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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Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

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

Masters in Germany 2017. 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). Depending on the stream, students can choose among four specializations: Business Analytics Finance & Investments Entrepreneurship & Innovation Global & Digital Strategy The ESMT MIM program uses an interdisciplinary approach: students apply analytical models to understand the global economy, product development, and new techniques in technology management within global companies. Students planning to pursue a further academic career also have unique access to research practices and projects with ESMT's faculty. A Master's degree bridging innovation and applied business ESMT's Master's in Management is an innovative program designed with input from top German companies. The two-year degree gathers a selected group of talented individuals who can show strategic thinking in their application to the MIM. Courses emphasize how these techniques and research methods can further an organization's global goals in a business context. Students will complete projects and an internship with global companies before graduation; some of this... [-]

MSc in Management - European Triple Degree - Grande Ecole

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Munich

2-year Master in general management + specialisation (Finance, Strategy or Corporate Development), taught fully in English. [+]

A triple advantage to start your career in global management A triple degree from leading European institutions, a 2-year multicultural experience, worldwide career opportunities! This Master is a general management course, offering a specialisation in the second year as well as tangible work experience through the internships and business projects. This master's degree is jointly run emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität - LMU (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School - LUMS (United Kingdom) The first year takes place on emlyon business school's European Campus in Lyon or at Lancaster University and provides you with a broad foundation of management knowledge, insights and skills. For each of these fundamental courses you benefit from the joint expertise of all three institutions’ faculty, as a team of professors from emlyon business school, LMU and LUMS provide a unique vision from the three cultures. This gives you a broader perspective of global business, helping you develop the capacity to adapt in your future international career. The second year represents the opportunity for students to specialise: Change and Strategy at LMU, Corporate Finance at emlyon business school (European Campus in Lyon or Asian Campus in Shanghai) or Corporate Development at LUMS. As part of the MSc in Management - European Triple Degree, you will also have two internship periods allowing you to gain professional experience and develop your network. Students enrolled in this course will receive a triple degree diploma (emlyon business school + LMU + LUMS). Program requirements: Bachelor's Degree in any... [-]

Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance Nice--Berlin

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Germany Berlin

A unique graduate programme in Global Energy transition and Governance. Anglophone, takes place in Nice and Berlin [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. The Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give a deep understanding of the complexity of the current energy transformations in Europe and worldwide. The programme takes place in Berlin and Nice. The programme offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in the field of energy studies. It analyses the links between the different levels of energy governance, from an international to a local level, offering problem-focused learning at the crossroads of theory and practice. The one-year programme stretches over three terms and takes place in two study locations: Nice and Berlin. Students who successfully complete the programme acquire 60 ECTS credits. The programme is structured into three terms: The first term (October-December) in Nice encompasses classes on the basics of the four energy modules: International energy governance, Economic energy governance, the EU energy governance and Energy and territories. Each module is complemented by seminars dealing with current energy issues. An academic or professional expert is invited for each event. For their second term (January-March) students move on to Berlin where teaching in the four modules continues in the form of workshops. Each module organises a half-day workshop with an expert. Students prepare the workshops in group work delivering papers on themes linked to the topic of the seminar (climate negotiations, energy stock exchange, the role of the EU interconnections in the European energy market, the EU... [-]

Master in Brand Management

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters March 2018 Germany Munich Berlin Region + 1 more

Brand Management teaches students how to combine management with creative planning and prepares them for leadership roles and tasks in brand development, marketing communication and design functions. [+]

Do you want to understand the real business value of brands? Structural changes in today’s population and the digitization of our society require new brand management skills. Digital branding forms a new core competence for agencies and companies. Brands play an important role in business and society. Students specializing in brand management learn about current brand management issues and gain awareness of the interrelation of brands within complex brand architectures. Managing brands without thinking about digital platforms is inconceivable today. Not only do traditional brand leadership and management need to be evaluated, but special attention needs to be given to the role of social media platforms and co­-creation. Creative and strategic planning skills, as well as cross­media usage of all media channels, are required to develop and manage brands effectively. This area of specialization teaches students how to combine management with creative planning and prepares them for leadership roles and tasks in brand development, marketing communication, and design functions. The benefits of choosing Macromedia University Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15 Small classes with intensive, individual supervision Globally recognized, state-approved degrees, accredited by FIBAA Campuses in Berlin & Munich: two of the Top 5 “Most Affordable Cities for Students 2015” worldwide Authentic, practice oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies Highly qualified professors and industry insiders as lecturers International students from all continents Career perspectives in Germany: 18 months visa after successful graduation Master’s degree over three days a week (e.g. from Thursday to Saturday) Pre-Semester course available online Buddy... [-]

