Figures and Facts of the Faculty

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

Our faculty - being the third biggest of our university - has

  • more than 5000 students
  • more than 40 professors
  • about 230 research staff members


Courses of studies

In addition to 4 Bachelor- und 8 Master courses of studies, the offer of the faculty comprises courses for teachers as well as advanced vocational training and cooperations:

Bachelors' degree course

  • B.Sc. in Applied Informatics – Systems Engineering
  • B.Sc. in Business Administration
  • B.Sc. in Economics
  • B.Sc. in Business Informatics


Masters' degree course

  • M.Sc. in Software and Network Engineering
  • M.Sc. in Business Administration – Energy and Finance
  • M.Sc. in Business Administration – Health-care Economics and Health-care System Management
  • M.Sc. in Business Adminsitration - Markets and Companies
  • M.A. in Medicine Management for Medical Practitioners and Health Scientists
  • M.A. in Medicine Management for Economists.
  • M.Sc. in Economics
  • M.Sc. in Business Informatics

Teacher training courses

  • Informatics teacher training for high schools and universities
  • Social and business studies for high schools and comprehensives 
  • Vocational economics course combined with a teaching component for vocational colleges 
  • Vocational economics course combined with special vocational components (business studies) for vocational colleges
  • Business studies/politics teaching course for vocational colleges

Advanced courses

  • Online advanced training programme in business informatics (M.Sc.; VAWI, in partnership with the University of Bamberg) 
  • Digital Business
  • Econometrics (M. Sc.; in cooperation with Technische Universität Dortmund and Ruhr Universität Bochum
  • Ruhr Graduate School in Economics

More information can be found on our webpages.



The faculty has 2 Institutes:

  • Institute of Business and Economic Studies (IBES)
  • Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB)

 In addition the following Research institutes/laboratory are part of the faculty:

  • Essener Labor für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung (elfe)
  • paluno – The Ruhr Institute for Software Technology
  • House of Energy Markets and Finance (HEMF)
  • CINCH - Natiaonal Research Center for Health Economics


Locations of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration


The faculty is located at Essen Campus, Universitätsstraße 2, 45141 Essen, and has offices in these buildings:

  • Building R09
  • Building R11
  • Building R12

Schützenbahn 70, 45127 Essen

  • Building SA 
  • Building SE 
  • Building SH 
  • Building SL

Gerlingstraße 16, 45127 Essen

Ellernstraße 29, 45326 Essen

Edmund-Körner-Platz 2, 45127 Essen 

  • Building RAB

Berliner Platz 6-8, 45127 Essen  

  • Building WST

Thea-Leymann-Str. 9, 45127 Essen

  • Building WSC

Directions to all the buildings (only in German)


Special services provided by the Faculty

The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics has a national and international network of partners and cooperations.

Not only do we offer research and teaching activities through the institutes and academic chairs, we also organise the annual job fair "ConPract". Moreover, we support the set-up of one's own business in the net economy via E-Entrepreneurship.

  • ConPract - Connect to Practice: annual Career Networking Fair and other fairs of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
  • E-Entrepreneurship - Acquisition of expertise in the field of E-Business and Net Economy 


International relations

The faculty fosters international relationships and offers various opportunities for studying abroad via exchange programms and cooperation with partner universities: