Bachelor/Bachelor of Science, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy.
Burda is the Chief Executive Officer and owner of Hubert Burda Media, publishing more than 250 magazines inside and outside Germany, including Focus and Bunte. Burda is the youngest of the three sons of Franz and Aenne Burda. He is chairman of the council of the Munich Ludwig-Maximilians-University, and founded the Hubert Burda Centre for Innovative Communications at the Ben-Gurion University, Israel.
In 2005, together with German publishing houses, he initiated the project Paten für Toleranz to support the Jewish Centre Jakobsplatz in Munich.
As of November 2015, Forbes estimated his Netto worth at United States$2.6 billion.
European Academy of Sciences and Arts]
He is president of the Verband Deutscher Zeitschriftenverleger (the Association of German magazine publishers) and cofounder of the European Publishers Council (EPC) as well as a council member of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Married Maria Furtwängler. 3 children.