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Important Covid-19 information about entry to Germany

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For students from virus-variant areas, this means that in-presence study in Germany for the WS 2021/2022 cannot currently be guaranteed. Please note that entry is also not possible if a study place commitment has already been granted by our university. Since entry is not possible, visas cannot be issued as long as a country is considered a virus-variant area.

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HFU - International Business Management Master MBA (I6010)

MBA in International Business Management


An international MBA for the global-minded

The HFU MBA offers a leading-edge curriculum taught entirely in English by a dynamic and internationally experienced faculty. The HFU Business School is a faculty of Furtwangen University, a state-run university located in picturesque southern Germany. 

The focus of our MBA program is managing business across global markets. Through our location at the crossroads of Europe, we challenge students to think and live globally. Organizational leadership, strategic management and managing cultural diversity are core areas of the program which prepares our students for a successful professional future in business enterprises operating across international borders.

Tuition fees: €12,390 for entire program

Download our MBA Brochure here.

We are "Made in Germany"

In the end, an MBA from HFU Business School will provide you with an exceptional "Made in Germany" foundation for a career in international business at global companies worldwide.Our MBA degree has been independently confirmed for equivalency standing in such countries as the United States and Canada, and is fully recognized in all European Union countries.

HFU is system accredited

The system accreditation award confirms that HFU has proven its quality management system in the area of teaching and learning to be appropriate to achieve the defined qualification goals and quality standards in all study programmes. Read more

New Add-on: German Language Classes  designed for our MBAs

To get a job in Germany after graduation it is extremely important to have very good German language skills (mimimum CEFR B2). Exclusively for our MBA students, we offer "German for Business" language classes at different levels. At the end you can sit the External link opens in a new window:TELC exam, an internationally recognized German exam. This service is included in the program tuition fees.

The HFU Language Center also offers intensive, pre-semester courses and weekly semester courses in general German. External link opens in a new window:More information on German language courses.

  • ECTS 90 ECTS
  • Programme duration 3 Semesters
  • Campus Schwenningen Campus
  • Faculty HFU Business School
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October)
  • Application deadline 1 June for international applicants, 15 July (winter semester)
  • Entry requirements Above-average undergraduate degree,
    English: TOEFL or IELTS,
    minimum 24 months of professional experience
  • Teaching Language English
  • Accreditation Yes (accredited through the university system accreditation)
[Translate to English:] Oscar Beltran MBA alumni 2015
"The HFU MBA has transformed my way of thinking and improved my negotiation skills. It has given me the flexibility to multi-task within the company."
Oscar Beltrán, Colombia, alumni of 2015, Operation and Business Development at EKU Power Drives, Germany