30 months
5940 EUR/year
5940 EUR/year
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In the part-time HRM and Leadership program from CBS International Business School you will learn the latest specialist and leadership knowledge with which you can successfully face the challenges of human resources management.

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During the semesters (first three, or last two, or during the course) you will take a holistic look at human resources. You will learn about the factors that make a decentralized HR organisation profitable, the role of culture-specific characteristics in team composition, and the effects of globalization on HR management.

The part-time master’s programme “HRM & Business Leadership” is based on a sound business education. You will acquire all the skills and abilities of a master’s degree in business administration, supplemented by specialized courses in human resources and elective subjects. You will attend seminars on “Business Economics”, “Corporate Governance” and “Sustainable Supply Chain Management”.

Your path to becoming an HR specialist

After completing the part-time HRM and Leadership program from CBS International Business School you can take on new positions within the personnel management of national and international companies. Self-employment and the admission to a doctorate also offer further career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics
  • Empirical Research Methods
  • Strategic Analysis & Management
  • Innovation Management & Digital Transformation
  • Intercultural HR & Diversity Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission requirements for our CBS Master programmes are a first academic qualification with a minimum of 180 ECTS-Credits of a recognised university with a final grade of at least “good”. Applicants who have not attained this grade in their first study course must take a separate entrance examination. The degree should be business-related.
  • Your CV in tabular format
  • Proof of your study achievements to date (official academic transcript of records) and if already applicable the certificate of your first academic degree (e.g. Bachelor)
  • Letter of motivation: 1-2 DIN A4 pages which answers the following question: “How do you view your vocational future after your studies at CBS?”
  • Copy of your passport (and residence permit, if available)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2970 EUR per semester during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2970 EUR per semester during 30 months.

Living costs for Köln

831 - 1291 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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