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GISMA Business School

MSc Germany Hannover Berlin October 2017

GISMA is a German business school offering internationally accredited degree programmes, executive education and language programmes in its campuses in Berlin and Hannover. All our programmes are taught in English, the world’s foremost language for global business communication. Among the reasons to study in GISMA in Germany are: Central locations of GISMA’s campuses in Germany, one of the most economically developed countries in Europe Exceptional class div… [+] ersity: our alumni come from as many as 60 different countries Scholarships: we offer a number of scholarship opportunities Variety of inhouse Careers Centre services Excellent job opportunities for students in Germany 18 month post-study work permit in Germany for MBA and Master’s graduates, allowing international students to look for employment in Germany after graduation Affordable cost of living in Berlin in Hannover, in comparison to many other European cities GISMA is running the AMBA-accredited GGSB MBA and a GGSB Master in International Business (MIB) in cooperation with the triple-accredited (AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS) GGSB Business School, an honour shared by less than 1% of the world’s elite business schools. Both programmes are taught in English in Berlin, Germany. The GGSB MBA was ranked among the top 100 Global MBA’s worldwide and among the top 30 in Europe by the Financial Times’ 2016 Global MBA ranking, whereas the GGSB MIB was ranked 20th worldwide in “Masters in Management” and 8th worldwide in “International Career Mobility” rankings by the Financial Times in 2015. We help students fulfil their career goals through a variety of specialised career and employability services and long-lasting relationships with employers. We assist our students in making connections between academic experience and career paths, offering career related educational opportunities which help students improve their professional and personal development. Our Careers Centre enhances interactions among former and current students for the purpose of career exploration. The department strengthens relationships with employers, builds strategic partnerships with local company associations and organises networking events. [-]

IUBH Fernstudium

MA Germany Bad Honnef October 2017

Here you get an impression of who is behind the IUBH what goals we pursue and why you can trust that you'll find a competent partner for your distance learning in us. As a state-recognized and accredited private university with over 150 employees and professors and 5,000 students we offer successfully for over ten years to bachelor and master degrees at the highest level. Our distance courses use an innovative way the currently available media options to enable you to… [+] study in your pace to your site and to your time. This guarantees you maximum flexibility. In all our undergraduate programs you can study or take part in optional weekend seminars without attendance phases - depending on which course you do specify and which Studiertyp You are. You can take on a more than 30 study centers, one of which is certainly very close to you your checks. To quickly achieve learning progress, we offer you in clear learning units split scripts, podcasts, vodcasts, virtual working groups and interactive online tutorials and continuous, individual feedback on your personal learning progress. We aim to provide not only the most flexible, but also the highest quality distance learning you. Therefore we are very proud that the IUBH is one of the leading universities in Germany with five or more premium seals and this has confirmed CHE ranking as best German Fachhochschule in the field of business administration. The most important milestones that have made IUBH a leading international university, we want to introduce you briefly at this point: 1998 Establishment of the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. Bonn 2000 Commencement of teaching operation and the start of the four-year diploma courses Hotel and Tourism Management 2001 Commencement of teaching operation for the three-year bachelor's degree Aviation Management 2002 Inauguration of the new campus in Bad Honnef 2003 Inclusion in the exclusive association "The Leading Hotel Schools of the World" is the first and only German university Start of the three-year bachelor degree courses Event Management and International Management The "st.ip Aviation - study and intensive practice" cooperation program starts, where the studies will be interlocked to IUBH optimally with practical internships at Deutsche Lufthansa AG 2006 Official inauguration of the Robinson suite and cooperation was signed between Robinson and the International University of Applied Sciences 2008 Start of teaching activities at the study site in Bad Reichenhall Initial start of the four-semester Master's program in International Management 2009 Re-accreditation without conditions for the longest possible period of ten years by the Science The International University of Applied Sciences opened its second campus in Bad Reichenhall 2010 The International University of Applied Sciences celebrates its tenth anniversary The United Nations World Tourism Organization records the tourism programs IUBH the UNWTO.TedQual Certificate from The International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. Bonn is a member of the German Rectors' Conference 2011 Renamed International University Bad Honnef. Bonn Accreditation of distance learning programs by FIBAA and ZFU Start of undergraduate distance learning program "Business Administration" 2012 Start the master distance learning program "General Management" Quality assurance certification by the Hanseatische certification agency (HZA) 2013 Start the master home study program "Master of Business Administration (MBA)" and the bachelor's distance-learning program "economic computer science" Fusion with the Adam-Ries-Fachhochschule and supply of dual degree programs at the campuses Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Munich 2014 Extension period of study at the undergraduate distance learning financial management, health management, marketing, human resources management and business law Extension period of study by more than 100 online training Founding member and the only German university in association "Hotel Schools of Distinction" (formerly "Leading Hotel Schools of the World") The IUBH gets five premium seal of accreditation agency FIBAA The IUBH is awarded in the CHE university ranking as best German university in the field of Business Administration 2015 Extension period of study at the master's distance learning Leadership and management, marketing management, personnel management and business computer science Expansion of the studies offered by the developments economist / -in (IUBH) and Betriebswirt / -in (IUBH) Start of the new campus in Berlin [-]

IUBH School of Business and Management (for EU students)

MA Germany Bad Honnef Berlin October 2017

Scholarships available for EU students until January 2017! The IUBH School of Business and Management is one of Germany's leading private universities. We prepare students for international careers in service management at three campuses: Bad Honnef, Bad Reichenhall and Berlin. Our programmes focus on management. At the bachelor level we offer Aviation, Event, International, Hospitality, as well as Tourism Management and Marketing Management. At the master level we… [+] provide International Management with various specialisations, Transport & Logistics Management as well as a MBA in International Business. In service to the international management potentials The profile requirements of internationally employed managers have changed dramatically in recent years. The IUBH School of Business and Management has recognised this development as reflected in the future-oriented training it offers to interested young people as the first private, state-recognised university operating exclusively in the service sector. With our attractive Bachelor and Master's degree courses we want to set new standards for the new generation of management. Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare our graduates for challenging management [-]

IESE Business School

Spain Barcelona USA New York Brazil São Paulo Madrid Germany Munich September 2017 + 4 more

For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.     IESE’s success is built on a humanistic approach to business and leadership, complemented by a world class faculty producing ground-breaking research; the global scope of its programs, fac… [+] ulty, students and campuses; a practical and relevant teaching methodology; and a growing alumni network of 38,000 professionals world-wide prepared to take on today’s challenges and lead business into the future.   Inherent in everything IESE does is a focus on people – on the personal and professional development of every individual partaking in the IESE experience – as the primary driver of positive change and impact on business and society.     Outstanding Faculty & Cutting-Edge Research Over 100 full-time professors and around 70 external collaborators who represent almost 30 countries and hold Ph.Ds. from the top business schools in the world form IESE’s faculty. Their dedication to teaching, the impact of their research and their experience working with companies around the world are central to IESE’s continued success in providing excellence in management education.     Humanistic View of Companies and Leadership For IESE, sustainable and long-term global prosperity can be achieved through a humanistic approach to business. This helps business leaders to influence companies and society positively, shaping the world for future generations. IESE strives to ensure that professionalism, integrity and a respect for others, are at the core of everything it does.     Global Scope of Programs Every IESE program provides a global experience. Participants and faculty come from all over the world and the classes themselves are infused with the reality of the globalised economy providing a very strong international and cross cultural perpective. Furthermore, IESE brings this experience to locations across five continents and has an active Alumni community spread all over the world.     Active Learning Methodologies IESE’s primary teaching tool, the case method, helps business leaders to develop a practical framework for effective decision-making, with insights and direct applicability for resolving business problems on the job. IESE is one of the largest producers of business cases enabling it to build and maintain strong links with industry. Other active learning tools are also used in IESE programs.     Alumni Network IESE’s alumni are an international community of more than 40,000 business and nonprofit professionals and entrepreneurs spanning over 100 countries. Every year the Alumni Association organizes hundreds of education sessions and reunions, creating links, enabling networking and making IESE an ongoing and valuable experience. [-]

EU Business School

MSc Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux Germany Munich Switzerland Online September 2017 + 4 more

