• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
The MBA programme prepares participants for management challenges in the international healthcare sector. Based upon comprehensive economic knowledge, the curriculum is tailor-made for professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry, hospitals, clinics, special care institutions and the public health system who want to get qualified for international leadership positions.

About

This MBA programme combines the sought-after expertise in international healthcare management with different perspectives on leadership, organisational behavior and business administration. 

The curriculum is structured into interdisciplinary modules with a focus on leadership skills, subject expertise and methodical knowledge and is designed for professionals from all sectors of the healthcare industry who want to improve their management skills in order to qualify for leadership positions. In addition to management skills, soft skills are incorporated into the programme. Students get the chance to expand their professional network and exchange ideas with healthcare executives, lecturers and guest speakers from different cultures and countries. 

Career Perspectives

The healthcare sector is one of the world’s largest industries and growth engines. The combination of management know-how and sector-specific knowledge enables graduates to raise their international profile, becoming sought-after candidates for top-level management positions.

The MBA programme qualifies professionals to work in international healthcare institutions and companies such as hospitals, clinics, special care institutions, providers of pharmaceutical technology, upstream and downstream service providers, startups, public institutions and non-profit associations. You can pursue a number of occupations after completing your MBA degree in International Healthcare Management.

Programme Structure

1. Semester

  • Trust
  • Analytics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Negotiation or Decision-Making (online)
  • International Healthcare Management I (Organisation & Leadership in Healthcare, Healthcare Decision-Making, Healthcare Finance, Hospital Management)

2.  Semester

  • Communication
  • Sustainability
  • Strategy
  • Project Management or Statistics (online)
  • International Healthcare Management II (Marketing in Healthcare, Service Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance in the Healthcare Industry, Social Law, Public Health Management)

3. Semester

  • Methods
  • Practice
  • Master Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Non-EU/EEA applicants: Please apply at least three months before the start of your studies.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    59

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of candidates. The basic requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Personal/Phone interview
  • Proof of at least two years of work experience
  • Proof of English language proficiency.

All applications are examined individually to determine if they meet the admission requirements.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

2 years of relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Study loans and some scholarships.

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.

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