In the Pforzheim MBA, we provide the academic and professional edge that will provide our students 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.
Business of today and tomorrow: We help you tackle the challenges of the 21st century
4 semester program for Non-Business Graduates
3 semester program for Business Graduates possible
(both full time programs)
Language of Instruction: English
established in 1995 as the first state-accredited MBA in Germany
State of the art MBA program innovatively combining general management education and teaching of managerial skills to deal with rising future challenges for the benefit of your company such as
- Sustainable Globalization
- Innovation and Business Dynamics
Here are the Key Features for your success!
Upon completion of the Pforzheim MBA International Management program, you...
Business Knowledge and Management Skills
...have profound expertise in business functions and management skills to manage integrated business processes.
Analytical Competencies, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
...are capable of developing innovative and effective solutions for complex tasks in an unfamiliar and volatile business environment.
Project Management, Capacity for Teamwork and Leadership Skills
...are able to manage complex projects efficiently, to further develop business organization, to effectively work in teams and to take on managerial responsibilities.
...are able to communicate complex topics, theories, concepts and solutions both orally and in writing in a clear, logical and convincing manner.
...recognize ethical problems that can arise from business activities and devise appropriate solutions.
...are able to gauge company's potential for innovation and change, to stimulate innovative processes and to manage the implementation of innovation.
Sustainable Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility
...are able to identify, analyze and handle the challenges of global sustainability and develop awareness for social and corporate responsibilities.
- Good undergraduate degree from an internationally accredited university
- Two years of full-time work experience after first university degree
- GMAT: expected score 550 or equivalent GRE (for applicants with a degree from Germany, Austria or Switzerland GMAT is not required)
- TOEFL: 100 (Internet-based), 250 (computer-based) or 600 (paper-based); IELTS: 7.0, not necessary if first degree is from an english program
- Motivation letter and essay on extra-curricular activities (one page each)
- Interview (personal or by telephone)
How to apply
Application documents have to be uploaded.
After receiving your application documents, our admission committee follows a standardized admission process.
Dates, Deadlines and Costs
June 15 for winter semester
December 15 for summer semester (business graduates only)
Application deadline for German visa holders:
July 31 for winter semester
January 31 for summer semester (business graduates only)
We do not charge any application fee.