EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht 

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Private (state-approved)




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Business and Law

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EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht (literally "university for business and law"), more commonly referred to as EBS Universität or simply EBS, is a private, state-approved research university for business and law located in Wiesbaden and Oestrich-Winkel, founded in 1971. The university's activities focus on three core areas: undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate degree programs and executive education. The EBS Universität has the right to award doctorates and habilitations and is the oldest private university in Germany. With the foundation of its law faculty in 2010, the former European Business School was awarded university status in 2011, forming the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. EBS Universität now has three schools: EBS Business School, EBS Law School, and EBS Executive School. These provide a wide range of degrees, from the Bachelor and the first legal examination to the Master, MBA, and Executive MBA, as well as continuing education programs. On the campus in Oestrich-Winkel and Wiesbaden, 2,200 students from all over the world are currently enrolled, 44 professors teach and conduct research, and more than 250 employees look after the facility and our students. The EBS Business School offers traditional German business and economics (Betriebswirtschaftslehre) education as well as specialized MSc programmes in Management, Finance, and other areas. The EBS Law School offers degree courses leading to the German State Examination in jurisprudence. Both faculties also offer doctoral programmes and award habitations In addition to business-related research, EBS has a chair of Philosophy of Science and an Institute for Business Ethics.

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