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MBA International Management

We provide the academic and professional edge that will equip you with distinct competitive advantages for the business of tomorrow. International, generalist and profound classical management foundations are integrated with the most relevant future topics: Innovation Management, Sustainability and Globalization.

Get ready with us for the business of tomorrow!


MBA Alumni meet current MBA Students

Each semester, the MBA Team arranges the event “MBA Alumni meet current MBA Students “. This time, eight MBA-alumni, working with KPMG, Daimler,...


MBA Students Explore Hidden Champions

Twenty international MBA students visited six companies in Southern Germany: Bizerba SE & Co. KG, Schweizer Electronic AG, Winterhalter Gastronom...


Guest Talk EY (Ernst & Young)

Current MBA students had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Avigyan Dutta during a guest visit and lecture at Pforzheim University. Mr. Dutta works as an...


Graduation Ceremony "MBA Class of 2016"

Congratulations to the "MBA Class of 2016" on their successful graduation! We are proud to announce that 22 MBA students have successfully finished...


Guest Talk HELLA Group

Mr. Asad Malik, alumnus of the MBA International Management at Pforzheim Business School, and his colleague Mr. Johann Giesinger, Junior Product...

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Application Deadline Fall 2017 Intake (4-semester track):

June 15, 2017

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At a Glance

  • Full-time MBA
  • 21 months (with no prior business knowledge) OR 16 months short-track for business graduates
  • Course Language: English
  • Combination of General Management Education and Specialization in "Innovation Management" and "Sustainable Globalization"
  • Electives in Consulting, Marketing, and Finance & Accounting
MBA students
  • Small class size (max. 25) and cross-cultural atmosphere
  • Integrated German classes for internationals
  • Company Experience through Guest Talks, Company Visits and On-Campus Events
  • Cooperation with firms like Bosch, Daimler, Mahle, Siemens and others
  • Strong focus on management skills
MBA students at Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart
  • Undergraduate degree
  • GMAT (min. score 550) or equivalent GRE
  • Two years of full-time work experience after first university degree
  • Motivation letter and essay on extra-curricular activities (one page each)
  • Successful interview (personal or via Skype)


  • Winter Semester: September 2016 (for undergraduates without a business background)
  • Summer Semester : March 2017 (for business undergraduates only)


Euro 3,000 tuition fee per Semester (+ Euro 148 Registration fee)

We do not charge an application fee.

Pforzheim University Library


We follow a policy of rolling application and admission throughout the year. Early applications are encouraged.


  • June 15 (if visa needed) or July 31 (if no visa needed) – for September entry
  • December 15 (if visa needed) or January 31 (if no visa needed) – for March entry (Business graduates only)


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