Experience the HHL spirit - HHL Graduation Ceremony
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HHL celebrated the graduation ceremony 2019 as an event of inspiration. Two of the world’s most influential women spoke at the graduation ceremony: Christine Lagarde and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The ceremony for 220 graduates from 65 nations toke place at the historical Leipzig Opera House on the morning of August 31, 2019 with over 1,200 attending.
More information about the graduation ceremony 2019: http://hhl.de/news
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management’s history and tradition is a story of pioneering success that goes back to the 19th century. Leipzig’s entrepreneurs realized the need of educating business men to prepare them for the upcoming changes and challenges in a world becoming more globalized with its international trade. The foundation of Handelshochschule Leipzig in 1898 marks the birthplace of management education and is the first business administration faculty in German-speaking countries. Since those early days, the “honorable merchant” is recognized in the school’s emblem. Eugen Schmalenbach is one of the Handelshochschule first and most prominent alumni, also well-known as the founder of today’s business administration as an academic field in science and research.
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