LLM - Master of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (ODER) - Faculty of Law
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters October 2017 Germany Frankfurt (Oder) + 1 more

The Master’s program prepares graduates for taking up career opportunities in policy making, international, public and governmental service, public and private legal practice, work for non-governmental organisations, and academic teaching and research. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. This postgraduate program provides advanced study of the international protection of fundamental human rights. The curriculum integrates general human rights protection in times of peace and war with the special protection of basic rights in situations of armed conflict (under international humanitarian law). Such an approach is especially important as the boundary between war and peace becomes increasingly blurred. Such a blurring of the boundary is the result from many different circumstances including: the rise of terrorism, the diversity in its cause and nature and wide scope of possible reactions to it; the often unclear boundary between situations of civil war, external aggression, guerrilla action and even domestic policing; the reliance on both official (Security Council-sanctioned) and unofficial (sometimes invited) peace-keeping forces in a broad range of conflict situations. Confusion in drawing a clear line may even emerge from humanitarian military intervention in the name of the defence of human rights itself. Responses to various forms of civil unrest (often itself provoked by alleged breaches of human rights) or states of emergency (whether of political or natural origin) including, for example, the establishment of a state of martial law, or merely reliance upon domestic or even foreign military forces to assert control or provide assistance expands the range of situations which are difficult to categorise. Beyond this, national intelligence services may conduct operations (whether at home or abroad) with (quasi-)military character but which formally, not invoke the regulatory framework of humanitarian law. Reliance on mercenary forces... [-]

Master Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Berlin

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the post graduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). The program is [+]

MA - Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the post graduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). The program is realized in cooperation with:

Centrum for Post gradual Studies of Social Work, Berlin Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts Malmö University, Department of Social Work University of Gothenburg, Department of Social Work University of Ljubljana, Department for Social Justice and Inclusion University of Strathclyde, School of Applied Social Sciences

Why a program in “Social Work as a Human Rights Profession”?... [-]


Master in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Witten

The Master programme 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... [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. The Master programme 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. Programme duration 2 semesters (60 ECTS) or 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Fees 13.980 Euro (2 semesters) 21.480 Euro (4 semesters) Payment modes 1. Study first - pay later: payment (depending on income) after graduation 2. Direct payment of fixed monthly rates (fixed sum) 3. Direct payment 50%, income-related repayment after graduation 50 % The document below has detailed information on our tuition payment scheme. Admission requirements Bachelor in Economics or Politics or Philosophy or 60 ECTS in an interdisciplinary degree programme* Advanced English language skills (e.g. TOEFL: 110) If you are unsure about meeting the admission requirements, please get in touch with us. Diego Tuzman, international PPE student, about the Master programme at Witten/Herdecke University: “After studying Economics in Uruguay, I was looking... [-]

Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Germany Frankfurt am Main

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers – More than 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen The Notion of Business Law and Economic Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. M&A Module 4 - Luxembourg Lobbying & Litigation Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law & Economics Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin IT & Energy Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date & Application deadline The Executive M.B.L.-HSG offers rolling admission and course start. This means that candidates are able to choose the start date to match their personal schedule. The application deadline is one month prior to module start. Early application is recommended since places are limited. Tuition The fee for tuition is CHF 38.500.–. [-]

Master of International Management (MIM) HEIDELBERG

Schiller International University - Florida, Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris
Campus Full time 10 - 12 months Open Enrollment Germany Heidelberg

The Master's of International Management MIM program has been designed to prepare students who have already completed a course of study in a non-business-related field. The 36-credit MIM degree... [+]

Master's of International Management (MIM)

 

The Master's of International Management MIM program has been designed to prepare students who have already completed a course of study in a non-business-related field. The 36-credit MIM degree program can be completed within one academic year (consisting of two semesters). The coursework encompasses a variety of topics in business administration and economics, qualifying students for a future in business administration and public relations.

