Numbers and Facts

Name German Graduate School of Management and Law
Founded as a private university 2006
Shareholder Dieter Schwarz Foundation gGmbH
Dean Prof. Dr. Tomás Bayón
Staff in 2017 69 (including 15 professors)
Guest faculty in 2017 55
Students in 2017 319

Partner Institutions

Degree Programmes (current)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
(Language: English; Accreditation: FIBAA)

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business Law
(Language: German + 1 Module in English; Accreditation: FIBAA)

The Leeds Master of Science (MSc) in Business Management
(Language: English; Accreditation: EQUIS and AMBA)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management: Service Management
(Language: 85% German + 15% English; Accreditation: FIBAA)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management: Retail Logistics
(Language: 85% German + 15% English; Accreditation: FIBAA)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management: Innovation Management
(Language: 85% German + 15% English; Accreditation: FIBAA)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management: Sales Management
(Language: 85% German + 15% English; Accreditation: in process)

Milestones

2005 - January First courses offered at the then heilbronn business school in the NeckarTurm building.
2006 - July Institutional accreditation by the German Economic Council.
2006 - October Launch of the MBA and master's degree in Business Law (LL.M.).
2007 - October Launch of MSc in Business Management in partnership with the University of Leeds Business School (UK).
2008 - October Lauch of Executive Education.
2009 - May Graduation of the first class of GGS's in-house graduates. Renamed "German Graduate School of Management and Law Heilbronn" (GGS).
2011 - April Founding of the doctoral programme in "Dynamic Capabilities and Relationships" in partnership with the Economics Department of the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).
2011 - September Permanent status as a university conferred by the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
2013 - September Reaccreditation of GGS by the German Economic Council granted at the highest level (10 years)
2014 - October Launch of the MSc in Management – Retail Logistics

Short Profile

GGS is an innovative business school for management and law. We educate managers and future executives, offering working professionals the chance to become qualified to advance within their companies. Our goal is to develop responsible business leaders as our contribution to business success and economic growth. Beyond our educational mission, we also conduct research in the areas of management and law, and we provide consulting to numerous firms.