The School of Business, Economics and Information Systems at the University of Passau has been ranked among the best 201-250 departments worldwide in the latest "Subject Ranking" by Times Higher Education (THE). Despite a strong increase in the number of participants compared to the previous year, the faculty was able to move up 150 places in the category "Business and Economics".
Professor Jan H. Schumann, Dean of the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems at the University of Passau, is very satisfied: "I am very proud of the performance of my faculty. As a faculty of a very young university, we have managed to do very well in both national and international comparisons."
The 2023 international university ranking for the field of economics is once again headed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). Stanford University (USA) and the University of Oxford (UK), also very renowned universities, are ranked second and third. The best European university in the field of "Business and Economics" is ETH Zurich (Switzerland, rank 16), while TU Munich (rank 33) achieves the highest ranking in Germany.
Dean Professor Schumann continues: "In Germany, we play in the same league as the universities of Cologne and Hamburg, and internationally we are on a par with very renowned universities, such as Queen Mary University London, the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow or the University of Pittsburgh." The rise in the rankings, he said, is the result of a concerted effort by the entire school, which has led to significant improvements, particularly in the areas of research citations and internationalization. "We will intensify our research activities even more in the next few years with the help of some very research-strong new colleagues and will also be able to benefit greatly from the DFG Research Training Group 'Digital Platform Ecosystems' that is now starting up."
Dr. Edward Asiedu knows poverty from his childhood in Ghana. Now he is researching what measures are needed so that poor children do not become poor parents. He is developing a concept for this at the University of Passau with the help of a scholarship as the first visiting researcher of the Passau International Centre of Advanced and Interdisciplinary Studies (PICAIS). In a video conversation with Professor Michael Grimm and on Wednesday, July 13, as part of a symposium on digitalization in Africa, he will provide insights into his research.
Further information and the video interview with Professor Grimm can be found here.
The next exam celebration will take place on 16.03.2023 at 6 pm.
The Academic Ceremony of the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems took place on Friday, July 08, 2022. President Professor Ulrich Bartosch, Dean Professor Jan H. Schumann and Dean of Studies Professor Sebastian Krautheim welcomed numerous graduates and doctoral students in a relaxed and festive atmosphere.
You find everything about founding and start-ups exciting? Would you like to learn more about the start-up world or are you interested in obtaining a certificate? You can also imagine founding a company or even already have a concrete business idea?
No matter at which station you are on your start-up journey - from "interested yes, but no idea" to "about to start up" - the offers for start-up support from PATEC: Passau - The Entrepreneurial Campus are sure to have the right one for you. You can find more information on the PATEC website.
The podcast "How to Wiwi" welcomes the new students - called "Quietschies" at the University of Passau - and everyone who wants to get to know the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems (even better) in a warm, personal and informative way.