Research and studies at the Karlsruhe Department of Economics and Business Engineering are characterised by interdisciplinary networking and orientation to current developments. It is the largest training centre for industrial engineers in Germany. It also offers a degree course in Economics Engineering, as well as one in Information Management jointly with the Department of Computer Science. The Master's degree course in Business Mathematics is offered in cooperation with the Department of Mathematics.
The Department of Economics and Business Engineering currently consists of twelve institutes and chairs with around 30 professors.