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Press Releases of EBS

20 May 2021

EBS is about to start into the future with a powerful leadership team. In addition to the high-profile appointment of Günther H. Oettinger to the vacant position of president, Professor Martin Böhm from IE University Madrid has been recruited as future rector of EBS. Both will take office in late summer this year and, together with Dr. Dorothée Hofer, managing director of EBS, will form the future management trio.

12 May 2021

Face-to-face meetings and project discussions around a shared conference table - before the Corona pandemic, the daily work of a management consultant was characterized by business trips to advise clients on site. How did the shift of projects into virtual space work out? And how have the tasks of top consultants changed? Together with apadua GmbH, Prof. Dr. Markus Kreutzer and Valentin Pfeffer of the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht conducted a study on the virtual performance of consulting activities among the 16 largest management consultancies in Germany.

6 April 2021

To mark the occasion of its 50th anniversary on 6 April 2021, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht (EBS) is launching a virtual campus on its website. This intuitive, illustrated site gives prospective students, companions and friends of EBS a glimpse behind the scenes, where they can discover the university’s storied history.

10 February 2021

Social enterprises have hardly any financial reserves but still seem to be incredibly resilient. A survey by EBS Universität in cooperation with German social enterprises during the corona crisis has shown that these have to constantly maintain the balance between social reality and financial security and, although already to a certain extent crisis-pro. Are now faced with new challenges. The survey, conducted in 2020 for the German Social Enterprise Monitor (DSEM) of the German Social Entrepreneurship Network (SEND) documents this quite clearly.

13 January 2021

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht (EBS) marks its 50th birthday in 2021: On April 6, 1971, Prof. Dr. Klaus Evard founded the European Business School with five German students and 24 students from the partner university in Paris at the time. Today, with its bachelor’s and master’s programmes as well as a law programme, EBS is a university with a clear international profile and modern, practice-oriented learning methods.

9 December 2020

Great joy in the law faculty at EBS Universität: Since the first graduate class of 2016 EBS Law School has been training the best law graduates in Hesse. In 2019 EBS student Tobias Törk passed the First Law Examination with a grade of 13.58 points and took first place among the 720 successful graduates. He continues the series as the best graduate in Hesse from EBS Universität for the fourth year in a row.

23 September 2020

Whether sustainable standards in the supply chain, social innovations in entrepreneurship or charitable investments - companies as well as individuals are being drawn to sustainable and social responsibility more than ever. EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is increasingly focusing on these important topics in research and teaching. Since August 2020 Prof. Dr. Falko Paetzold has been strengthening the Faculty of Business Administration at EBS Universität as a Qualification Professor of Social Finance. He thus completes the trio around Prof. Dr. Julia Hartmann, Chair of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, and Prof. Dr. Karin Kreutzer, Chair of Social Business.

6 July 2020

Starting in winter semester 2020/21, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is expanding its study programmes with the new English-language specialization “Digital Marketing” in the Master of Management programme in cooperation with the renowned University of California Berkeley.

1 July 2020

The Senate and Board of Governors of the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht have convened a Presidential Council until the election of a new President. The Council, which will commence work after the leaving of Prof. Dr Ogorek on July 1, 2020 from the SRH University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, will assume the duties of the President until the appointment of a new President.

5 June 2020

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has been successful in recruiting Dr. Hans Volkert Volckens, Partner and Head of Real Estate and Asset Management at KPMG Germany, as adjunct professor, beginning in the 2020/21 winter semester.

5 May 2020

The ranking published today by the Center for Higher Education Development (CHE) in the ZEIT study guide 2020/21 and on ZEIT CAMPUS online once again confirms the highest level of student satisfaction at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. The study programmes Law and Business Studies are among the top performers.

9 March 2020

The President of EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht will take over as Head of the prestigious Institute of Public Law and Administrative Science at the University of Cologne in autumn 2020. At EBS Universität the process of finding a successor begins.

11 February 2020

EBS Universität recognizes outstanding commitment to generations of students.

19 December 2019

Together with its affiliated partner Hochschule Geisenheim University, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is to receive funding as part of the “EXIST-Potentiale” initiative by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to foster knowledge-based business start-ups. The application was made for funding amounting to around 1.3 million euros. With their “Rheingau Start-up Center” project, the partners achieved convincing results in the “boosting potential” category.

