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International Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
We provide the academic and professional edge that will equip you 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. The International Management is offered by Hochschule Pforzheim.


In a rapidly changing business world, executive managers and employees are confronted with immense challenges: the conditions under which executive managers have to act and make decisions are volatile and uncertain as never before. Firms will only withstand future competition successfully if they are able to face these 21st century challenges and head on by exploiting opportunities and minimizing risks.

It is our aim to enable our students, as future managers, to meet these challenges for the benefit of their company.

The International Management is offered by Hochschule Pforzheim.


  • Enjoy international culture
  • Enjoy high quality education
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Focus on what you really need
  • Enjoy individual career advancement and coaching
  • Get business insight
  • Discover the business of tomorrow
  • Globalize your network
  • Get state-of-the-art education at a reasonable cost
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The International Management from Hochschule Pforzheim is accredited by AACSB and AQAS.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Corporate Finance 
  • Foundations in Financial Accounting 
  • Foundations in Marketing 
  • Global Sourcing and Supply Chain 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Information Management 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Change Managment 
  • Innovation Management
  • International Business Development 
  • International Economics 
  • Leadership 
  • Management Simulation 
  • Managerial Decision Making 
  • Negotiation Skills 
  • Project Management 
  • Scientifc Writing
  • Strategic Management 
  • Sustainable Development.

                                          Detailed Programme Facts

                                          • Programme intensity Full-time
                                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                                          • Credits
                                            120 ECTS 90 (fast track) alternative credits

                                            The 4 semester MBA is open to all applicants. The 3 semester fast track is designed for candidates with a first degree in business/economics.

                                          • Languages
                                            • English
                                          • Delivery mode
                                            On Campus

                                          English Language Requirements

                                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                          • Minimum required score:


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                                            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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                                          Academic Requirements

                                          • You need the following GMAT score:

                                            Required score: 550

                                            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.

                                          • Online Application
                                          • A solid undergraduate degree
                                          • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
                                          • Proficiency in English 
                                          • Work Experience
                                          • Motivation letter and an essay on extra-curricular activities (one page each)
                                          • Personal Interview (In the second admission round)
                                          • Academic and/or professional reference.

                                          Work Experience

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

                                          Tuition Fee

                                          • International Applies to you

                                            7300 EUR/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 7300 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                          • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                            3650 EUR/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 3650 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                          Living costs for Pforzheim

                                          • 730 - 1100 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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