About us

More than 11,800 students have currently decided to study at the HWR Berlin. This is good news and we take our responsibility very seriously. Find out more about what contributes to this success and what is important to us.

What we stand for

With some 11,800 students, the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR Berlin) is one of Berlin's larger universities. It is known for its close connection to practice, diverse research, high quality standards and strong international orientation.

Mission and values

The values we represent and try to convey include open-mindedness, enthusiasm, courage, critical reflection, interaction guided by the principles of dialogue, mutual appreciation and respect, as well as personal development and self-confidence.

Quality management

Teaching and study at the HWR Berlin are subject to regular quality control. The ZaQ – Zentrum für akademische Qualitätssicherung und ‐entwicklung is in charge of quality management at the HWR Berlin.


The HWR Berlin promotes the diversity of its members and perceives their potential as an enrichment. It sees itself as an open, inclusive and diverse university where diversity is not only taught in theory, but also embraced in practice.

Contacts from A to Z

Whether professor, guest lecturer, lecturer or staff member − are you looking for the contact details of a specific person at HWR Berlin? In this alphabetical overview you will quickly find what you are looking for.