 

Many international business positions are available within the United States, but opportunities for working and traveling abroad are in abundance. In addition to basic business principles, students will become familiar with the linguistic, social, economic and political conditions and business practices of several countries. Principles in business administration as well as the application of economics and the psychology of marketing are covered.... [-]


Master in General Management

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. [+]

Business Administration for non-business specialists This is some­thing you won't find at most Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties. Why is that? A Mas­ter in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion for non-busi­ness spe­cial­ists re­quires a sub­stan­tial amount of con­fi­dence on the part of lec­tur­ers and stu­dents. Con­fi­dence in your ver­sa­til­ity - be­cause with us, bi­ol­o­gists, ar­chi­tects, en­gi­neers, and lawyers all study side by side. Con­fi­dence in the pro­duc­tiv­ity of your back­ground and your ac­cu­mu­lated ex­pe­ri­ence – be­cause your aca­d­e­mic pedi­gree and your prac­ti­cal knowl­edge may well be in­valu­able for a de­gree in busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion. And con­fi­dence in an in­tel­li­gent al­liance of fun­da­men­tal skills and in­di­vid­ual spe­cial­iza­tions – be­cause you need both. The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. The course provides a theoretical and practical knowledge of general business administration and economics. Alongside established management qualifications you will acquire the know-how to organize your own academic research work. You will be in a position to analyze socially relevant economic problems from a multidisciplinary perspective, and to address them using innovative academic methods. The program also involves an international internship. Any students who have already done an internship abroad in their undergraduate studies can, alternatively, choose to do a StudentStudies module (with individualized content) or an interdisciplinary module of their own choice. The option of GlobalStudies – a semester abroad combined with two internships abroad – is, additionally, available to all GEMA students. Alongside your studies you also take part in ZU's TandemCoaching. This is an individualized support... [-]

Master in Responsible Management-Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 12 months October 2017 Germany Berlin

M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation) [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. M.A. in Responsible Management – Specialization in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute Corporate Responsibility Management (ICRM) offers the Master's Program M.A. in Responsible Management (MRM) since May 2010. ICRM has recently initiated a new study track, Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which aims at equipping current and future entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop innovative projects and ventures that create positive impact. In the framework of the study track, two new seminars will be offered: Social Entrepreneurship Social Innovation There will be a strong emphasis on project-based and peer-to-peer learning, facilitated through diverse participants, field trips, coaching and alike. Participants of these seminars will be awarded with Steinbeis University Certificates, which can be upgraded to the Master’s Program M.A. in Responsible Management. In this way, participants have the opportunity to consolidate their graduate education by learning both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to create / lead sustainable ventures. [-]

Master In Automotive Production Engineering

Fraunhofer Academy
Campus Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich Baden-Württemberg + 1 more

In the courses, great importance is placed on a continuous interaction between theoretical and scientific knowledge and practical application. [+]

Study contents The course includes content from the three areas of expertise: A: manufacture and production technology Automotive B: Management and Leadership / Entrepreneurial activity C: Methodological and practical project skills An individual deepening of technical content is possible in elective modules. Study Organization eg preparatory courses, modules, elective and core courses etc. Admission Requirements - A first professionally qualifying degree (eg bachelor, diploma) in an engineering degree program (minimum 180 ECTS) - Applicants must also be at the time of study entry in ungekündigter and professionally relevant employment Content of the course In the courses, great importance is placed on a continuous interaction between theoretical and scientific knowledge and practical application. This orientation is supported by accompanying scientific and technological enterprise projects during the first 4 semesters. Through elective modules, students can expand their individual skills either strong in the engineering expertise in automotive production technology or set priorities in the field of leadership and management in the automotive industry. 1st semester: Materials Science automotive materials, lightweight construction concepts, Industrial Production 1, Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1, Entrepreneurial activity / International Management and more. 2nd semester: Industrial Production 2 (assembly technology, robotics and transport equipment), digital technology in production, instruments for quality management, strategic management, and more. 3rd semester: Quality assurance and non-destructive testing, Industrial Production 3 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2, International Business Communication and more. 4th semester: Industrial production 4, vehicle and mobility concepts, marketing and sales, performing employees and more. 5th semester: Development of... [-]

