HHL’s Master at Top of CHE Ranking 2020

by Jana Vogel | December 01, 2020
HHL scored again top marks in this year's CHE Ranking 2020 for its Master programs. All results now in our latest article.

HHL’s Master at top of CHE Ranking 2020

HHL scored again top marks in this year’s CHE Ranking 2020 in six of eight categories for its Master programs: The CHE (Centre for Higher Education Development) university ranking is considered the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in the German-speaking world.

I can only confirm the results from my own experience. HHL is a very personal university. Despite its growing size and internationality, everybody knows everyone. The course content is perfectly coordinated and tailored to the students’ needs. The excellent guidance offered by the professors and the appropriate group sizes in class make business administration studies here a very pleasant and highly effective experience.

Roman Pastoors
HHL Master's student

HHL achieves top results in a nationwide benchmark

Among Saxony’s universities, HHL, in particular, is rated very positively by its master students in business administration. Among other things, the university achieves top marks in a nationwide comparison in terms of support during studies, the range of courses offered and the academic relevance of the degree program.

About the CHE Ranking

The CHE university ranking is considered the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in the German-speaking world. More than 300 universities and universities of applied sciences are examined and a total of 120,000 students are surveyed. Every year a third of the subjects are reassessed. In 2020, this included subjects such as business administration, economics, business informatics and law. Over 300 universities and colleges take part in the ranking. In addition to information about studies, teaching, equipment and research, the ranking also takes student evaluations into account regarding study conditions and facts about teaching and research. The full rankings are available on ZEIT ONLINE.

All study results can be downloaded here: CHE Ranking 2020

For its Master Program Ranking CHE evaluates students’ assessment as well as data on teaching and research. HHL is ranked with outstanding results among the following categories:

  1. Course offerings
  2. Study organization
  3. Student support/Support during studies
  4. Stays abroad
  5. Transition from Bachelor to Master
  6. Scientific relevance within the program

“We are thrilled that our students award top grades to HHL’s teaching portfolio as well. They appreciate the opportunity to choose an individual focus, the school’s international orientation and the broad curriculum. Our interdisciplinary offer which closely links the classic fields of business administration such as finance, marketing and strategy seems to provide the students with precisely what is relevant to the executives of tomorrow.” – Prof. Dr. Alexander Lahmann, Academic Director of HHL’s Master’s programs