NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management

At the NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management in Hamburg, Germany, outstanding engineers from around the world learn how to master complex management tasks responsibly. We believe that flexible and open-minded students, employees and executives are what is needed to deal with current and future changes. That is precisely where our study programs and further education offerings kick in.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)



Founded: in 1998 by professors at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) as a gGmbH ? with financial support from the Körber Foundation and companies. When NIT was founded the only study program it offered was the double master?s degree in collaboration with the TUHH. Over the years the range has been extended. 


Do you have an engineering, computer or natural science background and would like to improve your management competencies? Then our English-language Master?s program at the NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management is just right for you. With our Double Degree or Part-time Program, you can add management knowledge to your technical expertise.


Depending on the student's specialization and subject requirements, a technical research project in the third semester is allowed. In addition, the management master's thesis is possible after the internship period with the sponsoring company. TUHH professors supervise this work and are also involved in the final choice of subject matter.


The TUHH Career Forum is an opportunity for NIT Nothern Institute of Technology Management students and graduates to contact companies free of charge and to hold one-to-one talks with interesting employers.

The Master?s program at the NIT prepares ambitious young engineers to be responsible technology managers in the future that can handle exciting challenges in a global context. 

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Student services

We do our best to ensure that your time at the NIT provides you with a wide-ranging wealth of experience. Students, staff and network partners come together in after-work activities, at subject presentations, and at parties. In the process, they make what is special about the NIT?s unique community continue to grow. Many of you live and learn under one roof and maintain close ties with the NIT as your new home. NIT staff are happy to be of assistance and will readily answer questions about your studies, the building, and hints on where to go and what to see in Hamburg.

Housing services

As well as teaching and working spaces, the NIT has residential accommodation. Available to rent are 65 student apartments on three floors of the building.

  • 20m² apartment with its own bathroom and kitchenette
  • Fully furnished
  • 2 x large shared kitchens (including dishwasher, stove, and oven) on each floor
  • 2 balconies per floor
  • Large common room with TV and table football
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Minimum rental period 4 weeks

Library services

The NIT is located on the spacious, green campus of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) with its large lecture hall and library.

Student Life

Campus life

The NIT is located on the campus of the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), offering students a perfect opportunity to combine study and life. 

The TUHH campus is a place of pulsating ideas and encounters. Lectures, concerts, parties, company presentations and much more enrich the cultural atmosphere. There are many groups you can join to make music, sing or put on plays. Join the water sports group to canoe or the Academic Sailing Club to cover greater distances by yacht. The cosmopolitan make-up of the student body encourages intercultural exchange. 

Student clubs

At the NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management we offer gifted and talented students from around the world scope for development. We create ideal learning spaces and generate stimuli for innovation and digital change. In our unique community we connect people of different origins and disciplines.

As a member of commuNITy e.V. you will:

  • promote research, teaching, and further education at the NIT
  • connect with the students and the NIT
  • support the ongoing development of the NIT


NIT study programs are accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA). The FIBAA is an internationally aligned European agency for quality assurance and quality development in academic education. In the course of accreditation, study programs are assessed by recognized experts who make recommendations on further course development.