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Facts and Figures

We would like to introduce you to our School. On this site you can find facts and figures that represent us.

1. Students

A total of 2469 students are currently studying in our School – 1398 in the area of business administration and 923 in economics.

Foreign students

Around 22 percent of all students in our School come from abroad. 

2. Teachers and employees

39 professors teach and conduct research in our School, including assistent professors. They are supported by 72 scientific employees. In addition, a total of 30 staff employees and 80 student assistent work in the School in administration and for the professors. All employees of our School support you in your way through your studies.

3. Departments

The School of Business & Economics consists of five department sections.

Four departments belong to business administration: the Dept. of Finance, Accounting, Taxation and Supplements (FACTs), the Management Department, the Marketing Department, and the Dept. of Information Systems. Furthermore, the "Executive Master of Business Marketing (MBM)", the "China-Europe Executive Master of Business Marketing" (effective 2014) and the "Doctoral Program in Business Studies" has been associated with the division of business administration.

There Department of Economics. In addition, the Deutsche Bundesbank endowed chair, created in 1987, is affiliated with the division of Economics.

 

4. Applicants

The Department of Economics at the FU only admitted applicants for the Bachelor’s and Master's degree for the Wintersemester 2018-2019. Here you can find the number of applicants per student opening.

Bachelor
Business Administration
Student Openings/Applicants
RatioEconomics
Student Openings/Applicants
Ratio

237

2853

1:12

144

898

1:6

Effective 01/08/2018

Master
Economics
Student Openings/
Applicants
RatioPublic Economics Student Openings/ ApplicantsRatio

37

337

1:9

29

222

1:8

Master
Management & Marketing Student Openings/ ApplicantsRatioFACTS Student Openings/ ApplicantsRatioBus. Inform. Syst. Student Openings/ ApplicantsRatio

40

629

1:16

39

320

1:8

25

177

1:7

5. Graduates

The numbers below show the degrees awarded within recent years.

 201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004

BWL

291

282

245

273

253

275

275

355

226

200

225

221

227

224

234

VWL

136

124

139

109

125

131

141

154

89

91

120

129

105

87

72

 

6. Doctorates

Here you can see how many doctoral thesises in the School of Business & Economics were completed in the past several years.

 201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004

BWL

11

18

13

20

17

19

16

16

13

12

23

18

13

9

13

VWL

14

16

19

9

10

21

9

9

16

9

12

10

7

9

7

 

7. Third-party funding situation

Here you can find a compilation of the amount of external financing for projects within the School of Business & Economics at the FU Berlin. Third-party financing is funding that does not come from state money made available by the responsible ministry for higher education, and that is raised by the professors of a department for particular research projects. The foremost large external providers of funding are the German Research Foundation (DFG) and other foundations, but funding is also received from businesses in the private sector.

 

Amounts given in T Euros

 

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

Drittmitteleinnahmen

1.691,54

2.769,24

1.862,60

1930,25

2.171,50

1.569,26

2.270,69

1.871,40

2.792,50

2.273,00

1.003,00

1.742,60

1.403,20

The School of Business & Economics distinguishes itself in externally financed research through an extremely large number of projects that are financially supported by renowned German sponsors of research with strict expert review procedures, some through the German Research Foundation (DFG) – the largest and most important provider of external financing in the country. You can find a complete overview of all the School’s research projects supported by external funding here.