University description (as per official university website)
Specialists for the new generation in the private and public management
The University of Economics and Law (HWR) Berlin was established on 1 April 2009 from the merger of the School of Economics (FHW) Berlin and the University of Applied Sciences for Administration and Justice (FHVR) Berlin show. With the formation of the new university of science experiences in Berlin a decisive reinforcement: The HWR Berlin is one of the largest universities in Berlin. her bundle in the over 30 years of experience and competence of its predecessor institutions, the disciplines have been recognized universities in their. In the course of the merging institutions, the specialized subjects taught each expanded. The portfolio of HWR Berlin includes a larger bandwidth and makes the technical college for the future. Have the relevant recommendations of the study FHW Berlin and the Berlin FHVR in the capital, nationwide and to a large extent in recent years excelled internationally, it will be a goal of the new university, to further expand this power. For this to commit about 160 professors and nearly 230 people in science and administration, and about 500 lecturers from practice.
The School of Economics and Law is characterized by intensive and diverse research. On five faculties and six institutes will HWR Berlin on topics from areas of economic and social sciences, management, engineering and law at the application-oriented research. The University promotes a multidisciplinary approach by the interaction of different disciplines in the development of joint research. It also supports the university research through targeted internal research funding.
Various international focus
Characterizes international studies and research at the HWR Berlin. The networks are international and should be strengthened. Currently, universities are about 100 active partnerships with nearly every continent. Furthermore, excellence is a member of the HWR Berlin University network "Alliance for (UAS7). The merger of the seven German universities committed to quality and especially the international and promoted the development of joint research projects and the development of joint research strategies.
An important guiding principle of the HWR Berlin is the high practical relevance of the doctrine. With its dual 1650 study places, the Education Department are bundled in, it is the largest provider for the dual Study in Berlin. The special form of this study is the connection between theory and practice, the integration of quality education in the study will be achieved by. The students have both a training relationship with the University and with a partner company.
For students in the department of economics is at least one semester to the study plan. The close cooperation with companies, is the form of corporate advisory boards, and steadily intensified.
High quality standard
As the first university in Berlin was the predecessor of the HWR Berlin, the Berlin School of Economics, for their environmental management system awarded 2005th It complies with the requirements of the world's current environmental standard DIN ISO 14001 In 2008 the university has successfully expanded its environmental management system.
For her dedication in the field of equal opportunity university received three times in a row, the Total E-Quality-predicate (modified in 2008 for the FHW Berlin). The predicate is distinguished from companies and universities, a university oriented to equal opportunities and human resources policies follow.
Location in the metropolis of Berlin
The HWR Berlin is deeply rooted in the cosmopolitan city of Berlin. The city is among the important science sites. Their tradition is named as Humboldt and Einstein, Virchow and Koch, Meitner and characterized by Planck. Its current application in the field of research and teaching it owes four universities, seven universities, three art colleges, private colleges and more than seventy non-university research institutions. More than 50,000 people work in this area provide the economy and society with new knowledge and innovations. Approximately 140,000 students from home and abroad to learn in Berlin. And live here - do an inexhaustible supply of traditional and contemporary culture. Offered by three opera houses, more than 50 theaters, 300 libraries, 100 museums and countless galleries.