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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Juniors explore Esslingen in the City Ralley

As a part of their orientation in their new home city, Graduate School students explore the City of Esslingen.[more]


A warm welcome to all our new Juniors!

On 2 September, 85 students from 31 countries around the world started their studies in Esslingen.[more]


Solutions to great global questions, no less!

Students of the international MBA at Esslingen University, a practice-oriented MBA program that is a cooperation of the Faculty of Management and the Graduate School, create potentially profitable marketing concepts and business...[more]


MBA Guest Lecturer from BASF SE

In his lecture "International R&D-Organisation in Multinational Companies - Chances & Challenges," Vice President of BASF SE Dr. Joachim Pakusch gave the MBA class insights into the effects of globalisation on a globally active...[more]


Graduate School students run in the 17th Esslinger Zeitung marathon

On 3 July 2016, Prem Kumar Arjunan and Marta Ayerbe-Garcia represented the Graduate School in our local marathon.[more]


Graduate School Students receive prize from local newspaper

Esslingen's local newspaper, the Esslinger Zeitung, regularly runs a project called "Zeitung in der Schule." Our students participated this year... and won! [more]


MBA students visit Porsche AG 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 Siok Fei Lei reports on her experience at...[more]


MBA students visit UPM Paper in Augsburg

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 Prem Kumar Arjunan reports on his experience...[more]


International evening: Spain!

Fabulous food, interesting presentations... another international evening in Esslingen![more]


PhD colloquium in Esslingen University of Applied Sciences’ Graduate School

On 13 April, the university’s first PhD colloquium took place in the Graduate School. [more]


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