Master of Business Administration (MBA)

General

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Program Description

We offer our MBA International Business in a 60 and a 90 ECTS version. If you opt for the 90-ECTS variant, you can choose a major in the second semester and thus deepen your specialist knowledge in addition to general management know-how.

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Majors

  • Logistics & Transport
  • Engineering Project­ Management
  • Clinical ­ Research ­Management
  • International Business
  • International Marketing
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Health Care Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • IT Management
  • Hospitality
  • Big Data Management
  • Aviation
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Logistics & Transport

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September

Whether food, smartphones or gas turbines: Without the transportation of goods, the global economy would be paralyzed. As an expert in logistics and transport, you optimize transport routes and processes so that the right quantity of goods arrives at the right place at the right time.

Have you already gained some work experience in this field after completing your first degree and would you like to expand your professional knowledge and your general management skills to reach the next level in your career? Then our MBA with a major in Logistics & Transport is the right choice for you.

We prepare you to analyze strategic and logistical problems using scientific methods, to develop solution concepts and to implement them in your company. The international orientation of your studies makes you a global player with excellent career perspectives.

Career prospects

The international orientation of your studies and the logistics and transport industry makes you a global player. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Logistics Consultants, Sourcing Manager, Process Manager, etc.

Engineering Project­ Management

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September

Management skills combined with production engineering expertise are crucial for tomorrow’s business success. The demand for qualified specialists and managers is correspondingly high. Have you already gained some work experience in Engineering after completing your first degree and would you like to expand your knowledge in this field and your general management skills to reach the next level in your career? Then our MBA with a major in Engineering Project Management is the right choice for you.

As Engineering Project Manager, you organize engineering teams, are responsible for budgeting and cost planning as well as evaluating various types of quality management standards. You are in demand wherever comprehensive and interdisciplinary knowledge in technology and management is needed.

Career prospects

Excellent job prospects await you after graduation. You will be in need wherever interdisciplinary and comprehensive knowledge in the field of technology and business is required. For example, you can work as a Project Manager, Quality Manager, Engineering Project Manager, etc.

Clinical ­ Research ­Management

  • 6 semesters part-time
  • Possible at any time

In collaboration with Parexel International IUBH now offers a brand new MBA program “Clinical Research Management”. This 6 semester-long professional certification uses blended and onsite learning with industry experts from Parexel International.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research Management provides in-depth knowledge and insights about the clinical research industry, from drug discovery to regulatory requirements and data management.

Our program blends theory with practice and uses authentic case studies to ensure effective learning and immediate application in the workplace. Graduates are qualified for pharmaceutical and medical research service management.

Career prospects

Clinical Research Managers develop, manage and control the phases in clinical research, for example in the development of new drugs. Together with pharmacists, physicians and biologists, they ensure the scientifically correct course of those development processes - against the background of legal and medical framework conditions.

After graduating, for example, you will work as a Clinical Trial Manager, Medical and Pharmaceutical Journalist, Laboratory Manager, etc.

International Business

  • 2 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March
  • Berlin: April

Our MBA program is the ideal starting point for the next step on your professional path - a career as a successful manager.

The program qualifies you in the areas of business administration, corporate management, marketing, finance and leadership for demanding activities in middle to upper management in many industries and specialist areas. And its international orientation makes you fit for the global job market.

Career prospects

With an MBA you bring leadership competence and comprehensive knowledge from all relevant management disciplines to the table - and thus open up your career to a wide range of opportunities. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Business Development Manager, Consultant, Senior Brand Manager, etc.

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International Marketing

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

Marketing and sales managers face an increasingly complex and interactive variety of tasks. The tasks include, for example, the development of the national or international brand and product strategies, and planning of target group-specific product and marketing concepts or the design of successful sales processes.

Have you already gained some work experience after completing your first degree and would you like to expand your knowledge in this field and your general management skills to reach the next level in your career?

Then our MBA with a major in International Marketing is the right choice for you. With an optimal mix of specific marketing knowledge and general management know-how, the MBA prepares you well for a career in marketing, sales and brand building.

