Fast Track
International Business & Leadership

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 3 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 90 ECTS
  • €800/Month
  • Fast-Track
  • Full time

Is it possible to become a management expert in just three semesters? With our degree programme International Business in Hamburg it sure is! Here you can expand your leadership and management skills and learn to think globally.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
  • stay abroad
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What you will learn
Study International Business in Hamburg

You want to develop new business models as a manager, tap into emerging markets and master global challenges? In the four semesters of studying International Business and Leadership in Hamburg, you'll expand your knowledge of strategic HR management and learn how to search for, develop and retain talent.

Intercultural negotiation and communication skills are an important part of your studies. During your internship or semester abroad, you'll not only expand your personal and professional horizons, but also put theory into practice.

Your prospects
Start your International Management career

This degree programme opens up a wide range of career options in a variety of industries. Hamburg has much to offer in that respect: Put your new skills in leadership and human resources management into practice in many service industries, the manufacturing industry or in one of the numerous agencies in the city. With a master’s degree in International Business & Leadership in Hamburg, you are well prepared for the ever-changing demands of the international economy.

Your degree opens up a range of career paths, including:

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Positions in business development
  • Management positions in international companies

This degree programme is an excellent choice for you if …

  • You want to expand your knowledge in the field of business management after your bachelor’s degree in management.
  • You are looking for leadership skills in an international context
  • You want to study in English.
  • You want to build up an international network during your studies.
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Study plan International Business and Leadership Your curriculum – Fast Track

3 Semester 90 ECTS
1. Semester
  • International Business Development and Digital Intelligence 5
  • Global Markets & Finance 5
  • Leading an Intercultural Workforce 5
  • Case Study: Business Development Case or Leading Challenge 5
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics 5
  • Global Human Resource Management 5
2. Semester
  • Change Management 5
  • Strategic Marketing Management 5
  • Contracting and Negotiation 5
  • Academic Paper Design and Writing 5
  • Internship 10
3. Semester
  • Internship 5
  • Master Thesis 25

More and more general managers have a Master's degree. Due to increasing globalisation and rising demands on leadership, I would recommend the Master's programme International Business & Leadership to students with high ambitions.

Marco Bensen, General Manager Meliá Düsseldorf am Hofgraben

Admission requirements
Our requirements

  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree (worth 210 ECTS) in Business/Management OR
  • 3-year Bachelor's degree (worth 180 ECTS) in Business/Management + 12 months of work experience in business/management OR
  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree (worth 210 ECTS) in another area + min. 6 months of work experience in business/management OR
  • 3-year Bachelor's degree (worth 180 ECTS) in another area + min. 18 months of work experience in business/management

We also require the following documents for all applications

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Letter of Motivation
  • CV
  • Copy of your ID/passport

The following examinations and results are accepted as proof of English language proficiency:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt 
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150 
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C) 
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 Points
  • B2 First: 173 

Due to Covid-19, we currently also accept the following English tests.

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

  • for citizens of the EU/EEA (incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland): 800 euros per month
  • for non-EU/EEA citizens: 6,450 euros per semester

Please note: The monthly tuition fee remains the same throughout the entire period of study.
There is a one-off registration fee of 500 euros (EU/EEA) / 900 euros (non-EU/EEA) at the beginning of your course, payable with the first monthly fee.

If you want to finance your studies, you have numerous options such as BAföG, the education fund of the Berlin SRH universities, education loans or the Deutschlandstipendium. You will find all the essential information on student loans and scholarships on the webpage “How to finance your studies”.

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Application process and deadlines

Apply now to get your admission. You can start your studies at SRH Campus Hamburg in the summer or winter semester. Just go online and submit your application directly from our website. We will check your documents. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to an interview to get to know you better. Participation in the selection process is free of charge.

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  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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