Our MBA program empowers students to take on management and leadership roles in the global market. The program focuses on how to constructively develop innovative business plans, manage to complete projects, and enhance critical thinking skills within a collaborative environment. Our curriculum facilitates practical application through a diverse blend of workshops, lectures, seminars, and experiential learning projects. Interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships allow students to gain the leadership and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in competitive business environments. Students will acquire the knowledge and professional competencies that enable them to start and build their own companies and constructively manage business conflicts. Upon completing the Master’s of Business Administration Programme (MBA) at Berlin International, students will be able to develop strategies for common challenges companies face in the globalized world today.
At Berlin International, all lectures are fully taught in English. Teaching MBA courses in English helps prepare our students for the global market and supports their role in an international business setting.
The study program attached below comprises both options, the 1-year as well as the 2 years program. Students, who have completed 180 (ECTS) during their bachelor's studies are going to choose the 2 years option, where they are going to receive 120 credit points (ECTS) as a result of their studies. Students, who have completed 240 (CP) during their bachelor's studies, are going to choose the 1-year option, where they are going to receive 60 credit points (ECTS) as a result of their studies. ​
This study program is composed of modules in which different forms of teaching and learning are related contextually and chronologically and which, except for the master's thesis, are completed by accompanying examination credits in accordance with the Framework Study and Examination Regulations.
Duration and tuition fees:
2 years program: 800€ monthly
Non-EU students are requested to pay the tuition fee (4.800€) at the beginning of the semester
1-year program: 1.000€ monthly
Non-EU students are requested to pay the tuition fee (6.000€) at the beginning of the semester
Degree: Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
MBA graduates have many job opportunities in the market. After completing their studies at Berlin International, students should be able to act competently, they should be able to constructively manage conflicts, develop business ideas and new business areas, possess knowledge and abilities to set up their own companies, and be aware of the challenges of digitization and be able to deal with them appropriately. There are different career perspectives and employments, such as:
How do I apply for an MBA?
The application process for studying MBA at Berlin International is simple. Through our online registration platform, you can easily and securely enter your personal information and receive a confirmation email with a link. Then you can use the link to upload the copies of your documents:
Bachelors or an equivalent university degree,
1 year of professional working experience
Passport or EU identity card
English Language Test (Level B2 or above)
(Significant and convincing) Letter of motivation
APPLICATION FOR STUDY PROGRAMS (COVID -19 UPDATE)
Q1. Is the Application Process the same?
Yes, we are accepting applications for Fall Intake 2021 for new and transfer students. We continue to receive applications and make offers to students, including international applicants. If you have not yet applied but plan to do so, you should apply as scheduled. Our team can advise you on all aspects of studying at Berlin International.
You can submit your application 24/7 through our Application Portal, just follow the link here.
Q2. What is the Application Deadline?
We accept applications for start into Spring Semester 2021 only for transfers into a higher semester from 14th December 2020 until 15th February 2021.
We accept applications for start into Fall Semester 2021/22 for new and transfer students from 14th December 2020 until 31st August 2021.
Q3. How can I apply for a visa if the embassies are closed?
Please contact the German embassy or consulate in your home country to find out about the visa process in the current situation.
Q4. If my visa is delayed, how late can I start and how can I keep up with my coursework?
We hope to resume regular teaching on campus as soon as possible, starting with the Fall Semester 2021 at the latest.
However, if the pandemic continues, we have the option of offering hybrid teaching, which we have already done successfully in the Fall Semester of 2020. In case, we will offer virtual teaching opportunities for students who are unable to begin their studies on campus on time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays. These students can begin their studies online from their home country and then continue their studies on campus once they are able to travel to Germany.
If the pandemic continues, we can guarantee that we will offer online classes in parallel with face-to-face classes for the entire first semester.
Q5. If the COVID-19 pandemic continues, what happens if a new student does not want to take the online courses that would be offered as substitute for on-campus classes?
If the pandemic continues at the start of the Fall Semester 2021, we will offer virtual teaching opportunities for new students who are unable to begin their studies on campus in time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays.
However, if new students to not wish to begin their courses online, they may also defer their start date to the next Fall Intake 2022 at no charge. New students must start in the fall; they cannot start in spring.
Q6. When will the Fall semester 2021 begin?
Fall Semester 2021/22: 01.10.2021 - 28.02.2022
Welcome Days: 27.09.2021 - 01.10.2021
Please see the Academic Calendar 2021/22 on our homepage for more information.