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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Adickesallee 32-34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main Frankfurt am Main,
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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is an AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA-accredited, leading private Business School based in Frankfurt am Main, with over 86 regional education centres spread across Germany and several joint ventures abroad.

All courses offered by Frankfurt School have three aspects in common: high standards, diversity and practice-orientation. High standards, because we expect more of our students. Diversity, because all our courses reflect the rich panoply of perspectives that the field of financial studies has to offer. And practice-orientation, because at the Frankfurt School, research and teaching never take place in a vacuum, but must always be related to current applications.

Frankfurt School is one of the most active German business schools in terms of research. With its practical and research-based orientation it regularly achieves top positions in various rankings.

Master's programmes

At Frankfurt School of Finance & Management you can join a Master’s programme in any of seven specialist divisions – each offering you thorough preparation for a future leadership role; each enabling you to systematically gain that vital edge over your competitors. Most of our Master's programmes are taught in English, helping to open the door to an international career.

The Campus at Adickesallee is centrally located in Frankfurt’s Nordend and is part of the „Campusmeile“ that connects Frankfurt’s universities and libraries. The Danish office Henning Larsen Architects has designed the campus making it an architectural highlight in the city.

The building is formed through five towers each slightly offset to create a canyon-like space, the “Zeil of Knowledge”– a special characteristic of the campus. This mall acts as the central meeting place and all major facilities like the auditorium, Learning Centre, restaurant, deli, student & alumni relations as well as the seminar rooms are linked to the mall.

Frankfurt School is an international business school with students from all over the world. Currently, students from almost one hundred countries and from all five continents study at Frankfurt School. The campus aims to reflect this international outlook. A new design, representing the American, European, African, Asian and Australian continents respectively, was created and is showcased at selected walls in each tower of the campus. In the campus garden five mini-landscapes portray the continents. The groups of trees and shrubs reflect the international spirit of Frankfurt School and its students. Pine trees and oaks represent Europe, the Tokyo cherry symbolises Asia and eucalyptus stands for Australia.

Frankfurt School is a community of aspiring and inspiring individuals. This spirit is present in our various student initiatives, sport & business competitions, the work of our Student Council, and other shared projects and events.

Contribute to the Frankfurt School Student Life - by contributing to our blog, by participating in one of our many events, by engaging as a member of a student initiative, by leading a student initiative as a head or by serving on the student council.

Don't see an initiative that interests you? Create your own! New ideas are always welcome. Found a new student initiative and help make Frankfurt School Student Life even more exciting and colourful.

With the FS Spirit Award Frankfurt School want to show its appreciation for all the time and energy students invest in everything they do outside their studies to make Frankfurt School a truly great place to be and who bring the Frankfurt School spirit and code of honour to life.

There's always something happening at Frankfurt School - join us and experience Student Life as an FS Bull!

COVID-19 Information: 

•             What is the status of planned campus admission open days/tours? 
Our Next Open day on the 25th of April: Bachelor Day will now be online. Registration on our Bachelor day page as per usual: https://www.frankfurt-school.de/home/programmes/bachelor/bachelor-science/consultation-and-events/bachelor-day
Our Master & MBA info evenings are also taken place online: https://www.frankfurt-school.de/home/newsroom/events/master-evening
•             How can applicants contact the university about their application? 
As per usual with our recruitment teams.
•             How is the university handling applicants whose exams have been cancelled? 
Exams have been either rescheduled to a later date or will take place online. Some exams have changed to be home based where applicable; i.e research exams.
•             What advice is the university offering to applicants unable to take an English-language test due to centers being closed? 
These can be sent it later, from our general interview we can test the basic English.
•             How is the university supporting applicants whose visa applications have been delayed? 
We have set our admissions deadline back by one month (we may extend this even further), this will give time for visa applications. Each case will be looked at individually.
•             Is the university still accepting applications? Are there any restrictions being placed on international applicants? 
We are still accepting applications, as stated above, we have extended our admissions deadline back by one month.
•             How are applications for university accommodation being handled? 
Our academic year commences from August to October (depending on programme) so far this has not changed.
•             Is the university making any changes to entry requirements (i.e. test results, required documents)? 
We are flexible and are aware that documents may be admitted at a later date.

Online Application

The first step of our application process is to complete the online application form. We strongly recommend you apply as early as possible, however no later than May 31st if you would like to be guaranteed a spot in our Bachelor of Science programme. You are required to provide us with all necessary documents and successfully complete our application process.

Applications after May 31st will still be considered, however places will be assigned depending on availability and academic merit.

You will need to upload the following supporting documents:

  • Recognised secondary school diploma (Abitur, IB Diploma, High School Diploma, European Baccalaureate, etc.)
  • Letter of motivation (optional, maximum 500 words)
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • Other documents if applicable (references/letter of recommendation, extracurricular activities, certificates, awards, etc.)
  • Proof of English or German language knowledge (depending on the language of instruction for the concentration you are applying to)*

*This does not need to be handed in with the online application. You must however hand it in by July 15th latest.

Assessment Centre

If your application is successful, you will be invited to one of our Assessment Centres. This may be waived if you can provide one of the following test results: SAT, ACT or TestAS (core test and Economics module).

We arrange multiple Assessment Centres each year for your convenience. These take place on our campus and consist of an interview, a knowledge test, an analytical test and a mathematical test. The Assessment Centre is free of charge.

If you are not able to attend an Assessment Centre here in Frankfurt, it may be possible to organise one to take place in your own country. Please select this option when filling out the online application form and we will try our best to make it happen.

We focus on careers!

At Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Career Services represent a gateway between the business school’s academic activities and entry into the jobs market.

Working closely with students and businesses, our Career Services team provides the platforms and access pathways that keep information flowing smoothly between Frankfurt School, our students and alumni, and existing or prospective employers. The result is a virtuous circle that benefits all parties involved.

And of course our Career Services team provides advice and support to students and future graduates while they are still studying, equipping them at an early stage with the knowledge and skills they will need to make successful starts to their careers.

Our Career Services team also offers an event management service and in-house Jobs Board, so students can engage directly with interesting employers, attractive jobs or exciting career opportunities.

But our team also offers a portfolio of professional services to businesses of all sizes, giving them direct access to the talents they will need in the future.

Very simply, our aim is twofold: to build bridges between students and their future employers, and to network with Frankfurt School alumni.

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This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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