EU Business School Established in 1973, EU Business School (EU) is an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. We provide small, dynamic classes in English, with the best of both North American and European academic curricula. Our pragmatic approach to business education prepares students for a career in today’s rapidly evolving and globalized business world. EU offers foundation, b… [+] achelor’s, master’s, MBA and doctoral programs, both on campus and online with business administration, communication, tourism management, international relations, sports management, digital media management, international business, marketing, finance, enterprise and human resources management, among others. EU’s Online MBA ranked top in CEO Magazine’s online global rankings Listed as a top 20 business school by China Economic Review magazine Sixth-best business school for female students according to Capital magazine Ranked in the top tier for global and European MBA programs by CEO Magazine Ranked fifth in the QS MBA Guide Return on Investment Report for salary uplift in Europe Through our global network of academic partners, students can earn state-recognized degrees on EU campuses with the University of Roehampton in London, the University of Derby in the U.K. and the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM) in Spain. Partnerships with Pace University in New York, the University of California in Riverside, Fisher College in Boston and Shinawatra University in Bangkok offer students the chance to earn a second qualification while studying in diverse and enriching environments. EU Group programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). We also hold International Quality Accreditation (IQA) awarded by the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). The EU Group is also accredited by EduQua, the first Swiss quality label geared toward adult further education. EU campuses are located on the Mediterranean coastline, among the Swiss Alps, and in the economic capital of Germany, offering students the opportunity to live in four distinct and enriching environments. Students can transfer between campuses and explore the diversity of Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. This provides a great excuse to learn a language and meet a variety of people while experiencing new business-oriented opportunities. In addition, students can participate in exchanges to our partner institutions in the U.S.A., China, U.K., Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Canada and Russia, among others. [-]

Globe Business College Munich

Germany Munich October 2017

Our Unique Approach Globe Business College Munich was founded in 2006 to meet the needs of a specific group of students. These are the sons and daughters of parents who run successful family companies (Mittelstand), individuals who want to use their third level education to develop their own companies or those who wish to work in an international business environment upon graduation. Our educational concept combines the Irish and German approaches to business… [+] education in a bespoke, relationship model that is centred on the individual student. The college is capped at 120 students in total to guarantee the individual approach. The emphasis is on creating a growth mindset in our students with skill and competence development as well as the academic side. Guaranteed job placements and internships happen through our parent swap scheme where parents swap their sons and daughters into each other companies. Assessments and exams centre on the companies in our network, ensuring students’ education is fully contextualised. 80% of the parents of our students own successful companies and these feed into our concept through mentoring programmes. Our students tap into a close relationship based network that is there to support them and open doors. That network is in both Ireland and Germany which facilitates students with job opportunities in companies like Google and Facebook (who have their European headquarters in Ireland) or with Mittelstand companies in Germany and further afield. Students are hand-picked for maximum diversity and to ensure they learn from each other. Not just the academic concept is relationship based but also the admissions process, with student recruitment happening through invitation only workshops and referrals through our network. In addition: We are celebrating our 10th anniversary in Munich this year so we have an established track record. Our Bachelor programme is fully accredited by the Irish government and Globe has state acceptance in Germany to deliver this Irish degree. Our degree is on the Anabin database so is fully recognised in Germany. We have alumni studying all over the world at Master level in top universities (see Progression section). We teach completely in English but are embedded in the German context. Through our network of university partners, students can undertake study-abroad semesters or transfer for the last year of studies. Accreditation BA (Hons) in Business Studies QQI AwardThe BA (Hons) in Business Studies three year degree is fully accredited by the Irish government (through QQI which is the accrediting body of Ireland - Globe College has state acceptance in Germany to offer all three years of the degree in Bavaria. This degree is on the Anabin database (which is a database of recognised degrees in Germany) and as such it is fully recognised in Germany. Students who graduate with this degree can progress to Master studies in Germany, Europe or further afield as the degree is 180 ECTS (official EU Diploma supplements verifying this are issued with all degree parchments). Students who may wish to transfer to German universities or other institutions throughout the course of the degree are issued with valid transcripts that are recognised for this purpose. Business Bachelor Top-Up Degree programme The Higher National Diploma that is issued after the first two years of this programme is recognised by Edexcel (the UK's largest academic accrediting body - Globe College is a designated Edexcel centre in Germany. As this qualification is on the National Framework of qualifications in England, students who successfully complete the HND can progress to the last year of Bachelor degrees in the UK, Ireland and other countries around the world - see "Progression" section for more details on these transfer options. Upon graduation at their transfer institution, these students obtain the relevant Bachelor degree qualification that they have successfully completed. Testimonials "Since the beginning our daughter and I have always felt individually supported and taken care of at Globe. You personally and your whole team were always there when needed. The surroundings, Globe team and the positive atmosphere, contributed to a highly motivated student achieving her goal." Michael Grodd (parent) "I want to thank you for the amazing 3 years at Globe Business College. I’m writing to you after 2 weeks of starting my Masters’ Degree and have had the opportunity to compare myself with the students from different educational backgrounds. This led me to realize that Globe was undoubtedly the school that boosted my various skills and helped me to be two steps ahead from others in complex thinking and also seeing the bigger picture." Pawel Szydlowski (alumnus) "Thanks to your vision I was able to learn, work for our family business, network, in end effect to personally and professionally grow. You cannot imagine how important that has been to me. The constant progress would not have been possible without your involvement and support. I could write pages about the past three years at Globe since I strongly believe in its quality! One thing I can tell you is that the efforts made have paid off and that I am extremely excited to start UCL in London for the master programme! Once again you have proved me how involved you were by helping me getting into this prestigious university!" Thomas Felfeli (alumnus) Progression After successfully completing the academic programmes at Globe College, students can progress to the working world or to further studies. Please see videos of some of our alumni below. Progression after Bachelor Honours in Business Studies After successfully completing their Bachelor Honours in Business Studies degrees, our students progress to Master study, move into their family companies, work in an international environment or set up their own companies. Progression after Business Bachelor Top-Up After successfully achieving the first two years of study on the Business Bachelor Top-Up degree at Globe College, students can complete the third and final year of their Bachelor studies at universities all around the world. Information Request For your application pack, contact Jane Costley at or telephone 0049 89 59 99 08 41. Application form [-]

International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

MA Germany Berlin October 2017

The IPU is a state-recognised private university with its campus and administration in Berlin. The International Psychoanalytic University Berlin gGmbH limited liability company is the body responsible for the university, and the sole shareholder of the company is currently the Foundation to Promote University Psychoanalysis. The latter is a non-profit foundation with legal capacity established under German public law. The IPU is financed solely from the non-profit foundation's… [+] resources and the study fees from students attending the courses, in addition to third-party funding for its research activities. It does not receive any grants or contributions whatsoever from the public authorities. With the commencement of lectures in 2009, a gap was closed that had arisen in the one-sided natural sciences direction of academic psychology. The study courses at the IPU convey psychoanalysis as a science which maps the human as a biological, social and culturally imprinted being and which seeks to understand the individual against the background of their history and the influence of their unconscious. All of the study courses at the IPU are research-related, and provide close contact with clinical and pedagogical practice from the first semester. IPU Mission Statement The IPU facilitates studies, advanced studies and further education, as well as research with a psychoanalytical basis, and pursues a transdisciplinary understanding of science in its fields of teaching and research. In a dialogue with other sciences, it contributes to the further development of psychoanalysis as an applied social science and cultural theory. It conveys psychoanalysis as a science which maps the human as a biological, social and culturally shaped being and which seeks to understand the individual against the background of their personal history and under the influence of the unconscious. The scientists lecturing and researching at the IPU have gained many years of experience in practice, teaching and research. They enjoy excellent learning and working conditions with the required resources at their disposal. Analysis, discussion and shared development – on an interdisciplinary level and beyond the limitations of any status groups – represent a defining criterion of the scientific and organisational work at the IPU. The IPU builds up networks and establishes cooperative arrangements with national and international partners in science, training and practice, which promote mutual enrichment in terms of content and a positive perception among the general public. The IPU fosters a (self) reflective attitude in teaching, research and on an application level, a close link between application and research, as well as an interdisciplinary and international dialogue. It contributes to the healthcare of the overall population. [-]

esocaet Studies by CADFEM

Master Germany Grafing Dortmund Witten Ingolstadt Landshut October 2017 + 2 more

CADFEM esocaet fosters career qualifications in the field of simulation through seminars, online learning, and university coursework. Therefore, our educational advancement opportunities allow you to strengthen your skills for a wide variety of CAE-responsibilities, regardless of the simulation software you use. To this end, we cooperate with professors and respected industry specialists, who bring expertise from a variety of universities and professional fields. By participating… [+] in our educational advancement opportunities you have the chance to advance your simulation expertise with the newest technology or to fill any knowledge gaps through our seminars. Our program offerings will surely benefit the quality of your work, enabling you to perform with more efficiency, creativity, and innovation. You have the opportunity to improve your career, which in turn will influence your own personal well-being and satisfaction in the short-term, and ultimately impact your life positively in the long-run. After all, you spend a significant part of your life at work. Our career-integrated educational opportunities are unfortunately not free, but they are certainly worth it: our participants have confirmed that the investment of time and money has paid off! Simulation Based Engineering / Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Simulation based engineering is the consistent use of simulation throughout the product development process - from initial analysis of the first concept ideas to the continuous review and improvement of product properties in various stages of development until the optimization of machine processing or other alternative studies. The use of FEM (finite element method) or CFD (computational fluid dynamics) began several years ago, especially in the aerospace sector, the automotive industry and in civil engineering, so nowadays the methods have been established in almost all industrial sectors as well as in other applications such as medicine. Current methods make it possible to simulate entire systems and to examine complete products in realistic high-pressure scenarios in advance. Simulations help us gain a holistic understanding of the product and answer a key question: Can the product fulfill what it promised to the customer? [-]

Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Germany Coburg October 2017

Profile Coburg University is a public university financed by Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts. As its English translation “University of Applied Sciences and Arts” suggests, a Hochschule is characterized by practice-related teaching and research as well as a strong practical bias. Its educational philosophy is designed to enable its students to apply their theoretical knowledge and methodological know-how to solving concrete problems in the… [+] ir professional careers. During their studies the students at Coburg University are systematically trained to develop those skills. To make sure that students never lose sight of the practical relevance of what they are learning, both full-time and part-time faculty are required to have gained ample experience in leading positions of business and administration. With the exception of art-related programs, the standard length of bachelor’s degree programs is seven semesters, one of which is, as a rule, in an internship. The practice-oriented approach to teaching is demonstrated by a required internship the small size of classes allowing individual attention to be given to students lab and field work, simulation games, project-centered education, and field trips the faculty’s wide range of practical experience A few numbers Organization 6 academic departments 1 Academic Center for Sciences and Humanities 5 scientific institutions Academic Programs 20 bachelor’s programs, including 8 dual programs 16 master’s programs, including 2 international master’s programs 97 international partner universities Students 5,000 students (50 % female, 50 % male) 100 scholarship recipients 900 graduates (per year) Personnel 120 professors 2 endowed professorships 500 staff members in teaching, research and administration Practical experience while studying As recent studies on the career of university graduates show, only those who have combined theory with practice while studying are prepared for a positive start in their career. At the Coburg University all undergraduate programs include a required internship. Project work – oftentimes across disciplinary boundaries – is part of student life. And seminars and projects with companies and social institutions are common components of our programs of study. The Coburg University is in intensive contact with professionals. In addition, all professors must have worked for several years in their field before being appointed to the university. The professors’ practical experience benefits the students, especially in their projects and theses, in which they must solve problems with a high degree of practical relevance. The big picture At the very core of science and education are curiosity and the joy of exploration. The wider the field of vision, the more there is to discover: The Coburg University is doing its part to ensure that students can develop to their full potential. The Academic Center for Sciences and Humanities offers a wide range of lectures and seminars in various academic fields, such as philosophy, history, natural and human sciences, and languages. Experts and periodically report on their fields. Learning about culture – and learning through culture itself – is something our students do in a variety of initiatives. These include the cultural offering “Caution Feeling”, the university choir, the cabaret group and the debating society. Interdisciplinary and individual - the Coburg way The demands of studying are increasing: Young people are expected to begin studying earlier, to acquire a great deal of knowledge in a short time and to develop their social skills. In our opinion, this is only possible in an integrated model. Groups of students from a variety of programs cooperate to complete interdisciplinary projects that are integrated into the programs of study, thereby honing their soft skills, such as communication and teamwork. They learn to recognize what is important in solving problems and to use their knowledge effectively. At the same time, the individual support of students is becoming more and more important. This is because access to higher education is now very diverse. Students come to the university with different strengths and weaknesses: one has completed a vocational education program without academic preparation in secondary school, another has a foundation of theoretical knowledge but little practical experience. To compensate for this, we offer our students comprehensive individual counseling services. This interdisciplinary program with the individual attention it provides to students is the cornerstone of „The Coburg Way“. This project has been fully funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research over several years. Family friendly University "As humans, we need family-friendliness." This aspect of our mission statement is reflected in the certificate "Family Friendly University". As one of the first universities in Germany, in 2007 Coburg University received the basic certificate from berufundfamilie gGmbH, an initiative of the Hertie Foundation. A re-audit took place in 2014. Students, teachers and employees are equally involved in the auditing process. The topic "Compatibility of family and studies or work" is a central concern of Coburg University. By improving the conditions, students and university staff who take on family responsibilities are equally supported. Family friendliness is not only aimed at families with children. Rather it also includes the increasing proportion of families who assume responsibility for the care of relatives. Students and staff receive support in the Family Office of the university. [-]

NBS Northern Business School

Germany Hamburg October 2017

preamble The NBS Northern Business School School of Management and security is a state-recognized university in private ownership, based in Hamburg. This model is a reference point and a benchmark for the actions of all members of the university. It provides orientation and safety, but also shows right and responsibility. Students, teachers, employees and companies - - When used consistently, all coming together in college groups are realizing that they contribute… [+] to a good job: to give young people a high-quality academic training that enables them to survive well in society, these to customize and to be individually satisfied. Academic teaching can achieve this only if it aligns to both the current research as well as to the real problems of economic practice. Special feature of the university is to make the curriculum so that it is changing life circumstances of students needs. Core of the university students are. Teachers and management of its responsibility for this are aware. The teachers see themselves as mentor and instructor of students. They enable students to responsible, tolerant and social action in the context of critical reflection - also by exemplify these characteristics. They give students the skills to work scientifically. Low distance between teachers and students, mutual trust and honesty in dealing create the basis for a good working relationship and are a prerequisite for cooperative study. Task of university administration is to provide the organizational framework for the teaching partnership and efficiently. On students and teachers will be received openly and motivated. In this customer-oriented solutions are being sought. All members of the university respect the freedom of science, research and teaching. Common values ​​are honesty, appreciation, respect and independence. Teaching and Learning The university provides a qualified teaching in an attractive learning environment during the construction phase as the main task. The courses offered here is geared to the needs of the North German economy. The university offers therefore first practical courses in the fields of business administration and security management. In the medium term is to be extended the offer to engineering and industrial engineering. The teachers acknowledge semester evaluations as an important element for continuous improvement and accept performance-related pay. You want to be close to the students. Students work in small groups; thus created is an important parameter for short periods of study. The university provides students for their cooperation a contemporary support Web-based tools and so increases their flexibility over time. In addition to the technical qualifications of the students, the university creates offers to promote their personal development. So this career for responsible activities and further academic programs qualify. The university encourages lifelong learning by part-time courses. With the implementation of similar programs in content both full- and part-time degree program the foundations for an adaptation of the study periods are applied to the individual situation. The teaching staff must be continuously developed so that it is able to satisfy both content and method the postulated claims. [-]

Berlin School of Creative Leadership

Germany Berlin October 2017

A Business School Bridging the Gap Between Leadership Research and Industry Challenges Theories can help you grasp principles you need to lead, but realities in the world of business make implementing that knowledge a very tall order indeed. Because of the breakneck pace of change that’s now common in practically every creative industry, simply staying on top of the most recent developments can be a huge challenge. And to achieve real success, you have to do more than j… [+] ust keep up. You have to pioneer and innovate, and inspire your team to do the same. We help you bridge the gap between research and the edge of the envelope in your creative field, with faculty made up of top experts from academia and frontline executives – each a member in our unique and expanding global network of creative leaders. With their help and guidance, participants acquire the tools they need to lead, learning how to shoulder more responsibility and become effective, creative leaders at their companies. Just as important for degree candidates is the peer learning that takes place during modules. Each class brings together a multidisciplinary group of experienced leaders from the creative industries, and their collaboration intensifies the challenging and rewarding learning experience. It also brings a further big advantage: By the time they finish our program, graduates are linked into a network of fellow professionals that spans the globe. The Berlin School of Creative Leadership is the world’s first educational institute and think-tank dedicated solely to leadership for the creative industries. Based in Berlin and operated by a not-for-profit foundation, the school’s mission is to help develop leaders whose innovative ideas will refresh and transform the creative landscape. About the Executive MBA Program: The Berlin School Executive MBA program includes five compact two- week modules that can be completed in 18-24 months for a total of 70 classroom instruction days. The program includes modules in Berlin, Berkeley and the Silicon Valley, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo. “By challenging convention, the Berlin School has set out to educate and inspire a new breed of thinkers and leaders in creative enterprises.” Michael Conrad 
Berlin School President For more information and inquiries, please contact : [-]

