Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Start of study Winter semester
Application period Winter semester 01 October until 31 May
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Credits 90

AQAS, EFMD-accredited


Admission restricted Yes
Admission requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a business related subject (210 ECTS)
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience after first degree
  • Letter of motivation
  • High English proficiency (IELTS 6.5 points or TOEFL iBT min. 90)
  • All documents must be in English
  • Funding for tuition fees and living costs
Language of instruction English
Faculty/institution School of International Business, International Graduate Center (IGC)
Integrated stay abroad Yes
Tuition fee aprox. 16.500 €, depending on partner, plus approx. 390 € semester contribution per semester
Seminar size max. 25 students
Study format Dual degree

Two Master’s degrees in two countries: The unique International MBA programme at International Graduate Center of Hochschule Bremen allows students to study in two countries, receiving Master’s degrees from two partners of the International Business School Alliance (IBSA) – a business school network currently comprising of four universities around the world. After acquiring business basics, you will specialise in the main degree programme and deepen your expertise at one of the partner universities with the appropriate area of specialisation:

  • ESSCA School of Management (Paris, France): International and Sustainable Management
  • International Graduate Center (Bremen, Germany): International Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (USA): International Finance & Investments
  • University of València (Spain): International Marketing

IBSA’s dual Master’s programme offers aspiring managers in an international environment a first-class education in general management topics as well as a specialised field.


The IMBA program at IGC is only the second MBA program in Germany to receive the prestigious quality seal EFMD-accredited. Thus IMBA is among the world's best MBA programs.Though accredited for the first time, the program was granted a five year accreditation under no conditions. This unusual achievement reflects the extraordinary quality of the study program.


Top accreditation for the International MBA program.


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