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Good reasons for supporting Frankfurt School

Your impact

One of Europe’s best business schools, Frankfurt School is based in the heart of Europe in Frankfurt am Main, Germany’s top business and financial centre.
By donating, you are:

  • supporting talented young people from around the world who want to play responsible roles in business and society
  • supporting research projects that address immediate, highly relevant challenges
  • helping Frankfurt School evolve into the future
Adding Value for our sponsors

At Frankfurt School, we aim to develop long-term, trust-based partnerships with our sponsors.
Frankfurt School gives you:

  • personal access to well-qualified, highly talented individuals from all over the world
  • direct access to academics and experts
  • opportunities to make your voice heard in academic and public discourse
  • access to an international network of contacts in business, politics and academia
  • significantly higher visibility for your company or organisation
  • opportunities to take part in exclusive events

Recognition and Appreciation

At Frankfurt School, we pay tribute to our sponsors in many different ways:

  • we name scholarships, endowed chairs and awards after sponsors
  • we name individual rooms such as lecture theatres after sponsors
  • sponsors’ names plaques are displayed prominently on our Donor Wall
  • we honour sponsors at our exclusive annual Donors’ Circle event

Donor Wall

Frankfurt School will honor all supporters of the new campus as well as of other projects on the donor wall.


  • from €10,000 & up: personalised plaque (26x40cm)
  • from €2.020 & up: personalised plaque (12x26cm)
  • from €1.000 & up: personalised plaque (12x12cm)
  • from €500 & up: personalised plaque(5x12cm)
  • from €100 & up: name on a plaque (12x12cm) together with five other don

We also warmly welcome joint donations from teams, couples or study groups. All individual donations of a sponsor will be summed up for the appreciation on the donor wall. 

Donors' Circle

The Donors’ Circle honors all sponsors, who donated or pledged a donation of a minimum of € 1,000 to Frankfurt School within an academic year. Donors join the Donors’ Circle whether they give for scholarships, the library, research or the new campus. The Donor Circle recomposes every academic year, which begins on September, 1 and ends on August, 31 the following year. Members of the Donors’ Circle will be mentioned on the website.

Donors‘ Circle Summer Reception

Professor Dr Udo Steffens invites all members of the Donors‘ Circle 2017/18 to a summer reception in September 2018.

Donors' Circle 2017/18

  • anonymous donor
  • Steffen Christmann
  • Frankfurt School Alumni e.V.
  • Claus Wisser
  • Michael Stallmann

Donors' Circle 2016/17

  • Allianz Umweltstiftung
  • Barclays Bank PLC Frankfurt Branch

  • André Buderus

  • Dr. Andreas Burger
  • Mario Brunow
  • Dr. Jutta Buscha-Hagenmüller
  • Caverion GmbH
  • Marga Coing-Stiftung
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Concardis GmbH
  • Dr. h.c. Udo Corts
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG
  • DZ BANK Stiftung
  • Fleming's Hotels & Restaurants
  • Leonhard Fischer
  • Frankfurter Institut für Risikomanagement und Regulierung (FIRM)
  • Frankfurter Sparkasse
  • Frankfurter Volksbank eG
  • FS Alumni e.V.
  • Prof. Dr. Michael H. Grote
  • ING DiBa AG
  • Interessengemeinschaft Frankfurter Kreditinstitute (IFK)
  • Leonhard Fischer
  • Christian Hofäcker
  • Huber Diffraktionstechnik GmbH & Co KG
  • HKK Landschaftsarchitektur GmbH
  • Dr. Michael Kemmer
  • Mathias Kiep
  • Wolfgang Kirsch
  • Roland Koch
  • Claus-Dietrich Lahrs
  • Sabrina und Florian P. Meyer
  • Dr. Horst Müller
  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Klaus-Peter Müller
  • Rainer Neske
  • NORMA Group SE
  • osd GmbH
  • Dr. Lutz R. Raettig
  • Klaus Ringsleben
  • Dr. Steen Rothenberger
  • Dietmar Schmid
  • Prof. Dr. Udo Steffens
  • Stephan Sturm
  • AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
  • Varengold Bank AG
  • Florian Völker
  • Ute und Heinz-Ulrich Wiebach

Recent Donations

Alumni, businesses, foundations and friends support Frankfurt School with donations for research, teaching and infrastructure. Find out more about recent donations and donors.

FS Alumni e.V.

The FS Alumni e.V. donates € 25,000 in support of the crowdfunding campaign "Raise the Roof" and the library. 

Friedrich von Metzler, Partner, Bankhaus B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. KGaA

Friedrich von Metzler donates €5,000 in support of the campusgarden.

EMBA Class of 2018

The Executive MBA Class of 2018 initiated a class of gift and donated 1,000€ for the new campus.

Donations in 2017

Donations in 2016

Your donation counts!

Our sponsors include companies, foundations, trusts, associations and private individuals. We also warmly welcome joint donations from teams, couples or study groups. If you prefer, you can make your donation in instalments.

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH
IBAN: DE57 5008 0000 0090 4065 00
Commerzbank Frankfurt

Make a donation

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Stiftung
IBAN: DE20 5004 0000 0585 7016 00
Commerzbank Frankfurt

Make a donation

All donations to the Frankfurt School Foundation are tax-deductible. Sponsors automatically receive donation receipts suitable for inclusion with tax returns.

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Foundation

Träger unserer Hochschule ist die Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Stiftung. Das Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt hat sie am 20. September 2007 als gemeinnützige Stiftung anerkannt.

Zweck der Stiftung ist die Förderung von Wissenschaft und Forschung, Bildung und Erziehung einschließlich der Studentenhilfe sowie der Völkerverständigung und Entwicklungshilfe auf dem Gebiet der Finanz- und Wirtschaftswissenschaft, der Managementtheorie und verwandter Forschungs- und Bildungsbereiche.

Übersicht der Stiftungsratsmitglieder


We invite you to join us in shaping the future of Frankfurt School, and look forward to discussing sponsorship opportunities with you in person!