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International Management

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International Management at Nürtingen-Geislingen University is an international and practice-oriented full-time study program for non-business graduates leading to the Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The degree program International Management (MBA) enhances interpersonal and leadership skills as well as independent thinking with an international focus. The program is taught in English and German and it prepares non-business academics for management positions that require both international and business skills. The objective of this program is to train students for these endeavors by linking the students´first degree studies with business issues. Special attention is given to the following subjects:

  • business administration
  • special business administration
  • law
  • economics
  • international leadership

The program allows the student to develop the capability to work in a global business environment by integrating international issues in all subjects. Furthermore, the cultural diversity of the group provides such an important lens for anyone who strives to become a business leader responsible for conducting business in an international context.

The program is partly funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD which makes the program especially attractive to students from Asia, Africa and Latin America (about 7 scholarships for admission to the winter semester).


The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is supporting students from threshold countries with about 7 scholarships per annum. Scholars need to apply for / start in October (winter semester).

Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Duration of Studies: 3 semesters, full-time
Campus: Nürtingen
Accreditation: ACQUIN accredited
Language Requirements: German and Englisch
Language of Instruction: German and Englisch
Job Prospects: Economics, Banking and Finance Sector, Insurance Companies, Project Management, Logistics, Manufacturing, International and National Organizations and Associations, Public Administration, etc.
German Site:
Application DAAD Scholars: Please send your complete application package directly to Nürtingen University, MBA International Management. You can also hand in your scholarship application at the German embassy or through the DAAD, but please be aware of their application deadlines.
Application degree-seeking students:
Chair: Prof. Dr. Erskin Blunck
Assistant: Dipl.-Betriebswirtin (FH) Jutta Schnell

Lectures are taught in German and English. On the German site of the degree program it is mentioned which modules are taught in German und which modules are taught in English.

1st semester (30 ECTS):
Basic Skills for Business & Management
General Management
Managing Projects and Organisations
Financial Resources
Value Chain Management
Managerial Economics

2nd semester (30 ECTS):
International Business & Management
International Financial Resources
International Value Chain Management
Business Law
Paper Writing and Thesis
Managerial Economics

3rd semester (30 ECTS):
Theory and Practice of Foreign Trade
Business Strategy Cases
Oral Exam
Business Law
Paper Writing and Thesis


Lectures are taught in German and English. A list of the modules and the language of instruction is given on German site of the degree program.

Please notice that applicants without any German knowledge can not be shortlisted.




Full-time degree-seeking master degree students do not have to pay tuition fees but will be charged an administration fee.

The same applies to exchange students.

Admission & Application

Application German Applicants:

Please apply by:

December 1st for admission to the summer semester

June 15th for admission to the winter semester

Link to Online Application

Information regarding admission requirements

Admission to the summer semester 2014 requires a test (logic test and interview). Applicants that fulfill the formal criteria will get an invitation by mail.

A GMAT can be handed in instead of taking the test.

Application International Applicants:

For applicants from developing or threshold countries with a DAAD scholarship there are different application deadlines. Application is only possible once a year by October 15th for admission to the winter semester of the following year.

Please apply online via uni-assist e.v. Application for this degree program is free of charge

Link to Online Application

Information regarding admission requirements

German and International Applicants:

In addition to the online application please send the following documents to uni-assist e. V. by the application deadline. Documents that are received later that the deadline cannot be considered:

1.    For your application you first have to complete (online) the official admission form of Nuertingen-Geislingen University.

2.    In addition you have to send the following documents by mail to uni-assist e.V. Please adhere to the deadlines!

-      Print of online admission form with date and signature

-      Certified copy of A-level certificate, transcript of records and/or diploma of bachelor degree 

-      Proof of work experience

-      CV

-      Evidence of proficiency in German (Test DaF - Test in German as a foreign language) and English (IELTS/Toefl) for non-native applicants.

-      For applicants from China, Vietnam and Mongolia: Original of APS-Certificate of German Embassy

Without sending the admission form and the documents, the online application is unvalid.

Application DAAD Scholars:

For an application for a DAAD scholarship, further documents are required. The documents can only be handed in by mail to the DAAD or the German Embassy in your home country or directly to Nuertingen-Geislingen University, degree program International Management.

An online application via uni-assist is not possible.

Further information or

For more details please contact:

Nürtingen-Geislingen University
Chair: Prof. Dr. Erskin Blunck
Assistant: Dipl.-Betriebswirtin (FH) Jutta Schnell
Neckarsteige 6 - 10
D-72022 Nürtingen

Tel.: +49 7022 201 - 393
Fax: +49 7022 201 - 392


Homepage of the institute:


The degree program International Management is accredited by ACQUIN.

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