4 November 2019

Law studies are considered fusty, elitist and prosaic. As one of the first law faculties in Germany, EBS Law School is therefore fundamentally reforming its law studies for fall term 2020/21.

27 September 2019

From 18 to 20 September 2019, the 30th EBS Symposium, one of the largest student-run business congresses in Germany, was all about the topic “Breaking Barriers. Challenge your tomorrow”. As patron, Dr. Joachim Faber, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse, welcomed the around 850 participants to the campus of EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht in Oestrich-Winkel.

1 August 2019

First-semester students are confronted with the “great unknown” when starting university: The new students may have had to move to a new city, to their first own apartment, meet many strangers and learn new things. What’s more, the introductory phase already paves the way for the course and success of their studies. EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht actively meets the challenges facing first-year students with the EBS Onboarding Project, which was launched in 2018.

18 July 2019

EBS Universität has the strongest practice orientation in Germany.

6 June 2019

According to the independent, global U-Multirank 2019 university ranking, EBS Universität is one of the Global Top 25 Performers in Student Mobility with a strong international focus. U-Multirank, one of the world’s largest university rankings, is an initiative of the EU Commission and is conducted, inter alia, with the support of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE).

7 May 2019

Graduates of EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht are among the most sought-after young professionals in Germany. This is refelcted in the results of the recently published WirtschaftsWoche University Ranking 2019, based on a survey among personnel managers. EBS Universität ranked sixth in business administration and tenth in law.

24 April 2019

Digital technologies are changing lawyers’ everyday lives: many routine tasks can now be performed by computers or artificial intelligence. This creates new business models and increases efficiency. These changes also pose new challenges for legal training. EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is responding to this with a new focus area, “Law of Digitalisation” EBS Law School is the first law faculty in Germany to include the topic of the effects of digitalisation on law in its examination grade.

11 April 2019

EBS student awarded seldom achieved grade “very good”

1 April 2019

Rents seem to be spiralling upwards and affordable accommodation in cities is becoming increasingly scarce. How long will this trend continue and how are the real estate industry and the government going to react to this problem? Last Friday, under the motto “Endless Growth - or Burst of the Bubble”, students, professionals and academics came together to discuss the potential risks of yet another real estate bubble at the 20th EBS Real Estate Congress organised by the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. The aim was to make the various challenges transparent, assess developments, exchange opinions and outline ideas for solutions.

20 March 2019

As in the previous year, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht MBA programme was in the top group of the CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Ranking. In the magazine’s Global Executive MBA Ranking published at the same time, the Durham EBS Executive MBA also reached the top group. Of the 91 study programmes examined, the EMBA programme ranked 18th worldwide.

13 March 2019

On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Falk F. Strascheg received an honorary doctorate from the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht for his services to Hessen as a centre of science and for promoting entrepreneurship at EBS Universität. The certificate was presented by University President Prof. Markus Ogorek and Prof. Ronald Gleich, Head of the Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation & Entrepreneuship (SITE).

28 February 2019

The Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) conducted a differentiated analysis at German universities and universities of applied sciences to examine the quality of teaching at subject level in a European and German comparison. In this analysis, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht ranked among the top 10 in business administration in Germany.

23 January 2019

On Monday, EBS student Niklas Gieb was awarded the prize of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. The prize endowed with 1000 euros is awarded each year to a foreign student at the EBS for exceptional social commitment and outstanding academic achievement.

17 December 2018

With its rapidly advancing digitisation, “VUCA World” is turning the working world inside out. Today’s successful business models are being seriously challenged. The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is meeting these challenges by establishing a third faculty: the EBS Executive School supports decision-makers with part-time professional development programmes. Based on current university research in the fields of economics and law, they are given the necessary tools to succeed in a digitised market environment. Prof. Ronald Gleich has been appointed Founding Dean.

15 November 2018

For the winter semester 2018, the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has appointed Prof. Dieter Schacher as Honorary Professor of Organisation and IT in the Marketing Department of the Business School. In particular, he will be supporting the EBS in its Master’s programme for the Automotive Industry.

2 November 2018

This year, EBS Law School was delighted to welcome Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, as patron of the 5th EBS Law Congress. On October 25 and 26, top-class speakers and participants at the Law Congress, organised by students, highlighted aspects around the topic “Europe in Transition - Legal Conflict Areas in Politics and Business”.

