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Master of Business Administration (General Management), M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
Leipzig, Germany
HHL’s flexible and innovative MBA Program is designed to prepare effective and responsible business leaders and entrepreneurs for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. The program offers international experiences and focuses on developing your leadership talents and management skills. Our program offers you the greatest flexibility and you have two tracks to choose from.
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The most diverse and international class

At HHL we cherish diversity as a global business imperative. From the very beginning of the program, the class bonds together by sharing experiences and interacting in a dynamic learning environment: a melting pot of cultural, academic and professional backgrounds.

The incredibly diverse student body in our MBA program provides you with an understanding of your future workplace: the globe. Your classmates will come from all over the world. They will have earned academic degrees and gained practical experience in very diverse fields.

Outside the box – gain more international experience at our top partner universities

International competence is essential for a business leader. Global partnerships are therefore one of HHL’s key assets. We serve our selective number of students with over 130 partner universities around the globe.

In order to keep abreast of current international, social, and economic challenges, an optional term abroad is offered in the 5th or 6th term in the MBA curriculum.

Our goal: Your personal and professional development

An individual Career Development Service at HHL is regarded as a key element to our students' success. From the date of admission to the placement of a successful job application – we will support you. Leading international firms regularly recruit HHL students and graduates on campus for internships and permanent positions. Therefore, many of the students have several employment offers even before graduation and 95% of them sign a contract three months after graduation the latest.




Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Problem Solving & Communication 
  • Managing Consulting Projects 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Financial Management
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Macroeconomics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
    • Duration description

      Fast track: 15 months Advanced track: 21 months

  • 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

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized university
  • Postgraduate work experience. On average, students in our full-time MBA program have five years of work experience, ranging between three and twelve years. However, more important than the length of your experience is the quality of your accomplishments. If you can demonstrate an exceptional maturity and your potential as a leader, we encourage you to apply. It is important that you assess your readiness when deciding to apply for an MBA: there is no universal "right" time.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25596 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25596 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 15 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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