GISMA Business School granted diploma awarding powers

Berlin: GISMA Business School is happy to announce that it has been awarded ‘University of Applied Sciences’ standing, having acquired official state recognition by the Federal State of Brandenburg in Germany.


As a University of Applied Sciences, GISMA is now entitled to award bachelors and masters’ levels. This recognition grants GISMA diploma awarding powers and the chance to launch its Hochschule, a tertiary training establishment with a give attention to educating practice-oriented abilities in digital transformation, enterprise, expertise and agribusiness.


Professor Dr Stefan Stein, newly-appointed President of GISMA Business School, stated: “This is an unimaginable achievement for us. For over 20 years our sturdy trade roots and worldwide inter-connectedness made GISMA a singular place to review.


“Becoming a University of Applied Sciences is the logical next step in our ambition to educate and prepare students from all over the world for the global and regional business community on a high academic level. A digital revolution is evolving out there, faster and faster. This does not only affect traditional industries, but also our universities. We will now be able to contribute to a new education revolution, offering a multidisciplinary approach reflecting the changes in qualification and competences demand of the outside world.”


GISMA Business School is launching the Hochschule in two areas – Potsdam and Berlin – with seven programmes, all state recognised. The establishment is AMBA-accredited, with the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) validating the programmes.


The programmes, delivered in English, and each on-line and on campus, will embody a Global MBA; MScs in Leadership for Digital Transformation, International Agribusiness, International Business Management, and Data Science, AI and Digital Business; and BScs in International Business Management, and Data Science, AI and Digital Business.


The University of Applied Sciences will likely be based mostly in Potsdam, the capital and largest metropolis of the German federal state of Brandenburg. The campus, set to open in summer season 2021, will likely be positioned close to the Innovation Centre of SAP, one of many world’s largest enterprise software program firms.


A second location in Berlin, instantly able to welcome worldwide and home college students, occupies services in Dessauer Strasse within the coronary heart of the German capital, near Potsdamer Platz and among the key gamers within the company world, the primary authorities and public establishments.


“The two locations will add great value to the students’ learning experience. In Potsdam they will benefit from the proximity with the SAP Centre and Potsdam’s network of industry leaders, and Berlin is regarded as one of the most dynamic and innovative business hubs in the world,” added Professor Stein.


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Note to editor: the University of Applied Sciences standing interprets to the German Hochschule, and refers to establishments of upper training, equivalent to universities and faculties in English.



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