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 2017/2018. 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 Software Engineering and Management

Heilbronn University
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Germany Heilbronn

The M.Sc. Software Engineering and Management has been tailored to the needs of students who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches and seek a good foundation for their future careers. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017/2018. Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your interest in our Master´s program Software Engineering and Management (MSEM). Enclosed I´ll send you more information about the application procedure for winter semester 2018/2019. The Master’s Program Software Engineering and Management starts in winter semester of each academic year, so at the beginning of October. Application deadline for all applicants is on July 15th, 2018. (Regrettably, we are not allowed to decide which applicants get admission or rather to send an admission letter before the application deadline due to legal requirements.) The online application will be open at the end of May 2018. Please visit the online application portal and follow the instructions. Please find our inline online application form which we kindly ask you to fill in, print and sign: https://linda.hs-heilbronn.de/qisstudent/rds?state=wimma&stg=m&imma=einl&noDBAction=y&init=y Please attach certified copies of the following documents: · General certificate of education or other school leaving certificate(s) including a German or English translation. · Certificate of the first degree awarded relevant to this application or Transcript of Academic Record including a German or English translation. · For German applicants, if you apply before the award of your Bachelor´s degree you have to hand in a "Vorläufige Bachelor-Bescheinigung zur Bewerbung um einen Studienplatz in einem Masterstudiengang" · TOEFL results or IELTS results or Cambridge Certificate CAE (not older than two years at date of enrollment; except native speaker). · Transcript of records including a German or English translation. · Chronological curriculum vitae (with signature) in German or English.... [-]

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 in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2017 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 ... [+]

Masters in Germany 2017/2018. 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. 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 % 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. Detailed information > Detailed information on our PPE Master, admission requirements and payment modes Diego Tuzman, international PPE student, about the Master programme at Witten/Herdecke... [-]

LLM - Master of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (ODER) - Faculty of Law
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters October 2017 Germany Frankfurt (Oder) + 1 more

The Master Program on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (IHL 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. [+]

Overview

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 of 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.... [-]


Master in Digital Media Business

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

Through this programme, students gain digital media business expertise through specialised modules and practice projects in an interdisciplinary and international environment. [+]

Do you want to become a successful navigator in the Digital Age?

Just like any other industry, the media industry is also going full-fledged digital. The growth of digital media has opened up new opportunities for growth, innovation and enhanced customer service. How can these new prospects be fully realized? How can media businesses capitalize on the digitalisation and create innovative products and solutions? These questions are the focus of the Master’s programme in Digital Media Business.

Communication today is dominated by digital media. But it’s not just communication that is affected. How we work, how we live and consume services is also increasingly characterized by digital media and technologies. Therefore, beyond just media companies, the importance of digital media is high across all types of industries. The strategic usage of digital media can be a key element for success today for all types of companies. Social media has become an inseparable aspect of how companies connect with their customers. At the same time, digital apps, smartphones and Virtual Reality are rising as the new point of contacts and service points unlike never before.... [-]


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”?... [-]


MBA&E: Business Administration and Engineering

HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin

The weighting of the course content of the MBA&E establishes a dual focus on topics drawn equally from business administration and technological subjects. Graduates from this course are equipped not only with exceptional specialist skills, but develop an analytical mind-set applicable to a variety of industries and business functions. [+]

The new Global Procurement specialisation

In 2016, we offered for the first time the MBA&E specialisation "Global Procurement". This specialisation is based on our 2015-2016 survey of major German industrial companies, which revealed a strong demand for internationally oriented procurement and supply chain specialists. In 2017, the specialisation is offered for the second time with updated content.

