Commercial / Business Law, Department

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

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Fachbereich 3: Wirtschaft und Recht
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 69 1533-3887

DEGREE COURSES WITH DETAILS

DEGREE COURSES WITHOUT DETAILS
Further degree courses of the department  
BASIC INFORMATION
Total number of students 750  
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 31.0 %  
SUPPORT DURING THE STUDY ENTRY PHASE
Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Students in cooperative education  
RESULTS OF STUDY
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 51.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 57.5 %
INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
International orientation 4/12 points
International orientation master's 5/12 Points
JOB MARKET- AND CAREER-ORIENTATION
Contact with work environment bachelor 4/10 Points
Contact with work environment master
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 32.5 %  
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 40.9 %  
Share of professors with work experience 50.0 %  
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING-COURSES
Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.7
Job market preparation 2.2
Support during practical semester 2.0
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.1
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.1

FURTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Special features regarding the international orientation
Annual International Week with more than 30 international guest lectures; Option to include a semester abroad; Contacts to 120 partner universities; For the LLB: Two modules on subject-specific English; Eight credit hours are set aside exclusively for international content; Consideration in other modules (e.g. labour law). For the LLM, additionally three modules in English. All modules also deal with international aspects.

Common partner universities for exchange
University Gent, Belgium; Universidad Valencia, Spain; Université Paris‐Est Créteil Val de Marne, France; Technological Edcational Institute of Athens, Greece; Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rotterdam University, Netherlands; Yasar University Izmir, Turkey; Université Catholique de Lyon, France; Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia

Special features regarding the equipment
Mobile access for teachers to legal databases juris, beck-online; and e-books; Students have access to them on campus; Classrooms are equipped with multimedia computers and projectors, including Internet access, PC work rooms, laptops for loan by students, self-learning centre, faculty's own self-access room (with computers at 15 workstations); WiFi across the campus; Professors can be issued work laptops if so requested.

Special features regarding research and development
Through teachers’ publications; Existence of research institutes: Frankfurt Research Institute for Business and Law and the Centre for Health Economics and Law; “Brown Bag Seminars” series with presentations by teachers; Working Paper series; LOEWE research focus “Extrajudicial and Judicial Conflict Resolution” (until 2015), which gave rise to the Institute of Contracts and Conflict Resolution.

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.

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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.

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