History, Affiliations and Rankings
Frankfurt School began life as Bankakademie e.V. (the Banking Academy), which was established in 1957 by Gabler Verlag, a publishing house in Wiesbaden. Initially, the institution focused exclusively on providing professional development programs for bankers. Frankfurt School is recognized under the Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG), which means that the academic qualifications awarded to graduates are recognized. It is one of four German universities to be accredited by AACSB, FIBAA, and EQUIS. Frankfurt School of Finance and Management has been ranked #4 for EMBA in Germany and #92 in the world by Financial Times for the year 2020, ranked #35 among the top business schools in Europe by Financial Times for the year 2020, ranked #36 among the top Business Schools in Europe by Financial Times for the year 2018, ranked #41 in Europe and #65 in the world by QS rankings for the year 2020, ranked #40 in Europe and #52 in the world by QS for the year 2020, ranked #2 in Europe and #65 in the world for their MBA degree program by QS rankings for the year 2019 and ranked #94 in the world for its Master of Management degree program by QS Rankings for the year 2019.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Frankfurt‘s campus includes an auditorium with 400 seats, 38 seminar rooms including 11 amphitheaters, 22 seminar rooms, 5 computer rooms, a finance lab, learning center. The campus is fully equipped with the latest technology. It houses students from almost one hundred countries and five continents. This gives the campus an international outlook. There are social events and recreational activities throughout the year taking place on the campus. The institute offers a range of courses for international students including bachelor's, master's, MBA, and PhD degree programs in various disciplines. The school has the following departments through which it imparts these degree programs Finance, Economics, Philosophy, Law Management, and Accounts.
Accomplishments and Alumni
One of the top business institutions in Europe, Frankfurt School offers German excellence in management and financial education. Frankfurt School placed 26th in the latest Financial Times European Business School Ranking (December 2020), making it one of the top 30 business schools in Europe. It is placed 76th in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking. Some of the alumni are Christian Sewing - CEO of Deutsche Bank, Alexander Doll - former CEO of Barclays Germany, Axel Frein - CEO of Valovis Commercial Bank, Rainer Fuhrmann - Former CEO of DZ Bank AG and Stefan Muller - Member of Parliament.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management is a diverse school many students from around the globe come to this school to study. The University has students from a wide range of backgrounds, including race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic level, gender, sexual orientation, and handicap status. University's vibrant and diverse campus offers several opportunities for students to engage with their peers The institute houses around 2,462 students enrolled in its array of academic programs. Many reputed companies come to this school for placement. Some of the companies that hire graduates are Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank AG, Hypo Vereins bank - UniCredit - Deutschland LBBW, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Deloitte, UBS, KPMG Deutschland, EY, PwC Deutschland, DWS Group, PwC, Berenberg, J.P. Morgan, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), etc.