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Located in the heart of Europe, Germany is an increasingly popular educational destination for students searching for a Masters degree program. With its rich history, diverse architecture ranging from medieval castles to modern metropolitan buildings, peaceful countryside and welcoming people, Germany has something for everyone. Germany is also the center for the inner financial workings of the EU, and home to excellent educational institutions, art, culture, and a vast network of professionals, making a Master degree Germany an excellent choice.

There are over 300 educational institutions in Germany, and the country is known as a worldwide leader in science, technology, and research. Whether you are seeking a Master of Arts, Master of Science, or a different sort of Masters degree, at least one of these educational institutions will likely meet your requirements. Many courses are taught in English, in order to meet the needs of foreign students.

A Masters degree is the second level of degree that can be obtained at a German university, after a Bachelors degree. It allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of a subject in an advanced course of study that lasts between two and four semesters. It also affords students the opportunity to develop valuable relationships and sometimes obtain hands-on experience via internships and research. Once a student obtains a Masters degree, he or she can enter the job market or aim for a higher academic degree: the doctoral degree.

Universities in Germany are renowned for offering top-notch Master and Bachelor programs at a relatively cheaper cost than their counterparts in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia. Although tuition and fees vary among Masters degree programs, scholarships, fellowships and grants are available for qualifying students.

Once a student finishes a degree program, career opportunities are plentiful in Germany. Many educational institutions offer students the chance to do internships in their chosen field. German companies such as BMW, Bosch, Daimler, and Siemens offer a wealth of opportunities to students interested in finance, marketing, engineering and many more areas. The close proximity of London, Paris, and Rome also expand the pool of job prospects for recent graduates. Even if a student chooses to return to his or her home country after completing the studies, the prestige of a German degree will give a distinct advantage in today's competitive job market.

If you are an international student, there is a fair amount of preparation to be done when planning to study in Germany. One must apply for a student visa a few months in advance, find accommodations, pack belongings, and arrange for transportation. However, the first step of this exciting journey is to locate the university that is right for you. To find out more about Master programs in Germany, simply browse through the options below, or use our search box to narrow down your results. You can easily contact universities directly in order to obtain all the necessary information.

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GISMA Business School

The Master in International Business program uses an international perspective to approach the key concepts and skills of successful management. The program examines the ... [+]

Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB)

The Master in International Business program uses an international perspective to approach the key concepts and skills of successful management. The program examines the most fundamental concepts in international business including marketing, accounting, business law, and strategic management. You'll develop both the academic excellence and practical hands-on skills you need to succeed. The first year will cover the essential topics of international businesses, while the second year is devoted to your Final Management Project (FMP). Free beginner's German classes for all students. Flexible payment plans are available!

The Master in International Business is offered at GISMA Business School in Berlin. The program is delivered and awarded by the triple-accredited* Grenoble Ecole de Management, an honor shared by less than 1% of the world’s elite business schools. ... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
ESMT Berlin

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business. ... [+]

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business.

The ESMT Master's in Management combines fieldwork in global companies with applied coursework and research on the latest business and management theories. Admitted students have a variety of academic backgrounds and use the time at ESMT to gain valuable knowledge and interdisciplinary experience to apply their previous expertise to economic and management problems.

The program is divided into two streams with a focus on international management. One stream (Quantitative Business) is designed for quantitative decision analysts and one stream for creative and strategic thinkers (Innovative Management).... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Bonn

A one-year postgraduate program, offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught by ZEI professors and a flying faculty of ... [+]

The development of the European Union has increased the need for comprehensive expertise in European affairs as well as the sources and effects of integration at all levels of government and in the private sector in the EU. ZEI's Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation prepares students for an international career in EU institutions, international organizations, national administrations, NGOs and global companies.

The transformation process of the EU includes and affects the development of EU institutions and their interplay with national institutions in the EU Member States. Based on subsequent treaty changes, more and more sovereignty has been transferred from the national to the EU level. The program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States, also taking into account national reservations. The program also introduces ZEI students to the basic theories and methods of economic integration and economic and monetary governance in the EU.... [-]

Germany Bonn
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Munich Business School

The Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship study program provides advanced business knowledge alongside enabling you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and equipping y ... [+]

The Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship study program provides advanced business knowledge alongside enabling you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and equipping you with the proper skills and tools to successfully apply your innovative ideas to practice.

In addition, the unique format and the holistic, interdisciplinary approach of the study program let you explore new horizons and highly topical subjects that make the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship a truly unique experience.