Master’s in International Cooperation Policy

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Birkenfeld

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and sustainable environments. The program provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations. Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented seminar courses. Additionally, numerous seminars and workshops are organized throughout the year. There are many opportunities for students to participate in the exchange of ideas, information and expertise with academics, experts, business executives, policy makers, and senior administrators. Students must submit a master’s thesis or research report in order to complete their degree. Divisions International Public Administration (IPA) The International Public Administration (IPA) division is aimed at providing knowledge and skills to those who are interested in pursuing an advanced career in national and international governmental organizations. This division enables students to improve professional and practical skills to manage and evaluate administrative operations and policies in national, regional and global settings. The major subjects in this division relate to international organizations, international cooperation policy and public administration, and form the foundation... [-]

Master Of Laws Commercial Law With International Aspects

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Bad Sooden-Allendorf Aalen Baden-Baden Berlin Bochum Bonn Friedrichshafen Hamburg Hannover Heilbronn Kaiserslautern Kassel Leipzig Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Munich Ostfildern Würzburg Regenstauf Nürnberg Wiesbaden Wuppertal Germany Online + 24 more

The Master's Program in Business Law with international aspects is designed for students who already have an initial academic degree. The Master Distance is designed as a "blended learning" concept and provides a balanced combination of the study elements: "Editing the study books", "interactive studying in the virtual auditorium" (from home), some presence lectures on site at one of the nationwide study centers and of laying of tests in a close to home study center. [+]

​The Master's degree in Business Law with international aspects is designed for students who already have a first degree. The Master Distance is designed as a "blended learning" concept and provides a balanced combination of the study elements: "Editing the study books", "interactive studying in the virtual auditorium" (from home), some presence lectures on site at one of the nationwide study centers and of laying of tests in a home nearby study center. The Master Program in Business Law is thus largely independent of location as distance studies alongside career with a 5-semester examination be completed. the academic Master's degree at the DIPLOMA allows graduates a subsequent doctorate. Master's program in International Business Law In distance learning, the students acquire the basic modules of practical and theoretical knowledge in the area of International economic law. Using different case constellations finds a differentiated discussion based instead on scientific principles and research of international business law. be Furthermore, depending on the choice of the student, in two of the Main focus of studies "Corporate Security", "Corporate Tax Law" and "Treaty design in the international context" Professional knowledge. Students acquire the expertise needed to indicate forward-looking action to assess risks associated with business decisions based on legal issues and to develop concrete solutions and to accompany them in the implementation. International Business Law in practice After a successful academic master's degree, in particular, professional applications in service companies that are active in cross-border and international legal consulting business result. Due to the global... [-]

Master in Business Research (MMBR)

Mannheim Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Mannheim

The Mannheim Master in Business Research (MMBR) is a consecutive Master-degree program, culminating in the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.). The MMBR is a quantitatively-oriented program with a clear focus on business research. The program is ideal for excellent students who would like to prepare for a structured PhD program at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB), which is supported by the Excellence Initiative. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017. Master in Business Research (MMBR) Structure and Contents The Mannheim Master in Business Research (MMBR) is a consecutive Master-degree program, culminating in the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.). The MMBR is a quantitatively-oriented program with a clear focus on business research. The program is ideal for excellent students who would like to prepare for a structured PhD program at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB), which is supported by the Excellence Initiative. Bachelor graduates striving for a non-academic career in a quantitative area of Business (e.g. investment banking, market research, logistics and supply chain optimization, etc.). Specialized The chairs of the Business School of the University of Mannheim cover a broad spectrum of Business areas. Therefore, students enjoy a large course in a broad variety of Business specializations tracks: Accounting Track Finance Track Information Systems Track Management Track Marketing Track Operations Track Taxation Track Generally, you decide which track you would like to choose when applying for the program. After that, a change of tracks is usually not possible. International The MMBR is offered completely in English language and open for international students. All students are prepared optimally for an international career, both in the academic and non-academic field. Strong in Research The MMBR distinguishes itself through a strong and above average focus on research. The program offers an ideal preparation for a structured PhD program as offered by the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB). MMBR graduates can abbreviate the PhD... [-]