Bergische Universität Wuppertal

MSc Germany Wuppertal October 2017

Founded in 1972, the University of Wuppertal (UW) is still young. Its twin goals are academic excellence in its individual disciplines and the consistent development of the interface between these disciplines and the world of practical experience – in a word, the transfer of knowledge and technological know-how. With a combination of disciplines that is somewhat unconventional for a German university, UW offers interesting possibilities – for example in subject combinations for… [+] teaching degrees, in interdisciplinary cooperations between the Faculties of Engineering and Economics, or in the field of Safety Engineering, where UW's degree program is unique in Germany. The university's reputation as a force in business and industry goes beyond its role in regional economics. Its business startup and marketing program provides young entrepreneurs with a first class springboard that once again in 2007 – as in 2005 – won Wuppertal number one position in the German university rankings. Vision The University of Wuppertal is a modern, independent university in the Humboldtean tradition. Teaching and research profiles The establishment of specific research and teaching profiles serves the purpose of bundling existing strengths, developing new synergies, and enhancing the impact of the university across the whole range of its achievements and potentialities. Policy Statement The University of Wuppertal sees the fulfillment of its mission and the promotion of its academic profile as intimately connected with the following values and principles. The three university campuses UW has three campuses. The Main Grifflenberg Campus and the Freudenberg Campus & guesthouse are situated on the southern side of the Wupper valley. The Main Grifflenberg Campus is on Gauss Str. and the Freudenberg Campus is on Rainer-Gruenter-Str. The Haspel Campus is in Unterbarmen (Haspeler Str. / Pauluskirchstr.). History of the University The University of Wuppertal was established in 1972 as part of the North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) drive to create a practically oriented (or 'comprehensive') higher education sector. Already existing HE institutions in the region, like the Schools of Engineering, Industrial Art, and Education, were assimilated into the new format and expanded to incorporate new departments. A leading figure in this development was the locally born then NRW Minister of Science and Research, later Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia and Federal German President, Johannes Rau. In 2003 the so-called 'Comprehensive University of Wuppertal' was re-styled simply 'University of Wuppertal'. The initial 3473 students by now numbered 20,000. A main focus of degree programs remained on the traditional Wuppertal subjects of engineering and science on the one hand and art and design on the other, with economics and the humanities given new prominence and state examinations for future school teachers offered in a wide variety of subjects. The roots of the UW Faculty of Engineering, as of the Faculty of Art and Design, go back well into the 19th century. [-]

Bard College Berlin

Germany Berlin October 2017

True to the principles of liberal arts education, Bard College Berlin offers interdisciplinary programs in the humanities and social sciences, with a strong focus on individual growth and the development of essential skills in writing and thinking. Students engage in an integrated inquiry into the intellectual and cultural history of the contemporary world before choosing to specialize in an area of the humanities or social sciences (economics, politics, art or literature).… [+] Study in the core program and the student’s chosen field of specialization is supplemented by a wide variety of elective courses in fields such as theater, film, philosophy and studio arts, and by many forms of engagement with the city of Berlin, including museum visits, special courses, and internships. Qualifying students earn both an American B.A. and a German B.A. An individual faculty advisor guides each student’s progress through the program, which is taught primarily in the form of small-group seminars. The language of instruction is English. All students have the opportunity to learn German. Opportunities for exchange and study abroad include but are not limited to Bard’s network of partner universities and dual degree programs in Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Russia, and the United States (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; New York City), among others. Bard College Berlin Facts Bard College Berlin's Class of 2019 was selected from a competitive applicant pool. The 55 students in this group come from over 27 different countries, and have a wide range of intellectual interests, as well as being active in social, cultural, and civic engagement. In 2015, Bard College Berlin received 311 applications for the BA programs, 59% of these applicants were accepted, and 30% of them enrolled. For current freshmen the average IB score is 34; the average Abitur score is 1.4, and the average U.S. G.P.A is 3.4. Accreditation Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University is officially recognized as a private university by the Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Science (Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Wissenschaft) in accordance with sec. 123 para. 1 of the Higher Education Act of the Federal State of Berlin [Berliner Hochschulgesetz – BerlHG]. Program accreditation for the BA program in Humanities, the Arts and Social Thought was successfully granted by the accreditation agency ACQUIN in Fall 2013. Two years later, the BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought received accreditation from ACQUIN. Bard College is accredited through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (USA) and awards a BA degree to students completing Bard College Berlin’s BA program in Humanities, the Arts and Social Thought or BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought under authority granted by the New York State Board of Education. [-]

Brand Academy University of Applied Sciences

MA Germany Hamburg October 2017

WELCOME TO THE BRAND ACADEMY – the international university for brands Creating added value through brands – that is what the Brand Academy’s training courses are designed to achieve. And it is precisely that which makes the Brand Academy a university which enables its graduates to start successfully in their careers and go far in them. At the Brand Academy you will learn from an international team of experienced professors, lecturers, experts and practitioners how t… [+] o design, communicate, present and manage brands. You will learn in practical situations and in small seminar groups, guaranteeing intensive personal support. History Inspired by their fascination for big brands, a group of German and Chinese friends decided to found a university for branding in 2010. They envisaged a place of education that unites and focuses on brand knowledge with a passion for brand stories – while not forgetting that education and creativity are two parts of one inseparable whole. A place that brings together cultures from the Eurasian region. It was from this thinking which the university was born. Categorised as a university of applied sciences, the Brand Academy overlooks the River Elbe in Hamburg – itself a city of brands. It is the first university to focus on brands – the central strategic success-factor in national and international businesses. Brands are exciting stories – and our students are the future authors of those stories. The Brand Academy is a government-recognised private university offering internationally accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses. We place great emphasis on a culture of creativity, curiosity and open-mindedness. Our university is a place of learning which combines scientific research and close collaboration with brand-name companies in Europe and Asia. THE MISSION OF THE BRAND ACADEMY: We investigate, develop and teach brands. Application-oriented, interdisciplinary and practically-based – we teach the knowledge of brand management, design and communication, and we promote intercultural, targeted networking to help our students to develop personally during and after their studies. THE VISION OF THE BRAND ACADEMY International competence center in the field of brands with focus on Eurasia. THE VALUES OF THE BRAND ACADEMY The way we think and act is guided by a set of binding values: Appreciation Dialogue Commitment Professional excellence Interculturalism APPRECIATION: We always adopt a positive attitude towards and value other people; respect and recognition are the basis for a pleasant and lively atmosphere of learning and working. DIALOGUE: We promote internal and external dialogue between students, professors, lecturers and practical partners, and between different departments and different cultures. We gain new knowledge through exchange and by reflecting together. COMMITMENT: We demand dedication, enthusiasm and discipline of our students so that they achieve the optimum learning experience. We care about more than just technical performance – we support each individual in their personal development. PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE: We are guided by a willingness to give our best and to find new ways of tackling problems. We encourage our students so as to facilitate for them an efficient, successful course of studies and a promising professional future. INTERCULTURALISM: Students from many different countries work efficiently with us in their education, their research and their practical projects. This intercultural environment we have established provides our students with experience and expertise which aid them in their personal development and give them a decisive advantage in their professional lives. [-]

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)

