MBA General Management

Focus: European and Asian markets

The MBA for professionals with a non-business background


Thanks to its unique concept, which combines global management skills and the skills needed to adjust to markets in Europe and Asia, this MBA in European/Asian Management 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

Career perspectives

  • Consultant
  • Finance Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • International Logistics Coordinator



Key Facts - MBA General Management

[Translate to EN:] Abschluss
Master of Business Administration
Degree - Master of Business Administration

The academic degree MBA is awarded upon successful completion of this postgraduate management program. In this case, the rather generalist MBA program offers you an additional specialization in the European, or the Asian market. The title MBA is internationally known and highly recognized in the business world. It generally stands for a practical management education and the training of leadership skills.

[Translate to EN:] Sprache
Language of instruction
Language of instruction - English

The lessons are held entirely in English. Very good knowledge of English is therefore a prerequisite. It is possible for you to complete your studies without any knowledge of German. However, if you would like to work in Germany after your studies, we recommend that you attend our free German courses.

[Translate to EN:] Programm
Program start
November 2022
Program start - November 2022

The program begins each winter semester, with introductory sessions beginning in November.

[Translate to EN:] Dauer
Duration & type
4 semesters/ full-time
Duration & type - 4 semesters/ full-time

You can complete your studies full-time within 4 semesters. You will need a bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS credits.

[Translate to EN:] Akkreditierung
Accreditation - AQAS

The accreditation of our degree programs is very important to us. We therefore have our programs regularly 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.). The agency has accredited most of the study programs at public universities in Germany since 2002.

[Translate to EN:] Seminargröße
Group size
approx. 25 students
Group size - approx. 25 students

Our classes are held in small groups of around 25 students. This gives you the opportunity to come into intensive contact with teachers and lecturers. The small groups allow for intensive interaction and also ensure a sustainable intercultural exchange between the students.

[Translate to EN:] Gebühren
Tuition fee
14.900 euros
Tuition fee - 14.900 euros

The tuition fee for the academic year 2022 is 14,900 euros for the entire course of study, plus an additional semester fee of around 390 euros per semester (from 01/2022). The semester fee includes the semester ticket, which allows you to use public transportation in Bremen as well as in Lower Saxony and Hamburg free of charge.

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



[Translate to EN:] Bewerbungsfrist
Application deadline
31.May 2022
Application deadline - 31.May 2022

The application deadline for the study start October 2022 is May 31 of the same year. Please apply exclusively online via our application tool.


Video MBA in European/Asian Management

Video MBA in European/Asian Management

Program description MBA General 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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Our Master of Business Administration 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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