International Management Full-Time - MBA
An all-encompassing management toolkit for future executives in fluid and global markets
The International Management Full-Time MBA is particularly aimed at graduates of technical, scientific and academic fields of study such as engineering, natural sciences and the humanities for management and leadership tasks in the field of international business.
Gateway to German industry even before graduation
Build and refine business, management and leadership skills in the shortest possible time, applying them in a company placement of your choice.
The content of the programme is geared towards an international career; studying entirely in English whilst learning German in parallel.
Studying at the highest level
ESB Business School is AACSB accredited - a seal of quality that only 5 % of all business schools worldwide achieve. Top rankings are the norm for us.
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Management, leadership skills and company experience in just 18 months
The all-English MBA Full-Time allows you to create a broad portfolio of leadership and management skills in an international setting.
- Core Business Modules
- Elective Specialisation
- Practical & Academic Experience
Carefully read the admission requirements and get the necessary documents together:
- Letter of motivation (1 page)
- Copy of bachelor’s degree certificate
- GMAT Focus 515+, GMAT 550+ or equivalent EA, BAT, CCAT and GRE scores unless applicant has a business-related bachelor’s or master’s degree
- Proof of two years professional experience
Fill out the online application form.
Our advice: The earlier you submit your application, the more time you will have in the further application process, e.g. applying for your visa and verifying your documents.
Take part in the selection interview.
Enrol for the programme.
In the MBA International Management Full-Time I was able to fully concentrate on my studies. There was no work pressure that prevented me from doing so. Prior to completing my MBA, my post-MBA salary also increased by more than 50 per cent in comparison.
Strategy & Transformation Lead; MBA; Agile Coach at Roche
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2011
The MBA Full-Time at ESB Business School provides the technical skills and recognition needed to become an attractive and convincing player in the German and European job market.
Supply Chain Analyst at 4Flow (Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Storage),
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2022
This MBA programme provides the proper mix of skill development for career advancement in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds. Learning with individuals from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds aided my intercultural competence and sensitivity.
Digital Marketing Specialist, cedalo, Freiburg, Germany
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2019
To succeed in Germany, you need to keep on redefining your skillset. This MBA helped me to do just that. The full-time nature also really let me dive into the deep end without any other distractions. If you want to step up your game, increase your potential and salary, try this international and practice-oriented MBA, it'll point you in the right direction, without a doubt!
Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, Profion GmbH, Munich
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2020
From a professional scientific background to business management application, the MBA Full-Time provided a very solid platform, allowing me to re-train and take my career to the next level. Its unique blend of theoretical and practical knowledge, taught by industry experts, gave me the skills to integrate smoothly into a challenging market
Project Lead Battery Software Development, Bosch eBike Systems, Kusterdingen, Germany
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2020
A fine example of ESB‘s leadership in all things international is our over two decades of history of cooperation with one of the top business schools in India, SPJIMR. Our consecutive SPJIMR GMP and ESB MBA Full-Time structured programme was creatively conceived and implemented with much success for over 120 alumni and many more to come.
ESB Business School
Coming from a non-business background, the Full-Time MBA at ESB Reutlingen was my gateway into the world of business. The intensive, practice-oriented approach combined with the multicultural learning environment allowed me to gain a deep understanding of international business dynamics. This programme truly broadened my horizons and opened up new career opportunities.
Product Marketing Manager, Applied AI/SW Business, Bosch Corporate Research, Renningen, Germany; MBA Full-Time Graduate 2017
During my time at ESB Business School, the MBA Full-Time equipped me with a robust foundation in business management, strategic thinking, and leadership skills. The curriculum was meticulously designed to cover diverse aspects of business, including product development, market analysis, and project management. Interacting with fellow students from diverse backgrounds, industries, and cultures enhanced my ability to adapt to different perspectives. I am immensely grateful for the comprehensive education, the networking opportunities and support I received during my time at ESB, which have allowed me to excel in my career as a Product Manager at TRUMPF.
Product Portfolio Manager, TRUMPF, Ditzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2022
Enrolling in ESB's MBA Full-Time was the pivotal decision that propelled my career to new heights. The curriculum's comprehensive approach combined with the invaluable guidance of experienced faculty, equipped me with the necessary skills to navigate complex business challenges. The program's emphasis on practical application enabled me to seamlessly integrate theoretical knowledge into real world scenarios, fostering a deep understanding of business dynamics. The collaborative learning environment not only expanded my professional network but also fostered lasting connections with like-minded peers. Overall, the MBA program's transformative experience has empowered me to confidently lead and excel in today's competitive global business landscape.
Manager, Strategy and Transactions at EY (Ernst & Young), Reutlingen, Germany
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2018
I never imagined that the Full-Time MBA at ESB would have influenced my personal development and my career in such a strong way. The fundaments of my Business and Marketing knowledge were formed there, many leadership tools I need in my daily work and which I teach to my team, have been applied in Reutlingen. But above all it is the ESB spirit! I am still in close contact with my fellow students from all over the world and I still meet Alumni in different business areas. We all share a smile together once we realize that we belong to the same family – the ESB.
Senior Director Global Marketing, KARL STORZ SE & CO. KG, Tuttlingen, Germany
MBA Full-Time Graduate 2010
And after your studies?
With the ESB MBA in International Management, you are ideally equipped to pursue management and consultant positions in all industries, typically: Marketing, Market Research, Product Management, Key Account Management, International Sales, International Trade, International Procurement, Logistics and Fulfilment, etc.
Your qualification profile
Graduates of the MBA programme will have gained broad expertise in general management, as well as refined strategic and operational capabilities to successfully design and lead international business processes responsibly.
MBA graduates can aspire to managerial positions in all industries, typically: Marketing, Market Research, Product Management, Key Account Management, International Sales, International Trade, International Procurement, Logistics and Fulfilment, etc.
Possible areas of business
Whether marketing, market research, consulting, product and key account management or international sales, trade and procurement: with your MBA degree, a wide range of fields of application is open to you.