International MBA: 2 countries, 2 degrees

If you want to extend your skills for an international career and gain global experience, the IGC of Hochschule Bremen City University of Applied Sciences (HSB) is the right place for you: an interdisciplinary graduate school for management and leadership. All full-time programs here are taught entirely in English.

As part of the International Business School Alliance (IBSA), a global network of six partner universities, IGC offers you international exchange and first-class education within the framework of its Dual Degree Master’s Program. Our partners:

  • IGC (Germany)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (USA)
  • RANEPA Institute of Business Studies (Moscow, Russia)
  • University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield, UK)
  • University of València (Spain)
  • ESSCA School of Management (Paris, France).

Each institution has an area of specialization that you can choose in the second semester. Your choices are International Logistics & Supply Chain Management, International Finance & Investments, Management in Emerging Economies, Human Resource Management, International Marketing or International and Sustainable Management.


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  • Bachelor's degree in a business related subject (210 ECTS)
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience after first degree
  • Letter of motivation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: IELTS (6.5 points) or TOEFL iBT (at least 90 points)
  • All documents must be in English (or German) language

Your benefits

  • MBA degree in 16 months
  • Deep insights into logistics
  • International perspective
  • Intercultural competencies
  • International network

Key Facts - International MBA Logistics

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Degree - MBA

Upon completion of this postgraduate management degree, you will earn your Master’s in Business Administration. The title of MBA is internationally renowned in business and stands for hands-on management education and leadership training.

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Language - English

As the language of education is English, very good English knowledge is required. Please be advised that while it is possible to complete your degree without any German language knowledge, most local jobs will require German skills. For this reason, if you plan to work in Germany following your studies, we recommend that you take advantage of our free German courses.

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Start - October

The program begins in the winter semester. The introductory events and courses start at the beginning of October, the core studies run until the end of January. The summer semester with the specialization in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management begins in February. By mid June, you can use the lecture-free period to work on your master’s thesis.

Duration & Type
3 semesters / full-time
Duration & Type - 3 semesters / full-time

Depending on your educational qualifications, you can complete your studies in two or three semesters as a full-time student. All you need a bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS credits and a minimum of two years of work experience.

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Accreditation - AQAS

Accreditation of our degree programs is very important to us. For this reason, we regularly have our programs reviewed for quality by independent external agencies. The international MBA is accredited by the agency AQAS. Since 2002, this agency has accredited most of the study programs at public universities in Germany.

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Group size
About 25 students
Group size - About 25 students

Our classes take place in small groups of about 25 students. This gives you the opportunity to maintain close contact with teachers and lecturers and facilitates cooperation and intercultural exchange among fellow-students.

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Tuition fee
16,000 Euro
Tuition fee - 16,000 Euro

The tuition fee is 16,000 Euro for the whole program. There is also an additional semester fee of roughly 380 euros per semester (as of 03/2021). The semester fee covers your student ticket that entitles you to free public transportation in Bremen, as well as to Lower Saxony and Hamburg.

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Application deadline
September 30, 2021
Application deadline - September 30, 2021

The application deadline for the fall intake is September 30. As we admit students on a rolling basis, we advise to apply early. We look forward to receiving your application.

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