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Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft at the Uni Magdeburg

  • Universitätsplatz 2
  • 39106 Magdeburg
  • Phone: +49 391 67-58585
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General remarks
The department offers programmes Economic Sciences as well as Business Administration.

Basic information

Total number of students 270 *
Number of master degree students 20
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 30.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 85.8 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked; extra-occupational masters' degree programme / no graduates yet

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 9.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 20.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor in Business Administration Points per professor within the range 1,2 to 2,3
Publications per professor in Economics Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic 8.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.5
Research orientation
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Library 2.0
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Research orientation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    In-depth teaching of methodological principles: Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analysis, Decision and Game Theory, academic and managerial skills etc .; commitment to the relevance of strengthening intercultural and social skills; complementary teaching of theoretical and empirical teaching content; close integration of teaching content and modules of Economics and Business Administration in the sense of a "unit of Economics" practised at the faculty; fully English-language Bachelor / Master / PhD programs since 1997; continuous expansion of a pool of internationally renowned guest lecturers; online teaching evaluation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Completely English-language Bachelor / Master / PhD programmes (ISP) since 1997 with proportion of foreigners > 50%; extra ISP office with various services for students; Buddy programme especially for ISP freshmen; exchange programmes with excellent partner universities around the world; faculty recommends and supports (voluntary) "studies abroad"; regular information events on studying abroad; permanent contact person for recognition of exams taken abroad, new learning agreements etc. in-house; research activities consistently at an international level; worldwide research collaborations.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Nottingham, Vereinigtes Königreich; University of Twente, Niederlande; Radboud University Nijmegen, Niederlande; Université Grenobles Alpes, Frankreich; Tampere University of Technology (UC Pori), Finnland; University degli Studi di Trento, Italien; Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Litauen; National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Russland; Kazan Federal University, Russland; Xiamen University, China (VR).
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Very good teaching / research conditions, including in the area of Experimental Behavioural Economics, Consumer Behaviour, e-business ("M aXLab") or Financial Engineering ("FIN TECH LAB"); library with online access to numerous standard journals and relevant databases; 60 state-of-the-art PC pool spaces; modern faculty building (architecture award, comprehensive WiFi), offices / classrooms / laboratories in one house, meeting and consulting venues in a "faculty center"; permanent media lending (notebook, projector etc.) in the dean's office of the faculty.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Theoretically demanding, practice-relevant research; incentive-oriented corporate management and taxation; financial contracts and real options; Institutional Economics in the international Management; Optimisation in production / logistics; latent influences in consumer behaviour; socially differentiated entrepreneurship; interdisciplinary cooperation; Center for Behavioural Brain Sciences (CBBS); Research centre for savings bank development; cooperation with Leibniz Institute for Economic Research Halle (IWH); Interaction Centre for Entrepreneurship; Magdeburg Laboratory for Experimental Economic research (MaXLab)
  • Support for founders
    The faculty has a Chair in Entrepreneurship. It forms the institutional core of a larger start-up and transfer-oriented "Interaction Centre". Here, start-up research is carried out and concrete start-up help is offered. Last but not least, a professorship with a foundation in Engineering is accompanied by bridge professorships, "ego. Incubators" are looked after in business management and much more. The faculty's curriculum also offers a wide range of courses for creating business plans, entrepreneurial decisions and actions.
  • Other special features
    very high internationality of the study groups (ISP students from up to 40 countries); in winter semester 2019/2020 over 35% international students
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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