Hattrick for SOM - Recruiters want business graduates from LMU Munich School of Management

3 Jul 2024

In 2022, 2023 and again this year, SOM is ranked top in its business studies. Recruiters value the applicants' good foundation for a career as a manager, company director or division head.

Business administration (BWL) is the most popular subject in Germany, and the competition is fierce. Business administration is still regarded as the foundation for a career as a manager, entrepreneur or division head. Studying business administration at the renowned LMU Munich School of Management offers a clear advantage.

Top position in the university ranking

The wiwo-university-ranking together with Universum shows that SOM is once again in first place, followed by Humboldt University Berlin. The University of Mannheim fell back to sixth place.

Popularity and career prospects

In the winter semester 2022/2023, 237,581 people studied business administration in Germany, more than in any other subject. Despite high competition, graduates have good career prospects, especially thanks to numerous specialization options. The advantage of the SOM: the individual focus. Thanks to the modular structure and the variety of courses on offer, students can put together their course content according to their interests and combine it with the elective subjects according to their individual priorities.


Studying Business Administration at SOM offers numerous advantages and excellent career prospects - even after the Bachelor's degree.