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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Happy summer break!

The Graduate School Team wish students, applicants, alumni and friends around the globe happy summer holidays. The Graduate School Office will have reduced opening hours in August. [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]


It was great to see you all at the Graduate School Alumni Reunion!

On 18 June, we had the pleasure of meeting up again with many familiar faces in the Graduate School.[more]


Graduate School Beiratssitzung in Festo Scharnhausen

Auf Einladung von Dr. Wilfried Stoll fand die 37. GS Beiratssitzung bei Festo in Scharnhausen statt. [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]


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