The MBA programme at EBS Universität offers you three attractive study tracks, in keeping with your individual needs and career wishes:
- MBA: 16-month programme, preparing you within a very short time for a leadership position, with sound business administration know-how, leadership skills and intercultural experience.
- MBA plus: 20-month programme, offering you the opportunity to specialise in your chosen field and, additionally, providing you with excellent prospects in the German job market. Alternatively, the third semester can also be spent abroad in order to expand intercultural competences.
- Double degree option: 24-month programme, that allows you to gain an additional international degree, such as an MBA or a specialised Master’s degree. Extend your studies and gain experience in an international context to broaden your career prospects in the global job market.
Expertise for responsible leaders
With the EBS full-time MBA you gain an outstanding qualification to master the diverse challenges of international markets and to impact the business world both positively and sustainably by your responsible actions. Enhance your skills and learn to incorporate various functions, cultures, hierarchies and corporate correlations into your decisions as responsible manager.
The sixteen- or twenty-month programme is divided into various modules and concentrates on the following areas:
Business Administration // Leadership & Personal Development // Management // Strategy // Language & Culture //
Credits are earned in the form of case studies, project work and written examinations. The Master thesis is usually written after the 2nd semester, in the MBA plus Programme after the 3rd semester.
Our aim is to equip you with sound business administration expertise, intercultural and problem-solving skills in order to fully prepare you for management and leadership assignments.
Communication and conflict management strategies, presentation and moderation skills as well as successful negotiations are integral elements of your study programm. You learn what responsible leadership means, how to approach far-reaching change processes correctly and further develop your social skills.
Optimal preparation // Harvard Preparation Courses
Prior to beginning your study programme at the EBS Universität, you complete the Harvard Business School online courses in Finance, Financial Accounting and Mathematics for Management.
The Harvard Business School preparatory courses provide a comprehensive introduction to the individual fields of business administration and give you the sound knowledge grounding you require for the subsequent MBA study programme at the EBS.
The compulsory modules then follow in September at the EBS, enabling you to gain and consolidate your specialist knowledge of business administration and economics.
Compulsory modules in the 1st and 2nd semester:
- Business Analytics & Research Methods
- Strategic Management
- Managerial Economics
- Responsible Leadership
- Operations Management
- Financial & Managerial Accounting
- Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Consulting Field Study
Specialisation - making your profile more distinctive
If you decide for the MBA plus course, you have the choice of various specialisation opportunities in the 3rd semester at EBS. Four elective modules can be taken in various combinations. If you select your combination from the same subject area you gain an additional “specialisation” in Finance, Real Estate, Management or Automotive Management.
Experience abroad to enhance your skills
An alternative to the specialisation option is the opportunity to spend the 3rd semester abroad at one of our prestigious partner universities and, additionally, to gain valuable international experience.
Leadership & Personal Development
A key component of the curriculum is the subject leadership skills and personal development. The study programme supports you in further developing these areas, substantiated by real-life case studies.
- Cross Cultural Management
- Presentation & Facilitation
- Communication & Conflict Resolution
- Project Management
- Team effectiveness
- Power & Politics in Organizations
Language & Culture // Your „Gateway to Germany“
Business fluency in foreign languages, awareness of and dealing with cultural differences, learning to appreciate alternative working methods. These are just some of the many intercultural skills you need to master in order to climb to the very top of the career ladder. We offer you optimal conditions with intensive language courses, intercultural training and an international study environment.
The MBA plus offers compulsory courses in German and intercultural training which you attend alongside your MBA Programme with the aim to gain an advanced certificate in German to make you fit for the German job market. For a future career in Germany it is necessary to achieve an advanced level in German: B2 or C1, in accordance with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). For students beginning the MBA programme at level A2 or higher, it is possible to reach B2/C1 after three semesters.
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