On Saturday, August 8, 2020, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management said farewell to 127 graduates of the Management-Studium, and on August 15, 2020, to 362 graduates of the Betriebswirt-Studium. Due to the corona pandemic, this year's graduation ceremonies took place virtually - with very special programme items and musical accompaniment by Lisa Bund & Band.
Members of Frankfurt School congratulated the newly graduated students via livestream from the Frankfurt campus’ Audimax. Volker Lüdemann, Managing Partner of currentis GmbH and Frankfurt School lecturer, moderated the event. Professor Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School, conveyed his pride and congratulations by video message “With this degree you have created the foundation for a successful future. I wish you all the best."
Further speeches were held by Professor Jörg Werner, Vice President Degree Programmes at Frankfurt School, as well as Laura Wirtz and Thomas Esper Frankfurt School alumni. As one of the highlights and conclusion of the ceremony, winemaker Simon Feser guided the participants of the two graduation ceremonies through a virtual tasting of four different wines.