Show educations.com as: Mobile
Berlin in Germany

5 Awesome Reasons to Study for an MBA in Germany

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after graduate programs in the world. 

A significant number of students and seasoned professionals consider pursuing an MBA at some point in their lives to jump up the corporate ladder, start their own business, or pursue a totally different career.

In fact, the 2018 Global Employer Survey conducted by QS Top Universities also suggests that business and management rank among the top 5 highly preferred disciplines, even among recruiters. After all, an MBA degree empowers students with an array of skill sets essential for effective managerial and strategic decision making.

"Germany is a paradise for MBA grads."

Most universities across the globe offer MBA courses with distinct specializations that help students catapult their careers to the next level. However, only a few countries manage to provide the ideal learning environment.

There are several reasons why Germany is considered a haven for potential MBA students. Below are just 5 of the many reasons why students choose to pursue their MBA in Germany.

1. Endless Options

If you’re rooting for an MBA in Germany, you’ll be happy to know that Germany offers plenty of options in terms of MBA specializations. The assortment of specializations offered in this country will help you find something that is a perfect mix of your academical qualification, interests and career goals.

2. High-Quality Education

Germany is home to some of the world’s best academicians, who realize that their way of learning and pedagogical expertise plays a crucial role in shaping the careers of business professionals. Moreover, advanced learning technologies add to the high education quality.

2 MBA students working on a project

3. Affordable Tuition Fees

Usually, MBA degrees cost a bomb, and few students or professionals can afford them. However, this is not the case as far as German universities are concerned. Most German universities charge fees that are relatively less compared to their counterparts in the United States, Canada and Europe.  To make things even better, international students also have opportunities to work part-time or opt for scholarship programs offered by the university.

4. Attractive Future Prospects

Germany is a paradise for MBA grads. It is the fourth largest economy in Europe, which means that multinational companies eager to hire young graduates are spread across the country. Companies in Germany offer fresh MBA graduates an average salary of US$78,000, while multinational employers based in Germany offer an average of US$83,500.

5. Post-Study Residence Permit

While EU residents do not require any permit, students from outside the EU need to apply for a residence permit on completion of their chosen program from a German university. The immigration laws permit students from non-EU countries to apply for an 18-month residence permit to search for jobs in Germany that fit their educational qualifications. However, unlike some countries, this residence permit is not combined with the student visa for Germany. After the completion of your studies, you will need to apply for this document through the local foreign nationals’ registration office.

Find MBA programs in Germany


About the author

IndiaEducation.net logo

IndiaEducation.net spearheads the largest virtual network of education portals in India. Their goal is to provide access to the latest information and resources regarding all aspects of education in India. 

Last update: 26 Mar 2019

You might also be interested in:

Last updated: 3/14/2018

Studying Abroad in Germany: Dan

Are you curious what it's like to study German in Berlin? Read Dan's story about a month-long language immersion program and what it was like to study abroad for the first time.

Read more
Last updated: 6/18/2018

Advice for Studying Abroad in Germany

Are you considering studying abroad in Germany but looking for some advice from a student who has done it before? Look no further! We spoke with Johan who studied abroad at Aachen University in Germany. He shares his advice and the tips he wish he knew before studying in Germany.

Read more

Win a €5000 scholarship to study in Europe

Planning on studying a Master's degree in Europe? We're offering a scholarship to help cover your tuition fees and get you one step closer to your next great adventure!

Applications are now open

Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

Where should you study abroad? Check out the official 2019 country rankings to see which countries make the best study abroad destinations.

View the 2019 rankings

Career test - find your perfect career

Take our free career test that will match you with programs and careers based on your interests and personality.

Take the test

Get education news straight to your inbox

Enter your details below to get the latest news on international education and studying abroad!

This field is used for controlling automatic form submits. Please leave it blank:
Enter your details:

Like us?

Leave a review on Facebook so we can help others like you find their perfect study abroad adventure!

Recommend us ⭐