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Economic Sciences, Department

Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Technische Universität Dortmund

Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Friedrich-Wöhler-Weg 6
D-44221 Dortmund
Telephone: +49 231 755-5914

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


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


Percentage of teaching by practitioners

no data

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


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


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per professor in Business Administration

no data

Publications per professor in Economics

no data

Third party funds per academic

13,100 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Economics is aimed at all those who enjoy and are interested in learning about business contexts and the overarching questions of a modern economy. During the study programme, there are many opportunities for students to get involved, both for themselves (language courses, work placements, additional certificates, working student positions, stays abroad) and for others (departmental student body, tutoring). Students can always get involved as active members of the faculty (evaluations, committee work, attendance of guest lectures, participation in workshops, etc.)

Special features regarding the international orientation

Students in the Faculty of Economics have many opportunities to gain intercultural experience during their studies and to spend time abroad: Faculty's own Erasmus Coordinator and cooperation agreements with 28 European universities; Worldwide exchange programmes of TU Dortmund; Summer Schools; Teaching collaborations; Courses taught in English in the Bachelor's programme; Option to complete the Master's completely in English

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Karlstad University, Karlstad/Schweden; Universiteit Twente, Twente/Niederlande; Gdansk University of Technology, Danzig/Polen; Marmarma Üniversitesi, Istanbul/Türkei; Univerza v Mariboru, Maribor/Slowenien; Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid/Spanien; Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt/Österreich; Università di Bologna, Bologna/Italien; École Supérieure de Commerce d'Amiens, Amiens/Frankreich.

Special features regarding the equipment

The faculty has several training clusters with modern computer workstations, a combined conference, presentation and training cluster as well as several seminar rooms with technical equipment for hybrid teaching. In addition to the permanently available basic software, further software can also be provided or installed as required for particular events. Databases such as WRDS, Dafne, Osiris, Compustat, etc. are available for research and teaching.

Special features regarding research activities

The faculty is committed to diversity of methods, an interdisciplinary approach and a theoretical foundation. It has strong research expertise in the field of management, finance and economic theory. Two research clusters pool the activities within the faculty, firstly in the field of empirical economic research,; where the faculty provides the spokesperson for the UA Ruhr competence field of the same name. In addition to the empirical group, the second focus is on entrepreneurship and technology/innovation management as well as digital transformation.

Support for founders

With the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Transfer, TU Dortmund has an exceptional institution in the field of start-up qualification and advice as well as property rights and transfer. The CET supports and accompanies start-ups in all phases, offers courses and workshops on the topics of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation and stimulates the transfer of technology and knowledge from academia into industry. In addition to advice and technical expertise, the CET also offers infrastructure for the concrete implementation of projects.

Further information on research activities

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(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


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