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Business Administration, Department

Fachbereich I: Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the HWR Berlin

  • Badensche Straße 50-51
  • 10825 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 30877-1424
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Basic information

Total number of students 3,450 *
Number of master degree students 560
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 45.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 35.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 86.3 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 94.0 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 10/12 points
International orientation, master's 11/12 points
Outgoing students 5.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 12/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 10/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 52.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 87.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 88.0 %


Third party funds per professor 7.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exams 2.1
Job market preparation 2.1
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 2.3
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.8
Overall study situation

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Overall study situation 2.0

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching in small groups, group work in many modules, modern skill-oriented and activating teaching concept, very international student body, high practical relevance, inter-disciplinarity, interculturalism, extensive range of courses in English.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Over 40% of the students complete a semester abroad at one of more than 176 international partner universities. The stay abroad is often funded by scholarships. Over 10% international guest students; numerous internships abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Pittsburgh, USA; HEC Montréal, Kanada; Nanyang Technological University, Singapur; Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico; Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brasilien; University of Edinburgh, Schottland; Universiteit Gent, Belgie; Kozminski University, Warschau, Polen; Universidade Novin Lissabon, Portugal; University of Economics and Business in Athen, Griechenland.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern teaching and group rooms, modern library, online databases, extensive e-book offer, e-learning, WiFi in all seminar rooms and the library.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Intensive and diverse research is a characteristic of the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (Berlin University of Economics and Law). The following subject areas determine the research profile: International Financial Markets and Currency Policy, Company Evaluation, Risk Management and Controlling, Ecology and Sustainability Management, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in an International Context, International Marketing Management, Business Formation and Entrepreneurship, Gender and Economics, Modern Services and Service Infrastructures, Regional and Global Governance.
  • Support for founders
    At the Start-up Incubator Berlin of HWR, students can take their first steps from theory to implementation. It promotes ideas, concepts and prototypes. The co-working space allows for exchange with other founders and thus supports inspiration, creativity and the development of business models. The “Start-up Now” programme offers workshops, coaching, team matching, peer learning and mentors. It is aimed at everyone at the beginning of their start-up project or who have already progressed to the active start-up phase.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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