Business Informatics, Department
Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the FH Aachen
- Eupener Straße 70
- 52066 Aachen
- Phone: +49 241 6009-52161
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Special features regarding teachingDevelopment of knowledge, ability for practical application and soft skills (team and communication skills, presentation, language skills) for professional activities in information systems; strong practical orientation by teachers who have a lot of practical experience and good contacts in industry; current teaching through research projects with universities and industrial partners; opportunity for semesters abroad for students / teachers through cooperation with over 100 partner universities worldwide; close contact to the Business Informatics associations.
Special features regarding the international orientationIts location in the border triangle DE-NL-BE makes the institution perfect for cross-border cooperation, such as with Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Haute École de la Province de Liège and Hogeschool Zuyd. Many students come from the Netherlands-Belgium border area or live there. Distinct international activities such as Euregio Summer School and international competitions such as Robocups + Hackathons; participation in the ERASMUS + programme. Special course of study in Business Information Systems: Students benefit from partner universities in 2 faculties (Business and IT).
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversidad de los Iles Balerares, Mallorca, Universidad de las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Barcelona East School of Engineering EEBE, Spanien; University of the Sunshine Coast/Sippy Downs, RMIT University Melbourne, University of Technology Sydney, Australien; Southeast Missouri State University, National University San Diego California, USA; RMIT University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russland; Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM )/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; National Taiwan University/Taipeh, Taiwan; Université Montpellier 2, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse, Université Savoie Mont-Blanc, Université de Lille, Frankreich; Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile; Mid Sweden University/Östersund, Mälardalen University, Västeras, Schweden.
Special features regarding the equipmentStudents have access to the latest generation of technical resources. These include: Test networks (with PCs, routers, switches, firewalls) to test operations and optimisation of networks; forensic jobs; laboratory for IT organisation & management makes the theory of IT service management tangible; mobile media & communication lab to acquire skills in usability, design and Computer Science; Big Data Computing Cluster - Audio Visual Production Studio; LEAN Lab, 3D body scanner; GPU based 3D visualisation of nerve fibre tracts of the human brain; Native tools.
Special features regarding research and developmentVarious research institutes and projects, including: - IT security awareness / gamification and Smart Home / Smart Living - "Gym Room" in virtual reality - Project GHOST prepares companies for cyber-attacks, project SMILE IT security for Smart Living Environments; research projects on user-centred solutions and Usability Engineering and Wearables - Development of solutions in the field of (electric) mobility - Innovations for retail through the integration of new technologies - IT forensics workshop, IDA - Institute for Digitalisation Aachen, cooperation with Digital Hub Aachen.
Support for foundersDegree course-integrated elective module Entrepreneurship; Furthermore: AC.E - Initiative for start-up interested students, EXIST start-up grant, start-up advice, start-up region AC^2, student start-up program TRACE - Transforming academic into entrepreneurial minds, ring event entrepreneur seminar: Answers from experienced students to individual questions from student founders - Transferstelle & Career Service; PatentScout: In confidential discussions with a patent officer, students plan the optimal procedure for the implementation of their project.
Other special featuresThe students can determine their main focus on elective subjects, because there are only elective subjects in the main course; the technology location Aachen enables numerous cooperations with local and national start-ups, companies, research institutions and the RWTH Aachen; the location in the border triangle DE-NL-BE predestines the FH Aachen for cross-border cooperation; the students are well qualified to help shape the digital transformation - in established companies, start-ups or as entrepreneurs.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.fh-aachen.de/fachbereiche/elektrotechnik-und-informationstechnik/direkteinstieg/fuer-unternehmen/forschungskooperationen/
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.fh-aachen.de/studium/wirtschaftsinformatik-bsc/bewerbung/
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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