Business Administration, Department

UAS Frankfurt a.M. - Fachbereich 3 - Wirtschaft und Recht

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 691 533-0

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DEGREE COURSES WITH DETAILS

DEGREE COURSES WITHOUT DETAILS
Further degree courses of the department  
BASIC INFORMATION
Total number of students 2230  
Number of master degree students 301  
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 39.0 %  
SUPPORT DURING THE STUDY ENTRY PHASE
Score for offers before studies - Score 7/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 11/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Students in cooperative education 180  
RESULTS OF STUDY
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 57.1 %
INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
International orientation 9/11 points
International orientation master's 9/11 Points
JOB MARKET- AND CAREER-ORIENTATION
Contact with work environment bachelor 10/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 4/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 25.9 %  
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 34.3 %  
Share of professors with work experience 48.0 %  
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING-COURSES
Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.7
Job market preparation 2.2
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.2
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.0
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON COOPERATE EDUCATION COURSES
Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.7
Exams
Coordination of theory and practice phases 2.5
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure
Overall study situation 2.4
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON CONSECUTIVE MASTERS DEGREE COURSES
Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.3
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 1.8

FURTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Special features regarding teaching
Teaching contents are founded in theory and also practice-oriented. Teaching takes place in small groups. Practical teaching involves lecturers from the respective professional environment and guest speakers from the practical field. Individual course schedule planning possible, promotion of teamwork through many projects. Three courses are dual with six business-specific stages each; International Business Administration includes two semesters in English; Working on case studies; MBA Aviation and Tourism Management: Fireside chats, business etiquette, three stays abroad.

Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree courses
example cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; reflection, videotraining

Practice oriented teaching formats in master's degree courses
example cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research; praxis-transfer-project

Special features regarding the international orientation
The share of incoming students was increased significantly in recent semesters. The Master's in Strategic Information Management provides for a simultaneous degree with an international MBA. Modules taught abroad are recognised for the contents on the basis of learning agreements.

Common partner universities for exchange
Spain: Universitat de València South Korea: Sungkyunkwan University Great Britain: MMU Manchester Metrop. University Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi MARA Great Britain: University of Huddersfield Mexico: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México Brazil: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná USA: University of Wisconsin La Crosse Hungary: Budapesti Gazdasági Fõiskola (Budapest Business School) France: Troyes Ecole Superieure de Commerce

Special features regarding the equipment
Seminar rooms with multimedia PCs and projectors; PC workrooms, laptops available for lending to students; Self-study centre, wireless coverage; App-based feedback system in some lectures.

Special features regarding research and development
The faculty supports the application-oriented research and advisory activities of the professors. Six research institutes are based at the faculty. These institutes form the platform for various research, development and further education activities of the faculty and are also a platform for the exchange with regional industry on the further development of the courses on offer. Latest research findings are presented to interested parties in so-called Brown Bag seminars.

Research topics reflected in teaching
Value-oriented corporate management, design of incentive, control, remuneration systems; Industry 4.0 / City logistics / air cargo supply chain; Data Driven Business / Digital Business / Business Transformation; Family taxation, international taxation, digitalisation, logistics and demographic change, sustainable spare parts logistics, service learning, staff development, performance evaluation; Safety and security strategies, Internet start-ups business cases, decision logic between effectuation and causation; Air transport tax in the EU, air cargo security, performance evaluation

Website with further information on research activities
www.frankfurt-university.de/fachbereiche/fb3/forschung-transfer.html

Support for founders
IFE = Institute of the faculty: Active promotion and networking activities; Industry representatives in start-up-related seminars; Conducts applied research on entrepreneurship; Regular start-up-related events with cooperation partners; Contact point in terms of content with respect to EXIST scholarships; Organisation and content-based support of start-up/ideas competitions, IFE Founders Award, AppliedIdea ideas competition; Free consulting for university members (students, teachers, staff) planning a start-up with the involvement of the cooperation partner Wirtschaftspaten, an association.

Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
The gradual implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is a key part of the university policy of the FRA UAS and is actively supported by the department through the participation of the Office for Student Affairs and interested professors in the expert group "Study and Disability". Leaflet for students about equalisation of disadvantages measures (especially extensions for exams). Together with the Disabilities Representative individual solutions are worked out in individual cases, such as individual tutorials for hearing-impaired students. Psychosocial support is available.

Characteristics of diversity advancement
Some regulations to ensure that the sexes are represented on bodies (primarily appointment committees) appropriately; Commitment to gender equitable behaviour in lectures and meetings; Promotion of lifelong learning; Support for "Family-Friendly University" activities; Large proportion of students with foreign roots. Research-oriented children's facility on the campus, including emergency care. Joint research projects with gFFZ. Promotion of female students through awards and scholarships. Gender-specific research, e.g. on negotiation skills.

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