10 September 2018

On Saturday (01.09.), the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht said farewell to this year’s graduates at a ceremony in the Wiesbaden Kurhaus. The bachelor, master and law students celebrated their graduation with the traditional hat throwing custom. Among them was the third year of the EBS Law School, newly founded in 2010, which - as in both previous years - graduated with outstanding results.

4 September 2018

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has appointed Dr. Kerstin Hennig as Head of the Real Estate Management Institute (REMI) and Honorary Professor of Real Estate Management as of 1 April 2018. Prof. Dr. Kerstin Hennig is responsible for the further expansion, marketing and positioning of EBS REMI and for developing the EBS University growth strategy in the real estate field. In addition, she will forge links between academia and business in the Institute’s teaching and research.

5 June 2018

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht once again achieves an outstanding result in the global university comparison U-Multirank 2018. EBS scores particularly well in the categories international orientation, quality of teaching and research performance. U-Multirank, one of the world’s largest university rankings, is an initiative of the EU Commission and is conducted, inter alia, with the support of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE).

18 April 2018

During the traditional prize-giving ceremony, the Hessian Minister of Justice honoured the most successful candidates in the 2017 legal examinations. The top two graduates of their year in the First State Law Examination (14.72 and 14.38 points) are graduates of the EBS Universität – as are a further ten of 43 prize winners. After the results were published it was clear that the first two graduation years of the EBS Law School, founded in 2010, have achieveda a “pass-with-distinction” ratio of 67%. The university management congratulated all exam candidates most sincerely.

7 March 2018

Legal expert Prof. Emanuel V. Towfigh is in future responsible for the academic management of the EBS Law School. The professors’ council of the law faculty followed the President’s proposal and elected the Professor of Public Law and Legal Theory unanimously. Professor Markus Ogorek had tendered his resignation as Dean of the Law School, effective from March 1, in order to be able to apply himself more intensely to his responsibilities as President of the EBS Universität.

2 March 2018

Prof. Dr. Julia Sander has been appointed to the posts of Managing Director CEO and Chancellor of the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, effective March 1, 2018. Prof. Sander, who has a doctorate in economic sciences, is a digitalization expert with more than eighteen years’ experience in the management of institutes of higher education. The reason for this appointment to the EBS management team is that Peter Schmidt is transferring to the holding company of the majority shareholder, where he will be responsible for the development of the newly established SRH Corporate Academy.

16 February 2018

A pub brawl between rival music and sport students, a Hell’s Angel who accidentally kills a policeman, and a young woman who suddenly proposes to her boyfriend in the courtroom. Last week’s first moot court of the year at the EBS Universität was a stormy affair. In this competition, law students play fictitious cases to test their knowledge of criminal law. The future lawyers had devised these cases together with the Wiesbaden branch of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA). It came to a showdown at Wiesbaden’s District Court, in the presence of the Court’s President.

2 February 2018

Support in building houses in the Mississippi region, after-school tutoring in the Rheingau district or help for the refugees’ home in Lorch: students of the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht are engaged in a wide range of social projects - in the region and all over the world, thus consolidating what they learn during their studies and developing new ideas. These initiatives were now presented as part of the “Social Impact Day”, which was also attended by representatives of welfare organisations. Every semester, around 200 EBS students are involved in charitable organizations and projects in the Rheingau-Taunus region and worldwide.

24 January 2018

With “Meditation@EBS”, he brought a breath of India to Oestrich-Winkel and eased the tension in the everyday life of both students and staff. Vikramjit Singh not only initiated the first meditation course at the EBS, he is also especially involved in promoting the integration of foreign students at the University. For this, the Indian student has been awarded the Prize of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and the EBS Universität. The prize endowed with 1,000 euros is awarded each year to a foreign student at the EBS for exceptional social commitment and outstanding academic achievement.

1 December 2017

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has been awarded the promotional award “bologna hub” of the Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes (DAAD) (German Academic Exchange Service). With this award, the DAAD honours innovative approaches and exemplary models to promote mobility among students pursuing study programmes in teaching training, medicine and law. The EBS was runner-up to the Europa Universität Flensburg. Third place was awarded to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

11 October 2017

FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) has awarded their Premium Seal to two law degree programmes of the EBS Universität. In a multilevel test procedure, the accreditation agency acknowledged the outstanding study and teaching quality of the bachelor programme “LL.B. Rechtswissenschaft (Law)” and the “Rechtswissenschaftlichen Studiengangs zur Vorbereitung auf die Erste Prüfung“ (Law Programme in Preparation for the First State Examination). FIBAA’s Managing Director Professor Kerstin Fink presented the Premium Seal to the President of the EBS Universität, Professor Markus Ogorek during a small ceremony yesterday. The EBS is one of 14 German universities to be awarded this distinction.

18 September 2017

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht bade farewell to this year’s graduates during an official ceremony on Saturday (09.09). Bachelor, Master and Law students celebrated their graduation in the Wiesbaden Kurhaus with the traditional mortar-board tossing ceremony. These included the second year to graduate from the new EBS Law School, founded in 2010.

21 July 2017

Short film highlights and prize ceremony against the backdrop of Schloss Reichartshausen - sponsored by the Frankfurt RheinMain Culture Foundation

10 July 2017

EBS students Benedikt Quarch (23) and Donatus Wang (23) named top graduates of the year in the First Law Examination 2016 in Hesse. Quarch was the only student to be awarded 15.6 points and the grade “summa cum laude”, Wang, with 13.46 points and the grade “cum laude”, was second in Hesse.

30 June 2017

With their team “The Best of us”, three EBS students won second place at the international finals of the L’Oréal Brandstorm Marketing Challenge in Paris. The 40 best teams out of worldwide more than 25,000 students were invited to the competition. Linda Neumann, Linda Rinke and Christian Segiet had previously won both the national final in Düsseldorf and the European final. From June 14 to 16, it was time for the masters students to present their idea for a new product - a range of intimate hygiene products for young men - in several pitches to the international jury. Together with a group from Singapore, the group were runners-up to the winners from Thailand.

23 May 2017

The Hessian Minister of Justice honoured the most successful candidates of the Law Examinations 2016 at the traditional best-of-the-year awards ceremony. The two top graduates of the First State Law Examination (with 15.6 and 13.46 points) are graduates of the EBS Law School - as are five others in the list of the top 43 honoured. They belong to the “pioneers” who started their studies at the newly founded law faculty in 2011. The EBS Universität is proud to announce these outstanding examination results - our sincere congratulations to the graduates.

9 May 2017

Students at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht are very pleased with their courses of study. This is confirmed by the university ranking published today by the CHE (Center for Higher Education). The EBS Law School, founded in 2010, took part in the ranking for the first time and was placed among the best law faculties in the whole of Germany, while the EBS Business School reinforced its prominent position in the business domain. Both EBS faculties scored high marks for intensive, individual support and for the high quality of their teaching. The ranking represent a comprehensive source of information for applicants looking for a suitable university in the German-speaking countries.

7 April 2017

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht again emerges very positively from the latest U-Multirank comparison of institutes of higher education. Of a total of 365 business and economics faculties assessed in the survey, Germany’s oldest private business school is placed in the top group. The EBS scores particularly well in the categories Research Strength, Teaching Quality and International Focus. U-Multirank, one of the world’s largest ranking systems for institutes of higher education, is an initiative of the EU Commission and is supported in part by the Center for Higher Education Development (CHE).

29 March 2017

The first index of lectures, the purchase contract for Reichartshausen Castle, the official certificate confirming recognition as an institute of higher education – all these documents from the earliest years of the EBS are the cornerstone for a Historical Collection, which was initiated by the University Management and the Business Management in the presence of founder Dr. Klaus Evard. The collection documents the history of Germany’s oldest private business school and is to be extended progressively. On the occasion of the EBS’s 50th anniversary, the archive is to be presented to visitors.

20 January 2017

Remarkable social engagement and outstanding academic achievement - each year the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service), together with German universities, awards a prize to top international students in this field. This is where Simon Attia scored: above all, Israeli-born Simon convinced the jury with his untiring efforts for culturally diverse student life and respectful coexistence on campus. He is the winner of this year’s 1,000-euro prize. The award ceremony took place this week on the EBS campus in Oestrich-Winkel.

14 November 2016

Last week, the Silicon valley internet service provider hosted a digital workshop on the EBS Business School campus in Oestrich-Winkel. Students, graduates and local businesses were invited to gain first-hand practical knowledge and to familiarise themselves with with state-of-the-art digital trends.