MA Germany Witten October 2017

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H) was founded and state recognized in 1983 and ever since has been a pioneer among Germany’s higher education institutions. Over a period of 30 years, we introduced significant innovations in research and teaching. As a model university we stand for dynamic reforms of the traditional alma mater and the pursuit of a humanistic educational concept adapted to the challenges of our modern knowledge society. In adherence to Humboldt’s educational ide… [+] als we perceive ourselves as an entrepreneurial university and strive to integrate research and student education, provision of scientific services, practical application and social responsibility. Theory-based and practice-oriented teaching at UW/H is always associated with the acquisition of subject-related, methodical, social and cultural competences, value orientation and personal growth. Witten researches. Research at UW/H is interdisciplinary, highly diverse as to methodology, and focuses on well-defined areas. As a private university with a moderate percentage of state funding in our budget, we feel obliged to contribute something to society in return for the funds we receive. One way to do so is to generate innovative research results. Real-life problems call for transdisciplinary research. The social relevance of our chosen fields of research is as important in this respect as transparent and generally understandable publication of research findings. Numerous UW/H projects are third-party financed. Over 40 applications for third-party funds were successful in 2010 alone. Our researchers cooperate with renowned national and international partners. All UW/H Faculties strive to address new and previously unexplored research areas and thereby to trigger significant developments. Witten educates. Education is much more than training for the job. In addition to subject-related expertise and skills, we also convey methods and strategies which enable our students for the rest of their lives to cope with complex and permanently changing demands of the modern knowledge society, either as generalists with specialization competences or as specialists with a broad general basis of knowledge. In line with the Witten didactics, student education is problem oriented, state-of-the-art and close to practice. Personal growth is another of our core objectives. Interdisciplinary – undisciplined Following Humboldt’s educational concepts, UW/H students study in small groups with an excellent student-teacher ratio and sufficient time and space to discover their talents and potentials and form their own opinions. Students are encouraged to think in wider contexts and assume social responsibility in and beyond a chosen discipline. The economic, ecological and social challenges of the future will certainly not respect the boundaries of academic disciplines. Witten – fundamental. Fundamental studies are a core element of the Witten/Herdecke identity. They foster out-of-the-box thinking. They embody the university’s guiding idea and facilitate learning processes beyond subject-related expertise. Here students tackle questions for which we have no ready answers, or for which there may be no answers at all. Education needs protracted reflection and a change of perspective, needs alienation and distance from self and the world. Fundamental studies offer this opportunity to call a halt. They constitute an undisciplined and decelerated approach to a wealth of perspectives between reflection, communication and art. Fundamental studies are the contemporary successor of ancient schools of the art of life and studia humanitatis. Among Germany’s universities the UW/H fundamental studies are the oldest and most sophisticated model that integrates academic issues and questions related to society, the arts, social justice, concern for one’s personal future, politics, psychology, philosophy and history, and assesses their relevance for an individual’s attitude, actions and conduct of life. In an increasingly complex, rapidly changing and insecure world, prospective physicians, entrepreneurs, managers, politicians or consultants need methodical, social, ethical and cultural competences as much as subject-related expertise. Witten gets involved. The role of higher education in society underwent radical changes in recent years. Research and teaching are still core activities at universities. But today we expect more. Civic engagement as the “third mission” in addition to research and student education has always been part of UW/H identity. At the founding ceremony of Witten/Herdecke University, Alfred Herrhausen spoke of “esprit engagé, a dedicated spirit to be developed and employed for the fostering of our society”. This spirit is an essential part of our philosophy and attaches equal importance to social responsibility, student education and generation of innovative research results. Right from the start Witten/Herdecke University assumed social responsibility in many forms and on various levels. Witten/Herdecke University is in a continuous lively exchange with the community: with Witten’s citizens, the local and regional business world, social and cultural institutions, even international organizations, corporations and foundations. In view of our tender age and a comparably small number of 1.300 enrolled students and 400 staff, we have produced an impressive number of social, cultural, commercial and non-profit initiatives. Witten works. Despite Bologna reforms, increasing economic constraints for universities and new degree programs for formerly non-academic professions, Witten/Herdecke University still offers the freedom of studies that are theory-based and close to practice, ethical and aesthetic, speedy or relaxed, dissident and unconditional, interdisciplinary and undisciplined. And if Harvard University President Drew G. Faust is right in her belief that university culture is essentially undisciplined and that this should be the starting point for future universities, then we seem well-positioned at UW/H. Accordingly Witten/Herdecke University understands itself as an unconditionally undisciplined university in the sense proclaimed by Drew and Derrida, and as a place of critical thinking. Witten makes a difference, Witten works: in research, teaching and in society. In – and at the interfaces of – health, economics and culture. [-]

New European College

MA Germany Munich October 2017

The New European College is an international business school in Munich, which offers a modern business education based on the delicate balance between theory and practice. Munich - Germany’s Economic Locomotive Located in Munich, one of the richest and most prosperous cities in Europe students have great opportunities for future employment. The special combination of multinational companies (BMW, Munich Re, Allianz, Microsoft and many more) and low levels of u… [+] nemployment make Munich a very desirable city to study and develop your career. Personalized Attention Small groups (max. 25 students) ensure frequent interaction between our students and lecturers. Real-life business cases, assignments, simulations and presentations are some methods with which our students can develop their communication skills on the basis of business principles and practices. Our class format promotes one-on-one discussions with our lecturers, to progress and build on concepts, ideas and problems. Within each semester, our students are offered a range of corporate visit opportunities related to their core courses of studies. International Community In order to prepare students for the global business world all courses are taught in English. In combination with an international study body and faculty – 40+ nationalities (27 languages spoken on campus) – students receive a business education that is a strong fundament for their international employability. Foreign students’ benefits in Munich (Germany) While studying in New European College in Munich, Germany you are allowed to work 20 hours per week during semesters or 40 hours per week during Summer Vacations. Apart from that, once you graduate any of the programs you are entitled to 18 months job-seeking visa (1.5 years permission to stay in Germany searching for job) Administration of the business school actively supports students with internship / job search on the territory. Experienced Faculty Aligned with the core principles of our program, we prepare our students with the practical skills and assets they require to succeed by ensuring top-standards of teaching from experienced academics and industry professionals. Top Ranked and German State Accredited Degrees As one of the leading private universities of applied sciences in Germany, our partner, the International University Bad Honnef (IUBH) achieved a top position in the Center for Higher Education and Development Ranking (CHE 2014 and 2016 years) as Germany’s best private university of applied sciences in business administration. On top of this, the IUBH has been granted by the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) institutional accreditation for ten years, the maximum that can be granted. Furthermore, the IUBH is the first German university to achieve five premium seals from the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA). The FIBAA golden premium seal is the highest academic quality standard it grants to academic institutions for their programs. FIBAA is recognized as a quality assurance agency from the German, Austrian, and Swiss governments, as well as by the government of the Netherlands. In New European College, students find an educational institution that focuses on academic substance and the application thereof in the business world. Our Programs: Pathway to Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in International Management Program The Pathway Program is designed to prepare you for studying at university level in English. A one-year combination of English courses, business communication training, revision of mathematics and introductory business courses. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Management Marketing specialization Human Resources Accounting and Finance With small groups, complementary courses, and a strong focus on the pragmatic approach, Our B.A. in International Management prepares you for a successful business career. Master of Arts (M.A.) for Non-Business Graduates Outstanding international students who want to pursue their graduate studies and have not completed any previous studies in the fields of Management, Business or Economics are eligible to apply for our M.A. for Non-Business Graduates program. Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Management Finance and Accounting specialization IT Management specialization Hospitality specialization International Human Resource specialization Marketing specialization The Master of Arts is the academic path into the business world and the academic world. The program focuses on the scientific side and the application thereof in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, and Management. One-Year MBA Program The Master of Business Administration (MBA), has become the academic career boost for both entrepreneurs and corporate workers. Globalization demands MBA graduates with a truly international business education. Master of Business Administration New European College also offers MBA programs with a vast selection of majors, including: International Marketing Accounting & Finance Hospitality IT Management [-]

Zeppelin University

Master Germany Friedrichshafen October 2017

University Bridging Business, Culture, and Politics Why ZU? The major ques­tions that we are fac­ing - both at pre­sent and in the fu­ture - are too com­plex and in­ter­linked to allow for a uni­di­men­sional an­swer. The in­creas­ing so­cial, po­lit­i­cal, eco­nomic, cul­tural, eco­log­i­cal, and me­dial in­ter­link­ing of our world re­quires a place of com­mon dis­course. And the uni­ver­sity is this place. It has a spe­cial func­tion in the 21st cen­tury: LakeCam… [+] pus at Seemooser Horn, located right on the shores of Lake Constance. It has to be a place where every ques­tion is al­lowed. It has to be a place of free­dom and a place of per­sonal de­vel­op­ment. It has to be a place of in­tel­lec­tual dis­course that brings schol­ars, stu­dents, and so­ci­ety to­gether. It has to be an ac­tive part of so­ci­ety, have an im­pact on so­ci­ety, and con­tribute to solv­ing so­cial and so­ci­etal ques­tions. It has to be in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary, yet at the same time rooted in aca­d­e­mic dis­ci­plines. This is ex­actly the rea­son why Zep­pelin Uni­ver­sity was founded - and de­lib­er­ately as a foun­da­tion uni­ver­sity. It sets it­self apart as - since its found­ing in 2003 - in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nar­ity has been en­graved into its DNA. Think­ing in a prob­lem- and so­lu­tion-ori­ented way be­tween busi­ness, cul­ture, and pol­i­tics, and not just being stuck in so­cial thought pat­terns and aca­d­e­mic dis­ci­plines opens your per­spec­tive on so­cially rel­e­vant so­lu­tions. This is the ap­proach that de­fines us here at ZU. To­gether we start out to think be­yond bor­ders. It is a great priv­i­lege to shape this unique ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tion to­gether with other par­ties. Stu­dents, schol­ars, the ad­min­is­tra­tive staff, and our spon­sors and part­ners all act in con­cert and in open ex­change to fill this idea of our uni­ver­sity with life. The role model for our ac­tions is Fer­di­nand Graf von Zep­pelin, after whom we are named. He was a pi­o­neer of avi­a­tion. With his strong will, he held on to his idea of con­quer­ing the skies - even though he faced set­backs. He be­lieved in him­self and in his vi­sion. And he reached his aim:"You only have to want it and be­lieve in it, and then it will suc­ceed." For us, this is more than just a nice-sound­ing sen­tence. It is the maxim that we act on. It is our main task to offer stu­dents, schol­ars, and mem­bers of staff the unique chance to de­velop their skills in such a way that they are able to reach their own goals and to find so­lu­tions to the chal­lenges of our times. This is the ori­en­ta­tion of all struc­tures and processes of ZU: in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary, in an in­spir­ing com­mu­nity, with a lot of room for per­sonal de­vel­op­ment, and a great pi­o­neer­ing spirit. Whether we will be able to an­swer all ques­tions of today and to­mor­row - this is some­thing we are not sure of. Yet, we are sure that we want to try. And if we only want this strongly enough, it will suc­ceed. [-]

