The master programs at Pforzheim University are postgraduate programs that require a first academic degree. The programs are designed with a clear profile of professional functions that are emphasized through practical orientation as well as transfer of application-oriented knowledge, internationality and the involvement of renowned companies.
The Business School as well as the programs of Engineering and Management at Pforzheim University meet the highest international standards. This is confirmed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world's leading accreditation institution. This is considered one of the most important awards and is a confirmation of the outstanding quality of education. Pforzheim University belongs to the group of currently ten AACSB- accredited universities in the German-speaking area. It is the second university in Baden-Württemberg and the first university of applied sciences in Germany whose high quality in teaching and applied research has been confirmed by AACSB.