MBA

General

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Program Description

Our MBA program empowers students to take on management and leadership roles in the global market. The program focuses on how to constructively develop innovative business plans, manage to complete projects, and enhance critical thinking skills within a collaborative environment. Our curriculum facilitates practical application through a diverse blend of workshops, lectures, seminars, and experiential learning projects. Interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships allow students to gain the leadership and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in competitive business environments. Students will acquire the knowledge and professional competencies that enable them to start and build their own companies and constructively manage business conflicts. Upon completing the Master’s of Business Administration Program (MBA) at Berlin International, students will be able to develop strategies for common challenges companies face in the globalized world today.

At Berlin International, all lectures are fully taught in English. Teaching MBA courses in English helps prepare our students for the global market and supports their role in an international business setting.

The study program attached below comprises both options, the 1-year as well as the 2 years program. Students, who have completed 180 (ECTS) during their bachelor's studies are going to choose the 2 years option, where they are going to receive 120 credit points (ECTS) as a result of their studies. Students, who have completed 240 (CP) during their bachelor's studies, are going to choose the 1-year option, where they are going to receive 60 credit points (ECTS) as a result of their studies. ​

Study program

This study program is composed of modules in which different forms of teaching and learning are related contextually and chronologically and which, except for the master's thesis, are completed by accompanying examination credits in accordance with the Framework Study and Examination Regulations.

Program facts

  • Duration and tuition fees:
    • 2 years program: 800€ monthly
    • Non-EU students are requested to pay the tuition fee (4.800€) at the beginning of the semester
    • 1-year program: 1.000€ monthly
    • Non-EU students are requested to pay the tuition fee (6.000€) at the beginning of the semester
  • Language: English
  • Degree: Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Location: Berlin-Charlottenburg
  • Start: October

Career opportunities

MBA graduates have many job opportunities in the market. After completing their studies at Berlin International, students should be able to act competently, they should be able to constructively manage conflicts, develop business ideas and new business areas, possess knowledge and abilities to set up their own companies, and be aware of the challenges of digitization and be able to deal with them appropriately. There are different career perspectives and employments, such as:

  • Management Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Project Management
  • Sales/Business Development
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Operations Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • HR Consulting
  • Product Marketing

How do I apply for an MBA?

The application process for studying MBA at Berlin International is simple. Through our online registration platform, you can easily and securely enter your personal information and receive a confirmation email with a link. Then you can use the link to upload the copies of your documents:

  • Bachelors or an equivalent university degree,
  • 1 year of professional working experience
  • Passport or EU identity card
  • English Language Test (Level C1 or above)
  • CV
  • (Significant and convincing) Letter of motivation

APPLICATION FOR STUDY PROGRAMS (COVID -19 UPDATE)

We have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q1. Is the Application Process the same?

A1. Yes, we are accepting applications for the Fall Intake 2020. We continue to receive applications and make offers to students, including international applicants.

If you have not applied yet, but intend to do so, you should apply as planned. Our team can advise you on all aspects of studying at Berlin International.

You can submit your application 24/7 through our application portal at: https://application.berlin-international.de/

Q2. Will the Application Deadline change?

A2. Yes, we have extended our Application Deadline until the 30th of September 2020. For international students, we advise submitting the application latest by the 15th of August, so that there is enough time for visa and travel-related formalities.

Q3. How can I apply for a visa if the embassies are closed?

A3. Please contact the German embassy or consulate in your home country to find out about the visa process in the current situation.

Q4. If my visa is delayed, how late can I start and how can I keep up with my coursework?

A4/ BI can guarantee the start of the fall semester 2020, with virtual teaching options for students, who cannot begin their studies on campus on time due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays. Those students can start their studies online from their home countries and then continue their studies on campus, as soon as they can travel to Germany.

We can guarantee that we will offer a parallel to the on-campus-courses online teaching for the whole first semester. The students who have problems with coming on time due to COVID-19 restrictions will have to arrive in Germany latest at the beginning of the second semester, which is the 1st of April 2021.

Q5. In case a new student does not want to attend online classes, what would be the process?

A5. Students who cannot begin their studies on campus on time in the fall semester 2020 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions or visa delays, can start their courses online from their home countries and continue their studies on campus immediately after they are able to travel to Germany.

If they don’t want to start their courses online, they can also defer the start of their studies free of charge to the next fall intake 2021. New students must start in the fall; a spring start is not possible.

Q6. Will the Fall semester 2020 begin on time?

A6. The Fall Semester 2020 will begin later than originally planned:

  • Welcome Days: New: 28.10.2020 - 30.10. 2020
  • Start of the Teaching Period: New: 2.11.2020
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized and non-profit German university of applied sciences located in the center of Berlin. We are determined to offer a challenging ... Read More

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized and non-profit German university of applied sciences located in the center of Berlin. We are determined to offer a challenging, innovative and practice-oriented education that advances the academic, cultural and linguistic potential of our students and prepares them for international careers in a globalized world. Read less