Master Programs in Germany

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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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Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB)

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Germany Berlin

The Grenoble MIB 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. [+]

Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB)

The Grenoble MIB 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 available!

Course Requirements 2:1 undergraduate degree from a recognized university Work experience is not a requirement GMAT is not required for this program English proficiency options TOEFL 94 (22 minimum in each component) IELTS 6.5 (6.0 minimum in each component) PTE 63 (51 minimum in each component) Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C Duration ... [-]

Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany 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).... [-]


Master in Responsible Management

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months October 2018 Germany Berlin

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century. [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]


Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation

University of Bonn
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Germany 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 renowned experts from all over the EU, you will be a part of an international group of young professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. [+]

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. ... [-]


Master of Public Policy

Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany 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 career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations, and the non-profit sector. [+]

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.... [-]


Master's College Physics

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 6 weeks October 2018 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

The Master’s College in M.Sc. Physics is able to offer the most excellent preparation for the Master’s degree program in Physics at RWTH Aachen University. [+]

At RWTH Aachen University we want to ensure that you get an excellent start to your Master’s in Physics. Most graduates from universities other than RWTH Aachen need to pass additional subjects as condition for admission. These courses are part of the German-taught Bachelor degree in Physics. In the Master’s College, you can fulfill these admission requirements in specific courses taught in English some weeks before and during your Master’s program. Moreover, the complementing academic and social support will increase your chances of success.

The Master's College was developed by the RWTH International Academy in close cooperation with the Physics Institute and complements the Master's degree programme at the university. The Master's College is designed specifically for students who need to fulfil conditions for admission.... [-]


Double Master’s in Demography and Social Inequality

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Cologne

The Double Master’s Programme in Demography and Social Inequality gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. [+]

In cooperation with the University of Groningen

The Double Master’s Programme in Demography and Social Inequality gives students the opportunity to benefit from the outstanding expertise of two top-ranking universities. Participants of the programme spend one year studying at each university and graduate with two master’s degrees: a Master of Sciences in Sociology and Social Research issued by the University of Cologne and a Master of Science in Population Studies issued by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

The international master's programme focuses on demographic change, population dynamics and the challenges faced by modern societies due to increasing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and migration. Students will learn to apply advanced social research methods and data analysis, providing necessary tools to deal with current issues such as ageing, social inequality, family, integration and education, among others. Students will have the possibility of acquiring in-depth knowledge of these topics and developing interdisciplinary research skills.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Water Engineering

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Germany Magdeburg

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

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 La Coruña/Spain. The first semester is taught at the University of La Coruña and the second semester at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. 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.... [-]


Master in Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Fraunhofer Academy
Online Part time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Baden-Baden

The Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE offers a unique part-time Master’s course which is primarily run as a distance learning program by the Distance and International Studies Center (DISC).

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE offers a unique part-time Master’s course which is primarily run as a distance learning program by the Distance and International Studies Center (DISC). The course is geared to international participants and is therefore conducted entirely in English.

Type of course: Part-time distance learning course Qualification: Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Language of instruction: English Course contents: Software development for embedded systems, project management, requirements engineering, software product line engineering, etc. How the course is organized: Self-study plus face-to-face modules at Fraunhofer IESE’s Software Engineering Laboratory in Kaiserslautern Admission requirements: Candidates must have completed a university degree in an engineering, science or information technology discipline and must have at least two years of professional experience in software development Additional information: ASIIN accreditation ... [-]

Master of Finance Concentration Bank Management

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Germany Frankfurt

This Master of Finance Concentration Bank Management provides you with an important body of knowledge in modern bank management and focuses on themes such as strategic management, business engineering, and process management. [+]

As recent developments clearly demonstrate, if you're going to excel in today's challenging environment, sound specialist knowledge must be supplemented by the ability to think long-term and take a broad view. Financial institutions of all types – banks, insurers, private equity firms, hedge funds, micro-finance and development banks, etc. – will only achieve sustained success if their employees are capable of embracing the complex interdependencies of the modern world in a responsible and proactive way.