This way, you evolve into a responsible entrepreneur with a broad cultural understanding and a strong personality.

Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship at a Glance

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Germany Munich
September 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
University of Applied Sciences Europe

Make a leap at BTK for an exciting and creative career in Photography. How? With a future-oriented, accredited master program at the BTK – in an environment that sets no ... [+]

Make a leap at BTK for an exciting and creative career in Photography. How? With a future-oriented, accredited master program at the BTK – in an environment that sets no limits on the development of your artistic potential either personally or geographically. Practical, personal, with special international opportunities – thanks to our membership in Laureate, the world’s largest university network and to a big partner network dispersed over all continents.

Whether in still-life, social portraiture, science, art, and illustration, or advertising and fashion – successful photographers explore the medium’s vast potential by employing the approach of staging. Additionally, the digital revolution has opened up the creative space for photographers to an infinite range of new possibilities. Above that, this rapidly-evolving technology is changing our culturally-coded perception of space and time in new modes of communication.... [-]

Germany Berlin Iserlohn Hamburg
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt

The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a caree ... [+]

Master of Public Policy

The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations, and the non-profit sector. The MPP program equips future decision-makers with the knowledge and practical skills they will need to advance the public interest and make sound policy decisions.

Drawn from political science, economics, sociology, public administration and law, the MPP curriculum builds the skills and knowledge base required of a professional policy analyst. It includes courses in political and economic analysis, statistics, public management, and ethics. Throughout the coursework, research and field experience, students develop their understanding of the policy process and the institutions and actors involved in that process.... [-]

Germany Erfurt
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
ICN Business School

The Master in Management (Grande École Degree) program trains tomorrow's professionals to be able to perform across the boundaries between management and other discipline ... [+]

The Master in Management (Grande École Degree) program trains tomorrow's professionals to be able to perform across the boundaries between management and other disciplines. Students receive a thorough grounding in management disciplines. This gives them the confidence to confront, after many experiences both in the classroom and off-campus, a wide range of challenging and unique situations to which they will be asked to provide innovative solutions.

Degree awarded: ICN Master in Management Degree – Degree approved by the French Government.

Ministry of Higher Education Visa of Approval: ICN Business School is hereby authorized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research to award the Degree of Master to successful graduates of its 2 years program ICN Master in Management.... [-]

Germany Nuremberg
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University

The physics department of RWTH Aachen University offers a novel international Master’s program in physics. Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to flexi ... [+]

The large physics department in Aachen, comprising of 11 research institutes, provides a rich variety of basic and specialised Master’s courses and an opportunity to participate in top-quality research at one of the best technical universities in Germany.

RWTH Aachen University is a world renowned institution in the international community of particle physicists, both in theoretical and experimental fields. Our institutes are involved in the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, at which the last sought-after elementary particle of the standard model was discovered, the Higgs-Boson. Questions from astroparticle physics and cosmology are also answered through involvement in the AMS experiment on the International Space Station.... [-]

Germany Aachen
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

The “Intercultural Conflict Management” Master program was launched by the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) in 2002, influenced by the notions of the Ko ... [+]

Master Intercultural Conflict Management

The “Intercultural Conflict Management” Master program was launched by the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) in 2002, influenced by the notions of the Kosovo war in former Yugoslavia in 1998 and 1999. Under the impression of this war and it’s accompanied cruelties the ASH decided to install a Master program to prepare experts for work in conflict prevention, resolution and management.

Mission

In recognition of the changes being experienced by many societies as a consequence of increasing global interdependence, the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASH) is offering a Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM) in order to capacitate professionals from all over the world for their work promoting social development and mitigating existing and upcoming conflicts. Consistent with the values of social justice and human rights and supported by the University’s long-standing tradition in social advocacy, the MA address issues, and complexities raised by a globalizing world from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. The program is a response to the challenges of conflict, diversity, social exclusion, migration, violations of human rights and human exploitation.The Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management is designed to provide students from different cultures and a wide range of professional backgrounds with a deep understanding of the linkages between Democracy, Participation, Social Exclusion, Human Rights and Conflict Management theory and practice. The curriculum, strongly application-oriented, prepares participants to work in Governmental and Non-Governmental organizations of international cooperation and development cooperation, humanitarian aid agencies and local,... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted ... [+]

Overview

IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany.

The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of APU’s Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management, and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct fieldwork in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences).... [-]

Germany Idar-Oberstein
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences

The objective of the programme is to acquire fundamental professional knowledge and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the ... [+]

No restricted admission Start of studies The program begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 May (winter semester) or 30 November (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.

