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Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 months
Leipzig, Germany
HHL’s M.Sc. program is comprised of three major consecutive components: Core modules, elective modules and the master thesis. These components are complimented by a mandatory term abroad, at least one professional internship and the completion of a field project. Each part of the program is specifically designed to develop key business leadership skills through the application of theory, practice and value-orientation.
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Your connection to best practices

Being admitted to HHL means being more than a top academic performer, it also means that you have the personal motivation and drive necessary to succeed both in and out of the classroom. HHL’s exclusive, yet diverse community of students bring an impressive degree of quality and dedication to the table – no matter what they engage in. From the library to the pitch, HHL students are engaged in a wide range of activities which provide opportunities to make lifelong friends and valuable business contacts from around the world.

A world of possibilities waiting for you

HHL’s M.Sc. program integrates international experience and competency development into its curriculum. By spending a mandatory term abroad in one of our more than 130 partner universities, you will have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of business management in the globalized world.

  • #1 DAAD ranked as Germany’s most international university
  • 130+ partner universities worldwide
  • 33% international students from diverse geographies

Be prepared to take charge of your future

HHL is recognized as a source for future business leaders from start-ups to multinationals. Our students are known for their rigorous technical skills, open-minded approaches and peerless work ethic. As such, our graduates go on to occupy important leadership positions in some of the world’s best and most established companies – That is, if they don’t start their own.

  • 61,000 EUR average starting salary 
  • 95% employment rate 3 months after graduation
  • #2 for salaries worldwide (The Economist Ranking 2017)
  • Over 40% start their career in consulting

Career Paths

In addition to earning a MSc from Germany's best boutique business school, you can receive an optional certification in consulting, entrepreneurship or finance & reporting. Designed in cooperation with industry leaders, our career paths ensure you have the knowledge and skills demanded by the world's best businesses - no matter where your path takes you.

EntrepreneurshipDesigned to bring your ideas to life by:

  • Improving your leadership & general management skills
  • Increasing your practical experience through learning by doing
  • Enhancing & growing your network with experienced professionals 

Finance & ReportingDesigned to enhance your value by:

  • Providing you with the hard skillset demanded by top firms
  • Increasing your hands-on experience & real-world understanding
  • Improving your management skills & specific expertise 

ConsultingDesigned to open you to a world of opportunity by:

  • Improving your management skills & real world understanding
  • Giving you early access to top global management consulting firms
  • Developing the specific hard & soft skills for tomorrow’s challenges



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finance 
  • Financial Reporting & Communication 
  • Marketing & Customer Relationship Management 
  • Logistics 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Leipzig Leadership Model
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Innovation Management 
  • Strategic Problem Solving & Communication 
  • International Management Competencies 
  • Negotiation 


Drawing upon their deep knowledge and professional experience, HHL professors provide new insights and innovative approaches to current and emerging business challenges – all while focusing on your personal development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 months
    • Duration description

      Self-paced 21 to 24 month duration

  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

Mandatory Criteria

  • Bachelor degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits (at least 90 ECTS credits completed in business administration)
  • Above average academic performance during both high-school (Abitur) and Bachelor degree
  • A GMAT score of 600 or higher submitted three weeks prior to the program’s start date
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 96 or a Bachelor degree completed in English
  • 3 or more months of professional experience by the program’s start date
  • At least A1 certified proficiency in a living language other than English or mother tongue

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
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Living costs for Leipzig

  • 720 - 1050 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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