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The University of Law Business School welcomes first students for degree programmes in Berlin

The collaboration with GISMA Business School will help train postgraduate students in Germany to succeed in a competitive job market.

Berlin, 26 March 2018 – The University of Law (ULaw) Business School has welcomed the first students for its degree programmes delivered in Berlin, in collaboration with GISMA Business School.

In February, over 30 postgraduate students from different countries, including India and the Philippines, arrived in the German capital looking to further develop their business skills. With the first students for the courses offered in Berlin, The University of Law Business School marks its entry into the German market.


ULaw-GISMA Berlin induction

For Dr Elizabeth Shaw, Head of Programmes and Student Experience at The University of Law Business School, the partnership with GISMA demonstrates ULaw’s commitment to working with international partners and developing its international reach.

Dr Shaw said: “The University of Law has a long and established legacy as a top education provider in the UK.

“The enthusiastic response to our business programmes is recognition of our ability to offer a learning experience of the highest quality to all students worldwide. The exhaustive experience of our tutors, combined with GISMA’s experience in delivering business education, will equip students with a unique combination of business and financial knowledge.”

Designed by The University of Law Business School and delivered at GISMA – an institution well rooted in Germany – these courses are accredited by ULaw. The University of Law is the UK's longest established specialist provider of legal education, and was awarded a gold ranking in the UK Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)* in 2017.

The collaboration enhances ULaw’s international and diverse offering, providing students with the opportunity to further their education in the centre of one of Europe’s most high-profile economic hubs.

Dr Thorsten Thiel, Managing Director at GISMA Business School, said: “To study in Berlin for programmes that explore business from a wider management perspective is an incredible resource for international students. They will be able to enhance their professional and interpersonal skills, and develop useful connections to succeed in their careers.”

With the MSc Strategic Business Management and MSc Corporate Financial Management offered by ULaw Business School in Berlin, graduates will be well-placed to become competent business leaders.


About GISMA Business School

GISMA Business School was founded in 1999 to support the business community of Lower Saxony in its internationalisation efforts by providing management education to young professionals and executives from Germany and all over the world.

Since then, GISMA has produced a global community of alumni who have accelerated their careers in Germany and abroad with a sound foundation in management theory, diverse practical experience, and invaluable connections with their fellow graduates and previous alumni. GISMA’s classes are taught by expert faculty from around the world who bring academic and practical experience to the classroom.


* The University of Law achieved a gold TEF award in June 2017. This award expired in June 2019 and was replaced with TEF Silver.

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