FlexMBA - Study MBA Modules Flexibly

Targeted Training at Your Own Pace

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If you are you looking for a leadership position and would you like to acquire the necessary management knowledge in economics without having to complete a degree, the International Graduate Center's (IGC) FlexMBA program may be right for you. It offers ambitious professionals the opportunity of continuing education in general management. You can choose between business, law or finance and take individual modules from the curriculum of the part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA). Should you be interested in completing your MBA studies at a later date, the IGC will charge you for the services already provided and ECTS credits.

Your benefits

  • Good balance between work, family and studies
  • Temporal and financial flexibility
  • Lecture schedule to accommodate your work
  • Chance to easily enroll into our part-time MBA at a later date


  • Visa allowing for working in Germany
  • First degree with at least 210 ECTS in a non-business field 
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience after first degree
  • Very good German (C1) and good English language skills

Key Facts - Flex MBA - EN

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Degree - 6 ECTS

You can earn 6 Credits (ECTS) after successfully completing a module. The program Business Administration will recognise your credits once you decide to start the whole program.  

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German & English
Language - German & English

Depending on the module, the lessons take place in German or English. Good knowledge of German (level C1) and English is therefore required.

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Flexible start
Start - Flexible start

Each module has a different time frame. Aks your program coordinator for the start of your desired module.

Duration & Time
Weekend / Part-time
Duration & Time - Weekend / Part-time

Each module lasts several weeks. Some modules are offerend in blended-learning-style (online). Classes take place on Friday nights and Saturdays 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. There are no lectures during the semester holidays. We make sure that your schedule goes well with your job. 

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Accreditation - AQAS

Due to the high quality standards at the International Graduate Center (IGC), the courses offered are regularly audited and accredited by external agencies. In addition, the IGC is a member of the Business Education Alliance of the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), one of the most respected international accreditation agencies for business schools. The program Business Management is accredited by AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Degree Programs e.V.), which has accredited most of the programs at public universities in Germany since 2002.

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Group Size
max. 25 students
Group Size - max. 25 students

You study in practical and project-oriented small working groups with about 25 students. The courses are taught by professors from the University and by executives from well-known companies. We mainly use team-oriented teaching methods, such as workshops and case studies. If you wish, you are also welcome to bring up to date challenges from your professional environment.

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Tuition Fee
1,440 Euro
Tuition Fee - 1,440 Euro

The study fee is 1,440 euros per module. We offer financial aid consultations to inform you about financing options. We would be pleased to advise you personally or explain to your employer how they can support you in your further education.

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Application deadline
2 weeks before start
Application deadline - 2 weeks before start

The application deadline depends on the start of each module. To apply for a module, please use our online application form. Please aks our program coodinator for the start of your favorite module.

Program description - FlexMBA

Work towards achieving your career goals next to your current job

The flexible nature of this MBA program's modules makes continuing education possible for Individuals who have other commitments such as work and family. This part-time MBA of the International Graduate Center has been successful on the market for more than 20 years. Thanks to the open modules, you too can benefit from many years of experience of our international and local professors. Exchange of practical experiences: The professional experience of our professors plays an essential role in designing of the modules: their individual experiences are integrated in the study course and are shared with students during discussions, case developments and other practical study phases. The various academic and professional backgrounds of the students also greatly contribute to the curriculum design. In this program, traditional lectures are supplemented by case studies and company tours. Additionally, you can choose to complete two foreign seminars. Upon a successful completion of the extra-occupational MBA , you can have all modules credited to continue your education at a later time. Individual advice around the clock: The International Graduate Center offers academic advising and regularly offers on-site informational events. These include informational sessions about different funding and payment options and tax deductions of educational costs. individual counseling is available upon request. Our team is available to you on a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, over-the-phone or e-mail consultations.


With the FlexMBA we offer you the opportunity to pick out individual modules from our practice-oriented MBA program depending on your current thematic interests and time availability - without formal enrollment. This gives you a high degree of flexibility and at the same time guarantees a full creditability of all your modules for a possible future MBA degree. "

Prof. Dr. Christian Schuchardt
Prof. Dr. Christian Schuchardt
Course Director