8 November 2016

In the current TTIP and CETA negotiations dispute resolution is a central question. The EBS Law School Arbitration Day on 18 November 2016 focuses on the quest and assessment for improved systems of arbitration.

28 October 2016

Good economic relations are of extraordinary importance – this applies to both Germany and India alike. The “largest democracy” and fastest growing economy in the world has especially been interested in constantly developing the existing potentials for collaboration and exploiting them more extensively under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in office for two years now. This was emphasized by the Consul General of the Republic of India, Raveesh Kumar, and the CEO of the Frankfurt branch of the State Bank of India, Rana Ashutosh Kumar Singh, in the context of a lecture and discussion evening on the German-Indian economic relations at EBS Universität.

20 October 2016

As internationally oriented university with numerous partner universities, the contact with other nations and cultures is an inherent part of the EBS curriculum. At the moment, 185 students from all over the world are spending a semester in the Rheingau. The EU program “Erasmus +”, which has set itself the objective to strengthen the international competencies, the personal development, and the employability of students, is of particular importance. By means of its dimension beyond Europe it is to campaign for the European Erasmus region as well as the European Union as study and science location.

7 October 2016

Already for the fourth time, EBS Law School welcomes international students starting the exchange program EBS Law Term. Until December, 55 participants from all over the world can familiarize themselves with the topic Transnational Commercial Law (TCL) in the context of four modules. By means of lectures, joint workshops, study trips and social activities, renowned lecturers and practitioners give an understanding of the growing body of internationally unified or harmonized law in the English language.

12 September 2016

The Business School of EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is ranked 12th in the current Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2016. In Germany, EBS assures its second rank. With that, the Ranking of the renowned international business newspaper proves the high quality of the EBS Master program (MSc in Management) for the third time in a row.

2 September 2016

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht bade farewell to this year’s graduates during an official ceremony on Saturday (09.09). Bachelor, Master and Law students celebrated their graduation in the Wiesbaden Kurhaus with the traditional mortar-board tossing ceremony. These included the second year to graduate from the new EBS Law School, founded in 2010.

28 July 2016

Oestrich-Winkel/Wiesbaden/Heidelberg, 28 July 2016 - SRH Higher Education GmbH takes over 100 percent shares of EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht gGmbH. With this strategic partnership, SRH strengthens and secures its leading position on the higher education market and guarantees the future development of EBS in the long term.

13 June 2016

Oestrich-Winkel/Wiesbaden, 13. June 2016 - Building has begun on a new housing development for students, in the immediate vicinity of the EBS University campus. The apartment building, planned by Cube Real Estate GmbH, and to be known as EBS Village, offers accommodation for a total of 138 people in 130 apartments. The ground-breaking ceremony also marked the beginning of Oestrich-Winkel’s development plan and the building owners celebrated together with First Town Councillor Werner Fladung and representatives of the university, alumni and project partners. It is planned to open the students’ hall of residence for the beginning of the fall term 2017.

23 May 2016

The EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has appointed Peter Schmidt as its new Chancellor. The experienced legal expert will remain Director of Human Resources and Work with the TUI Deutschland GmbH tourism group until June 30, 2016. In his role as Chancellor from July 1, 2016 onward, he will be in charge of all administration at the University.

2 February 2016

The EBS Law School is delighted to announce the excellent results achieved by the first year of students to take the State Examination. In September 2015 the first year of students to enter the Law School took the written part of the State Legal Examination (Juristische Staatsprüfung). Last Friday was the date of the oral examinations, with which the examination candidates concluded their period of study at the EBS Law School – and with outstanding grades. For the Dean, Professor Dr. Markus Ogorek, the results are a further endorsement of the high quality of the teaching and learning concept at the EBS Law School.

4 December 2015

The process of change at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht has been progressing with considerable success. This week Managing Director Holger Follmann announced a further important milestone in the ‘Change Campus 2021’ change program: for the first time for five years, the University can point to positive capital resources again – and its administrators are confident that a positive result will be achieved in the current business year.

14 September 2015

In the new Global Masters in Management Ranking published by the Financial Times EBS Business School at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht is ranked 11th worldwide, surpassing last year’s ranking of 14th place and consolidating its position in the top group for the world’s best Master in Management programmes. In Germany EBS is ranked in second place.

Max Mustermann
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Max Mustermann
Head of Marketing and PR
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