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Aligned for Competence, Excellence, Network - since 1971.

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is one of the leading private business schools in Germany, located both in Wiesbaden and Oestrich-Winkel.


Currently, in the course of their business and law studies, around 2,000 EBS students are gaining considerable benefit from a network of international partner universities, companies and alumni.

The EBS Universität is renowned for excellent research results together with a strong focus on practical use. EBS further education courses are tailor-made for industry’s aspiring management professionals. In July 2016, the EBS Universität became part of the non-profit foundation SRH, in doing so emphasising its social commitment. Our common purpose is to strengthen EBS as an excellent educational institution and to continue its development, building on a foundation of independent research and teaching.


The EBS at a glance: The top address for tomorrow’s managers and lawyers

  • Oldest private business school in Germany, located in Wiesbaden and Oestrich-Winkel, in the Rheingau region
  • The two faculties (business and law) have 44 core faculty staff members (senior and junior professors, lecturers and postdoctoral fellows) as well as approximately 30 adjunct and honorary professors from all over the world
  • Inspiring law faculty, with a truly convincing and unique teaching concept: 3 academic degrees in less than 5 years
  • Around 2,000 students (Bachelors, first state examination in law, Masters, MBA and Part-time Masters), doctoral candidates and exchange students
  • Studium universale and coaching for all students
  • Eleven business languages are taught by more than 30 native speakers
  • More than 230 partner universities on all continents
  • Over 200 corporate partners, many of which are DAX companies and law firms
  • More than 10,000 alumni, 3,800 of these organised in the EBS Alumni Network, in over 30 countries

Milestones

  • 1971: Foundation of the European Business School (oldest private university for business studies in Germany)
  • 1987: First further education courses for managerial professionals
  • 1989: State accreditation as an academic institution with university status
  • 2004: As first academic institution in Germany, the complete changeover to bachelor and master study courses
  • 2007: Start of master programmes
  • 2010: Foundation of the EBS Law School
  • 2011: Awarded university status and the name EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, start of the first degree programme at the EBS Law School
  • 2014: First-time ranking in the worldwide Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking: 2014 Place 14, 2015 Place 11
  • 01/2016: First graduates of the EBS Law School pass their first state law exams successfully
  • 07/2016: EBS Universität becomes part of the SRH Foundation, a non-profit education and healthcare enterprise based in Heidelberg