Leuphana University of Luneburg

Master Germany Lüneburg United Kingdom Glasgow Berlin October 2017 + 1 more

In the course of its reorganization in 2007, Leuphana introduced a university model unique within the German academic landscape. By spring 2009 the following new academic schools had been established: College: Award-winning bachelor´s program providing a variety of perspectives A college at which students can obtain their first academic degree: since 2007 the Leuphana Bachelor’s program has been offering a homogeneously structured and interdisciplinary oriented program of… [+] study. It is targeted toward students who are interested in more than specialized knowledge and who enjoy working in an independent and responsible manner. Graduate School: Combining interdisciplinary master’s degrees with doctoral studies The Graduate School offers master’s programs with specialization in the following three thematic fields: Arts & Sciences, Management & Entrepreneurship, and Education (since 2008). The study model of the Graduate School offers graduate students the opportunity to intertwine their master’s studies with doctoral studies. Professional School: Continuing education and business outreach for professionals and corporations The school brings together programs for continuing education and knowledge transfer as well as programs for setting up a business; it thus offers optimal conditions for lifelong learning (since 2009). The Professional School is geared toward working with adults who are interested in furthering their educational goals – ranging from those who have just joined the job market to senior managers. DIGITAL SCHOOL: PROVIDING INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHER ONLINE EDUCATION Established in 2012, Leuphana Digital School will encompass and expand all online learning activities of Leuphana University. After successfully completing its pilot course, “ThinkTank – Ideal City of the 21st Century”, led by Prof. Daniel Libeskind, Leuphana Digital School will pursue its unique didactical concept consisting of scholars, mentors and tutors complementing the collaborative peer-learning approach supported by a sophisticated online platform. In addition to offering independent Mentored Open Online Courses, Leuphana Digital School also provides an approach to corporate offerings. All online opportunities provided by Leuphana Digital School will be cost-and barrier-free for participants from all over the world. Science initiatives focus on Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Sustainability Our research activities are focused on four science initiatives – each with a transdisciplinary approach. To pursue its research goals, the University appointed about 50 new professors (until 2012). These new positions were added to the professorships already existing in the following areas: education, management and entrepreneurship, cultural research, and sustainability. Responsibility lies with the Faculties. [-]

TUM School of Management Executive Programs

Germany Munich Switzerland St.Gallen October 2017

Executive Education Center: The Executive Education Center (EEC) of the TUM School of Management combines the further education activities at the faculty and ensures the transfer of knowledge and the dialogue between the University and the business world as an important area of activity. Our executive education initiatives are oriented towards the school’s main teaching and research topics, ensuring the latest research results in core areas will find their way directly i… [+] nto the evidence-based executive education. Special attention is always given to the practical aspects and potential applications of the findings which are regularly confirmed by a high-profile Executive Education Board. With an enthusiasm for management and future-oriented technologies, the EEC offers a comprehensive further education program: In our Executive Education programs, evidence-based management knowledge meets industry expertise. The aim is to promote senior managers’ and technical experts’ knowledge, skills, and personal development towards becoming highly-effective and responsible leaders and experts. Based in Munich, the EEC maintains a worldwide network of leading organizations, making the programs attractive for top executives from all across the globe. Programs of the Executive Education Center: Executive MBA Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation Executive MBA in Business & IT Customized Programs Certificate Programs & Executive Trainings Intensive Learning & E-Learning/Blended Learning [-]

Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft FHDW

Master MA Germany Paderborn North Rhine Westphalia October 2017

Recipe for success dual studies - Fit for practice In 1993, the University of Applied Sciences (FHDW) was established as one of the first private universities in NRW. Meanwhile, study on 1,900 young people at their five locations Paderborn, Bielefeld, Bergisch Gladbach, Mettmann and Marburg. The FHDW focused their study on the spectrum of business areas and business computer science, on which it offers dual and part-time bachelor's and master's degree programs. The… [+] combination of theory and practice is the recipe for success FHDW. In the dual undergraduate studies, she blends over the entire duration equal periods of learning at the university with practical phases in partner companies. Three months lasts a phase, then switch the students again their field of activity. Approximately 600 companies are involved in their cooperation network. They frequently take on the tuition fees in whole or in part, and provide the graduates firm after graduation one. In this way, the majority of FHDW student has a job already at its conclusion. In addition to the close integration of theory and practice, the small groups, the intensive supervision by the faculty who practice phases in the partner companies and a number of international university cooperation offer graduates a study with highly attractive career opportunities. Facts - Founded in 1993 as one of the first private colleges in North Rhine-Westphalia - Location: Paderborn, Bielefeld, Bergisch Gladbach, Mettmann, Marburg - over 1,900 students and 5,000 graduates - Dual and part-time bachelor's and master's degree programs - practical training in companies - International orientation - Small study groups, individual support - Study Start: October and January [-]

Humboldt-Institut e.V.

Germany Berlin Konstanz Isny im Allgäu Biberach October 2017

The Humboldt-Institut In the past 40 years more than 60,000 students from over 160 countries studied German with the Humboldt-Institut. This makes the Humboldt-Institut one of the largest and most experienced providers of German as a foreign language. The aspiration of the Humboldt-Institut has always been to offer the best German courses and to guarantee fast and effective learning for all students. Intensive German language course are offered in 17 locations throughout… [+] Germany, of which four — Berlin Mitte, Constance, Lindenberg and Bad Schussenried — are open year-round. The Humboldt-Institut offers German courses for all age groups and language levels. Class Size Our classes consist of approx. 10 course participants. With such a small size we want to make sure that individual attention is given to every single person. As we focus very much on the communicative approach of the language, while not neglecting grammar, we ensure to make every student talk and participate vividly by limiting the number of participants per group. Language Levels We offer up to 6 different language levels, from total beginners to very advanced, or, according to the European Framework of Reference, levels A1-C2. Schedule During an intensive course, our adults have 5 lessons of 45 minutes each morning, starting at 8.30 a.m. and running until 1:00 p.m., including two breaks. On Monday afternoon, there will be one lesson from 2.15 p.m. until 3.00 p.m.. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there will be two lessons from 2.15 p.m. until 3.45 p.m.. Tests All course participants take a weekly exam which covers all the course content taught the preceding week, so that students and teachers alike can assess the progress made in the German language. At the end of a level, there will be an additional „level exam“, which needs to be passed with a minimum of 75% to be able to advance to the following language level. Homework Our adults are also expected to do some homework every day, yet they will still have plenty of time for extracurricular activities. Residential schools In our residential schools students stay on the same campus where they have their lessons, which has, of course, many advantages for our course participants: they have all meals together, spend the afternoons, evenings and weekends together and hence it is very easy for them to make a lot of new friends from different countries in a short time. Practice German all day long Our staff will try to create a feeling of being one big international family at the Humboldt-Institut, where all students are integrated, and where German is the only language spoken. Having a chance to practice the target language all day long, even outside of the classroom, will speed up the learning process incredibly, and increase the motivation of the students. [-]

Heilbronn University

Master MA Germany Heilbronn October 2017

Heilbronn University ranks amongst the major institutions of Higher Education in the state of Baden-Württemberg where it caters for almost 8,000 degree-seeking students on four campuses, namely Heilbronn – Sontheim, Heilbronn – Am Europaplatz, Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall.The university is a family-friendly, vibrant institution which is committed to innovative and interdisciplinary knowledge transfer. It works closely with its many partners in business, industry and the lo… [+] cal community to create a sustainable and ethical learning environment for its students. Its diverse range of study programmes in Business Studies, Engineering and Information Technology provide a sound theoretical grounding while integrating vocational elements such as industrial placements or project work. Focus is also placed on competence-based approaches in order to enhance student key competences across functions and disciplines.Most study programmes have been created in direct response to the needs of local industries but an increasing number of courses are focusing on the challenges presented by today’s global business environment.Over the last two decades, Heilbronn University has become a regional leader in technology-driven fundamental and applied research and has established its own Institute of Applied Research.   [-]

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

MSc MA Germany Frankfurt am Main Idstein Cologne October 2017 + 1 more

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences From its main campus in Idstein near Wiesbaden, the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences can look back on more than 167 years of tradition in the teaching of the sciences. In 1848 Carl Remigius Fresenius founded the Fresenius Chemical Laboratory, which has devoted itself from the very beginning to practical laboratory work as well as education. Certification as a privately sponsored, state-approved university of applied sciences… [+] followed in 1971.Today, the university offers full-time and part-time Bachelor's and Master’s degrees as well as vocational training and further education at its headquarters in Idstein and its campuses in Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Berlin and New York. Courses are allocated to different faculties: Chemistry & Biology, Health & Social, Economics & Media and Design.However, this purely market-oriented communication measure has absolutely no influence on the legal framework of the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. The schools are not a substitute for the faculties, but enable the university’s marketing department not only to present the study courses, which have strongly grown in number over recent years, in the market in a more transparent and focused manner, but also to better meet the needs of prospective and existing students. In this respect, all the university’s legally stipulated committees and their organisation in the different faculties will continue to retain their relevance and validity in future. [-]

