07.05.2008

Excellent results in ranking

In the ranking of the "Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung" (CHE) ("Center for University Development"), the University of Applied Sciences, Wedel, attained top results in the programmes of Business Administration, Business and Computer Science and Industrial Engineering. The ranking is published in the "Zeit Studienführer" ("Zeit Study Guide").

In the programme of Business Administration, the University of Applied Sciences, Wedel, belongs to the leading group in the categories "General Study Situation", "Mentoring", "Practical Components" and "Library Equipment". In total, students of 104 German universities of applied sciences were questioned. Only 15 polytechnics attained top grades in four of five categories.

In Business and Computer Science, the University of Applied Sciences, Wedel, achieved top scores in the criteria "General Study Situation", "Mentoring", "Practical Components" and "IT Infrastructure". In this case, students of 45 polytechnics voted. Only four schools achieved top grades in four of five categories.

The programme of Industrial Engineering was highly evaluated in the fields "General Study Situation", "Mentoring" and "Practical Components". In this case, students of 46 polytechnics participated in the survey. The ranking results of the University of Applied Sciences, Wedel are on the internet:http://ranking.zeit.de/che9/CHE?module=Hochschule&do=show&id=572.

The "Zeit Studienführer" ("Zeit Study Guide"), which is published on May 7th, provides information on 2,500 faculties with almost 7,500 programmes. For this issue, more than 200,000 students and 15,000 lecturers of 250 universities and polytechnics were questioned. From May 6th onwards, the results are on the internet: www.zeit.de/hochschulranking.

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Ms Astrid Dose, M.A.
Head of PR
Phone: 0049-4103-8048-50
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Email: do@fh-wedel.de