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Business Administration, Department
Fachbereich 3 - Wirtschaft und Recht
- Nibelungenplatz 1
- 60318 Frankfurt a.M.
- Phone: +49 691 533-0
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
Job market- and career-orientation
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
Degree courses with details
- Business Administration (B.A.)
- Business Administration Double Degree (B)
- International Business Administration (B.A.)
- International Finance (B)
- Public und Non Profit Management (B.A.)
- Aviation Management (B.A., cooperate education)
- Public Administration (B.A., cooperate education)
- Tourism Management (BA, dual)
- Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.)
- Global Logistics (M.Sc.)
- Leadership (Mas)
- MBA Aviation and Tourism Management (MBA)
- MBA Entrepreneurship & Business Development (MBA)
- Strategic Information Management (Mas)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingTeaching contents are founded in theory and also practice-oriented. Teaching takes place in small groups. Practical teaching involves lecturers from the respective professional environment and guest speakers from the practical field. Individual course schedule planning possible, promotion of teamwork through many projects. Three courses are dual with six business-specific stages each; International Business Administration includes two semesters in English; Working on case studies; MBA Aviation and Tourism Management: Fireside chats, business etiquette, three stays abroad.
Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree coursesexample cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; reflection, videotraining
Practice oriented teaching formats in master's degree coursesexample cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; praxis-transfer-project
Special features regarding the international orientationThe share of incoming students was increased significantly in recent semesters. The Master's in Strategic Information Management provides for a simultaneous degree with an international MBA. Modules taught abroad are recognised for the contents on the basis of learning agreements.
Common partner universities for exchangeSpain: Universitat de València South Korea: Sungkyunkwan University Great Britain: MMU Manchester Metrop. University Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi MARA Great Britain: University of Huddersfield Mexico: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México Brazil: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná USA: University of Wisconsin La Crosse Hungary: Budapesti Gazdasági Fõiskola (Budapest Business School) France: Troyes Ecole Superieure de Commerce
Special features regarding the equipmentSeminar rooms with multimedia PCs and projectors; PC workrooms, laptops available for lending to students; Self-study centre, wireless coverage; App-based feedback system in some lectures.
Special features regarding research and developmentThe faculty supports the application-oriented research and advisory activities of the professors. Six research institutes are based at the faculty. These institutes form the platform for various research, development and further education activities of the faculty and are also a platform for the exchange with regional industry on the further development of the courses on offer. Latest research findings are presented to interested parties in so-called Brown Bag seminars.
Research topics reflected in teachingValue-oriented corporate management, design of incentive, control, remuneration systems; Industry 4.0 / City logistics / air cargo supply chain; Data Driven Business / Digital Business / Business Transformation; Family taxation, international taxation, digitalisation, logistics and demographic change, sustainable spare parts logistics, service learning, staff development, performance evaluation; Safety and security strategies, Internet start-ups business cases, decision logic between effectuation and causation; Air transport tax in the EU, air cargo security, performance evaluation
Website with further information on research activitieswww.frankfurt-university.de/fachbereiche/fb3/forschung-transfer.html
Support for foundersIFE = Institute of the faculty: Active promotion and networking activities; Industry representatives in start-up-related seminars; Conducts applied research on entrepreneurship; Regular start-up-related events with cooperation partners; Contact point in terms of content with respect to EXIST scholarships; Organisation and content-based support of start-up/ideas competitions, IFE Founders Award, AppliedIdea ideas competition; Free consulting for university members (students, teachers, staff) planning a start-up with the involvement of the cooperation partner Wirtschaftspaten, an association.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe gradual implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is a key part of the university policy of the FRA UAS and is actively supported by the department through the participation of the Office for Student Affairs and interested professors in the expert group "Study and Disability". Leaflet for students about equalisation of disadvantages measures (especially extensions for exams). Together with the Disabilities Representative individual solutions are worked out in individual cases, such as individual tutorials for hearing-impaired students. Psychosocial support is available.
Characteristics of diversity advancementSome regulations to ensure that the sexes are represented on bodies (primarily appointment committees) appropriately; Commitment to gender equitable behaviour in lectures and meetings; Promotion of lifelong learning; Support for "Family-Friendly University" activities; Large proportion of students with foreign roots. Research-oriented children's facility on the campus, including emergency care. Joint research projects with gFFZ. Promotion of female students through awards and scholarships. Gender-specific research, e.g. on negotiation skills.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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