HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management
|Chancellor||Dr. Axel Baisch|
|Dean||Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart|
|Postgraduates||513 (WS 2013/14)|
|Address||Jahnallee 59, 04109 Leipzig, Germany, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany|
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, formerly known as Handelshochschule Leipzig, is a private business school based in Saxony, Germany. Established in 1898, it is one of the world's oldest business schools. The school is accredited internationally by AACSB and locally by ACQUIN. HHL Leipzig graduate school of management is authorized to award doctoral and postdoctoral degrees.
- 1 History
- 2 Ranking
- 3 Study Programs
- 4 Partner Universities
- 5 Honorary doctors, senators and professors
- 6 Professors and alumni
- 7 Literature
- 8 References
- 9 External links
The school was founded in 1898 upon an initiative by the Leipzig Chamber of Commerce. In 1946, it was integrated into Leipzig University and regained partial independence in 1969. After the Fall of the Iron Curtain, the school was re-founded under private management in 1992, again, through an initiative of the Leipzig Chamber of Commerce.
- #17 worldwide and #2 in category Management Salary in Europe in Global Masters in Management Ranking 2015 by Financial Times
- #2 in Europe for Salaries in Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2015 
- #1 worldwide in the category "E-Business" in Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2015 
- #6 for career progress worldwide in Executive MBA Ranking 2014 by Financial Times
- #32 in Europe and among the top 3 business schools in Germany in European Business School Rankings 2014 by Financial Times
- among the top MBA programs in the world among top 3 business schools in Germany in MBA Rankings 2015 by América Economía
- listed in the international ranking “Executive MBA” of The Economist in 2015
- ranked as most popular private business school in Germany by trendence Graduate Barometer "Business Edition" 2015
- ranked as best institution in entrepreneurship in Germany among small universities and institutions of higher education by Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft Gründungsradar 2013 Ranking
Master in Business Administration
- 15-21-month full-time program
- 24-month part-time program
Master in Management, M.Sc.
- 18-month full-time program
- 24-month part-time program
Global Executive MBA
- jointly run by HHL Leipzig and EADA Business School
- 21-month program with 2 or 3 residential weeks at business schools in Germany, Spain, Brazil, China and India
Euro*MBA (Distance Learning)
- 24-month program with six residential weeks
- ranked Top 4 by The Economist rating WhichMBA? Guide February 2010
The doctoral program is for candidates who hold a secondary university degree. Within three years, the candidate participates in lectures, courses, a research colloquium and conferences. After successfully completing all requirements and acceptance of the doctoral thesis, the candidate is awarded the degree Dr. rer.oec.
The school maintains a network of more than 120 partner universities worldwide.
- Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
- Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
- Goizueta Business School, Emory University
- Baruch College, City University of New York
- Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
- Warrington College of Business, University of Florida
- Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE)
- EADA Business School
- Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
- Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
- Norwegian School of Management
- Guanghua School of Management, Beijing University
- Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University
- Indian Institute of Management
Honorary doctors, senators and professors
- Heribert Meffert
- Michael Spence
- Wendelin Wiedeking
- Michael E. Porter
- Philip Kotler
- Kurt Biedenkopf
- Bernhard Walter
- Burkhard Schwenker
- Hans Werner Sinn
- Gerhard Casper
- Jürgen F. Strube
- Stefan H. Thomke
- Arend Oetker
- Horst Albach
Professors and alumni
- Karl von der Aa
- Abraham Adler
- Hermann Großmann
- Timo Meynhardt
- Balduin Penndorf
- Eugen Schmalenbach
- Rudolf Seyffert
- Franz Koch
100 Jahre Handelshochschule Leipzig 1898−1998. Festschrift anlässlich des 100-jährigen Gründungsjubiläums der Handelshochschule Leipzig am 25. April 1998; Published by: Handelshochschule Leipzig.
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- Webseite Leipzig Graduate School of Management
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