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MBA International Management Full-Time

The MBA International Management Full-Time prepares high potentials from non-business fields for management tasks in global companies. In an intense one-year programme taught in English, students acquire a wide range of management and leadership skills within a truly international environment. They choose between three specialisations and apply all of this know-how in a company-based project of their choice.

Prof. Dr. Hermann Laßleben, Programme Director MBA International Management Full-Time

Why study MBA International Management Full-Time?

… because, as a non-economist, you will acquire business skills qualifying  you for the tasks of a manager in an intensive and compact course that takes just one year.

… because the MBA programme is the ideal preparation for an internationally-oriented career: global teaching content and focus, completely in English.

… because your study will be flexible and industry-relevant: choose between three specialisations and conclude with a business project either in Germany or abroad.

Key facts

Length of course

1 year

Place of study


Beginning of course

Winter semester starts on 04 October 2022.

Application deadline

15 August 

Language of instruction





Master of Business Administration (MBA)


€ 10,400 plus semester contribution

Admission requirements
  • Completion of undergraduate degree
  • 2 years professional experience between completion of undergraduate degree and start of MBA programme
  • C1 proficiency in English
  • GMAT (score 550+ or equivalent GRE score)
  • Successful selection interview
Available places

Approximately 30 per year

This degree programme deals with questions such as...

  • What tasks lie in store for a manager in general management and marketing?
  • What elements are important for integrated management?
  • How do I control international business processes?
  • How do I solve conflicts in an intercultural environment?
  • What management skills are decisive in practice?

Perspectives: Careers & opportunities

Typical industries:

You can use specialist knowledge of general management for management tasks in all industries and lines of business.


Typical corporate areas:

  • Marketing
  • Market research
  • Consulting
  • Product management
  • Key account management
  • International sales
  • International trade
  • International procurement

Rankings & accreditations

ESB Business School is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Worldwide only five percent of all business schools bear this seal of quality. The AACSB is the largest accreditation organisation in the world with demanding quality requirements in relation to training and research at business schools.

ESB Business School has been system accredited by the FIBAA: within the accreditation process the internal quality assurance system of ESB Business School was audited and awarded the quality seal of the accreditation council. All degree programmes of ESB Business School pass through this rigorous internal quality assurance system and in this way achieve accreditation.

Current rankings:

  • Wirtschaftswoche 2022: ESB Business School faculty maintains its first place among German universities of applied sciences in the field of business administration. To the ranking (German Article)
  • Trendence Graduate Barometer 2020: Top positions in the fields "Internationality" and "Practical Relevance"
  • Studycheck University Ranking 2020: Reutlingen University belongs to the most popular universities in Germany once again. It performed especially successful in the fields "Internationality" and "Practical Relevance". To the ranking
  • U-Multirank 2020: Reutlingen University is awarded eleven top placings, e. g. in the fields of International Orientation and Student mobility. ESB Business School performed especially successfully in regard to the contact to work environments. To the ranking
  • U-Multirank 2019: Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences achieves seven top rankings in the fields of research, international orientation and knowledge transfer. In addition, the university is one of the top 25 universities worldwide in the field of "Contact to work environment". To the ranking
  • Studycheck University Ranking 2019: Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences ranks 6th among the "Most Popular Universities of Applied Sciences 2019" and is awarded the title "Top University of Applied Sciences in Germany". To the ranking
  • Die Zeit (CHE) 2017/18, Business Management: Top group in several areas including international orientation, degrees completed within an appropriate timeframe and the overall study situation
    To the ranking

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23.03.2024 - 23.03.2024: Graduation Ceremony of ESB Business School March 2024

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FAQs on the programme

AACSB accredited
System accredited by FIBAA