MBA in European / Asian Management

The MBA for professionals with a non-business first degree

Thanks to its unique concept, which combines global management skills and the skills needed to adjust to markets in Europe and Asia, this MBA upskills top talents for a successful international career.

By drawing on contemporary business thinking and methods, the core modules form the basis for the specialized courses, which are designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of management and business in Europe and Asia. By choosing from a number of topical specializations, students can tailor their studies to suit their individual career plans. A range of courses also take learning out of the classroom.



Your benefits

  • International Student Assistance (ISA)
  • Study tour to Luxembourg or other European hub
  • Close contact to local industry
  • Great balance of theory and practice
  • International network
  • Free German language courses (optional)



  • Bachelor´s degree / primarily non-economic/non-business-related (210 ECTS)
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience after first degree
  • Letter of motivation
  • High English proficiency (IELTS 6,5 or Toefl iBT min. 90)
  • All documents must be provided in English
  • Funding for tuition fees and living costs

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Key Facts - MBA in European/Asian Management

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Master of Business Administration
Degree - Master of Business Administration

Upon completion of this postgraduate management degree, you will earn your Master’s in Business Administration. Unlike other rather general MBA programs, our MBA program offers you the opportunity to specialize in European/Asian Management. 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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November 2023
Start - November 2023

The program begins in the university winter semester. Introductory events and courses start in November and run until spring. Towards the end of the summer semester you can start working on your master thesis or commence an internship.

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

The study period of this MBA course is officially of 3 semesters. Should you wish to fast track your studies, with a very intensive input from your side, you may finish within a year from the time you commence your studies with us.

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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 MBA in European/Asian Management is accredited by the agency AQAS (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen e.V.). 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 your lecturers and facilitates cooperation and intercultural exchange among fellow-students.

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Tuition fee
14,900 Euro
Tuition fee - 14,900 Euro

The tuition fee for the intake 2022 is 14,900 euros for the entire course, plus an additional semester fee of roughly 350 euros per semester (as of 09/2022). The semester fee covers your student ticket that entitles you to free public transportation in Bremen, as well as to Lower Saxony and Hamburg.

To get more information about financing your studies, discounts or arranging a personalized payment plan, please see the menu item finance.

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Application deadline
March 31, 2023
Application deadline - March 31, 2023

The application deadline for the intake 2023 is March 31 of the same year. Application submission is possible online only using our application tool. We look forward to receiving your application.

Program description - MBA in European / Asian Management

This MBA is designed to meet the needs of young professionals with a non-business first degree and at least one year of professional work experience after the first degree, who seek an international career in senior management positions. By working with our internationally experienced faculty and classmates from across the globe you will gain first-hand experience in international teamwork and management.
The diverse curriculum comprises of six core modules in general management – including, among others, Cross-Cultural Management, Finance and Accounting, International Project Management, and Global Business Knowledge – and two comparative modules on Europe/Asian Management. In addition, you can choose one specialization, comprising of two modules, that aims to accelerate and deepen your understanding and knowledge and, thus, will help you to achieve your professional goals. Our elective portfolio, which is updated annually, includes world-class electives like Leadership, Blockchain, Social Media Marketing, Logistics, Risk Management, Entrepreneurship.
By integrating a variety of practical experiences into our curriculum, including immersion trips abroad, company visits, expert talks, hands-on projects, we will prepare you for the job market of the future. The small class sizes with approximately 25 participants result in dynamic interactions with each other as well as with our renowned professors and guest lecturers. At the same time, our internationally diverse student community helps you further your intercultural communication skills. The curriculum comes full circle with the thesis project that bridges academic study and professional practice by applying all the skills you have gained during your studies to a real-world business problem, often in cooperation with a company. To gain more hands-on experience in a professional business environment, students can also choose to complete a 22-week internship.

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  • It was one of the best experiences of my life. My studies at IGC took me a big step forward in my career.

    Josée Flora Hauser
    Country of origin: Cameroon
    Place of residence: Germany

    Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

  • A program as a strong foundation to achieve my goals. The MBA was a good mix of theoretical and practical models.

    Akshat Dhankhar
    Country of origin: India
    Place of residence: Germany

    Quality Assurance Engineer
    at BMW, DE

  • I found that the teachers were not only very qualified, but also experts and consultants in their field - with a lot of experience.

    Nishant Sinha
    Country of origin: India
    Residence: Germany

    at Airbus, DE

  • We had so wonderful lecturers. Their knowledge was super. I liked intercommunication and marketing the most.

    Kanchan Mogha
    Country of Origin: India
    Place of residence: Germany

    Intern at ZIM - Zentrum für Interkulturelles Management & Diversity, HSB

  • Thanks to amazing lectures we got all necessary information to get ready in business life.

    Sinan Ekici
    Country of origin: Türkei
    Place of residence: Germany

    Inventory Associate at Gorillas, Bremen

  • I am persuing my master in business administration. I got an intership in Berlin right after my studies. So defintely I would definitely recommend IGC.

    Maria Mathew
    Country of origin: India
    Place of residence: Germany

    Working Student People Operations at Contentful, Berlin

Program Coordinator Contact

Our MBA in European/Asian Management prepares you for senior management and leadership positions at the interface between Europe and the prospering Asian markets. The program will help you to pave the way for a rewarding career and personal fulfillment.“


Prof. Dr. Tim Goydke
Prof. Dr. Tim Goydke
Program Director

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