2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Fachbereich II: Duales Studium Wirtschaft, Technik
- Alt-Friedrichsfelde 60
- 10315 Berlin
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Special features regarding teachingThe guiding principle of the dual (work-study) programmes of the Dual/Cooperative Studies faculty at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HRW) is the consistent integration of theory and practice. The programme provides an academic and practical education. The Faculty’s dual/cooperative programmes are characterised by the fact that the theory and skills that students acquire are consolidated and applied in practical phases from the first semester. It is also characterised by small study groups (30 persons), high quality standards and a variety of specialisations.
Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree coursesexample cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; The tight interlocking of theory and praxis has to be highlighted
Special features regarding the international orientationInternationalism is a defining element of the academic profile of the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Our 150 partner universities around the world offer a variety of exchange options for students and scholars. An English-taught dual/cooperative programme (Logistics and Transportation) and the programme Business Administration/International Business Administration offer German and international students an education with excellent international prospects.
Common partner universities for exchangeNew York Baruch College (USA); Drexel University (USA); Queensland University of Technology (QUT, Australia); Universidad del Pais Vasco (Spain); Stockholms Universitet (Sweden); Helsinki University (Finland); University of Belgrad (Serbia); SGH Warzsaw School of Economics (Poland)
Special features regarding the equipmentThe Faculty of Dual/Cooperative Studies has a total of eight modern laboratories that can be used by students in interdisciplinary ways. The IT lab is an innovative PC lab where the practical use of database systems can be practised on the basis of various installed databases. The Multimedia and Communication Technology lab offers students PC, Mac and SGI workstations equipped with software and hardware as well as a special audio and video editing suite. WiFi is available throughout the campus.
Special features regarding research and developmentThe Berlin School of Economics and Law stands out for its intensive and varied research. The school’s research concept sets out the principles of research funding and promotion, which is open to all researchers at the school. Since 2013, the Berlin School of Economics and Law has had a publicly accessible, web-based research database that can be used to search for publications, research projects and cooperation partners. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hwr-berlin.de/forschung/forschungsprofil/
Support for foundersAt the Start-up Incubator Berlin of the Berlin School of Economics and Law, students can take their first steps from theory to implementation. It promotes ideas, concepts and prototypes. The programme offers students an extensive range of services, including workshops, coaching, team matching, peer learning, mentoring and much more. Entrepreneurial thinking and action are promoted among dual/cooperative students also within companies. This ranges from product and process innovation to the establishment of subsidiary companies.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe Faculty of Dual/Cooperative Studies and its partner companies provide intensive support to students with impairments to ensure they can complete their degrees. Students with health issues are supported by university members to assist them in overcoming communicative, structural and educational barriers. They also receive professional support from the representative for students with disabilities and chronic illness on all questions concerning academic life, particularly where equalisation of disadvantages in connection with admissions and exams is concerned.
Characteristics of diversity advancementAs part of the diversity approach of the Berlin School of Economics and Law, an active contribution is made to the implementation of equal opportunities for all students and employees, and cross-cultural rapprochement and recognition are encouraged. The key pillar of this guiding principle is the university’s Cultural Diversity programme, which has been in place since 2012. The programme constitutes a targeted university policy measure to bring to life diversity at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and to spread it to the community as well. The Cross-Cultural Mentoring programme promotes practised diversity as part of one-to-one mentoring relationships.
Other special featuresIn the German capital, the Berlin School of Economics and Law is the largest provider of dual/cooperative programmes. Its over 2,000 dual/cooperative spaces are among the most popular academic offers available in Berlin and are provided in cooperation with over 700 companies. The dual/cooperative programmes of economic sciences and engineering at the Berlin School of Economics and Law are characterised by a study concept of the highest quality with broad-based practical relevance and international orientation.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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