2011 CHE Ranking
2 May 2011
New ranking results
Latest CHE ranking reveals excellent results for Business Information Systems program at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Including data from over 300 universities and surveying more than 250,000 students about their studies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the CHE ranking is the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in German-speaking countries. It will be published tomorrow, 3 May 2011, in the latest issue of the “Zeitstudienführer 2011/12”.
Each year, one third of all degree programs are evaluated in the ranking. This year’s ranking focused on the following subjects: Law, Economics, Social Sciences, Social Work, Media and Communication Studies. The Business Information Systems program of Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences was rated amongst the best for practical relevance, and general academic reputation. In the overall results for the best university of applied sciences, it was placed number two, after 3 other universities sharing first place.
Further results of the CHE ranking were based on surveys of the previous years in which Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences also obtained excellent results, e.g. for Civil Engineering in the following categories: overall study situation, student support, research funds and general academic reputation. For Civil Engineering, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences thus obtained place 3 amongst all German universities of applied sciences.
The university further takes top placements for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology in the categories overall study situation and student support. It also counts amongst the best universities for Mechanical Engineering, in the categories overall study situation, student support, research funds and reputation of program and professors, sharing first place for the best university of applied sciences in Germany with two other universities. The degree programs offered in Computer Science also rate amongst Germany’s best for the categories student support, overall study situation and research funds.
“The results obtained in this renowned ranking again confirm the high quality of our degree programs that open up excellent career opportunities for our graduates. This has also been confirmed in other rankings”, emphasizes Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Meisel. In the current university ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche newspaper (April 2011), for instance, personnel managers were asked from which universities they recruited their management trainees and specialists and which ones prepared the students best for their jobs. For four out of six degree programs, namely Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Systems and Business Administration & Engineering, the personnel managers rated Karlsruhe University Germany’s best university of applied sciences when it comes to preparing the students for their future jobs – so that’s four times number one in this year’s university ranking. For Mechanical Engineering the university was rated number 4. Therefore, with four first places and one fourth place in the major engineering, computer science, and business programs, HsKA is again rated Germany’s most successful university of applied sciences in this ranking.
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