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Commercial / Business Law, Department
- Leipziger Straße 123
- 36037 Fulda
- Phone: +49 661 9640-250
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Special features regarding the international orientationIn Business Administration, the school started offering international programmes early on. This has resulted in a large network of partner universities in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The lecturers are experienced in English-taught, international comparative teaching. There are regularly international visiting professors. One programme has a disproportionate number of international students. Business Law students also stand to gain from these services, experiences and skills.
Common partner universities for exchangeDublin Business School, Ireland; California State University San Bernadino, USA; Universidad de Huelva, Spain; Avans Hogeschool, Netherlands;University of Latvia Riga, Latvia; University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia;St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia; West Virginia University of Morgantown, USA; Izmir University of Economics, Turkey; Sungkyunkwan University Seoul, South Korea
Special features regarding the equipmentNumerous legal databases such as Beck-Online; Juris; WISO; Databases on state legislations; Numerous textbooks in e-book format (e.g. beck-eBibliothek.de); Numerous national and international journals that are not accessible via Beck-Online or available in print have been licensed, such as De Gruyter Journals, Oxford Journals.
Special features regarding research and developmentKey research areas are logistics, accounting, business management, business law and international business relations. Special emphasis is placed on the cross-curricular topic of sustainability, including its social, economic and ecological aspects. The Department of Economics is actively represented at the House of Logistics and Mobility at Frankfurt Airport. Research is predominantly application-oriented and conducted in cooperation with companies in the region.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-fulda.de/fachbereiche/wirtschaft/forschung/discussion-papers/
Support for foundersCross-departmental seminar on business plan development; Since 2014, Entrepreneurship has been part of the Master's curriculum (Bachelor's as well beginning in 2017/18); Annual ideas competition; Advice, also on Exist grants, provided by the Start-up Office; Implementation of two “entrepreneurs in residence” as coaches. Experienced entrepreneurs provide regular assistance. After EIR, transfer to experts; We offer online platforms for continuing education in entrepreneurship within the context of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs EU programme.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsAdvice, information and support at Fulda University for prospective students and students with disabilities, chronic illness (including mental illness) or specific learning disorders regarding course organisation, individual disadvantage compensation and barrier-free campus.
Characteristics of diversity advancementPromotion of diversity at the Fulda University overall, e.g. Family-Friendly University audit (certified since 2006), diversity audit "Promoting Diversity", Total E-Quality award (2009, 2012, 2015). Counselling centres and child care available.
Other special featuresThe university is the first university of applied sciences to have been granted the right to offer doctoral programmes in some areas.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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