MBA Maritime and Shipping

The MBA in Maritime and Shipping Management will give you the knowledge and understanding needed to launch your career in this globally connected industry.

This MBA is designed to help you reach top-level jobs and be successful within them. If your ambitions are to start your own business, this program is also an excellent starting point for you.

By the end of this 18-month program, you’ll be ready to reach your goals or even progress onto a research degree, including a doctorate in a relevant area. As this qualification is recognized in Europe and internationally, the possibilities are endless.

This program is taught in English at our central Berlin campus. As the capital of Germany, Berlin is famous for its thriving startup community and offers many career opportunities for students to take advantage of upon successfully graduating. Our career services are also a great way to help develop your confidence, so you are prepared to launch your career.

BSBI wants its students to have careers that they thrive in, which is why free German language lessons are available as part of our programs. The lessons are offered to enhance your employment opportunities and ensure you are ready to successfully integrate into the German workforce should you decide to stay in Germany upon graduating.

Save up to €1,500 off the cost of the program when you pay the required €2,000 deposit to secure your place before 31 October 2019 (students from the EU will receive up to €500 off).

Course requirements

  • Minimum age: 21
  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in any component), or;
    • PTE 50 + score or equivalent.
  • English proficiency requirements can be waived for:
    • Native English speakers, or;
    • Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a High School diploma or IB).
  • Documents: CV and two reference letters.
  • Qualifications: You must have a 2:2 UK bachelor’s degree (or any equivalent degree which is recognized by NARIC)
  • If you do not meet the academic requirements, you may be assessed on relevant work experience. To take this route, you must have a minimum of 3 years of management experience.

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation

Want to become an exceptional business leader in your chosen field? Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) will help you develop the key management skills you need for a successful career.

BSBI’s degree programs have three concepts at its heart:

Enterprise | Leadership | Success

You will:

  • Improve your business skills through practical teaching methods
  • Learn about your chosen industry from career-oriented academics at the top of their field
  • Gain competitive advantages by acquiring key professional tools and techniques
  • Learn how to apply the concepts to real businesses

Our goal is your success: when you graduate, you will soon be able to enter the job market as a highly qualified professional and upon graduating you will be eligible to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit* to take advantage of career opportunities in Germany.

While you study your degree…

Teaching methods

Benefit from career-oriented and practical teaching approach using methods such as:

  • Case studies
  • Visits to exhibitions and businesses
  • Workshops and guest speakers
  • Group discussions
  • Presentations
  • Group projects

Flexibility & online study support

Enjoy a study schedule designed to fit around your professional and personal commitments.

Take advantage of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and access ‘Virtual’ classrooms meaning you can study from home.

Central Berlin campus

BSBI has created a wonderful study environment, offering a newly-refurbished, modern campus located in the heart of Berlin.

The city was recently ranked the most popular choice for international students looking to study in Europe**.

**Based on an annual survey by ICEF in 2018.

Industry connections and opportunity

As Europe’s start-up capital, Berlin is the perfect place to learn about business and gain valuable experience – the city is a hub for entrepreneurs who flock to Berlin to take advantage of investment and economic opportunity.

Dedicated Career Service

BSBI’s on-campus career experts are dedicated to helping you train for success. Career services are tailored to your particular needs and are designed to develop you into an excellent candidate upon graduating.

After graduation…

Globally recognized degree qualification

You will receive a qualification from Università Telematica Internazionale Uninettuno – BSBI’s main academic partner.

Post-study residence permit

After successfully completing your degree course, you will be able to apply for a post-study residence permit for up to 18 months. This will give you the opportunity to take advantage of economic opportunities across Germany.


Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 2, 2019
This course is Campus based
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18 months
13,250 EUR
€13,250 (International students), €7,000 (EU students)
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