Management (M.Sc.)

The most important facts at a glance:



Master of Arts (M.A.)

Standard period of studies:

4 semesters


Winter and summer semester

It is recommended that students begin their studies in the winter semester.

Admission restrictions:

Restricted in semesters 1 to 3


You find information on the application procedure for international students here.


Winter semester: April 1 - May 15

Summer semester: October 1 - November 15

Required Bachelor's degree:

Economics (B.Sc.)


Gutenberg School of Management & Economics


Faculty 03: Law, Management and Economics


The accreditation of study programmes for Bachelor and Master Degrees constitutes as a precondition for the granting of state approval.

Subject Matter

In the Master's program in Management, advanced knowledge of business and related fields is taught on the basis of current scientific standards. In addition, students are taught how to apply these standards to solving practical problems. Thus, students will be able to reduce the complexity of economic problems by abstraction, develop solutions using scientific methods, and critically scrutinize the limits of the tools used.

Master entrance requirements

Proof of

  • a Bachelor`s diploma in Economics consisting of a minimum standard period of study of six semesters or
  • an equivalent diploma in a similar or related subject from a university in Germany or abroad.

A minimum of a sixth of the study and examination qualifications must be in methodology (Mathematics, Statistics, Empirical Methods, Computer Science). In cases of doubt, the Examination Committee will decide whether the conditions in this clause apply.

Proof of relevant professional training completed or specialized internships that go beyond obligatory internships in relevant professional fields or proof of a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in a qualified position, if such experience has been gained or completed.

Proof of excellent performance if available (special research sponsorships, distinctions and awards, publications and lectures, etc.).

Important: The applicant must submit a completed questionnaire for Master Management with the application documents. You can find this questionnaire in the checklist at the end of the online application.

It is assumed that students have sufficient active and passive knowledge of the English language to read specialist literature in English and participate in courses taught in English; this does not include submitting written course work and writing examinations in the English language. Proof is not required.

Proof of proficiency in the German language to the level of the German Language Proficiency Examination for Admission to Higher Education for Foreign Applicants (DSH) is required for foreign applicants from non-German-speaking countries.



The International Office offers counselling for international students about the application process and general information.

The Student Counselling Office offers specific information on the subject (List available in German only).

The Student representatives give information from a student perspective (List available in German only).