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More than a typical MBA program

  • Designed for STEM graduates with management ambitions
  • Full-time MBA program, taught in English, duration 3 Semesters
  • Government subsidized tuition fees
  • Strong links to global players, hidden champions and family companies
  • Lifts students out of the classroom into real life situations in the industry
  • Mandatory corporate project and master's thesis in the industry
  • High professor-student ratio: an optimal learning environment
  • German language courses, cultural events and soft-skill seminars
  • Active international almuni network stretching all over the globe

The Financial Times

Our program: the industry's #1 choice

In the Staufenbiel Institut* study of MBATrends 2015/16, Hochschule Esslingen had Germany's highest percentage of graduates entering the automotive industry and engineering consulting.

*Staufenbiel Institut is the leading platform for the personal marketing and recruiting of young academics in Germany.

Student diaries

Combine engineering and management

Esslingen University is one of the leading universities in Germany for applied sciences, with core areas in engineering and management, as well as applied research.

These strengths form the Esslingen MBA in International Industrial Management, which focuses on the functional areas of business (operations, marketing and finance) in the manufacturing sector and the encompassing services.

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Touching Base with Dr. Ehlers

Last weekend, the GS Team had the pleasure of a day trip into the heart of the sunny Black Forest - and a visit to Dr. Ehlers[more]


MBA students visit Porsche in Stuttgart

As part of the MBA module "Industrial Solutions," our students visit various German companies to gain first-hand knowledge of the strategic processes inside the companies. MBA student Parul Gupta reports on her experience at...[more]


MBA students visit TRUMPF Gruppe in Ditzingen

As part of the MBA module "Industrial Solutions," our students visit various German companies to gain first-hand knowledge of the strategic processes inside the companies. MBA student Nitin Purohit reports on his experience at...[more]


"4.0 World – The Quest" Gamification

Learning Management Behaviour in the Digital Age[more]


Implementing Industry 4.0: A Challenge for Management

Interactive Lecture by Husen Kapasi at the Graduate School on 28.01.2017[more]


“The Lighthouse Project lives on”

Community spirit is strong in the Esslingen Graduate School. In the summer of 2016, a student initiative created the “Lighthouse Project.” Students visited senior citizens living in a Seniors’ Centre in Esslingen Kennenburg....[more]


M-Brain sponsors The Esslingen MBA in International Industrial Management

M-Brain is a global company working in the areas of market intelligence, strategic analysis and online information technologies. M-Brain is sponsoring The Esslingen MBA with the software platform "Intelligence-Plaza" and a new...[more]


Christmas Visit to a Senior Center

On Christmas Day, a group of Graduate School students visited a senior centre in Esslingen, bringing cheer and holiday joy to the residents. MBA student Sindhuja Sankaranarayanan shared the following details of their visit:[more]


Input from Balluff for The Esslingen MBA

In The Esslingen MBA course "Industrial Marketing," Christian Holder of Balluff GmbH presents how marketing works best for a global supplier of industrial automation.[more]


Class of 2016 at its final hurdle!

Our Senior MBAs have another few days' work ahead of them and then they can begin to celebrate.[more]


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