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Business Computing, Department

Fakultät für Informatik

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Fakultät für Informatik
Universitätsplatz 2
D-39106 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 391 671-8532
https://www.ovgu.de

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department

260

Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)

50

Percentage of teaching by practitioners

3.0%

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

3.0%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

10

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

12/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

81.5%

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Research

Publications per professor

no data

Not specified
Doctorates per professor

0.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements

Not specified
Introduction to scientific work

Not specified
Offers for career orientation

Not specified
Practical orientation in teaching

Not specified
Support for stays abroad

Not specified
Rooms
Library
IT-infrastructure

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Labs and Spaces

Not specified
Overall study situation

Not specified
Return rate of the questionnaires

17

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support

Not specified
Support in studies

Not specified
Courses offered

Not specified
Study organisation

Not specified
Digital teaching elements

Not specified
Exam organisation

Not specified
Support for stays abroad

Not specified
Coordination of theory and practice phases

Not specified
Rooms

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Library

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IT-infrastructure

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Labs and Spaces

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Overall study situation

Not specified
Return rate of the questionnaires

no data

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support

Not specified
Support in studies

Not specified
Digital teaching elements

Not specified
Practical orientation in teaching

Not specified
Courses offered

Not specified
Study organisation

Not specified
Transition to Master's studies

Not specified
Research orientation

Not specified
Overall study situation

Not specified
Support for stays abroad

Not specified
Return rate of the questionnaires

no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

New forms of teaching that are based on teamwork: The team project is a form of teaching where the students work on a specific, practice-related and/or research-related task in supervised groups. At least one team project in the course, and more team projects are possible; links to practice and closeness to research work by means of subject-specific "team projects" in each area of Business Informatics and Computer Science, with sample topics: design and development of ERP modules, recommendation engines, search engines or Data Mining functions, and analyses of social networks and customer preferences.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department offers two dual-degree programmes. In the Bachelor area there is a double degree programme with FDIBA at TU Sofia (Bulgaria) and TDU (Turkey). Students can take modules that are identical to those offered by the department. For the Master’s, there is a dual-degree programme with the institute SIIHT in Thailand. Furthermore, the department has a specific position for Coordinator of International Study.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

TU-Sofia, Bulgarien; TU Tampere, Finland; Universite du Havre, Frankreich; University of the Aegean, Griechenland; Niigata University, Japan; University Bergen, Norwegen; University Pompeu Fabra, Spanien; Thammasat University, Thailand; Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Türkei; Georgia College and State University, USA; Norwegen-Universitetet i Bergen; Kazan Federal University, Russland.

Special features regarding the equipment

Faculty of Computer Science with many modern laboratories (including the Business Informatics chairs); exercises with SAP are supervised by certified staff; direct access to the offering of the SAP University Competence Centre; Own faculty building; Modern lecture halls and seminar rooms. VR glasses, simulation, 3D printer and scanner.

Special features regarding research activities

Areas of specialisation in Business Informatics: Very Large Business Applications, Business Intelligence, Information Systems for Management. Involvement of the students thanks to the following: Industrial networking, promotion of theses in cooperation with companies.

Support for founders

The department supports interested parties in the start-up of businesses, and also supports the TUGZ at the university in this work. Apart from this, there is also a start-up school that provides a modern training programme and which helps you with the following: To identify and evaluate business ideas, gain access to the start-up scene and obtain assistance with the application for state and federal grant programmes. Further support by the SAP Big Data Innovation Centre. Students also have the option of taking a specialisation in the field of web start-ups.

Other special features

The largest SAP University Competence Centre (SAP UCC) in the world is at the Faculty of Computer Science at the OVGU and is the basis for research and development on business applications; student participation through team projects. SAP certificates

Further information on research activities

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(P) = Professors' judgements

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Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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