HOCHSCHULE REUTLINGEN

European Management Studies (EMS) - MA

Study German-French economic relations

The trilingual Master's programme European Management Studies opens up first-class career prospects for you - especially in German-French companies, organisations or associations.

  • Double degree
    Fully integrated double-degree programme at Reutlingen University and the École de Management of the University of Strasbourg for non-economists.

  • Three languages
    You study in three languages (German, English, French) and two countries (Germany and France) - each with an integrated practical phase.

  • In-depth know-how
    You will acquire all the necessary management skills for German-French as well as international trade.

Weitere Vorteile:

  • Als Nicht-Ökonomin oder -Ökonom mit einem geistes-, sozial- oder naturwissenschaftlichen Erststudium erwerben Sie in diesem Studiengang generalistisches betriebswirtschaftliches Wissen.
  • Nach Ihrem erfolgreichen Abschluss verfügen Sie über eine Doppelkompetenz, die in Frankreich und Deutschland eine hervorragende Grundlage für einen Einstieg in vielfältige Managementpositionen eröffnet.
  • Durch das Studium in zwei Ländern entwickeln Sie eine hohe Sensibilität für unterschiedliche Geschäftskulturen und Soft Skills sowie für den Umgang mit internationalen Partnern.

Key Data

All the facts and figures about your degree programme at a glance

Duration of studies

4 semesters

Admission requirements

University degree and very good language skills

Start of studies

Winter semester

Costs

Depending on the place of enrolment

Study location

ESB Business School of Reutlingen University & École de Management of the Université de Strasbourg

Study places

30

Admission requirements

  • General or subject-related university entrance qualification
  • University degree with at least 180 ECTS (e.g. Bachelor's or equivalent degree)

In principle, the programme is open to graduates of all disciplines, but is primarily designed for non-economists. Knowledge in the area of management and business administration is not a prerequisite.

  • Please note that degrees from foreign universities must be recognised in Germany by the Studienkolleg Konstanz.
  • A good command of the German language.
    If the university entrance qualification or the first degree qualifying the graduate to enter a profession was not acquired at a German speaking institution, proof of the required German language skills must be provided. (§ 1 of the „Statutes on the required language skills for studying at Reutlingen University“).
  • Good command of the English language at level B2, as evidenced by the certificates listed in § 2 of the „Statutes on the required language skills for studying at Reutlingen University“.
  • A good command of the French language at level B2 - the following certificates are recognised:
    • French was taken as an advanced/profile subject in all four semesters at college level with at least 6 points.
    • DELF B2
    • TELC French B2
    • Applicants with a French-language university entrance qualification or a degree qualifying the graduate to enter a profession are exempt from the obligation to provide proof of French language skills.

Costs

1st year of study

  • ESB Business School: 2 semester fees (applicants at EM Strasbourg Business School: 194.60 Euro; applicants at ESB Business School: 334.60 Euro)
  • EM Strasbourg Business School: Enrolment fee (243 Euro) + fee (92 Euro) = 335 Euro

Total for applicants at ESB Business School: 669.60 Euro

Total for applicants at EM Strasbourg Business School: 529. 60 Euro

  • Optional: Semester ticket at ESB Business School: 90 Euro

 

2nd year of study 

  • ESB Business School: 2 semester fees (Applicants at EM Strasbourg Business School: 194.60 Euro; Applicants at ESB Business School: 334.60 Euro)
  • EM Strasbourg Business School: Fee (92 Euro)

Total for applicants at ESB Business School: 426.60 Euro

Total for applicants at EM Strasbourg Business School: 286.60 Euro

 

For students from non-EU countries the state of Baden-Württemberg charges a fee of 1,500 € per semester.

Two countries, three languages, one double degree

With the Master of Arts European Management Studies we train you in four semesters to become an expert in German-French economic relations.

Aufbau und Inhalt

Der Studiengang vermittelt managementorientierte fachliche und persönliche Kompetenzen, die für die qualifizierte Wahrnehmung von Managementaufgaben und Teamfunktionen in international orientierten Unternehmen oder anderen Organisationen erforderlich sind. Ein besonderer Fokus liegt dabei auf den wirtschaftlichen, strukturellen und kulturellen Besonderheiten im deutsch-französischen Kontext.

