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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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The HWR sees it as a matter of vital social importance that refugees be able to study on university courses. Taking a further step in this direction on 13 September, the HWR signed a co-operation agreement with Kiron Open Higher Education, an education organization for refugees.


The large number of German academics working in the USA and Canada all consider returning home, and many of them eventually do so. A conference of the annual general meeting of GAIN discussed the ways and means of attracting them to a University of Applied Science when they eventually decide to make the move. This is also a priority of the HWR.


Working under the title “Europe: Integration and/or Disintegration”, this year’s Summer School from the Institute for Cooperation with Central and Eastern European Countries in Public Reform (IMO) at the BSEL saw some informative debates amongst its international students drawn from Poland, Ukraine and Germany.