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Business Administration, Department

Heilbronn University Graduate School (HUGS) at the HS Heilbronn

  • Max-Planck-Straße 39
  • 74081 Heilbronn
  • Phone: +49 7131 504-496
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Basic information

Total number of students 170 *
Number of master degree students 170
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 28.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 28.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 96.6 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's 10/12 points
Outgoing students 16.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's 10/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 27.7 %


Third party funds per professor no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Job market preparation
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Our close connection between sound concepts and practical application is a key feature. We live up to our claim by meeting the AACSB standards. The students will acquire the skills needed for solving problems independently and in groups. The focus is on solid imparting of specialist knowledge. Problem-solving and personal skills are developed with small groups, business games etc. There is a strong relation to practice throughout all the phases of study.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International research with corresponding topics, publications etc. Mostly English teaching content always takes internal aspects into account. Specialities such as ethics and intercultural issues in specific subjects. Lecturers with international experience and guest lecturers are often used. Students bring global experience, work with guest students and partner universities. Mobility extends to all continents. There are enough places available for study semesters, internships, double degrees, scholarships and short stays such as Study Tours.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Northumbria University in Newcastle, Großbritannien; Linneaus University in Växjö, Schweden; Dundalk Institute of Technology, Irland; University of New Brunswick, Kanada; Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; Kyungpook National University in Daegu, Südkorea; Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing in Sao Paulo, Brasilien; University of North Carolina in Greensboro, USA; University of Johannesburg, Südafrika; Xiamen University, China.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Technical resources are fully available on the brand new campus. E-learning platforms for supporting teaching are used in a variety of ways. The new library offers a variety of classic media and e-media, databases etc. Modern IT laboratories and workplaces with a virtual learning environment. Introduction and use in IT lectures, business games, SAP laboratories, Bloomberg terminals etc.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Siemens AG - project: Online survey for Siemens AG on the further development of overseas sending management (OWAM) (third-party funded project since 2019) - Cooperative research project between Heilbronn University and Siemens AG; logistic projects LOGWERT: Various logistics projects on traffic issues, autonomous driving and logistics business models such as BUGA LOG; applied research questions such as expert topics, change management research projects, for example with Würth, regional companies ....
  • Support for founders
    The range of innovation-strengthening and start-up culture-promoting events within the Master curricula has been / is being expanded. Implementation of start-up and innovation projects. Individual support for students in project work with a focus on founding by the lecturers in the areas of Marketing, Financing and Law. Support for networking in the start-up scene inside and outside the university. Offers of events to evaluate personal commitment and risk tolerance.
  • Other special features
    In addition to the close integration of sound concepts and practice, the degree courses are characterised primarily through a high degree of flexibility. Students are not forced to commit to a specialisation at the start of their studies, but can do so through elective subjects. Graduates have excellent regional, national and international job market opportunities. In particular, the close integration with the regional economy enables contacts, practice-oriented teaching and research, study-related internships and practically oriented theses.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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