Portrait of Karlshochschule


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Karlshochschule International University is a state-accredited university based in Karlsruhe. It is supported by a non-profit Ltd. company, whose shares are held by a charitable foundation (94%) and the Karlsruhe Chamber of Commerce and Industry (6%).
All degree programmes are management-oriented. Karlshochschule pursues an interpretative approach to management and is characterised by a cultural and constructivist orientation. Special importance is attached to intercultural and normative-ethical issues as well as to qualitative research methods.
Within the framework of the (re-) accreditation procedure the German Council of Science and Humanities recently reviewed the achievements of the Karlshochschule in teaching and research and – due to the overall very positive development – issued an extension of the accreditation period to ten years.
In the new CHE University Ranking Karlshochschule also performed outstandingly. Both in the category overall study situation as well as in the categories practical orientation, internationality and studiability Karlshochschule was rated among the top group. Therefore, five years after its creation, it already belongs to the best universities of applied sciences in the country.

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