Headergrafik - Master in Management

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)
  • Study duration: 20 months
  • Language: English
  • Start: September and January
  • ECTS: 120
  • Double degree: it is possible to extend the study course by spending one semester at one of our partner universities
  • Major Field of Study: Management
  • Costs: 26.040 Euro


  • 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


  • U-Multirank 2017
    Top Tier Business Studies worldwide
  • Eduniversal Best Masters - General Management 2017
    No. 14 in Western Europe
  • Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2016
    No. 12 Universities worldwide


  • Hold a Bachelor´s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 180 ECTs credits
  • Have completed at least ten weeks of internships during or after your first degree
  • TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent
  • Valid GMAT, GRE or EBSgrad


Selection days for start in 2018:

  • 07.04.2018
  • 08.06.2018
  • 03.07.2018
  • 01.08.2018

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 62,000 euros (Employment Report 2016).

With our study programme, you are highly sought after on the job market: 81% of our graduates are offered a job during the study programme or within 3 months of graduating (Employment Report 2016).

Take advantage of the unique opportunity we offer to those of you without a degree in business administration: The EBS offers you the opportunity to gain all necessary business administration know-how during a preparatory semester.

Thomas Gamester

Student Recruitment Manager

Master & MBA Programmes

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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
Professor Markus Kreutzer, PhD
Professor of Strategic and International Management // Dean EBS Business School
Top Tier
Business Studies worldwide

U-Multirank 2017

No. 14
in Western Europe

Eduniversal Best Masters - General Management 2017

No. 12
Universities worldwide

Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2016

Programme Structure

Programme structure

Please find below an exemplary illustration of the Master of Science study programme. In case you hold a non-business degree, EBS offers you the chance to qualify for our Master of Science programmes by successfully completing a preparation semester. During our Master of Science programme you will spend your first two semesters at EBS. The third semester will afterwards be spent at one of our 230 partner universities. If you decided to pursue a dual degree, you will pass an additional semester abroad at the respective partner institution. For students holding a non-German degree, we offer the chance to spend the third semester at EBS, too.

Studienprogrammübersicht - Master_autumn


Business Administration

Internship & Semester Abroad

  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Study duration: 20 months
  • Language: English
  • Start: September and January
  • ECTS: 120
  • Double degree: it is possible to extend the study course by spending one semester at one of our partner universities
  • Major Field of Study: Management

Core Modules

  • Research Methods
  • Personal Mastery
  • Studium Fundamentale

All Master’s students study the same core modules. This gives you the opportunity to learn from and share experiences and ideas with students pursuing other specialist options. The core modules essentially prepare you for empirical research and build leadership skills.

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´

  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Economics


You can choose from more than 35 elective modules in different fields.

  • Accounting & Control
  • Automotive Management
  • Finance
  • Innovation
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Social Business
  • Strategy & Organization
  • Supply Chain Management

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Requirements & Application

Welcoming the best and the brightest - Your road to EBS
Studying at EBS 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 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:

  • Hold a Bachelor´s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 180 ECTs credits
    For applicants who have a degree in another field of study other than Business Administration, we offer a preparatory semester)
  • Have completed at least ten weeks of internships during or after your first degree
  • TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent (Training and test also at EBS possible)
  • valid GMAT, GRE or EBSgrad (Training and test also at EBS possible)

Recognising potential - The 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 50-minute verbal interview, during which your motivation, social competence and communication skills will be assessed.

Master Selection Days & Application deadlines

For start in 2018:

  • 07.04.2018, Application Deadline 23.03.2018
  • 08.06.2018, Application Deadline 25.05.2018
  • 03.07.2018, Application Deadline 19.06.2018
  • 01.08.2018, Application Deadline 18.07.2018

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.

Costs & Financing

Fees & Financing

First-class education in a private institution

The quality of teaching is our focus: The EBS represents one of the best management trainings throughout the German-speaking world. As a private university we fund us to a great extent from tuition fees.

  • Admissions process 100 EUR, with additional participation in the English test 185 EUR
  • Tuition fees of 7,950 EUR per semester
  • One-time enrolment fee 690 EUR
  • Examination fee master thesis 1.500 EUR

Total: 26,040 EUR

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

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

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

The former club of the EBS EBS Alumni supports students of EBS through a separate education fund.

  • Financing - Financial support by financial institutions, repayment including interest rates, repayment generally starts after signing the contract

A 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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Thomas Gamester
Thomas Gamester

Student Recruitment Manager

Master & MBA Programmes

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Katherine Ronquillo

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