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management

Master MA Germany Berlin October 2017

Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute Corporate Responsibility Management    The Institute Corporate Responsibility Management (ICRM) was founded in 2008 at Steinbeis University Berlin as a response to the growing demand for consistent and systematic executive education and research in the fields of Corporate Responsibility Management, Corporate Ethics Management and Corporate Sustainability Management. The Institute contributes to the requirements of Global Corporate Re… [+] sponsibility by choosing Berlin as the new center in thriving Europe. A teaching and research program highlights the relevance of Corporate Responsibility in today's business world. ICRM spent several years researching an adequate curriculum of a 15-month study program - Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM). The Institute updates the students and companies with the knowledge that is asked for in order to operationalize Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The research objectives are defined under the assumption that ethical principles are a basis for CSR related concepts. ICRM focuses on the fundamental principles behind creating ethical guidelines that apply in order to develop consistent curricula changes. The objective is to establish a general, consensus-enabling basis for debates in order to implement ethical decision making in the field of corporate responsibility. By developing the Master Program as a double degree, in conjunction with “traditional” MBA programs, the Institute aspires to facilitate wider main streaming of Responsible Management. Besides the current cooperation with universities in the United Kingdom and Austria, the Institute is actively negotiating with several overseas institutions as well. In addition, ICRM is a United Nations Principles in Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) Executive Degree Programs Working Group leader and part of the academic network of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative. Through these networks the institute is a key stakeholder and influencer across the discipline.     The Institute Steinbeis University Berlin, with more than 4200 current students, is one of the largest private universities in Germany and has the ideal environment for our innovative program. This course of study at Steinbeis University also contributes to the requirements of Global Corporate Responsibility. The Institute Corporate Responsibility Management at Steinbeis University Berlin is offering this comprehensive study plan, so the student may earn a Master’s Degree in Responsible Management.    The Study Concept The program is based on the world-renowned Steinbeis Project Competence Concept and the Blended Learning Concept. The foundation of the learning process includes class sessions, self-study days, transfer projects, presentation, and discussion, all of which instill “best practices” in Corporate Responsibility Management.  This Master’s Program can be easily integrated with an MBA or General Business Master’s Program towards fulfillment of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education Initiative (PRME).   Benefits and Target Group Guided by a holistic understanding and practice of Corporate Responsibility, this program will enable students to develop competent responsible behavior by teaching basic techniques that reinforce and establish Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.  This program is designed for employees accountable for Corporate Responsibility as well as executives who recognize Corporate Responsibility Management as a consistent values-oriented management mechanism in their respective fields of work. [-]

SRH University Heidelberg

Master Germany Heidelberg October 2017

As one of the oldest and largest private universities in Germany, we set the standard for education. We equip you with the knowledge you need for your future – hands-on, innovative and creative. For this, close collaboration between our students and faculty is of particular importance.Our recipe for success: we offer new, hands-on degree programmes, individual supervision and speedy placement in the job market. For our students, this means the best chances for a jumpstart i… [+] nto their career. For four decades, the SRH University Heidelberg has been among the most renowned German universities, with a close network of businesses and institutes of higher education worldwide.     Education without borders   Foundation and perspectives, freedom of movement and responsibility: Come study in the SRH Science Tower, our “teaching tower.” Its architecture symbolizes dynamism, transparence and creativity. We offer you an educational environment with state-of-the-art equipment and an attractive campus in one of the most beautiful cities in Germany.     Excellent quality   We strive for excellence.  Our study model, academics and instruction, as well as the services provided to our students are all measured against this standard. The continuous high quality of your education is ensured through internationally recognized procedures and methods.   At our university, instruction and research have an international and interdisciplinary focus. Through the worldwide exchange of our faculty and students, we promote cultural diversity and openness. We value students’ personal development as highly as their educational qualifications – our degree programmes are developed and conducted through a dialog of experts from research and practice. This is how we prepare them for the challenges and chances they will face as the highly-qualified professionals and leaders of the future, achievement-oriented and eager to learn.     Well-connected The SRH University Heidelberg works together with selected universities and research institutions both at home and abroad to ensure and promote exchange with the international scientific community. Cosmopolitan and yet still rooted in the metropolitan region where it is located, our university is a regional center for culture and encounters. Currently, about 3,000 students are enrolled in our six departments. [-]

BTK University of Art & Design

MA Germany Berlin Hamburg Iserlohn October 2017

The BTK University of Art & Design is a private, officially recognized University located in Berlin. BTK inspires challenges and trains the creative minds of the future in two Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs – Communication Design and Photography – as well as in the Master of Arts (M.A.) study program Design / Media Spaces. OUR APPROACH The rapid digitalization of media has changed the professional role of designers during the last twenty years, making it mor… [+] e challenging and more varied. At BTK, modern design is combined with the traditional aspects of applied art and the innovative possibilities of new media. BTK offers interdisciplinary study programs, which enable students to explore the interface of both analogue and digital means of visual expression, and in so doing, help them to influence and determine the future of design. Modern designers work within a variety of disciplines and in international teams. Our students learn to think creatively, analytically and scientifically. In the overlapping fields of art, design and technology, students are encouraged to develop their design expertise individually, multi-disciplinarily and practically. Our graduates begin their professional careers with the ability to communicate as designers combined with a desire to experiment creatively. STUDY PROGRAMS Our Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) study programs – Communication Design and Photography – are completed in seven semesters. The Bachelor of Arts programs provide qualifications for a professional career in the future-oriented media economy. BTK also offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) study program in Design / Media Spaces, which is completed in three semesters. The Master of Arts study program provides a qualification for an artistic or design-based professional career, as a freelance or in a leading role in a company. CAMPUS LOCATIONS The University is located in Berlin. The Berlin campus of the BTK is situated in the creative center of the capital, near to Potsdamer Platz and the Sony Centre, on the edge of the vibrant Kreuzberg district and close to many cultural highlights such as the New National Art Gallery. EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES We make available to our students a comprehensive range of media technology. In the area of digital photography, equipment such as the Canon 5 D Mk2, Phase One Digital Back Pieces, cameras and mobile editing suites can be loaned. Our facilities include studios for photography and video editing, a sound studio and a green screen studio, as well as modern lighting equipment and W-LAN. In the area of computer technology, BTK has over 100 Apple Mac workstations, a permanent Internet connection and the additional flexibility offered by over 50 Apple MacBook Pro laptops available for loan during seminars. This equipment and these technical facilities provide students with the necessary support for contemporary and successful design programs. Our library consists of an extensive collection of art and design textbooks and current publications, as well as books related to specific aspects of new media. Alongside traditional literature, BTK's library has a well-developed and constantly growing collection of DVDs and CDs, specifically in the areas of film and motion graphics. PRACTICAL AND CAREER-BASED What designers today need for a successful career start in the media industry is what they receive from BTK. Our professors and lecturers all work professionally in their various fields of expertise. Studying in small groups, our students learn all that they will need to prepare them for a successful creative future. Students learn both from the practical experience of their lecturers at BTK and also, during their 5th Semester, from an internship in the creative industry, in which the abilities gained during the course of studies are tested in the professional world of design. This practical experience impresses future employers and enables our graduates to be best prepared for the start of their professional careers. Equally important in terms of practical experience are the design competitions, which we regularly run in cooperation with well-known companies and institutions. Through these competitions, as well as the conceptual and creative work, all aspects of a design project can be experienced and tested to ensure a successful outcome, such as project planning, budgeting, resource planning and time management. By winning numerous design awards, BTK students and lecturers demonstrate that this course concept is effective. DESIGN FOUNDATION At the start of every study program are the basics and we teach these to provide the foundation for a solid training in design. This includes not only the basic understanding of rhythm and composition, colour and light, knowledge of art and design history, but also developing academic study methodologies and competent use of the computer software used in the creative industry: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. As all Bachelor of Arts programs at BTK share the same foundation modules, all the students from the various courses are mixed together – in this way all the students get to know each other and experience multidisciplinary work right from the start. Following successful completion of the foundation semester, students can select their focus of study and begin to develop their own creative personality. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs at BTK provide qualifications for a future professional career, for example, as a Web Designer, as a Photographer or Filmmaker, as a Photo Editor, as an Art Director, as a Graphic Designer in a design studio, advertising agency, magazine and publishing company, and so on. The Master of Arts (M.A.) study program at the BTK provides an additional qualification for management positions in the design industry or an academic career in the field of design education.   [-]

