Frankfurt University's Goethe Business School
Founded in 2004, Goethe Business School (GBS) is the centre for high-quality management education at Goethe University in Frankfurt. GBS's unique teaching approach allows working professionals from around the world to boost their career through cutting-edge knowledge, ample networking opportunities and a sound work-life balance. Thanks to Goethe University's great research resources and unmatched thought leadership, GBS’s programs combine the highest standards of academic rigor with a hands-on applicability to real-world issues. In alliance with Duke University's Fuqua School of Business - a world leader in executive education - GBS offers the "Goethe Executive MBA". GBS also offers an "Executive Master of Finance and Accounting" and a large spectrum of customized corporate educational programs. In 2009, the school will launch its full-time "Goethe MBA" in cooperation with the Goethe Institut Frankfurt.
Founded in 1914 as a private educationall institution by Frankfurt's citizens, Frankfurt University has always been the academic center of the greater Frankfurt area. Today it is one of the Top 10 German universities in the research ranking by the Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung. Many business professors and business leaders in Germany received their education from Frankfurt University -- more than from any other German university. Its faculty includes many highly respected business leaders who bring their real-world experience into the classroom.