Master of Business Administration (One Year and a Half)
IU International University of Applied Sciences
EUR 8,111 / per year *
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* Price starts from, includes up to 25% discount on tuition fees. For more details check IU’s website.
How can an MBA help you level up your career?
An MBA can significantly elevate your career by equipping you with advanced business knowledge, leadership skills, and a strong professional network. It opens doors to higher-level positions, provides opportunities for career advancement, and enhances your credibility and marketability in the business world.
The Master of Business Administration at IU offers a variety of career opportunities after graduation. The international orientation of the programme makes it possible to prove one's skills in the global working world and to assign to international companies. By imparting knowledge in areas such as finance, economics, marketing and leadership, you qualify for challenging tasks in middle to upper management in various fields.
At IU, you can choose between two modern campuses in Berlin and Bad Honnef, each equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, learning spaces and libraries. Experience the vibrant Berlin scene or settle into the friendly environment of Bad Honnef, where on-campus accommodation is available. Join clubs and societies, relax in social areas, and embrace the supportive international community throughout your educational journey.
What does it mean to study on IU Campus?
• All programmes taught in English
• 2-4 intakes per year – programme dependent
• A mix of online self-study and on-campus learning (2-3 days per week) in Germany
• IU’s AI-driven teaching assistant helps you prepare for exams, find materials in the virtual library, and clarify questions
• Study and collaborate in small groups during on-campus tutorials
• Free online German language course
• Access to jobs board and optional internship module
• Optional internship module
• 18-month post-study visa eligibility
• Blended learning: Attend tutorials on campus only 2-3 times per week
• Flexible: Study online at your schedule for the rest of the week
• Explore work-study options in Germany: up to 20 hours per week while studying
• Career-oriented: IU provides specialized degree programs in high-demand fields.
• Courses: combine theory and practical application through real-life case studies
• Kickstart your career in Germany: after graduation with an 18-month post-study visa
• All programmes are accredited: according to German and EU standards in education
• IU degrees are internationally recognised and can be converted to overseas equivalents for work or further studies
• Recognised by WES Canada & US and member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
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Scholarships and Funding
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Join IU on its campuses in Berlin. Their lectures will offer great flexibility, giving you a chance to work, socialize and explore a new continent while working towards your future.
Accreditations, Rankings, and Memberships
IU International University of Applied Sciences has received system accreditation from EQAR, FIBAA, the German Accreditation Council, and the German Council of Science and Humanities. This means that their courses, faculty and teaching materials meet the rigorous standards set according to European academic guidelines and they can now accredit their own programmes.
Awards and Rankings
IU is the first German university to get 99/100 on the QS Stars Report, but they also topped 6 out of 25 categories in Germany’s largest university ranking by CHE. Recently IU’s online MBA programmes ranked 26th in Europe in the prestigious QS Online MBA Rankings, an impressive achievement and recognition on the international stage.
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IU is a member of the Business Graduate’s Association, Online Learning Consortium, AASCB, and UNESCO's Global Education Coalition. These memberships give them connections to other institutions, companies, and NGOs as well as top-tier degree programmes and lifelong learning development courses. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, IU helps students in need to continue their education and pursue lifelong learning
Since April 2023, IU is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), the largest university association in the world with foreign universities as an associate member. IU is also the only European member of Association of African Universities (AAU), a network of over 420 universities and research centres from across the African continent
Global Recognition and Academic Partners
As IU is recognised by WES Canada and U.S., their degrees can be converted into points according to local academic standards in the Canadian Immigration Point System and American Immigration Assessment Scheme.
Through partnerships with academic institutions from all around the world, IU offers a more affordable way for students to study and live abroad. The IU Study Abroad Alliance lets students start a degree online at IU and complete it at a partner university in the US, Canada, Australia or Europe, where career opportunities are aplenty
Program Tuition Fee
Logistics & Transport
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
HR personnel can do much more than look over applications, conduct interviews, and draft employment contracts. Because of a shortage of 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.
As an IT manager, you are among the most sought after professionals in the industry, the public sector, and government organisations. After graduation, for example, you can work as an IT Project Manager, Scrum Manager, HR Specialist Tech Recruiting, etc.
The Hospitality Management MBA programme 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
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.
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.