Details for HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Executive


Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


Sign Up Date to PRME

24 Feb 2010

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

04 May 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2014)

SIP HSBA incl Appendixes and Letter - View Report

Period Covered: Jan 2014 to Dec 2015

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Programme design
The Master´s program is under the patronage of the association “Versammlung Eines Ehrbaren Kaufmanns zu Hamburg e.V.” (VEEK). The association argues for the consideration of generally accepted ethical principles and the principle of equity and good faith within the scope of valid laws, and advocates the omission of actions that are not consistent with the standard of commercial reliance. The discussion of business ethics of various economic themes is consistently highlighted. In addition, every student is accompanied by a mentor of the VEEK association during the duration of the program

Curriculum integration
The Master’s Program covers the whole spectrum of business administration. The three cross sectoral themes Internationality, Governance and Respectability are specific for this courses of studies. They are not only mentioned in the titles of some modules or partial-modules for discussion purposes. Beyond that, the other modules and partial-modules refer to the cross sectoral themes consistently, e.g., International Marketing is also considering the discussion of business ethics.
Other learning vehicles
Our students engage in various activities related to social responsibility:
The social commitee organizes blood donations on campus, helps in soup kitchens and supports disadvanted children with their homework and revisions for school as well as their applications for internships and vocational training.
Every HSBA student and member of staff commits himself/herself to the HSBA Code of Honour and thus respects the ideas of social responsibility and sustainability.
Furthermore, HSBA signed the “Charta der Vielfalt” (Charter of Diversity,, and thus commits itself to fairness, and to creating a working and learning environment free of predjudices a discrimination

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Every year, HSBA students organize a symposium, to which they invite company representatives and public figures as participants and as guest speakers. The symposium 2007 took place under the title “Corporate Social responsibility”, the symposium 2008 under the title “Diversity Management” and the symposium 2010 will focus on “Ethic Management Concepts: Responsible Leadership”.

Future research projects on governance, ethical management and corporate responsibility in corporation of affiliated companies are planned.

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