The Master’s program is run as a joint degree program by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de A Coruña/Spain. The summer semester is taught at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and the winter semester at the University of A Coruña . The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions.

Program objectives

The objective of the program is to acquire fundamental professional knowledge and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of working life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the professional life of an engineer working in water management. On the Master’s program in Water Engineering, graduates acquire expertise in the fields of national and international water management planning processes, in drinking water supply and wastewater disposal, hydrology, hydraulic engineering and experimental hydraulics, in restoration ecology and in biotechnology and river morphology, as well as flow and process modeling.... [-]

Germany Magdeburg
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

In the winter semester of 2019, a new Master of Science starts at the Frankfurt School . Topics such as digitization, disruptive innovation and artificial intelligence ar ... [+]

target group

Young professionals who want to acquire skills and abilities in the areas of performance measurement, value improvement, change and turnaround management, strategy, restructuring, communication and leadership in order to successfully lead and accompany the change process of an organization.

Study OverviewThe program

How are changes and their effects on the organization recognized at an early stage?

How can a company's difficulties be prevented or how can an organization get out of it?

Which analyzes can be used to identify the causes of a lack of profitability?

How do you implement changes and what communication tools are necessary for this?

How can the company consistently be geared to changing market situations and increase sales?... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
December 2019
Part-time
4 semesters
Campus
TUM School of Management Heilbronn

Educating the Innovation Managers of the Future is the goal of the four-semester Master in Management & Innovation. The program is aimed at young professionals with f ... [+]

Shape the Future Bridge the gap between management & innovative technologies

Educating the Innovation Managers of the Future is the goal of the four-semester Master in Management & Innovation. The program is aimed at young professionals with first professional experience who would like to bridge the gap between management and technology. As a graduate of this unique English-language program, you will have the exclusive ability to foster innovations within organizations.

Choose from two program tracks:

The TUM Track kicks off with courses in general management at TUM Campus Heilbronn. These are accompanied by courses such as personal and career development, language courses or a mentoring program. During the second semester you have the chance to apply your knowledge in a real-life project at one of the family-run businesses in the Heilbronn-Franken region, gain international experience during a 4-week stay in China, and either complete an internship abroad or take elective modules at TUM Campus Heilbronn.... [-]

Germany Munich
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

The goal of the Master's programme is to give students a deeper understanding of marketing issues on the basis of a sound marketing-related training. ... [+]

The goal of the Master's programme is to give students a deeper understanding of marketing issues on the basis of a sound marketing-related training. In particular, various technological developments and future trends are taken into account in the development of markets. This ensures that the students are prepared for future market requirements and are very attractive to a potential employer. Classes will take place both on Campus Rheinbach and on Campus Sankt Augustin.

At a glance

Degree: Master's degrees Campus: Sankt Augustin, Germany Standard period of study: 3 semesters with a total of 90 ECTS credit points Accreditation: not yet completed

Prerequisites:

To be admitted to the Master’s degree programme, applicants are required to submit evidence of having acquired a first degree qualifying for profession (e. g. Bachelor or a degree of equal or higher level) in Economic Sciences, Business Information Systems, Business Engineering or Business Psychology. The degree must have been awarded at least a final grade of 2,7 and a minimum of 210 credits (ECTS). In case that the requirements are fulfilled, the study places are being assigned in accordance with a local selection procedure (NC). If the professional degree has been awarded fewer than 210 credits, but a minimum of 180 credits, a practical term must be successfully completed. Official application for winter semester will take place between 15.05. and 15.07. Degree or diploma certificates that include the average grade can be submitted until July 22 (this applies to applicants with certificates from outside of the EU).... [-]

Germany Sankt Augustin
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Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Berlin School of Economics & Law

The intercultural programme Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies provide students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Eur ... [+]

Prepare for a global economy

The intercultural programme Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies provide students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Europe. The skills taught include analyses of specific aspects of trade relations and financial flows, and an understanding of the social and economic interrelations between these two geopolitical regions.

Berlin Professional School (Photo: Katy Otto, 2017)

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China’s rapid economic development, its integration into the world market, as well as its significance for the global economy are changing the development of companies and institutions at a national and international level. Europe is still an important player in the world market. Its integration process is difficult but unique. In an intercultural setting, students will learn to describe major aspects of the economic development in China and Europe and learn to analyse trade relations and financial flows as well as social and economic interrelations between the two regions.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus