2019 / 20
Business Computing, Department
Fachbereich Angewandte Informatik
- Leipziger Straße 123
- 36037 Fulda
- Phone: +49 661 9640-300
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Special features regarding teachingCombination of basic subjects, computer science, economics and business informatics-related subjects in a balanced range of subjects; High practical orientation thanks to a large practical element in the curriculum with extensive use of commercial application software and participation in CNAP; Methods and soft skills are taught; A large number of tutorials; Acquisition of the successful implementation of scientific methods and techniques in professional practice; teaching of interface skills to users, developers and tradesmen; Various options.
Special features regarding the international orientationInternational Master’s in “Global Software Development”.
Common partner universities for exchangeIndia: Graphic Era Hill University (GEHU); Jordan: German-Jordanian University, GJU, Amman; Peru: Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego, Trujillo; Bulgaria: NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY; Bulgaria: TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOFIA; France: UNIVERSITY OF AVIGNON AND PAYS DE VAUCLUSE; Romania: TRANSILVANIA UNIVERSITY OF BRASOV; Spain: PONTIFICAL UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA; Spain: UNIVERSITY OF LA LAGUNA; Turkey: IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
Special features regarding the equipmentOwn business informatics laboratory: Multi-functional environment with high-performing client computers and multiple servers for special tasks. An up-to-date and future-oriented training programme is implemented by way of various university cooperations, such as the Oracle Academic Initiative, IBM Scholars Program and the SAP University Alliances Program.
Special features regarding research and developmentResearch in the following areas: Operational Application Systems, Systems Engineerings, Business Intelligence, Soft Computing, Knowledge Management – transfer of research results achieved during two Master's degree courses (Master's in AI, with specialisation in Business Informatics, Master in Global Software Development). Student participation in research activities within the university through required electives/work placements/student assistantship Contracts. 3 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-fulda.de/fachbereiche/angewandte-informatik/forschung/forschungsprojekte/
Support for founders“Business Start-Up” seminar, supervised by course director.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsAdvice, information and support at Fulda University for prospective students and students with disabilities, chronic illness (including mental illness) or specific learning disorders regarding course organisation, individual disadvantage compensation and barrier-free campus.
Characteristics of diversity advancementPromotion of diversity at the Fulda University overall, e.g. Family-Friendly University audit (certified since 2006), diversity audit "Promoting Diversity", Total E-Quality award (2009, 2012, 2015). Counselling centres and child care available.
Other special featuresHochschule Fulda participates in the Mentorinnennetzwerk für Frauen (Mentoring Network for Women) in Science and Technology (women with professional experience in Economics, Science and Administration assist individual students with course-related matters, professional life and career).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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