In September and October 2020, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management welcomed 1,066 new students to its academic programmes. This means that the number of first-semester students at the Business School with locations has increased significantly compared to the previous year. Frankfurt School has locations in Frankfurt and study centres in Hamburg and Munich. Despite the Corona Pandemic, the semester began as usual, in September for the Bachelor and Master students and in October for the MBA programmes. Campus life continues subject to a comprehensive distance and hygiene concept. As part of the concept, students can decide whether to attend courses in person from campus or online. "Students appreciate our flexibility and reliability as well as the comprehensive protective measures on campus. They can concentrate on the success of their studies without any worries," says Professor Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School.
Semester start for the MBA programmes
In October, Frankfurt School welcomed 211 new students in the MBA programmes: 40 students in the International Healthcare Management MBA (IHM), 46 in the Executive MBA (EMBA), 80 in the Part-time MBA (59 on the campus in Frankfurt and 21 on the campus in Hamburg) and 45 in the Full-time MBA. Up eight percent from last year. Frankfurt School offers various full-time and part-time MBA programmes – as of October 2020 also at the Hamburg Study Centre.
Highest number of first semester students
For Bachelor's and Master's students the winter semester 2020/21 already began in September. This year, Frankfurt School welcomed more than 330 first-year students in the Bachelor of Science programmes (Bachelor in Business Administration, Bachelor in Computational Business Analytics, Bachelor in Management, Philosophy & Economics) and more than 330 new students in the Pre-Experience Master programmes. The Pre-Experience Master programmes include the Master of Finance, the Master in Management and the Master in Applied Data Science. Frankfurt School has thus set a new record and remains on course for growth. Last year, 267 students began their Bachelor of Science and 293 a Pre-Experience Master programme. Frankfurt School is also registering increasing numbers of first-year students in the programme Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration offered in Hamburg, Munich, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. 193 students began their studies at the beginning of September, compared to 168 in 2019.
"We are very pleased that so many prospective students have successfully completed our demanding selection process and that the best of them have qualified to study with us," says Professor Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School. "With our campus in Frankfurt, the study centres in Hamburg and Munich and our online campus, we offer an excellent infrastructure and an attractive, flexible and secure environment for students from all over the world. This year, our academic programmes have been ranked among the best in the Financial Times, The Economist or the CHE university ranking."