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University of Siegen

Entrepreneurship and SME Managеmеnt

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management & Consulting, Management
No. of places
English & German
Not specified
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in business administration or a comparable degree with an economics component of at least 60 credit pοints.

GPA (German System) 2.70
GPA Comment

Minimum grade of the degree: satisfactorу (3.0).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min 72
min B2 First (FCE)
min 6
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
min 785
Specification: Listening: 400; Reading: 385.
min 160
Specification: Speaking.
min 150
Specification: Writing.
min DSH 2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language skills can also be proven by a certificate of the German general higher education entrance qualification after the end of class 11.2 (Abitur after G8) or 12.2 (Abitur after G9), the grade in English must be at least sufficient (5 points; note: the language level is usually explicitly stated in the newer certificates), by a university entrance qualification acquired in an English-speaking country, a bachelor's degree in an English-language course [the university must either be located in an English-speaking country or the university must be a CEMS member or the university must be EQUIS/AACSB accredited (in the case of a double Bachelor's degree, at least two semesters must have been completed in an English-speaking country)], or by a European Baccalaureat/International Baccalaureat.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: No information provided by the university.
Summer semester: No information provided by the university.

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Documents that the written application must contain in any case:

  1. Copy of the identity card or passport (or a suitable page from it) showing the applicant's nationality.
  2. Letter of motivation.
  3. The letter of motivation should not exceed 2 pages (3,000 characters). The following are to be presented in a structured manner:
    1. Expectations of studying.
    2. Expectations of one's own professional development.
    3. In the case of an application for a master's degree in Plural Economics, the desired focus must be stated.
  4. Fully completed form including registration number from the online registration (please fill out the form electronically on the computer for better readability and then print it out).
  5. Certificate of completion (copy) of the qualifying degree required as a result of the admission requirements (usually a bachelor's degree) or (in the case of a degree that has not yet been completed) a current performance overview.
  6. Proof of knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).

The documents must contain an (if necessary provisional) overall grade as well as grades and credit points for the individual modules or subjects. If no overall grade is specified in the performance overview or in the certificate, a separate certificate with the overall grade must be enclosed. If the final certificate does not contain any information about the individual modules (subjects) of the degree program, then a separate overview of performance with the individual modules (subjects) must be enclosed.

Other documents that are only necessary in certain cases (specified below)

  • Copy of the university entrance qualification (e.g. high school diploma, certificate of technical college entrance qualification). Only required if the applicant does not belong to any country in the European Economic Area (= European Union including Germany + Iceland + Liechtenstein + Norway), but has acquired the university entrance qualification in Germany (example: an applicant with Turkish nationality has a high school diploma in Germany).
  • Proof of German language skills: only required if the university entrance qualification (comparable to the Abitur or technical college entrance qualification) was not obtained at a German school (the DSH exam level 2 or a comparable exam is required).
  • Anabin printout of the university at which the bachelor's degree (or comparable degree) was achieved. Only required if the degree was obtained at a university abroad (please select   "Institutions" and "Search" in the anabin database, then your university; please print out the information and enclose it with your appliсatiοn).


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