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  6. Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (W)
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (W)

  • Moltkestraße 30
  • 76133 Karlsruhe
  • Phone: +49 721 925-1945
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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 990
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 82.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/11 points
International orientation, master's 2/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 79.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment < 1
Share of professors with work experience 90.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.2
Job market preparation 1.6
Support during practical semester 1.8
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.5 *
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Laboratories 1.6
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Integration of technical and commercial issues; international orientation through compulsory semester abroad and optional semester abroad; broad training for flexibility in the labour market; Sound scientific basis for lifelong learning; use of simulation games and company simulations; The professors' wide-ranging professional experience is complemented by numerous experienced practitioners acting as assistant professors; own foreign-language centre is affiliated directly to the faculty; close links with local industry.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International guest lecturers and country and continent-wide lectures on conference technology, such as international simulation games, case studies or projects, foster, already at the home university, intercultural experiences and language learning – accompanied by numerous courses offered by the university's own foreign language institute; Gaining extensive experience is possible for everyone through individual learning agreements tailored to study progress as part of semesters abroad at one of 80 partner universities around the world.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large number of teaching labs (Automation Engineering, Robotics, 3D Printing, Solar Energy, Negotiation Techniques, Eye-Tracking, Conferencing, Lean Management, etc.); all lecture theatres equipped with video projectors and microphones/loudspeakers, wireless LAN throughout the building; convenient information system for the organisation of studies, communication and web-based training.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Own article series for the publication of particularly good work, including by students; numerous laboratories, which can be used for research, especially for Business Administration issues; contacts to regional and international research institutions; Research focuses: Globalisation, Energy Management and Engineering, Big Data, Smart Services, etc. Assistant professors collaborate also beyond their own projects; Close links between the research laboratory and research project; "Lunch and Learn" event to present research projects. 1 cooperative doctorate in the period 2013-2015.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Business model innovation, static and dynamic process modelling, goodwill accounting in value-based management, employer branding, digital transformation in mechanical engineering SMEs, concept development of a business model, charging technologies for battery-powered vehicles, dynamic evolutionary algorithms on the SAP HANA In-Memory database, simulation-based analysis of the lead time of consumption-based production systems.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    With the introduction of the new Master's programme "Technology Entrepreneurship", a network of entrepreneurs and incubators is currently being developed that can be used by all students. Elective courses like Design Thinking and Business Modelling are also introduced.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Barrier-free access to all classrooms and laboratories. Various equalisation of disadvantages measures.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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