Boost your leadership skills & advance your strategic thinking

MBA Master of Business Administration, Master, Studium

Professor Dr. André Presse
Professor Presse ist Dozent an der PFH Göttingen und unterrichtet im MBA-Studium an der PFH, er trägt ein helles Hemd und einen dunklen Anzug.
Studierende im MBA Studium an der PFH sitzen in einem hellen Hörsaal und lächeln, ein paar der Studierenden arbeiten an Laptops.

Build up your management skills!

Ready to take your career to the next level? Our cutting-edge MBA programme is designed to boost your business and leadership skills, paving the way for a national or international career in just 3 semesters. 

Not only will you expand your knowledge of economic contexts, but you'll also gain important tools for a business-focused career.

With a global perspective and real-world relevance, this programme will prepare you to tackle any challenge that comes your way in senior positions or management roles. Plus, with individually customizable focus areas, you have the power to choose your own path to success.

All facts about the programme


Master of Business Administration

Entry requirement

Non-Business focus Bachelor degree with minimum 180 ECTS,
one year of professional experience after Bachelor's degree

Length of study

3 semesters (1,5 years)

Study location


Tuition fees

€5,940 per semester;
€1,000 admin and enrolment fee (one-time fee)
€1,000 examination fee (one-time fee)

Start dates

April 1st
October 1st 

Study content

From strategic thinking to data analysis, the MBA programme offers a comprehensive curriculum that equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in today's competitive market.

Studierende sitzen in der Vorlesung und lernen die Inhalte im Studium

Module 1: Executive Management
Executive Management, Business Simulation Game, Human Resources Management, Organisation

Module 2: Advanced modules Business Administration:
The students choose one of the two areas:

  • Industrial Management and Logistics I
  • Sales Management I
  • International Marketing I
  • E-Business I

Module 3: International Economics I (Online optional)
Macro-and Microeconomics, Academic Writing and Research Methods

Module 4: Controlling (Online optional)
Strategic Controlling, Investment Controlling, Financial Controlling

Module 5: Management Accounting (Online optional)
External Accounting, Internal Accounting, International Accounting and Capital Market Communication

Module 6: Innovation Management and Business Planning
Industrial Management, Management for medium-sized companies, Buisness Planning

Module 7: Advances Modules Business Administration
The subjects chosen in Module 2 are continued.

  • Industrial Management and Logistics II
  • Sales Management  II
  • International Marketing II
  • E-Business II 

Module 8: International Economics II (Online optional)
Economic Policy, Emerging Markets

Module 9: Project work I 
Students choose between writing a term paper or an internship with a term paper or a practice reflection:
Project Work, Project Work (8-week Internship)

Module 10: Project work II 
Students choose between writing a term paper or an internship with a term paper or a practice reflection:
Project Work, Project Work (8-week Internship), Semester Abroad

Module 11: Master Thesis
Master Thesis, Disputation on the Master Thesis

Get ready to conquer the challenges of leadership with our programme's global outlook and hands-on approach!

The MBA degree can open doors to various high-level management positions across different industries, including finance, consulting, marketing, and entrepreneurship. With a curriculum that's as flexible as it is comprehensive, you'll be able to tailor your studies to match your career goals.

Whether you're interested in accounting, e-commerce, or industrial management, we've got you covered. And the best part? You'll have a whole 8 months to gain practical experience before you graduate! Our team of mentors, tutors, and advisors will be there for you every step of the way, so you can rest assured that you'll succeed.

Job Guarantee

Since there are plenty of job openings in the German job market, we are confident our students will find jobs quickly after they finish studying. That's why we're offering a 20% refund on full tuition fees if they don't land a job within 9 months of graduating.

To be eligible for the refund, the student must have:

  • successfully completed their studies within the regular study period.
  • attained a minimum GPA of 2.5 upon graduation.
  • shown proof of a B2 level German language proficiency in form of a certificate.

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Essential Tips to join our Master Programmes

You are passionate about...
critical thinking and decision-making skills in a business and the dynamic environment.
You bring these qualifications with you...
Bachelor's degree in none-business field

Non-Essential Tips to join our Master Programmes

Grades are not a hurdle
We do not focus on grades, but on individuals: We take the time for aptitude tests and interviews.
Previous MBA knowledge
Did you complete your bachelor's degree at another university? No problem - our lecturers will help you throughout the programme.

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At PFH University, you can apply at any time.

  • Application form via our website
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Letter of motivation
  • School leaving certificate (University Entrance Certificate)
  • Bachelor's degree certificate (or provisional certificate, if not yet awarded)
  • Transcript of records for your Bachelor's degree
  • Proof of English proficiency (minimum B2 level)
    • English language certificate: TOEFL iBT 86, IELTS 6.5, Duolingo, or equivalent.
    • Document stating that the medium of instruction of your Bachelor’s course was English.
  • Proof of one year of work experience, such as an official written statement from the company.
    • For applicants of MBA: at least one year’s work experience is mandatory
  • Copy of passport
  • Digital photo for your university card

Yes, you will need proof of advanced English language skills, e.g. Bachelor’s taught in English, TOEFL, IELTS, ESOL CAE or BEC Higher.

If you are a citizen of a country in the EU, EEA or Switzerland, you do not require a visa or other documentation to enter Germany and study here. However, once you arrive and find accommodation, you must register with the local residents’ registration office.

If you are coming from a country other than the ones named above, you will require a visa. For more information specific to your home country, please visit the Federal Foreign Office website.

At PFH University, we offer international students three types of scholarships:

  • STIBET-Programmes
  • DAAD Prize
  • Deutschland Stipendium/Germany Scholarship

For more information on each of the scholarships, click here.

During your studies, you are generally allowed to do 120 full days or 240 half-days of paid work and take small student jobs. In exceptional circumstances, your local foreigners office may impose further restrictions.

International students coming to Germany have two options when it comes to accommodation: student halls of residence and private accommodation. For more information, you can visit the Accommodation Finder from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research or contact our international office.

When you compare Germany to other European countries, you’ll find that it’s not very expensive. The living costs are just slightly higher than the EU average, with rent being the largest expense. On average, students in Germany spend around 850 EUR per month (750 EUR in Göttingen for the management degree).

Questions - always welcome

Do you still have questions about your studies? We are by your side! Our consulting team can be reached under the following contact options.