On Monday, 2 November, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management welcomed 114 new students to part-time master's programmes; Master in Corporate Performance & Restructuring, Master of Financial Law and Master of Mergers & Acquisitions. This year's opening event took place in a hybrid format.
In the 2020/21 winter semester, 59 students began studying a Master in Corporate Performance & Restructuring, 24 students a Master of Financial Law and 31 students a Master of Mergers & Acquisitions. The number of new students in the Master in Corporate in Performance & Restructuring (2019: 49) and the Master of Financial Law (2019: 14) increased significantly on last year and remained high in the Master of Mergers & Acquisitions (2019: 31).
Professor Jörg Werner, Vice President Degree Programmes at Frankfurt School, welcomed the new students to the business school "We are pleased to be able to accompany you on your way and are interested to see what professional experience you will bring to us. I wish you every success in your studies, that you make new friends and develop personally". Professor of Accounting and Programme Director for the part-time master's programmes, Dr. Edgar Löw, then gave an introduction to the content of the three master's programmes. Lisa Ronneburger, Head of Student Services, also welcomed the new students and introduced the Student Services department. Afterwards, Frankfurt School students Lynn Cunningham and Aurelia Auracher gave an insight into student initiatives and student life at FS.
All three master's programmes are tailored to students who have a job parallel to their studies. The content is taught in block courses and deepened with practical examples and case studies, for example on corporate strategies and performance during the pandemic.