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Guest Lecture: 5 questions to Torsten Sollitzer from ChinaWeChatting

In recent years, China has developed from a global "copy-cat" to a driving force for innovation in online marketing and e-commerce. The market has produced technology giants that we in Germany have often never heard of before. Torsten Sollitzer is someone who has a close eye on the Chinese online market and knows it inside out. The founder of ChinaWeChatting has been supporting German and [...]

What does a board member of MTP do? Interview with Julika Wiens

If you want to be successful at what you do, you have to start early - which is why it is particularly important for a successful career start to gain practical experience during your studies. But it doesn't always have to be a part-time job. Student initiatives also offer the opportunity to network early on. Probably the best known of these student initiatives in the [...]

Guest Lecture: 5 questions to Paul Weinreich from Freelance Junior

What are the advantages of being a freelancer during your studies? What do I need to know about German bureaucracy? What kind of insurance do I need as a freelancer? These and many other questions come to mind when you think about becoming self-employed during your studies. Paul Weinreich, CEO and founder of Freelance Junior, answered the most important questions and dispelled myths in his [...]

Digital Welcome Day: The Start to Summer Semester 2020

Being a freshman in the summer of 2020 meant yesterday a very special kind of first day at university. Instead of getting to know the professors and fellow students personally and on campus, we welcomed the new students of Brand Management and Brand Innovation with a " Digital Welcome Day" at Brand University. Such a start to the semester involves some challenges. How does an [...]

Trend research: Brand Managers try out the Trendexplorer

Understanding industries, identifying trends, gaining inspiration and creating your own ideas on this basis - this process is a real challenge. At the same time, it is an important part of our students' studies and their future work. It is therefore essential to know the right tools for support. Our students of the 2nd semester Brand Management are learning how to use the tool "Trendexplorer" [...]

Graduation ceremony: Brand University congratulates its graduates

A festive day at Brand University of Applied Sciences: On the 26th of September 2019, we were able to say goodbye to around 90 graduates of our Bachelor's and Master's programmes and extend a warm welcome to our new freshmen. Prof. Dr. h. c. Shan Fan opened the celebrations with a speech in which he shared with the audience which skills and attitudes lead to [...]
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Research funds: The DGTM allows its mission to live on at Brand Academy

On the 23rd of July 2019, Peter Gravier and Michael Grübbeling, board of the German Society for Technology in Marketing (DGTM), handed over a cheque with research funds to the Brand Academy. The funding will go to the Brand Management and Brand Innovation study programmes. In an interview, the experts reveal how research and education can contribute to technology and marketing linking further in practice. [...]
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Brand Management Workshop “Brand Boot Camp” – Review June 2019

Brand Management Workshop "Brand Boot Camp" – Review June 2019 Brand strategy, product development, marketing - in these areas, young talents interested in Brand Management could try out their skills in the "Brand Boot Camp" workshop on the 22nd of June 2019. There they got their first insights into the studies at Brand Academy. For one day, the participants worked under the guidance of agency [...]
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Bachelor student Sebastian Heine welcomes VDT Automation at Brand Academy

20 employees of VDT Automation took a seat in the lecture hall of the Brand Academy on June 14th, 2019 to learn more about their company. The occasion: Our bachelor student Sebastian Heine wrote his thesis in the Brand Management course about the family-owned medium-sized company and was able to provide the guests with exciting insights. As an international B2B service provider, VDT Automation develops [...]

Marketing-Executive-Meeting at Brand Academy

Yet another interesting exchange at the ba! On May 23rd, Thorsten Stradt joined the lecture „B2B and services marketing“ of the fourth semester „Brand Management“ (B.A.) at the Brand Academy. The marketing strategist brings more than 30 years of business experience and a strong and proven track record to the table: He is the father of the brand „Otto Group“ and held MD- and CMO-roles [...]
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“EU – Back to University” at Brand Academy

What is the difference between the EU and Europe? What does the Brexit mean for students? - Probably no one can answer these questions better than those who work for the European Union. Under the motto "EU - Back to University", EU staff come to universities to provide students with first-hand information about their work, to answer their questions and to motivate discussion. Our guest [...]

Guest Lecture: Dr. Philipp Gausling about Marketing in B2B

On May 2nd Dr. Philipp Gausling attended the lecture "B2B- und Dienstleistungsmarketing" of the 4th semester Brand Management (B.A.). He gave the students an insight into how the field of brand and marketing is currently developing among B2B manufacturers. His versatile, young career shows how much can be achieved in this area - an opportunity for all students with a brand focus. Dr. Gausling has [...]

Guest students from Ningbo at Brand Academy

On March 25th, Brand Academy welcomed the first group of guest students from Zhejiang Wanli University this year. A total of 13 students and one teacher from the Faculty of Architecture and Design came to visit. During their four-week stay with a variety of activities, the students experienced new teaching and learning methods. They were impressed by the European, humanistic and historical peculiarities of society [...]

Graduation ceremony: Brand Academy celebrates its graduates and freshmen

On 29th of March 2019 it was time again: Brand Academy said farewell to 17 graduates at the graduation ceremony and welcome the new Bachelor and Master students.   In addition to the speeches hold by  the President Prof. h.c. Shan Fan and the Vice President Prof. Ute Röseler, the lecturer Claudia Tobis also spoke as a representative of the teaching staff. Afterwards the graduates [...]