Die praxisintegrierende Studienstruktur zielt auf eine breitgefächerte berufliche Profilbildung in internationalen Unternehmensfeldern. Neben Fachkenntnissen werden insbesondere auch die folgenden Kompetenzen weiterentwickelt: Analytisches Denkvermögen, fortgeschrittene Fremdsprachenkompetenzen, interkulturelle Kommunikation, Teamwork, Flexibilität, Belastbarkeit und Verantwortungsbewusstsein.

Das erste Studienjahr absolvieren Sie in Deutschland, das zweite in Frankreich. Case Studies, Projektarbeiten, Gruppenarbeiten und Workshops werden ergänzt durch Seminare, Vorlesungen sowie Fachvorträge von Experten.

Am Ende des Studiums erhalten Sie zwei Masterabschlüsse, einen von der ESB Business School der Hochschule Reutlingen und einen von der École de Management der Université de Strasbourg.

Studienablauf

Studieninhalte

1. Semester
ESB Business School

Management und Strategie

Marketing

Financial Environment

  • Rechnungswesen
  • Unternehmensfinanzierung

Supply Chain Management und Sustainability

Rahmenbedingungen wirtschaftlichen Handelns

  • Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Wirtschaftsrecht im internationalen Kontext

Business Analytics

Business English and Intercultural Management

2. Semester
ESB Business School
Praktisches Studiensemester
3. Semester
EM Strasbourg
Allgemeine BWL

Internationales Management

Personal und Vertrieb

Wirtschaftliches und rechtliches Unternehmensumfeld
4. Semester
EM Strasbourg
Digitalisierung, Entrepreneurship und Innovation

CLUE

Praxisphase - Tätigkeit im Unternehmen, Methodik und Masterthesis

 

Studying at ESB Business School

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Any questions?

Your personal study advisor will be happy to help you!

Your application process

1.

Read the admission requirements carefully.

2.

Apply online by 15 June.

3.

If you are admitted, accept the offered study place.

Admission requirements

The degree programme is in principle open to graduates of all disciplines, but is primarily designed for non-economists. Knowledge of management and business administration is not a prerequisite.

  • General or subject-related university entrance qualification
  • University degree with at least 180 ECTS (usually at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent)
  • Degrees from foreign universities must be recognised by the Studienkolleg in Konstanz.
  • A good command of the German language, unless the university entrance qualification or the first degree qualifying for admission to a profession was acquired at a German speaking institution. Proof is provided by means of the evidence listed in § 1 of the "Statutes on the required language skills for studying at Reutlingen University".
  • A good command of English at level B2, evidenced by the certificates listed in § 2 of the "Statutes on the required language skills for studying at Reutlingen University"
  • A good command of the French language at level B2, evidenced by
    • French having been taken as an advanced/ profile subject in all 4 semesters at college level with at least 6 points. 
    • DELF B2
    • TELC French B2
    • Applicants with a French-language university entrance qualification or a French-language first degree qualifying for admission to a profession are exempt from the obligation to provide proof. 

This is how the online application works

Step 1: Register on the application portal of Reutlingen University and apply for your degree programme of choice.

Apply

You can check the status of your application on the University Information Portal.

 

Step 2: If you are invited, attend the selection interview.

All applicants who meet the basic requirements for admission will be invited to a selection interview by e-mail. If this date is not possible for you, you will naturally be offered an alternative date.

The selection interview will take place immediately after the deadline for applications. The interview, which lasts approximately 20 minutes, determines and evaluates the suitability, motivation and qualifications of the applicants and is conducted by two persons.

Welcome to ESB Business School!

To accept a place, please return the signed application for enrolment with the requested documents and transfer the semester fees.

Questions & Answers about enrolment

You will find tips on finding a room or flat on the Reutlingen University website.

For international students: On the website of Reutlingen University you will find information about studying in Germany, our range of preparatory courses, experience reports and much more besides.

And after your studies?

As a graduate of the European Management Studies programme you will have strong intercultural knowledge and a high level of foreign language proficiency with a particular focus on the German-French economic area.

ESB Career Center

ESB Corporate Partners

ESB Alumni e.V.

The international atmosphere is tangible every day, from the trilingual lectures to the professional experience of internships in Germany and France. In addition, comprehensive knowledge is taught in specific business subjects.

 

Amandine Guio

Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Bosch, graduated in 2012

The graduates of the Master's programme are ideally prepared: Multilingually educated, with an interdisciplinary development and a lot of professional experience, they have sound knowledge of corporate governance based on values and sustainability and thus contribute to a truly European business culture.

 

Prof. Dr. Enrico Prinz

École de Management, University of Strasbourg, Programme Director of the Master's "European Management Studies"

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