Brandt School students are strategic thinkers, go-getters and use their entrepreneurship skills to drive innovative change. Chosen on the basis of their outstanding undergraduate university grades, their interdisciplinary orientation, talent and high motivation, they have excellent knowledge of the English language, and often work experience in policy making and diplomacy.
- Brandt School students have an average age of 25.5 years at the beginning of the program.
- 53% of students are male and 47% female.
- 120 students have graduated from the Brandt School since 2002.
- There are currently 116 students enrolled at the Brandt School.
So far, students from 54 countries have chosen to study at the Brandt School and represent all regions of the world.
- Africa - 8%
- Asia - 36%
- Europe - 36%
- Oceania - 1%
- North America - 14%
- South America - 5%
- Government institutions on a regional, national and international level, as chief officer for foreign trade at the Ministry for Economics, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture in Mainz, Germany, as public diplomacy officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Ukraine, at the European Parliament in Brussels as a policy advisor, or as senior assistant principal secretary in the Ministry of Federal Territories and Urban Well-Being in Malaysia
- International organisations like the World Bank office in Bogota, Colombia or the United Nations Office for Project Services in Copenhagen
- NGOs, as communications officer at the World Wildlife Fund in Brasil or at the Kinship Foundation in the USA. One student has even founded his own NGO: Spirit of Football e.V. is a non-profit-organisation based in Erfurt
- Enterprises of the private sector, as senior consultant at Roland Berger in Düsseldorf, as project coordinator at a training and consulting firm, or as an international business analyst at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Hangzhou City, China
- Or they are furthering their academic careers at the University of St. Gallen or are busy writing their doctoral thesis in Hong Kong or (right here) in Erfurt