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Business Administration, Department
- Universitätsstraße 14-16
- 48143 Münster
- Phone: +49 251 832-2906
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Special features regarding teachingWe are qualified managers of tomorrow who are conscious of our responsibilities and are ready to take on the tasks we are qualified for in business, research and politics. Our scientific approach lays the analytical foundations for students, while the applied research helps them to implement scientific results in practice. The teaching of ethical principles forms an integral part of all courses.
Special features regarding the international orientationDepartment accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; Explicit internationalisation strategy derived from the faculty strategy; Partner universities: At least one international accreditation as a prerequisite, continuous increase in the number of international students admitted, continuous evaluation of the partner universities, expansion of English-taught courses; Master of Economics programme: All compulsory subjects are taught in English, English-taught Master's in Business Administration is being prepared, international visiting professors programme, young talent development part of international activities.
Common partner universities for exchangeCopenhagen Business School, Denmark; Uni Strathclyde, England; Aalto University,Finland; Norwegian School of Econom.&Business Administration, Norway; Corvinius University, Hungary; Dublin City University, Ireland; Universidade Tecnica Lisboa, Portugal; University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic; Universitat Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, Spain; Fudan University, China
Special features regarding the equipmentOutstanding specialist library, user training, long opening hours, many computer pools, extensive software offering and fast Internet access, WiFi in all buildings, use of electronic examination office, e-learning competence centre, comprehensive range of databases.
Special features regarding research activitiesStructured doctoral programme, regular workshops for doctoral student support, participation in national and international conferences, publication in reputable national and international specialist journals, international orientation, extensive databases, use of high-performance computers for complex calculations, key research areas: Derivatives, Behavioural Finance, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Innovation and Change Management, International Accounting, Empirical Tax Research, Market-Orientated Company Management.
Research topics reflected in teachingGuiding and controlling in a group of companies, empirical accounting research, accounting, international business taxation, taxation of corporate succession, derivatives and financial engineering, asset pricing, dynamic capital market theory, ethics in finance, behavioural finance, advanced media marketing, brand management, consumer behaviour, customer engagement in value co - creation, applications of market-oriented leadership, entertainment science, strategic management, advanced innovation management, new business development and entrepreneurship, change management.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.wiwi.uni-muenster.de/fakultaet/de/forschung
Support for foundersStudent initiative "Venture Club Münster", annual IT ideas competition for potential founders (ERCIS Launchpad), CDC with lectures and seminars on relevant issues, sponsorships of AlumniUM members, imparting of relevant skills in the study programmes of the Department.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsProfessor of the Department acting as a representative for students with disabilities or chronic illness as a contact person for all problems, problem-adequate individual adaptation of exam conditions, cooperation with university's representative for those with severe disabilities, hardship application for immediate admission to the programme, information on the possibilities of assistance by the dean's office, information and arranging of contacts at times of crisis (Nightline Münster, psychological counselling of the central student advisory service, procrastination clinic), barrier-free access.
Characteristics of diversity advancementAnchored in the mission statement of the department, diversity in teaching, liaison professor for students in the case of discrimination, quality offensive in teachers' education "Dealing with diversity, competent management of heterogeneity through reflected practical experience" (for our teachers' training courses), Equal Opportunities Commission and Equal Opportunities Representative of the Department, participation in the EU project "Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions".
Other special featuresVery many options, many research awards, successful participation in international competitions, international office for incoming and outgoing students, Career Development Center, alumni organisation.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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