Berlin School of Economics and Law 

Public (University of Applied Sciences)
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Date of Establishment


University Status





University Type

University of Applied Sciences

Best Known For

Economics and Law

Lecture Mode



The HWR Berlin is a state-funded university teaching a range of subjects within the disciplines of business and economics, law, the social sciences, public administration, and engineering. Their courses facilitate in-depth learning and specialisations in a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional education programmes. The institution takes the most relevant social, economic and ecological issues and topics as their point of orientation. HWR Berlin regards their work as part of lifelong learning in a process informed by humanist ideals and a commitment to social responsibility. They seek to impart their key values of openness, enthusiasm, courage and critical thought, promote mutual relations informed by respect, esteem and dialogue, and foster self-confidence and personal development. The Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR Berlin) is one of Berlin's larger universities, with approximately 11,800 students. It is well-known for its close ties to practice, diverse research, high quality standards, and strong international focus. Open-mindedness, enthusiasm, courage, critical reflection, interaction guided by the principles of dialogue, mutual appreciation, and respect, as well as personal development and self-confidence, are among the values the university represents and strives to convey. HWR Berlin promotes the diversity of its members and perceives their potential as enrichment. It sees itself as an open, inclusive, and diverse university. The people who work, study, teach and research at the HWR Berlin bring different experiences and perspectives, skills, talents, and expertise.

Admission Info

Intake :

Summer, Winter

Degrees offered (type) :









Application Mode :

Uni-assist, Online

Tuition Fees

Fees (EU)

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Fees (non-EU)


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Highly competitive

Accommodation Situation

Practical Tip

Finding a room is VERY DIFFICULT around this University. Start ASAP. You are most likely on a waiting list for a student hostel accommodation even if you delay few days.

Don’t waste a minute. Get in touch with Student Affairs of your University (Studentenwerk) right after you receive your admission.

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