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Business Administration, Department

Studiengang BWL at the HHL Leipzig (priv.)

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Basic information

Total number of students 520 *
Number of master degree students 270
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 37.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 37.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees no data
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 76.1 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 6.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 5.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 6.0 %


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 1,2 to 2,3
Third party funds per academic
Doctorates per professor
Research reputation 2.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.4
Courses offered 1.4
Study organisation 1.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.3
Research orientation 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses without details

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Scientific orientation with practical relevance, interactive teaching methods, working on case studies, reflective and team-based learning, co-teaching approach, teaching soft skills courses, solution-oriented work, communication training, teaching leadership skills, working in intercultural teams, focus on digital and innovations -competences, e.g. Coding and Data Literacy, Agile Working Methods, Disruptive Technologies and Business Models.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    It is one of the most international economics universities in Germany. The internationalism of the HHL manifests itself in its international accreditation (AACSB) and top placement in ranking, numerous memberships in international university organisations, the global network of over 140 partner universities with active student exchange in both directions, the growing international faculty as well as international research projects and student initiatives.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Aalto University, Finnland; ESCP Europe, Frankreich; Maastricht University, Niederlande; Warshaw School of Economics, Polen; Peking University, China; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Indien; Sogang Business School, Seoul, Süd-Korea; Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico City, Mexico; Queens University, Kanada; University of Chicago, USA; The Tuck School at Dartmouth College, USA.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Lecture theatres and large seminar rooms equipped with media technology and projectors, provision of interactive whiteboards for teaching, projectors on loan to students, support for group work with flatscreens in seminar rooms, online platforms Campusnet and eCampus for the provision of information and for group collaboration on projects, 24 terminals in 3 PC labs with software facilities relevant to teaching, WiFi available across the campus, rooms and technology available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Concentration on issues of the 21st century (trust in Business Administration, Change Management, Entrepreneurial Succession, Health Management etc.), Centre for Advanced Studies in Management active in basic research in Business Administration. Other centres, for example: Centre for Leading Innovation and Cooperation, Centre for Corporate Governance, Centre for Financial Reporting and Consolidation, Institute for Family Business and Entrepreneurial Succession
  • Support for founders
    Together with partners, HHL established the two start-up and innovation platforms SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator and Centre of Entrepreneurial and Innovative Management. The SpinLab is an accelerator that provides startups with a co-working space as well as networking events and mentoring. CEIM is a transfer centre at HHL. Thanks to these 2 institutions, a two-phase model has been implemented that is of equal use to both start-ups and established companies. Start-ups are supported in the early stages of the start-up in the Digital Space.
  • Other special features
    HHL is a personal, service-oriented university, internationality on the HHL campus and as an integral component of every course, study, entrepreneurial spirit at HHL (including SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator, Start-up Career Fair, student initiatives, entrepreneurship in teaching and research, HHL recognised as a top entrepreneurial university, e.g. by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors' Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany) and the Financial Times)
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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