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Five reasons, one result: Business Administration at WFI

One of the best faculties for Business Administration in Germany

The WFI is among the best university campuses for Business Administration in Germany. We have been positioned at the top in nationwide rankings on a regular basis, for instance:

  • Trendence Graduate Barometer 2017: SWFI Ingolstadt School of Management confirmed its top positions in 6/10 categories and received top rankings in the following areas: „Business Cooperations", „Lecturers/Professors", „Service and Counselling", „Practical Relevance", „Career Service" and „Quality of the Library"
  • Wirtschaftswoche: In the field of business administration, WFI at KU is among the top 20 universities in Germany from which recruiters prefer to hire graduates.
  • CHE Hochschulranking: WFI is ranked at the top regarding "range of courses”, "degrees in due course”, "overall study situation” and "total number of students”; excellent evaluations regarding "student-to-teacher ratio“, "practical relevance”, "international orientation of the study programs”, "feasibility of study workload” and “support for university entrants”

Students and alumni are highly satisfied with studying at WFI

The WFI is more than only professional studies: students become part of the WFI-family. Our students are highly motivated and very committed to student initiatives and organizations. This is all part of the WFI’s unique team spirit. Even after graduating students like to look back on their time at WFI (this is what our alumni value most about WFI). According to the website “” the KU - and thus the WFI - is among the most popular universities in Germany in 2018. Students evaluated „course contents”, “lectures” and “lecturers/ professors" excellently (based on a total of more than 45,000 evaluations by students).

Excellent student-teacher ratio: 11 students – 1 lecturer

With fewer than 1100 students, the WFI is among the smallest faculties of business administration in Germany. The excellent student-teacher ratio of 11:1 enables us to offer individualized study programs, adjusted to students' preferences, and to stay in close contact with our students. The personal counselling, the compact and well-equipped campus and especially the solidarity among all members of the faculty provide excellent study conditions.

Career-springboard: 11 well-known partner companies

Global leaders, DAX companies and start-ups are all part of our partner companies and provide internship and permanent positions for our students. By means of our close cooperation with partner companies numerous possibilities open up for our students and teachers to put the theoretical knowledge and research outcomes into practice. Career fairs on campus as well as company presentations and workshops offer best opportunities for networking. In addition, many students write their thesis in cooperation with external companies. Our courses are very application-oriented and enable our students to gather experience with and in companies.

Internationality: 90 partner universities worldwide

Our students are at home in Ingolstadt and in the whole world: multi-language study programs and 90 partner universities provide an international study atmosphere. Most of our students (approx. 90 %) spending one or more semesters abroad at one of our well-known partner universities. We support and facilitate the study abroad by offering a compulsory business language, a range of courses taught in English and additional lectures by international guest lecturers.