M.Sc. On Campus

Business Administration (Public and Non-Profit-Management)

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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Business administration and non-profit or public - how does that fit together? The Business Administration (Public and Non-Profit-Management) program from University of Freiburg, which sounds contradictory at first, makes perfect sense. After all, non-profit companies, associations and foundations also need to be managed in order to be successful. 


Key Features

And cities and municipalities also need a competent and innovative administration in order to meet the constantly changing demands of citizens and to be able to face new challenges in global competition.

The consecutive Business Administration (Public and Non-Profit-Management) program from University of Freiburg offers you the opportunity to specialize in the management of public institutions and non-profit organizations. Thanks to its broad positioning and elective options, you will also have a wide range of entry opportunities in the private sector after completing your master's degree.

To study Business Administration (Public and Non-Profit Management) successfully, you should...

  • be interested in business and economic issues.
  • be able to imagine working in the public or non-profit sector in addition to the private sector.
  • enjoy scientific work and presentation skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Non-Profit and Public Sector Marketing
  • Market research and applied public and non-profit management research
  • Public and Non-Profit Services Operations Management
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Regulation and Competition Policy
  • Public and Non-Profit Accounting and Financial Management  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • School certificates (as well as an authenticated translation) - We require your secondary school leaving certificates. 
  • University entrance examination certificate (as well as an authenticated translation)
  • Transcript of records (as well as an authenticated translation) 
  • University degree (as well as an authenticated translation)
  • A certificate of enrolment
  • If you have already studied at a university in Germany.
  • Certificate of the Akademische Prüfstelle (APS) of the German Embassy
  • Letter of recognition of study history

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Freiburg

790 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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