Our Master of Finance programme challenges the way you think about and apply finance.

Here's how it works:

The first semester teaches you the 'principles of finance'. It lays the first, generalist, building blocks en route to mastering the craft of finance. Regardless of where you see yourself in future – as a stockbroker or investment banker, a private asset manager or an auditor, a micro-finance banker or financial advisor to an NGO – the first semester provides you with the basic toolkit you will need to succeed in your professional endeavors. Two-thirds of the courses in the second semester then cover what we deem to be the 'essentials of finance'. They convey the skills and knowledge that we believe no Frankfurt School Master of Finance graduate can afford to be without. With all this learning under your belt, you are then free to choose from a wide range of optional courses (electives). Either pick-and-choose as you like, or opt for one of our four future-oriented focus areas (concentrations).... [-]


Master in Management

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Campus Full time 17 - 21 months September 2018 Germany Vallendar

Explore a top-ranked program that integrates academic excellence with practical relevance and a global perspective. [+]

Explore a top-ranked program that integrates academic excellence with practical relevance and a global perspective.

WHU's Master in Management Program addresses recent graduates from around the world with an excellent first academic degree in a business-related field of study. This full-time English-language program lasting 17 or 21 months offers you unique opportunities to develop expertise in all areas of business administration. Additionally, the program offers both practical and international experience and prepares you for a wide range of career options across multiple industries and functional areas.

We recommend students holding a degree in a non-business related field of study or with post-graduate work experience of more than 2 years our MBA Program.... [-]


Master in Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies

Berlin School of Economics & Law
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Germany Berlin

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. [+]

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.

Profile

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.... [-]


Master in Media Spaces

University of Applied Sciences Europe
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin Iserlohn Hamburg + 2 more

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe you even get the possibilty to actively shape your studies and your career path. Depending on your personal career goals, you will select your own specializations and choose from a range of interdisciplinary subjects. The programs taught at our university also include practical projects with top partners from the creative industry, field trips and workshops, which will prepare you perfectly for your dream job. [+]

Our society is becoming more mobile: Terms like “space” and “distance” are undergoing a fundamental transformation thanks to digital media. Today, there’s a whole sector of industry devoted to communicating and producing information, brands, and experiences in media spaces.

The University of Applied Sciences Europe provides you with the skills to transform communication within virtual and physical spaces into inspiring and lasting experiences. In the Media Spaces master’s program, you’ll learn how to analyze and locate spatial, moving, and non-linear forms of expression and how to apply them to your own spatial concepts. You’ll be in the perfect position to develop complex and advanced design and technological solutions for challenges of a multi-disciplinary nature thanks to the sound media competence you’ll have as a graduate.... [-]


European Master in Lexicography

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Nuremberg

The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’ s degree program (120 ECTS) that has been offered by the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg since 2009. [+]

The European Master in Lexicography (EMLex) is an international Master’ s degree program (120 ECTS) that has been offered by the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg since 2009. It includes a joint summer semester abroad for all students in cooperation with the following universities and institutions:

Partner universities

Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem Budapest Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach (Kattowitz) Université de Lorraine Universidade do Minho Universita degli Studi Roma Tre Universidade de Santiago de Compostela [1] [2] Stellenbosch University

Associated partners

Universität Hildesheim Institut für Deutsche Sprache Mannheim University of Texas at Austin Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Basic idea and general objectives ... [-]

Master in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Witten

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized ... [+]

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized world. The Master PPE in Witten is also a tailor-made programme for any career in leading positions at the interface of politics, economics and (civil) society. Our graduates find career prospects in a range of political and social fields, NGOs, management, further education, personnel and organisation development, economic and political consulting.The programme starts in the winter semester. Applications must be submitted until June 30th.... [-]