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Master in Management

Practice-oriented, international and a proven track record of success - graduates of the “Master in Management” programme are well-positioned on the job market: companies from all sectors of industry, whether small-scale or large, value our excellently trained generalists.


At a glance

  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Double Degree: possible
    plus one additional semester
    More information
  • Focus: 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

Highlights

  • 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
  • Information about our Preparation Semester

Dates

Start of spring term 2020:
15.01.2020

Start of fall term 2020:
24.08.2020

4 April 2020

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!

Application deadline for spring term 2020
· for Non-EU applicants: 30.09.2019
· for EU applicants: 08.12.2019

Your personal contact
Markus Herzger
Student Recruitment Manager Master and MBA Programmes
+ 49 611 7102 1593
markus.herzger@ebs.edu
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Rankings

Top 25 performing universities in student mobility

U-Multirank
2019 Top Performers

No. 6 in business administration // No. 8 in law

WirtschaftsWoche
University Ranking 2019

No. 1 in Germany and No. 13 in Western Europe

Eduniversal
Best Masters Ranking Top 2018 - General Management

No. 7 // Germany’s best universities // business administration

WirtschaftsWoche
University Ranking 2018

Top scores worldwide

U-Multirank
Business Studies Comparison 2017

Top tier in all categories

CHE
University Ranking 2017 - Business Bachelor Universities in Germany

No. 12 // worldwide

Financial Times
Masters in Management Ranking 2016

Accreditations and partner

The study programmme

You study at one of the top business schools worldwide: The EBS is ranked 12th in the Financial Times global ranking (2016).

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 contact with and internships at companies such as Accenture, BCG, BMW, Danone, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, L’Oréal, 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 the EBS 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 you can expect to earn an above-average starting salary: you benefit from a study programme at the EBS from the very beginning of your career. The average starting salary of our Master graduates amounts to 64,000 euros (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.

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.

Programme structure

Please note:
This programme is currently under review and will be offered slightly changed in Fall Term 2019

  • 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: 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 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 modules you will expand your management know-how and acquire in-depth knowledge in the areas of your choice. 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 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.

Major: The Master in Management really helps students stand out from the crowd. The programme provides them with the opportunity of selecting a combination of modules that leads to graduation with a major in Strategy & Consulting, Entrepreneurship or Marketing, making the students experts in their chosen management sector field.


Studienprogrammübersicht - Master_autumn

Curriculum

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 & Electives

The Master in Management programme includes a total of two specialized compulsory modules and five elective modules. The compulsory modules give you a solid foundation in the areas of Strategic Management and Managerial Economics and help you to develop a solid understanding of economic coherences and management phenomena. With 37 excellent elective modules available, you will also gain a deeper insight into the areas that interest you most and be able to tailor your programme to your individual needs.


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Identify potentials - Your road to EBS Universität
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 eight 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 will assess your motivation, social competence and communication skills.


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.

Tuition Fees

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.

  • 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 make it possible for excellent applicants - to get access to our studies - regardless of their economic situation. Decisive factors are your performance, motivation and personality. The choice of financing options for a study programme is diverse and often a combination of the various options can be useful. Take a look at our scholarships and student finance options and find out which offer suits you best.

We will be happy to advise you. Please contact us!

Voices

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES - Studying at EBS not only provides you with in-depth specialist knowledge but also develops the personal and social skills that are the USP of EBS graduates entering the job market and the foundation for further career advancement opportunities in the business world.

Anna Trunk
Anna Trunk
EBS alumna // Technical Development Strategy, Audi AG

STRONG CORPORATE NETWORK - EBS provides me with many opportunities to forge contacts with renowned companies, whether in the form of company presentations on the campus or personal interviews. The university´s extensive network offers the best prospects for landing my dream job.

Viktoria Göttlicher
Viktoria Göttlicher
Master´s student, 2017 intake

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

Markus Kreutzer
Prof. Markus Kreutzer, PhD
Professor of Strategic and International Management