Economic Sciences, Department
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft at the Uni Magdeburg
- Universitätsplatz 2
- 39106 Magdeburg
- Phone: +49 391 67-58585
The department offers programmes Economic Sciences as well as Business Administration.
Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingIn-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 orientationCompletely 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 abroadsUniversity 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 equipmentVery 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 activitiesTheoretically 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 foundersThe 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 featuresvery 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 activitieshttp://www.fww.ovgu.de/Forschung.html
Further information about study entry phasehttp://www.fww.ovgu.de/Studium.html
Information on access restrictionshttp://www.ovgu.de/immatrikulation_bewerbung.html
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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