Portrait

Das Portrait der Hochschule für Wirtschaft Berlin in Kurzform

The Berlin School of Economics and Law

Providing the expertise for the new generation of private and public sector managers:
One of Berlin’s largest universities of applied sciences • Academic centre specialised in business and administration skills for the public and private sector, as well as public security, the law and engineering. • More than 50 programmes leading to a Bachelor, Master or MBA degree

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This year’s Berlin International Summer School at the HWR Berlin has got off to a successful start. With 139 participants from various countries, a new course is attracting particular interest: “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management in Germany.” Focussing on the start-up scene, it is of special relevance to Berlin, which attracts increasing numbers of new businesses from every corner of the world.


Berlin seeks to use its network of partner city agreements as the institutional framework within which to pursue its internationalization agenda. The HWR Berlin has maintained one of the oldest German partnerships with a Chinese university: an agreement with the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in Chengdu was first reached 30 years ago.


The BSEL open day at the end of May saw hundreds of school-leavers visit the university, marking the start of the application phase for the coming winter semester.