An important component of the teaching concept of the Junior Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Digitalization are guest lectures by founders, executives and proven experts from business, research and politics. In addition to the theoretical content of the courses, this provides students with important insights into practice, with which they can link their acquired knowledge.
The Junior Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Digitalization explicitly endorses business start-ups during or after studies. Together with the Center for Entrepreneurship & Transfer, we are eager to support students in every phase of their start-up.
The junior professorship is continuously interested in short- and long-term research cooperations with other professorships, universities and institutes. This includes cooperation in current research projects as well as the planning of new research projects and the joint acquisition of funding for these. For an overview of our research concept as well as our current research projects, please visit our research pages.
The research of the Junior Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Digitalization regularly deals with topics that are characterized by high practical relevance. The scientific cooperation with startups as well as established companies therefore plays an important role and always pursues the goal that the results provide our cooperation partners with important insights and impulses for their business activities as well as contribute to the current scientific discussion.
Practical projects as well as practice-oriented case studies are an important part of the teaching concept of the Junior Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Digitalization in order to convey to students the relevance of the theoretically developed content for real issues and solution approaches. In particular, this should strengthen the analytical, creative and communicative skills of the students. For practice partners, the joint work on projects and case studies opens up opportunities to have specific questions and problems illuminated from fresh perspectives and to obtain scientifically sound innovative approaches to solutions as well as to discuss these with students. Often, this also results in the opportunity to recruit particularly committed students for follow-up projects.
The Junior Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Digitalization is happy to supervise Bachelor's and Master's theses that are written in cooperation with practice partners. The topics and concrete questions as well as the objectives of the respective theses are coordinated together with the respective practice partner, whereby a content-related reference to the research and teaching content of the junior professorship must be given and the academic requirements for the scientific work must be fulfilled.