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  5. HS Osnabrück
  6. Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Economics, Department

Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften

Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 150
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 29.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 5/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

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

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/11 points
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 11.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 55.0 %


Publications per year not displayed for universities of applied sciences
Third party funds per academic
Doctorates per professor
Research reputation für Fachhochschulen/HAW nicht ausgewiesen

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.5
Courses offered 1.5
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 1.9
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 1.7
Support for stays abroad 1.4
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.3 *
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    In teaching, great importance is placed on the practical application of economic theories. The programme's title says it all: "Applied Economics". In groups of no more than 40 students, as well as in projects, seminars and small-group projects, teaching methods are employed that are designed to involve students actively. Professors are supported in their professional development as teachers through university-didactic programmes. A large area of electives allows students to define their own specialisations.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Integrated semester abroad; over 150 active partner universities; International study content; English-taught lectures; Foreign language courses, including in Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, Russian; International exchange students and teachers from partner universities; Teachers with international experience; excursions abroad; Arrangement of summer schools; International Faculty Office advises and supports students and teachers on international affairs; Over 35 years of experience in international academia.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Edinburgh Napier University Great Britain; Kristianstad University Sweden; Saxion Hogeschool, Netherlands; Inholland Haarlem, Netherlands; Vilnius University Lithuania; BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa; National University, USA; University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    IT rooms for students with latest technology; WiFi in all rooms and throughout the campus; Language labs, such as for self-study phases; Projectors, broadcast and internet technology in each lecture hall; Online databases in the library that can be used from home as well via VPN client and university login; Economics students have access to specialist software Stata, which is commonly used in the field. Students learn to use and become proficient in the software during the programme.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    In Economics, for example, research is carried on the reconciliation of sound socio-economic development and zero growth as well as globalisation.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The founders' service is the central contact point for all members of the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. Support services include: Business coaching; Assistance with licences and permits; Development of a business plan; Funding advice; Support for financing; Development of a business model.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The following is available to students and prospective students with health problems: Specific counselling (such as on equalisation of disadvantages measures, starting and planning one's studies, on course issues, etc.) A manual ("Students and prospective students with disabilities and/or chronic health problems at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences"); Building plans (barrier-free access to the university building); Links to foundations, scholarships, etc., for the visually impaired, people with chronic diseases.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Diversity at the university is encouraged by measures such as: Workshops on diversity-oriented teaching ("LehreDivers"); Certified as family-friendly university; Flexible working hours; University's own childcare facilities; Faculty's equality plan; Free language courses for university staff (Spanish, English, Chinese, etc.).
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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