Programme Structure & Content

Order of study

  • You will complete the first and second semesters at ESB Business School in Reutlingen. Here you receive the sound business knowledge forming the solid basis for your later professional career. A few courses like Business Ethics, Strategic Management, Business Law and elective courses are joint courses with students of the MSc International Business Development.
  • In the third semester you will do an internship in a country of your choice or you will attend the campus of one of our renowned partner universities e.g. in Great Britain, in the USA, in Australia, in France (classes optionally in English) with partner campuses in Budapest, in South Africa, in Vietnam or in Russia. Please note that you will partly have to pay tuition fees there.

Double degrees are possible …

  • in cooperation with the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland: e.g. MSc. International Human Resources Management or MSc. Management

Students in the three-semester degree programme have the option of doing a voluntary study semester abroad or an internship semester after the second study semester.

You may also complete your Master’s thesis in a country of your choice.

To our partner university database

Focus of course

The degree programme includes the following modules

  • Controlling & Finance
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Law and Strategy
  • Business Ethics
  • Elective Business Language I / II
  • International Controlling Projects
  • International Financial Reporting & Auditing
  • Tax Accounting & International Taxation
  • Management Studies
  • Electives
  • Business Simulation
  • Master Thesis

Teaching by experts from business and industry

In addition to the lectures given by the ESB team of professors, you will also be taught by company representatives from tax consulting and auditing firms. They provide deep insights into business and auditing work with practice-relevant, up-to-date content. From the very first day you will have real contacts which you will be able to develop during internships, working student jobs or for the Master’s thesis.

Teaching partners:

Reutlinger Wirtschaftstreuhand GmbH
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Steuerberatungsgesellschaft