Nordakademie Graduate School

The NORDAKADEMIE Graduate School is the "dependance" of the NORDAKADEMIE Hochschule der Wirtschaft in Hamburg.

Master's Programmes



Following the example of the MBA programme introduced in 2001, all the Master's degree courses offer practically-oriented concepts, comprehensive support and optimal study conditions - evidenced by a success rate of over 90%.


The area of research:

  • Compliance
  • Digitalisierung der Corporate Governance
  • E-Learning
  • International Management
  • Passungsdiagnostik
  • User Experience Design

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Student services

The Master Office is the first contact for students and prospective students.

We are happy to answer your questions and to support with the application process.

Library services

There is a small reference library with a reading room in the Dockland.

Student Life

Campus life

The Graduate School is located in the heart of Hamburg in the Dockland Altona with a spectacular harbor setting. The university offers nine part-time Master's courses with internationally recognized qualifications as well as training modules and certificate courses at the university level. Moreover, a doctoral programme is going to start in autumn 2016.


  • Accreditation from FIBAA

Student Reviews

Great Campus
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great University with a small but very green campus near Hamburg. The equipment is OK (could be newer and more stable). Teachers are all with academic and industrial background. Good study atmosphere.

Intense dual-study programme
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Nordakademie is a private institution that is funded by companies. These companies select each year a number of students that have passed the admission process of the Nordakademie. The students themselves then go on to work full-time besides their studies at that respective company. My overall experience was good, though you do not have too much spare time available....

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