MBA International Management Full-Time

Prof. Dr. Stephan Seiter

“The MBA programme prepares high potentials from engineering and scientific professions for management tasks in internationally operating companies. The programme provides students from abroad with the chance to find an ideal entry into the European job market“.  

Dr. Stephan Seiter, professor for Economics and Quantitative Methods

Why study MBA International Management Full-Time?

… because you will acquire as a non-economist business skills qualifying  you for the tasks of a manager in an intensive and compact course that takes just one year. 

… because the MBA programme is the ideal preparation for an internationally oriented career: internationally focused content, completely in English.

… because you will study flexibly and in line with actual practice: choose between three specialisations, business project either in Germany or abroad.

Key facts

Length of course
1 year
Place of study
Beginning of course
Winter semester
The winter semester 2020/2021 starts on 5 October.
Application deadline
15 September
Language of instruction
Foreign languages


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

€6,900. -

plus semester contribution (

Admission requirements
University degree

2 years professional experience (at least 1 year of which after completing first degree)

Business-fluent English language skills level C 1
Successful selection interview
Available places

This degree programme deals with questions such as...

  • What tasks lie in store for a manager in general management and marketing?
  • What elements are important for integrated management?
  • How do I control international business processes?
  • How do I solve conflicts in an intercultural environment?
  • What management skills are decisive in practice?

Perspectives: Careers & opportunities

Typical industries:

You can use specialist knowledge of general management for management tasks in all industries and lines of business.


Typical corporate areas:

  • Marketing
  • Market research
  • Consulting
  • Product management
  • Key account management
  • International sales
  • International trade
  • International procurement

Rankings & accreditations

ESB Business School is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Worldwide only five percent of all business schools bear this seal of quality. The AACSB is the largest accreditation organisation in the world with demanding quality requirements in relation to training and research at business schools.

ESB Business School has been system accredited by the FIBAA: within the accreditation process the internal quality assurance system of ESB Business School was audited and awarded the quality seal of the accreditation council. All degree programmes of ESB Business School pass through this rigorous internal quality assurance system and in this way achieve accreditation.

Current rankings:

  • Trendence Graduate Barometer 2020: Top positions in the fields "Internationality" and "Practical Relevance"
  • Studycheck University Ranking 2020: Reutlingen University belongs to the most popular universities in Germany once again. It performed especially successful in the fields "Internationality" and "Practical Relevance". To the ranking
  • U-Multirank 2020: Reutlingen University is awarded eleven top placings, e. g. in the fields of International Orientation and Student mobility. ESB Business School performed especially successfully in regard to the contact to work environments. To the ranking
  • Wirtschaftswoche 2020: ESB Business School is the leading German university for business studies and number 6 in International Business Engineering.
    To the ranking (German Article)
  • U-Multirank 2019: Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences achieves seven top rankings in the fields of research, international orientation and knowledge transfer. In addition, the university is one of the top 25 universities worldwide in the field of "Contact to work environment". To the ranking
  • Studycheck University Ranking 2019: Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences ranks 6th among the "Most Popular Universities of Applied Sciences 2019" and is awarded the title "Top University of Applied Sciences in Germany". To the ranking
  • Die Zeit (CHE) 2017/18, Business Management: Top group in several areas including international orientation, degrees completed within an appropriate timeframe and the overall study situation
    To the ranking

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AACSB accredited
System accredited by FIBAA