Munich Business School


Munich Business School

Innovative - Responsible - Globally minded

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School

Munich Business School
Since its founding in 1991, Munich Business School (MBS) has educated leaders for the international business world. MBS is one of Germany's best business schools and is consistently placed amongst the top schools in relevant university rankings. A highly international approach, applied business knowledge and a strong network of partners are the cornerstones of our educational model and the basis for all programs we offer. 
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Our Master in International Business is a business study program that can be put together according to individual strengths and interests. Our students choose from and combine two of altogether seven concentrations with an international focus connected to a foreign language. The study program is taught in German and English (German Track) or exclusively in English (English Track). As an integral part of the international study program, our students spend one or two semesters abroad at one of our renowned partner universities and optionally do internships in Germany and abroad. In this context, we offer a choice between the Single Degree and Dual Degree study option. We place highest priority on the advancement of our students' personality and leadership skills. Upon successful graduation, our students are awarded the officially recognized degree 'Master of Arts'.

Business Concentrations:

  • International Finance
  • International Marketing
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • International Family Firms
  • Corporate Strategy and Innovation
  • Luxury Management
  • Digital Business Management

International Focuses: 

  • Business in Germany
  • Business in Europe
  • Business in China
  • Business in Latin America
  • Business in Emerging Economies
  • Business in the USA & Canada

Foreign Languages: German, Spanish or Chinese



Programme Info

Type of Course: Master International Business (M.A.)
Accreditation: FIBAA
Starting Dates: September
Length of Course:
• Single Degree: 18 months
• Dual Degree: 24 months

International Exchange: one semester at a partner university included; Dual Degrees optional
Internships: optional


- WirtschaftsWoche University Ranking 2018:
In the field of business administration, MBS achieved rank 6 amongst all universities of applied sciences in Germany. It is thus the best rated private university of applied sciences in the ranking – and the only one that has achieved a top ten position for the ninth time in a row.

- U-Multirank (2017): 
In the latest edition of the independent global university ranking U-Multirank, Munich Business School (MBS) was able to confirm its convincing results of the previous year and is Germany’s best private university of applied sciences in “Business Studies”. Its Bachelor, Master and MBA programs were awarded with top ratings in the category “International Orientation”. Moreover, its students confirmed MBS’ high “Teaching & Learning” quality.

- trendence Graduate Barometer (2017):
93.5 per cent of the Bachelor and Master students of Munich Business School (MBS) would recommend their study program to others. The students at MBS showed they were particularly satisfied with the internationality and practical relevance of their academic education, as well as with the student services provided at and by their university.

- CHE Ranking (2017): 
The CHE University Ranking certifies the high international orientation of Munich Business School (MBS). All the study programs provided are included in the leading group in the ranking category „International Orientation of Study & Teaching“. The 2017 Masters's survey shows an overall outstanding grade of 1,6. So MBS was not only able to confirm the favorable result of the Bachelor's survey, but to actually significantly improve it. In the category “courses offered”, the Master students surveyed were particularly satisfied with the “diversity of course content” and the “international orientation of the courses offered”; speaking of “academic feasibility”, the “access to courses” and the “appropriate number of participants in courses” received the best marks. Excellent ratings were also given in the categories “support provided by the faculty” and “general study support”, e.g., for the “networking of students”, “information on organizational issues”, and the “mentoring activities”.

Student Body

Average class size: 25 - 30  (3 groups of Master students)
Language options: English Track (100% English) or German Track (70% German/30% English)
Number of nationalities: approx. 20
Percentage of international students: 43%
Men/Women Ratio: 48:52
Age Range: 22 - 30
Work Experience: not required

Read some of our Master students testimonials HERE.

Admission Requirements

• First degree in business/economics/management or MBS PRE-Master Program (June to August)
• Letter of Motivation 
• Current CV
• References, if available
• English proficiency: TOEFL 90/IELTS 6.5 or ELS 112

Eligible candidates will be invited to a (Skype) interview with the Program Director. 


Application fee: EUR 60
Enrollment fee: EUR 690 (EU); EUR 1490 (non-EU)
Tuition fees: EUR 24.000; Dual Degree tuition upon request
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: approx. EUR 12.000 per year
Scholarships: partial scholarships available to outstanding candidates (MBS BEST Scholarship) – up to EUR 3.200


The Career Center at Munich Business School

The MBS Career Center serves as the interface between the students of Munich Business School and companies and enterprises. The Center attends to the career concerns of the students and establishes contacts with the economy to bridge the gap for optimum staffing. Consequently, companies and enterprises have a permanent presence at Munich Business School. Check out MBS' connections and career services HERE.

Services for Students

All MBS students receive extensive support for planning and realizing their professional goals. Starting at the search for internships in Germany and abroad, it also includes assistance for making first contacts to potential employers and consulting in later phases of career and graduation.

MBS Alumni

The alumni of Munich Business School have taken on very different career paths. Many have decided on the challenges presented by international corporate groups. Among the alumni, however, are also founders of companies, self-employed and managers in medium-sized companies.
Further information as well as some success stories can be found HERE. 

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