research centre for information technology design, project group constitutional technology design.
  • Support for founders
    The Kassel University is a founders' university subsidised by EXIST funds. Teaching and support of start-ups is seen as an interdisciplinary task and supported, both in personnel and organisational terms, by the research and teaching centre on entrepreneurial thinking and action. Six subject areas of the Faculty are active in the start-up research and teaching.
  • Other special features
    The department has established a joint guidance and co-ordination concept for all its degree courses, to ensure that teaching runs smoothly with efficient structures for academic guidance and course coordination. All office hours take place under optimal conditions in the specially designed Service Centre; the Kassel Law blog offers further information on Business Law at the University of Kassel. It is authored by students of our programmes.
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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