Medical Devices & Healthcare Management MBA (I10720)

Medical Devices & Healthcare Management


Get your MBA part-time!

Unique Study Programme in Europe

Our part-time executive MBA program in Medical Devices & Healthcare Management offers working professionals the opportunity to earn a master’s degree from a state-approved, fully accredited and internationally respected institution.

"Our MBA program is the first and only one of its kind in Europe offering a unique combination of management skills and focus on medical technology and healthcare management." Prof. Dr. Michael Lederer, MBA Director

The study program provides you with a thorough understanding of international management and emphasizes practical relevance. We have developed its content in cooperation with the world’s top medical technology companies. We accept a maximum of 15 students to allow for intensive learning and close interaction with peers.

Power your future with Medical Devices & Healthcare Management!

Throughout the world, medical technology and the entire field of healthcare are rapidly growing sectors. Constant improvements in quality standards mean constantly evolving requirements for those working in this field. To help meet these requirements, the International Business School Tuttlingen (IBST) has developed the Medical Devices & Healthcare Management MBA program.

The first and only one of its kind in Europe, this program combines business administration and international management skills with a strong focus on specialized medical technology and healthcare management content.

This highly demanding program has been developed in cooperation with the world’s top medical technology companies and leading healthcare institutions.

Tuttlingen is the ideal location for our internationally recognised Business School  – a world centre of medical technology where you have the combined expertise of medical specialists, engineers and scientists.

The HFU Business School at Furtwangen University is IBST’s partner in the MBA program. Furtwangen University (HFU) boasts not only highly qualified professors with wide-ranging international experience, but also an experienced pool of external experts and specialists. Their business programs have topped rankings for many years, particularly in the areas of international expertise and relevance to the real world of business.

Study areas

  • Business Administration
  • International Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intercultural and Leadership Skills

Target group

The part-time "Medical Devices & Healthcare Management" MBA programme is designed for career-oriented professionals in the fields of medical engineering and biomedical engineering seeking to improve their competencies in international management and marketing.

Facts and Figures

Type of degree
Master of Business Administration


  • four-semester, part-time course for working professionals
  • 18 on-site sessions at intervals of approximately four weeks with two lecture blocks over six days
  • self-study with e-learning; study materials provided

Entry requirements

  • first degree from recognised university or institution of higher education
  • TOEFL or similar English language test, GMAT (only if no business experience)
  • minimum of two years' professional experience

Selection process
Applicants who meet the entry requirements will be invited for an interview. A maximum of 15 applicants are accepted each year.

Tuition fees
€18,000 (includes study materials), payable in four half-yearly instalments. Additional costs will be incurred for travel, accommodation and living expenses.

Study in a world centre of medical technology

Furtwangen University‘s youngest campus in Tuttlingen offers degrees powered by industry. The University and industry work hand-in-hand to design courses, provide teaching staff and co­ordi­nate hands-on experience in local compa­nies. Both students and industry profit from the practical teaching content and industry-driven methods used in this cooperative model.

Applications accepted until July 15th!
Download file:>> Application form

Please send your application to the following address:

Furtwangen University – International Business School Tuttlingen
Kronenstraße 16 . 78532 Tuttlingen . Germany
Phone +49.7461.1502-6680 . Fax +49.7461.1502-620
Email application is started:ibst(at)

Info Session

Are you interested in a web based information session about the MBA Medical Devices and Healthcare Management? Here you will receive information about the study programme and the course content. Subsequently, participants' FAQs and all questions regarding application and enrollment will be answered.

To register please use theInternal link opens in the same window: registration form

An invitation for the next available information session and a weblink to access the information session will be sent to you via email.

  • ECTS 90 ECTS
  • Programme duration 4 Semesters
  • Campus Tuttlingen Campus
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October)
  • Application deadline 15 July (winter semester)
  • Entry requirements University degree, work experience
  • Teaching Language English
  • Accreditation Yes (accredited through the university system accreditation)