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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Administration, Department

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 670
Number of master degree students 513
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 17.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score
Score for offers at start of studies
Score for offers in the first year of studies
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees no bachelor degree courses
Graduations in appropriate time master's 99.2 %

International orientation

International orientation
International orientation master's 11/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor
Contact with work environment master 4/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 12.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 30.0 %


National publications per professor 3.7
International publications per scientist 0.3
Third party funds per academic 31.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.1
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Exams no survey
Research orientation no survey
Job market preparation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Rooms no survey
Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 1.3
Support in studies 1.3
Courses offered 1.4
Study organisation 1.2
Exams 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.2
Research orientation 1.4
Job market preparation 1.2
Support for stays abroad 1.4
Rooms 1.3
Library 1.2
IT-infrastructure 1.3
Overall study situation 1.3

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Academic focus with practical relevance, current teaching methods, reflective and interactive learning, co-teaching approach, teaching of soft skills courses, solution-based work, communication training, teaching of management skills, work in teams.
  • 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 130 partner universities with active student exchange in both directions, the growing international faculty as well as international research projects and student initiatives.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Aalto University, Finland; ESCP Europe, France; Maastricht University, Netherlands; Warsaw School of Economics, Poland; Beijing University, China; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India; Sogang Business School, Seoul, South Korea; Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico City, Mexico; Queens University, Canada; 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 three computer 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
    Academic group structure, focus on issues of the 21st century (Trust in Business Administration, Change Management, Health Management, etc.), Centre for Advanced Studies in Management (CASiM) actively involved in basic research in Business Administration, Centre for Leading Innovation & Business Creation (CLIC) conducts research on "Open Innovation", development of a "Leipzig management model" for sustainable corporate management, award-winning: HHL business incubator with over 135 start-ups, Scientific Advisory Board advises HHL.
  • Research topics reflected in teaching
    Trust, Management of Change, Health Care Management, Family Firms, Boards in Family Firms, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Public Value, Leadership, Corporate Governance, Top Management Teams, Reporting, IFRS, Investor Relations, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Asset Pricing, Diversity, Game Theory, Information Theory, Regulation, Logistics, Sustainability, Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, Integrity, Environmental Policy, Macroeconomics, E-Commerce, Marketing, Venture Capital, Business Model, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Industry 4.0.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • 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. SpinLab is an accelerator that provides co-working space and networking events as well as mentors for start-ups. CEIM is a transfer centre at HHL. Thanks to these two institutions, a two-phase model has been implemented that is of equal use to both start-ups and established companies. In addition: Entrepreneurship/innovation in HHL's teaching.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    These students have access to all counselling programmes through the student union at the Leipzig University. The main building of HHL has been structurally adapted to this end.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Participation in further training measures, such as the fundamentals of equal opportunities work at universities. Measures to improve the work-life balance. Various seminars and events for employees and students of HHL. Scholarship "Women in Business". "Women@HHL" flyers. HHL students provide advisory services to potential students. "Women in Business Mentoring" programme (one-on-one mentoring programme, alumni support students over the entire length of the course).
  • 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 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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