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

Master Germany Esslingen October 2017

Engineering, economics and management, social and nursing sciences make up the pillars of teaching at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. Around 5,600 students are enrolled in 11 faculties, offering a total of 25 Bachelor’s and 11 Master’s degree programs. Close networking of the university with the economy, industrial and commercial organisations ensures a high degree of practical orientation within a distinct curriculum. Students have access to over 50 highly mod… [+] ern laboratories on three campuses carrying out development projects commissioned by industry - interdisciplinary research on leading-edge topics in Social Work and Health is conducted with an extensive institutional network. The University achieves consistently front positions in university.     Ranking   Esslingen University’s ranking results speak for themselves. Whether in the ranking tables of the Centre for University Development (Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung, CHE), those published by the ZEIT Student Guide or the magazines “Wirtschaftswoche”, “Junge Karriere” and “Handelsblatt”, Esslingen University is always among the best in Germany. The grade “very good” is regularly awarded for Esslingen’s training and practice-oriented programs.     Excellent education and trainingWe stand for excellence in education and training. We awaken enthusiasm for challenging engineering, management and social professions in young people. We encourage and support our students in developing those personal qualities which will enable them to take on professional and social responsibilities. Scientific qualificationsOur degree programs also qualify students for a scientific career. With our advanced specialist training, we make it possible for people who are already in a profession to enhance and expand their knowledge. Applied researchWe give our research activities high priority. They are practical, future-oriented, independent and enrich our teaching. We are continually extending our research competences and involve our students in doing the same. NetworksThanks to our local contacts and global networks we ensure that our teaching is practically oriented and that there is a high degree of reciprocal transfer.  We create synergies through systematic cooperation with our partners. InternationalityWe practice international and intercultural exchanges. This motivates our students to consider a career in a global environment and gives them the necessary skills.   [-]

IUBH School of Business and Management

Master MA Germany Bonn Berlin Bad Homburg Bad Honnef October 2017 + 2 more

Your interest in studying at our IUBH School of Business and Management shows that you are thinking seriously about your future.Our locations in Bad Honnef and Berlin are the right places for anyone looking to achieve a challenging managerial position in the service industry of the 21st century. And becoming one of its top decision-makers.Alongside management training and management science, our Bachelor programmes in Aviation, Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, International… [+] Management as well as Marketing, provide essential practical and professional orientation with an unparalleled international dimension. Our Master programmes in International Management with specialisations in Hospitality, Aviation, Human Resources,IT, Finance & Accounting, Marketing and Health Care, as well as Transport & Logistics qualify you further for a position in senior management. Our expertise is recognised both in Germany and internationally and as a consequence, English is our predominant language of tuition. The reputation we have acquired among experts and our know-how is placed at your disposal; as well as an inviting environment for studying.Our success can also be yours, if you bring flexibility, mobility and a willingness to work as well as inquisitiveness and motivation. Then, IUBH can become the best place for you to make your start into the future.   IUBH teaches success in life, prepares you for global careers: 1,5 year post study work guaranteed after graduation, Blue Card available for all Schengen countries   Accomodation for international students guaranteed if applied on time   Placement into international companies, well paid jobs – over 75% of IUBH graduates placed in jobs 3 months after graduation 99,5% success ratio, drop out rate for international students 0,5% - small class sizes, personal care by professors and staff We are looking forward to welcoming you on campus soon! [-]

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Master Germany Berlin Berlin Region Russia October 2017

Our university has a unique profile that results, in part, from its intriguing history and long tradition. This is a place where diversity and gender mainstreaming, health promotion and a pro-family environment receive high priority, as do cultural activities and international exchange. The university is also firmly anchored in national and international networks in the areas of academia, research and the professional world.On the following pages we will introduce you to… [+] the features that give the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences its distinctive character.     Creating lively cooperationLively cooperation among (professional) associations, agencies and organizations is a characteristic feature of the successful transfer from theory to practice and of the research-intense application-oriented institution of higher education.  For instance, the Fröbel Group finances an endowed chair in the Early Childhood Education programme at ASH Berlin. University teachers engage in joint research with childcare facilities or partner universities to examine current questions of social or health policy or issues relating to early childhood education.  Students, too, through their internship semesters and volunteer work, some of which takes place in Hellersdorf, make valuable contributions to the exchange between science and professional practice. Within the framework of the “ASH Builds Potential” mentoring programme, students take on mentoring roles for other students or school pupils with immigrant backgrounds.Regular lecture series within the bachelors and masters programmes represent an opportunity to participate in in-depth discussions on a range of topics. That opportunity is not limited to university members: interested professional colleagues from outside the university also take up the invitation to take part in the lively exchange of opinions at the university. In a variety of ways, the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, contributes to the development of professional practices and specialist discourse, exerting a sustainable influence on its region.     Academic inquiry in dialogue with professional practiceResearch is an integral part of the development of higher education. ASH Berlin supports the research activities of its teachers and is the recipient of considerable external funding. ASH Berlin students participate in research projects and are qualified to pursue independent research right up to the acquisition of a doctoral degree.  ASH Berlin is engaged in continual and productive dialogue with professionals in the field, thereby ensuring that its research activities are application-oriented and relevant to professional practice. At the same time, it is contributing to the innovative advancement of established practice.  The results of ASH Berlin research are released in numerous publications.To promote regional development, since September of 2009, the Institute for Applied Research (Institut für angewandte Forschung e. V. – IFAF) has chiefly supported joint research activities involving Berlin’s public universities of applied sciences. ASH Berlin is the home of the IFAF’s “Integration and Health” competence centre: the centre promotes cross-linkage of research associated with that area being pursued by the partner institutions and the integration of regional partners.     Studies   The Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, offers four first-degree bachelors programmes, two consecutive masters programmes (which build on ASH Berlin bachelors programmes) and eight advance-degree masters programmes. Our student centre has service departments ready to assist you with issues related to studying here. The university provides a range of services to help students successfully complete their studies. [-]

BiTS University of Business Leadership

MSc MA Germany Berlin Region Iserlohn Hamburg October 2017 + 1 more

What’s special about us Private and state-accredited: The “Business and Information Technology School” BiTS offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, media, and psychology. Its nickname “entrepreneurial university” communicates our teaching approach: practical, international, and focused on success. BiTS also offers a family-like environment in which you can study. At BiTS, we want to create an environment in which you can develop a strong character. Fi… [+] ve basic factors form the backbone of BiTS: You study in an informal atmosphere to enable you to grow as a person. Trust is placed in you. You experience success. You learn based on a hands-on approach. And think along international lines. To put this policy into practice, BiTS creates an atmosphere of well-being and fosters a climate in which you can perform your best. Our programs At BiTS, we offer bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, both full-time and part-time while in employment. Two guiding principles apply to all programs: practical learning and thinking along international lines. Practical learning In addition to well-known scientists, many famous personalities from a variety of industries teach at BiTS. The university has close ties with business, and a lively exchange of information takes place. One priority is to incorporate as many of the requirements of the job into your studies as soon as possible. Our active exchange also gives you the opportunity to observe how successful people do business. Thinking along international lines National boundaries have long blurred in the world of business. Consequently, it is BiTS’s policy look beyond lines on a map. Thus, a semester of study abroad is a fixture of the bachelor’s degree program, and the International Summer School of the master’s degree program. This stay abroad is organized in close collaboration with our partner universities in the global Laureate Network. In addition, meeting students from all over the world is part of everyday life at BiTS. Our campuses Berlin, Hamburg, and Iserlohn – the characters of these three cities could not be more different. You can choose a unique atmosphere in the capital, a northern German port city, or an American-style campus-based university, whichever you prefer. After all, deciding on a course and a university is also governed by place: The question “What do I want to be?” is closely linked with the question “Where do I want to be?” for many people. The three BiTS campuses cater to a wide range of wishes: For example, the campus in Berlin is situated in the heart of the city, just off Potsdamer Platz. The campus in Iserlohn is surrounded by green spaces and offers lots of leisure-time activities at Seilersee. The campus in Hamburg is located in the Altona district, right next to the port and the Elbe River. Our aims Our most important aim is your success. We are there to see to it that you are ideally prepared to launch your professional career and to make your own way. With this in mind, we educate our students to become young professionals with an enterprising spirit and approach. How knowledge and skills are taught Today, you need a combination of abilities to forge a successful career. Substantive knowledge and social skills, management know-how, and confidence at an international level are the basis for a managerial career in the free economy. These days, enterprising young managers with a good theoretical education and who have acquired relevant practical experience both at home and abroad during their studies are sought-after in all fields of business. We equip you to meet these requirements. The results speak for themselves: Graduates of BiTS enter employment very quickly. [-]