2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
- Sanderring 2
- 97070 Würzburg
- Phone: +49 931 31-82901
Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingComprehensive, integrated and methodically sound education in Business Administration and Economics in all programmes; Coverage of the entire spectrum of economic sciences in teaching; Deliberate conservation of the range of topics and decision against profile formation that is too excessive and risky by focusing only on few key areas; Interdisciplinary courses and specialisations allow students to focus on key areas in line with their interests; Motivating, varied courses thanks to a broad spectrum of modern didactic concepts.
Special features regarding the international orientationStudent mobility has been encouraged heavily for years. Each Bachelor student in the 3rd/4th semester is guaranteed a space abroad. At this point, the Faculty has 79 international partnerships, among them also highly renowned universities, such as Instituto Technologico de Monterrey in Mexico or Università di Bologna; By continuously expanding the number of English-taught courses, inviting international visiting professors and establishing an international summer school, the Faculty’s internationalisation is being advanced further.
Common partner universities for exchangeNorwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norway; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy; Universita di Bologna, Italy; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Universiteit Gent, Belgium; University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; University of Wollongong, Australia; Instituto Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Special features regarding the equipmentExcellent lecture hall equipment, including projectors, whiteboards, etc.; Apart from video transmission technology, also good technical equipment for video recording; WiFi in the entire building; Wide range of subject-specific databases; Laboratory and centre of excellence for business application systems; 3D printers at two Business Informatics chairs; Platform for e-learning and blended learning; Cross-media mock newsroom; Several modern computer pools; Access to comprehensive technological equipment of the university’s data centre.
Special features regarding research activitiesConsiderable achievements in research, documented in publications and evidenced by third-party grants; Numerous DFG, federal and/or EU projects, such as “The German Labour Market in a Globalised World – Challenges through Trade, Technology, and Demographics”; “Regional Growth and Structural Change”; “Sensor-Enabled Real-World Awareness for Management Information Systems”; “Komplex-e: Integration-based Complexity Reduction in the Introduction of eBusiness Standards at SMEs”.
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.wiwi.uni-wuerzburg.de/forschung/
Support for foundersSeveral chairs/professors actively support entrepreneurs, have themselves entrepreneurial experience and have acted as EXIST mentors several times; The Faculty has a Chair of Business Start-Ups and Business Management; There is close cooperation with the service centre for research and technology transfer at the university (start-up advice, patent and licence management, etc.), the Würzburg Innovation and Incubator Centre, which is also involved in courses, as well as the Technology and Incubator Centre of the university and other companies.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsTo promote students with disabilities, the department relies on the university’s contact and information point for students with disabilities and chronic illness. This comprises, for example, advisory services (e.g. on admissions, equalisation of disadvantages, study planning), the implementation service for blind and visually impaired students as well as a pool of aids. In addition, Business Informatics has completed the first, Bavaria-wide, support project “Doctorate Included” to promote graduates with severe disabilities at the doctorate level.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe department participates in the “Global Systems and Cross-Cultural Skills” project. This is a unique, Germany-wide joint project of various departments of the University of Würzburg. Students can acquire cross-cultural skills in a course-integrated manner. Furthermore, the department is closely linked to the facilities of the universities with respect to the promotion of diversity, and can rely on their services.
Other special featuresThe Faculty of Economic Sciences sees itself as part of the entire university. It takes advantage of this through active participation in interdisciplinary programmes, such as Business Informatics, Business Mathematics, China Business and Economics, European Law. The Faculty is also involved in the Graduate School of Law, Economics and Society. A career-integrated continuing education programme is also offered. Under the motto “Industry Meets Science”, the Faculty regularly conducts events and projects of practical relevance.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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