The University of Southern Denmark in Kolding is characterised by close co-operation across the academic settings, by innovative initiatives within design oriented research and education and by strong collaboration with the local business community and public institutions.
- Relationship management
Research and education within business economics is application oriented to a very high extent. One of the focus areas is Entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship centre IDEA is located on Campus Kolding, and Campus Kolding offers the education programme B.Sc.Merc. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Furthermore, Campus Kolding focuses on research within Leadership and Management, especially in relation to SMEs.
The field of Design is multi-faceted – from design culture studies to design management, from city and housing studies over service design to web design. The activities are often cross disciplinary, and interdisciplinarity is also in focus at the SDU Design Centre, and Kolding School of Design and other local actors are involved. Theoretical and application oriented approaches are pivotal to the design study programmes, paving the way for jobs in the business community – with both national and international perspectives.
Relationship management is among the areas within business economics and focuses on management across companies and in networks. This is reflected in both research and education programmes within business marketing, supply chain, international finance and accounting and innovation. MSc in international business development, leadership and management, Strategic Entrepreneurship, business controlling and audit illustrate the wide selection of business education programme that the University of Southern Denmark offers in Kolding.
With a wide selection of Communication study programmes, making use of the latest technology and knowledge of languages, communication, people and IT, Campus Kolding has a strong national and international profile. Business communication, information science, web communication intercultural communication, tourism and library science are all academic fields that are represented in research and education at Campus Kolding.