The international Summer School on CSR Management in Hamburg

The international Summer School on CSR Management will take place in Hamburg (Germany) from 27 July to 7 August 2015.

The HSBA Summer School is designed to train in the fields of business ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and to stimulate a discourse about current and future goals, challenges and most importantly about the social and economic opportunities that correspond with responsible and sustainable business conduct.

The HSBA Summer School on CSR Management offers a chance to discuss current issues and future trends in the field of business ethics.

Lecturers and key note speakers include academic lecturers and business representatives.

  • Language requirement: English at level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or TOEFL 90 points, IELTS 6.0 Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English or equivalent, for instance, academic tutor’s statement of competence in English; in addition Skype interviews may also be conducted,
  • Studies: Bachelor or Master level with a focus on business administration (business/economics) or other related sciences such as sociology or political sciences. In exceptional cases (based on an individual assessment) PhD students will be allowed to participate in the summer school.

The Summer School fees are 1 500 €. These fees include all lectures, the course materials, company visits as well as the official social programme. The fees do not include: travel costs for getting to Hamburg (Germany), food and beverages (unless specified), public transportation, accommodation.

Therefore HSBA offers 2 full scholarships as well as 50% scholarships.

To apply for the HSBA Summer School you will need to hand in the following documents:

  1. Application Form,
  2. Letter of motivation (max. 1 page),
  3. Transcript of records,
  4. CV,
  5. Proof of English language requirement (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate, other equivalent).

Based on these documents the admission committee will then select the most suitable candidates. No more than 30 students will be admitted to the HSBA Summer School. Please, send your application to Yvonne Ewen ( The application deadline is the 30th April 2015. For more information, please follow this weblink.