Ideally prepared for future positions with greater responsibility
Our study programme, taught exclusively in English, is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It aims at applying existing knowledge to fundamental problems within life sciences and at supplementing this competence by branch-specific knowledge and managerial expertise. The curriculum covers a wide range of academic topics as well as practical modules, enabling you to comprehend the entire value chain from various perspectives. As a graduate of this programme, you are perfectly prepared for a senior position within an international job environment within life sciences and are able to adapt easily to the respective work processes.
Professional focus right from the start
Almost every company in the life science industry has to deal with risk management, financial planning, project management, sales, marketing and business development. In order to prepare you for such tasks, project and practical work accounts for 30 percent of the study programme. Alongside your studies, you will complete a personal coaching programme, participate in excursions to companies and research institutions in the life science industry and attend trade fairs and conferences. Class sizes are small, and for each student a professor acts as a personal mentor and academic advisor.
Over 95% of the MBA & Engineering in Life Sciences Management graduates are employed within six months after graduating by multinational companies such as Bayer, Roche, Pfizer and others.
Study in the “Health Capital” Berlin, Germany’s Life Science Hotspot
With its numerous biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions, the city offers you an excellent base for networking, apprenticeship and project work during your studies as well as to propel your career to more senior management roles within the life science industry. Germany`s low tuition fees, safe and comfortable studying environment and excellent universities attract plenty of international Master students.
The HTW is located in one of the most interesting and multifaceted capitals in the world. With its international flair, high standards, affordable living costs, offering a broad range of free time activities. Berlin attracts professionals from all over the world to study, live and work. “Health Capital” Berlin is one of Germany’s life science hotspots. Its combination of biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions is unique and provides an excellent base for networking, apprenticeship and project work during your studies as well as to propel your career to more senior management roles within the life science industry.
Leverage your career to the next level now!
This advanced course transitions professionals, who have studied Science Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Food Technology, Environmental Studies or Business into more senior management roles. The unique combined approach of the programme develops you to boost performance and productivity as engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals within the life science industry.
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More details on the admission procedure, fees, programme content, scholarships and further useful information on our programme can be found on our website.
The internationally accredited MBA & Engineering in Life Science Management is a full-time, 18-month programme based in Berlin Germany, taught entirely in English.
We partner with leading, global applied companies to equip you with both the life science academic and practical work-based experience required to work in the international life science industry. Just to name a few partners that our students are working with are Bayer, Pfizer, Biotronik, Capgemini, IGES Institute, TissUse and Thermo Fisher.
- Special Topics in Business Administration
- Production Processes in Life Science Industries
- Corporate Finance and Controlling
- Project: Engineering Management
- Life Science Engineering
- Human Resources Management and Leadership
- Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Trial Management
- Strategic Marketing in Life Sciences
- Project: Advanced Topics in Life Science Engineering
- Life Science Engineering
- Colloquium / Master's seminar
- Master's Thesis
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesHealth Management Health Sciences Master in Business Administration (MBA) View 19 other Masters in Health Management in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a Bachelor’s degree with 210 ETCS in a relevant subject, at least 180 ETCS (Life Science Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Food Technology, Environmental Studies or Business).
- at least one year of professional experience after your Bachelor’s degree
Sufficient proficiency in English, demonstrated by
- a Bachelor’s degree from a study programme taught entirely in English or
- at least two years of residence in an English-speaking country.
International10666 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
EU/EEA10666 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
The tuition fees can also be paid in instalments.
Living costs for Berlin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
We are pleased to inform that there are various scholarships available for international students. For more information please visit the DAAD scholarship database (Link can be found on the programme website). HTW Berlin offers the following awards and scholarships:
- DAAD prize for international students,
- DAAD funding to enable international students to complete their studies,
- DAAD award for particularly active students.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.