Career prospects

Since virtually every national and international company sells products or services, the career prospects in marketing are outstanding. Experts with sound marketing and sales skills are in demand almost everywhere. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Communications Manager, Brand Manager, Marketing Manager, etc.

Finance & Accounting

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

Have you already gained work experience after completing your first degree and now want to build your management skills to reach the next level in your career? In our MBA with a major in Finance & Accounting, we provide you with comprehensive specialist knowledge as well as relevant business management know-how.

You develop skills in preparing and executing financial policy decisions, learn how to handle financing options on international capital markets as well as accounting in accordance with international standards, and acquire in-depth investment-analysis and portfolio-management expertise so you can optimize your company’s financial performance.

Career prospects

An MBA degree in Finance & Accounting makes you a sought-after expert in an industry with a future. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Risk Manager, Financial Controller, Compliance Officer, etc.

Health Care Management

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

The healthcare sector in Germany is an innovative employer and major exporter. With a market share of about ten percent, it is a rapidly growing area - not just for classic medical professions.

Do you already have work experience in this area, but now want to expand your management skills so you can reach the next level in your career? Then our MBA with a major in Health Care Management is the right choice for you.

You will be in a position to successfully fill leadership positions in healthcare institutions, such as hospitals and care facilities, as well as consulting firms and medical-technology and pharmaceutical manufacturing companies.

Career prospects

With an MBA degree in Health Care Management, you acquire the specialist knowledge you will need as a successful leader in the healthcare industry. Your potential employers include healthcare and care insurance providers, medical facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and health tourism institutions. After graduation, for example, you can work as an Occupational Health Management Consultant, Hospital Account Manager, Healthcare Business Consultant, etc.

International Human Resource Management

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

Finding skilled employees through “talent scouting”, developing new online training or coaching employees – HR work can be very diverse. Have you already gained some work experience after completing your first degree and would you like to expand your knowledge in this field and your general management skills to reach the next level in your career?

Then our MBA with a major in International Human Resource Management is the right choice for you. To comprehensively prepare you for a successful career in human resources, we provide you with important specialist knowledge as well as advanced know-how for strategic and operative thinking in companies. After graduating, you will in a position to take on responsibilities in an exciting environment.

Career prospects

HR personnel can do much more than look over applications, conduct interviews, and draft employment contracts. Because of a shortage in trained HR personnel, their skills are needed in all areas in the selection, assignment, and promotion of staff in line with corporate goals. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Human Resources Manager, Personnel Developer, Human Resources Office, etc.

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IT Management

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

Information technology is constantly evolving, and companies are always faced with new tasks and challenges. Business intelligence, social media, cloud computing or IT security are just a few of the themes here.

Have you already gained some professional experience after completing your first degree and now you want to expand your IT knowledge and general management skills to reach the next level in your career?

Then our MBA with a major in IT Management is the right choice for you. As an IT manager, you ensure that your company's data, information, and knowledge are used optimally in order to achieve and develop strategic goals. As an interface between business management and information technology, you are responsible for managing interdisciplinary projects with partner companies, associations or state organizations.

Career prospects

As an IT manager, you are among the most sought after professionals in the industry, the public sector, and government organizations. After graduation, for example, you can work as an IT Project Manager, Scrum Manager, HR Specialist Tech Recruiting, etc.

Hospitality

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

The hospitality industry is an important engine for jobs and the economy: One in ten jobs worldwide is in this versatile industry. Do you already have work experience in this area, but now want to expand your management skills so you can reach the next level in your career?

Then our MBA program with a major in Hospitality Management is the right choice for you. The industry covers a very wide field with countless, often cross-industry opportunities. In addition to the classic hotel sector, it includes hospitality as well as adjacent industries, such as amusement parks, casinos or airlines, and service providers such as hospitality consulting and IT service providers. During your studies, you will develop the skills you need as a leader in a consistently international industry.

Career prospects

The Hospitality Management MBA program prepares you for a range of responsibilities. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Guest Relations Manager, Project Manager, Marketing Manager, etc.

