Esslingen Graduate School:
Located in Esslingen, (only 15km from Stuttgart city centre) in the Baden-Württemberg region of southern Germany, the Esslingen Graduate School was one of the pioneers in the field of international graduate education in Germany.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
We offer an accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Industrial Management which is taught in English to international students from around the world. Classes are small, highly international and have lecturers from abroad and from the industry.
MBA in International Industrial Management - Taught in English:
The Esslingen MBA allows students to study in one of the most industrial regions in Europe. It is a full-time program taught over 3 semesters (1.5 years).
Designed for engineers with management ambitions, it is taught in English by highly qualified professors or professionally qualified instructors with rich business experience.
Our MBA is well connected to, and well supported by, corporations such as Bosch and Festo.
A diverse MBA class is one of our strongest assets. It is also one of our greatest teaching tools that we integrate the varied individual perspectives of participants, the educational approach and curriculum.
Graduates have an in-depth understanding of the functional fields of business and interrelationships in complex organisations and are able to think and act in global dimensions.
Our students gain a thorough foundation in all functional areas of business management in the industrial sector. The course emphasizes hands-on training and the application of analytical tools, working with a broad array of management concepts.
• Semester 1: Methods & Tools; Organizational Behavior; Finance; Operations Management; Information Technology; Marketing & Strategy
• Semester 2: Methods & Tools; Organizational Behavior; Finance; International Management; Information Technology; Marketing & Strategy; Business Planning
• Semester 3: Methods & Tools; Corporate Project; Master’s Thesis
Preparation Course in German Language and Culture:
Our 3-week Language and Culture Program is held in September, prior to the MBA program. Students have the opportunity to study German and to explore the German mentality and culture by participating in excursions, cultural lectures and social events.
"The Esslingen MBA is a melting pot of culture, a platform for brainstorming ideas and for building relationships that cut across conventional borders."
- Alumna Dr. Grace Ng-Krülle, now a Research Fellow at Solution Forest in Australia
Academic Admission Criteria:
We prefer applicants with an undergraduate degree in the field of engineering, mathematics or natural sciences. Our applicants must have at least two years of work experience gathered after their first university degree.