Multifaceted and interdisciplinary

The weighting of the course content of the MBA&E establishes a dual focus on topics drawn equally from business administration and technological subjects. Graduates from this course are equipped not only with exceptional specialist skills, but develop an analytical mind-set applicable to a variety of industries and business functions. We seek to train every MBA&E graduate to become a robust, interdisciplinary problem solver – professional, creative and collaborative. ... [-]


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) [+]

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. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017/2018. 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.... [-]

Master International Maritime Law and Logistics

Kühne Logistics University - KLU
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Hamburg

This degree will qualify you to master groundbreaking logistics challenges and legal issues. Learn to navigate through the new laws that govern the sea and maritime operations. They are designed to protect the environment and maintain human rights in the societies and communities involved. Acquire experience in analyzing the legal issues that arise at sea and along the world’s coastlines. Find out how to organize logistics operations based on your knowledge of the legal issues. You will have the skill set necessary for assessing the financial implications of legal decisions in logistics. And you will experience how this fast-paced field has become a building [+]

Check out this brand new Master of Science, that the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta will start again in October 2017 in cooperation with Kühne Logistics University (KLU) in Hamburg!

This degree will qualify you to master groundbreaking logistics challenges and legal issues. Learn to navigate through the new laws that govern the sea and maritime operations. They are designed to protect the environment and maintain human rights in the societies and communities involved. Acquire experience in analyzing the legal issues that arise at sea and along the world’s coastlines. Find out how to organize logistics operations based on your knowledge of the legal issues. You will have the skill set necessary for assessing the financial implications of legal decisions in logistics. And you will experience how this fast-paced field has become a building block of modern society.... [-]


International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program

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

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 by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017/2018. International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program 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 the 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 field work 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). ... [-]

International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Munich

The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries. [+]

The International Master in Industrial Management (IMIM) is designed to provide students with primarily scientific or engineering based educational backgrounds with essential business and managerial skills, relevant to pursuing careers in internationally orientated manufacturing and servicing industries. AIMS OF THE IMIM The IMIM aims to provide students with the competencies and skills necessary to develop a successful career in internationally orientated manufacturing and service industries. The programme seeks to bridge the gap between university and industry, by teaching the relevant knowledge and skills essential to effective managerial practices, especially the skills and knowledge not traditionally taught in technical or scientific university programmes. The course places great emphasis on fostering an integrative teaching approach aimed at developing the ability of students to tackle issues in an interdisciplinary manner, while additionally providing an overview of general management concepts, such as marketing and accounting, through an industrial context. The programme also offers, through close collaboration with associated industrial and service companies, the chance for students to combine practical and relevant knowledge and skills with invaluable industry experience. 5 DIFFERENT STUDY LOCATIONS AROUND THE WORLD Education is performed in a highly internationalised environment with the possibility to spend the 4 semesters of the course in up to 4 different countries across Europe and Asia. The student experience is highly international and goes beyond the classroom. Students come from around 24 nations and participate in language courses, seminars with local managers and company visits in the host country. ACCREDITATIONS AND RANKINGS Eduniversal Best Masters and... [-]

Master in Corporate Management & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Germany Friedrichshafen

Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. [+]

Masters in Germany 2017/2018. Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. So what now? For a deeper understanding of these new challenges – unavoidable crises aside – knowledge in communication sciences, cultural sciences and political sciences are imperative. Medialization in the form of "CEO branding" and the harmonization of "product-, equity- and employer branding" within the national culture are as much part of the challenge faced by today's top decision-makers as interaction with political networks, regulation and deregulation trends, privatization initiatives and public-private partnerships. Since 2003, ZU has reacted to these challenges with a new (by German standards) type of research-oriented business qualification for generalists. The novelty lies in the combination of business administration and economics with cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as aspects of political science and public administration. A program that questions the economy. We have already had enough answers. The pro­fes­sors know this one best: What are the eight most im­por­tant ques­tions oc­cu­py­ing the fac­ulty of Busi­ness and Eco­nom­ics? Sus­tain­able or­ga­ni­za­tions What will fu­ture or­ga­ni­za­tions be like after years of on­go­ing re­or­ga­ni­za­tion? Net­worked or in­for­mal?... [-]