Big Data Management

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

As a Big Data Manager, your goal is to generate maximum strategic value from data. You coordinate projects and work at the interface between head management, data engineering, and data analysis.

You have familiarity with the principles of information management, understand artificial intelligence techniques and have a grasp of new technologies and their benefits to the business environment. And at the same time, you are aware of the needs of your business and can reconcile the use of data with corporate strategy.

Last but not least, you use your know-how to critically scrutinize current trends in big data, to differentiate pure hype from feasible solutions, and to make appropriate recommendations to management.

Have you already gained some work experience after completing your first degree and would you like to expand your knowledge in this field and your general management skills to reach the next level in your career? Then our MBA with a major in Big Data Management is the right choice for you.

Career prospects

Large companies and high-growth companies invest heavily in building data management systems and structures. There are many opportunities here for qualified specialists. After graduation, for example, you can work as a Big Data Scientist, Big Data Engineer, BI Consultant, etc.

Aviation

  • 3 semesters
  • Bad Honnef: March/September
  • Berlin: April/October

Are you enthusiastic about aviation? Do you already have work experience, but now want to expand your management skills so you can reach the next level in your career? Then our MBA degree with a major in Aviation is the right choice for you. Alongside important specialist knowledge, we also provide you with relevant business management know-how.

You learn about the main drivers of airline profitability – network planning and revenue management –, acquire knowledge about environmental issues such as noise and emissions, deepen your knowledge of airline and airport financing, and also deal with issues such as human resources, financial accounting, and marketing.

Career prospects

As a future manager, you will take on responsibilities in the area of ​​air traffic and logistics. After graduation, for example, you can work as an Air Freight Procurement Manager, Corporate Strategy Developer, Process Management Consultant, etc.

Where you will be studying

You can pursue your Master’s degree at the two German campuses in Bad Honnef and Berlin.

Admissions Requirements

Studying at the IUBH supports and challenges you. Here is what you need to become part of our university.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (3-year program or equivalent to 180 ECTS)
  • A final grade of at least "Satisfactory" (Minimum grade point average equivalent of 3.0 according to the German grading system)
  • At least 2 years of full-time professional and relevant experience after your Bachelor´s graduation (internships do not qualify)
  • Proof of English proficiency: Academic IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL IBT 80 points / PTE 56 points (overall) / Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency

Just send us your application and our Admission team will guide you on your options.

Clinical Research Management Major Requirements

  • Option 1: Bachelor's degree with 180 ECTS PLUS two years of relevant professional experience by the end of the program.
  • Option 2: Bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS.
  • Undergraduate degree in natural sciences is recommended.
  • One year of relevant professional experience is required for starting the program.
  • Proof of English skills:
    • TOEFL (minimum 80 points) or
    • IELTS (minimum Level 6) or
    • Duolingo English test (minimum 51%) or
    • Cambridge Certificate (minimum B grade overall) or
    • Equivalent proof
      The proof must be provided before the start of the study and must not be older than two years. If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

Admission process

Have you chosen a degree program? Apply now! We will take you through the admission process step-by-step, and look forward to getting to know you better.

EU & EEA applicants

  1. Upload your application at www.iubh.de/onb
  2. Conduct Admission Interview
  3. Receive a letter of admission & tuition contract
  4. Send back signed tuition contract
  5. Start your studies at IUBH

Non-EU applicants

  1. Upload your application at www.iubh.de/onb
  2. Conduct the admission interview
  3. Receive the offer letter
  4. Make a deposit and open blocked account
  5. Receive the letter of admission & tuition contract
  6. Receive your visa and start your studies

Required documents

After you submit your online application, we will check if you fulfill the entry requirements and will contact you within two weeks. Please be sure to send with your application all of the documents listed below:

  • CV
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Passport Copy
  • Academic Diplomas and Transcript of Records
  • Proof of English Proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/Cambridge A or P)
  • Proof of work experience (if any)

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Last updated Feb 2020

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