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Master in Automotive Management

The road to success is awaiting you!

The automotive industry is one of the largest and strongest industries in the world. With our Master in Automotive Management programme you will acquire the managerial skill set to excel in an international arena and put your career in the fast lane - be it as a manufacturer or supplier or as a manager in related service industries such as analysis institutes, financial institutions or consultancies.

At a glance

  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Double Degree: possible
    plus one additional semester
  • Focus: Automotive Management
  • Start: Fall and spring term
  • Study duration:
    · Regular Track: 20 months
    · Accelerated Track: 16 months
    each as full time study model
  • Achievable ECTS:
    · Regular Track: 120 Credits
    · Accelerated Track: 90 Credits
  • Investment: 26,040 euro
  • Language: English


  • Entire study course in English
  • Integrated semester abroad
  • More than 230 partner universities
  • Learning in small groups
  • Individual career advisory service & coaching
  • Strong corporate network


Regular Track

  • Bachelor degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or an equivalent recognised degree
  • Minimum 10 weeks of internship or work experience
  • English proficiency test: TOEFL, IELTS or comparable certificate
  • Suitability for Master programmes in Business Administration: GMAT or GRE with good quantitative results, or participation in our internal EBSgrad Test

Accelerated Track

  • Bachelor degree in Business Studies with a minimum of 210 ECTS credits
  • At least one completed semester abroad

You do not have a degree in Business Administration? In our Preparation Semester you will acquire the necessary knowledge.

Selection Process

Since we have an ongoing admission procedure, we recommend to apply early in order to ensure a study place in time.

Arrange an individual selection interview!

Spring term 2020
· for Non-EU applicants: 30.09.2019
· for EU applicants: 08.12.2019


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You acquire practical experience with genuine added value: from the very beginning of your studies you benefit from our network of highly attractive corporate partners. We arrange workshops and internships at companies such as Accenture, BCG, BMW, Opel, Robert Bosch, Audi, Morgan Stanley, P&G, PWC and many others. Our Career Office will provide you with specific job offers and help in starting your career.

Your entire study course in English: at EBS Universität you study at international level in an international environment, so needless to say all lectures and activities are in English.

You gain international experience at some of the best universities worldwide: a semester abroad at one of our 230 partner universities is an integral part of the study programme. It is also possible to gain a double degree, for this you only have to extend your time abroad by at least one semester.

You benefit from excellent quality of learning: you achieve optimal learning success studying in small groups with regular practical application and numerous case studies.

As a graduate of EBS Universität you can expect to earn an above-average starting salary: you benefit from a study programme at EBS Universität from the very beginning of your career. The average starting salary of our Master graduates amounts to 64,000 Euro (Employment Report 2017).

With our study programme, you are highly sought after on the job market: 86 % of our graduates are offered a job during the study programme or within 3 months of graduating (Employment Report 2017).

Reach your target faster with the Accelerated Track: Take advantage of the opportunity to save one semester if you have already gained experience abroad and completed an intensive study programme with 210 ECTS credits.

Take advantage of our unique offer even without a degree in Business Administration: EBS Universität offers you the opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge during our Preparation Semester.


PRACTICAL RELEVANCE - EBS provides more than just academic-excellence workshops; training programmes and the course content lead to professional success.

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Max Stratmann
EBS alumnus // Head of Operations, Scanbot // Co-Founder & Managing-Partner, Piu Clothing

INTENSIVE TEACHING METHODS - With highly motivated students in small seminar groups, we´re able to maintain high standards and use cutting-edge teaching methods.

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Professor Markus Kreutzer, PhD
Professor of Strategic and International Management // Dean EBS Business School
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Programme Structure

Programme structure

  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Double Degree: extend your studies by spending one semester at one of our partner universities. Note: this is only applicable to students starting their Master studies in Fall Term, and not to those starting with the Preparation Semester!
  • Focus: Automotive Management
  • Start: Fall and spring term
  • Study duration:
    · Regular Track: 20 months
    · Accelerated Track: 16 months
  • Achievable ECTS:
    · Regular Track: 120 credits
    · Accelerated Track: 90 credits
  • Investment: 26,040 euro
  • Language: English

The Master’s programmes at EBS Universität are tailored to your individual needs and interests. The basic modules deepen your general knowledge of business management and further develop your leadership qualities. In the specialized compulsory modules, you will expand your management knowledge in the field of automotive management and gain practical insight into the automotive industry. The programme lasts three semesters and concludes with your Master’s Thesis - often in cooperation with companies. You will spend two semesters at EBS Universität, the last semester is reserved for your time abroad at one of our 230 partner universities.

Accelerated Track: If you fulfil the relevant requirements and already have international experience, you can shorten the Master’s programme by one semester abroad. This saves time and gets you to your desired career goal faster.

German Track: Instead of a semester abroad, international students can spend another semester at EBS Universität in Germany. This gives you the opportunity to learn more about the country and its culture and to improve your prospects for a career in Germany.

Studienprogrammübersicht - Master in Automotive Management


Core Modules

  • Research Methods
  • Personal Mastery
  • Studium Fundamentale

All students in the Master programme attend the same basic modules. This allows you to share experiences and thoughts with Master students of other specializations as well as learn from each other. The basic modules essentially prepare you for your future research work and support you in the further development of your leadership qualities. Interdisciplinary, personality skills - taking a look beyond one’s own horizon, acting ethically and reflection - are all important success factors for your professional career and are an integral part of Studium Fundamentale. Personal Mastery also includes methods for time and self management, for working in teams, coping with stress and effective learning.

Compulsory Modules

The Master in Automotive Management is a programme that carefully balances theory and practice. It is underpinned by regular interaction with German automobile manufacturers, suppliers, mobility associations and policymakers. Programme content of the specialized modules is constantly reviewed and evaluated with various stakeholders from the automotive industry to ensure it is up to date, relevant and close to practice. Field trips, case studies, extracurricular events such as workshops with experts and guest lectures, and an internship all give you the opportunity to make direct contact with our corporate partners.

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Requirements and Application

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Studying at EBS Universität makes considerable demands on your mathematical and linguistic knowledge, your good analytical and abstract reasoning skills, your learning abilities and motivation as well as your personality. EBS Universität requires Master’s students to have a strong basic knowledge of all core areas of business management as well as to have an above-average willingness to learn and work hard, have good communication skills, be able to work under pressure and be motivated to make a difference.

Admission requirements

To take part in the Master Selection Process, you are required to submit the following documents:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits *
  • Accelerated Track: Bachelor degree in Business Studies with a minimum of 210 ECTS credits and a minimum one semester abroad **
  • Have completed at least ten weeks of internships during or after your first degree
  • TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent. Training and tests are also possible at the EBS Language Center.
  • Valid GMAT or GRE with good quantitative results or participation in our internal EBSgrad test. Training and tests are also possible at the EBS Language Center.

If all requirements are fulfilled after a detailed evaluation, you will receive an invitation to an individual selection interview.

* In case you hold a non-business degree, EBS Universität offers you the chance to qualify for our Master of Science programmes by successfully completing a Preparation Semester.

** For the Accelerated Track, the first-degree qualification must be in business studies having obtained 210 ECTS and the candidates must provide proof of at least one semester spent abroad (outside your home university’s country location).

Master Selection Day

If your application documents meet our admission requirements, we will invite you to take part in the Master Selection Interview, which is held either on campus or via video conference. The interview consists of a 45-minute verbal interview, during which your motivation, social competence and communication skills will be assessed.

The decision

The Master Selection Day is both demanding and exciting. We know that and ease the burden on our applicants by communicating the results as quickly as possible and, as a rule, promptly. That enables everyone involved to plan dependably at an early stage.

Upon request, a study place offer can also be converted into a study place reservation for the following year.

Investment and Financing

Investment and Financing

First-class education in a private institution

The quality of teaching is our focus: EBS Universität represents one of the best management programmes throughout the German-speaking world. As a private university we finance ourselves to a large extent from tuition fees.

  • Admissions process: 100 euro
    Admissions process with additional participation in the English test: 185 euro
  • Tuition fee per semester: 7,950 euro
  • One-time enrolment fee: 690 euro
  • Examination fee master thesis: 1,500 euro

Total: 26,040 euro

Motivation and performance are your drive

We try to allow excellent candidates access to our studies, regardless of their economic situation. Decisive factors here are performance, motivation and personality. The selection of funding of studies is diverse and often a combination of the different options is useful. Take a look at our Study Finance Overview and find out which offer best suits you.

  • Scholarships
    Financial and/or non-material support, no repayment, no interest

    EBS Universität herself, but also independent foundations offer scholarships in different style and performance.

  • Education Fund
    Financial and moral support – if necessary, repayment including interest rates. The repayment starts only after graduation

    EBS Alumni e.V., the alumni association of EBS Universität, supports students of EBS Universität through a separate education fund.

  • Financing
    Financial support by financial institutions – repayment including interest rates: The repayment generally starts after signing the contract

    Traditional financing from banks or financial institutions may be a good option to finance studies completely or in parts. The KfW Student Loan or the financing model of the Nassauische Sparkasse, for example.

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