University of Göttingen

Global Business

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, International Business, Global & European Studies
English & German
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business administration or in a closely related subject.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Provisional access is granted to anyone who has not yet completed a course of study at the time of application, but who has acquired at least 150 credits in a relevant bachelor's degree program or an equivalent degree program.

The prerequisite for the professional relevance of the preliminary study is proof of at least the following achievements:

  1. Achievements in business administration in the amount of at least 72 credit points, including at least 18 credit points from modules with medium or high academic level.
  2. Achievements in mathematics or statistics or econometrics totaling at least 15 credit points.
  3. Achievements in economics totaling at least 12 credit points.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 7
Specification: With no area under 6.
min 213
min 90
min 577
min III
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least A.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
min DSH 2
min TDN 4
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Applicants who do not have a German university entrance qualification or who have obtained their bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a German university in a German-language course must have sufficient knowledge of the German language. Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must have sufficient knowledge of the English language. English language knowledge can also be proven by proof of performance in at least one business English course at level C1 or C2 or UNIcert III or UNIcert IV in the course, on the basis of which the application is made, an education equivalent to the German university entrance qualification that was acquired at an English-speaking school, at least two years of school, study or professional stay in an English-speaking country within the last five years before the receipt of the application for admission. The successful completion of the test must not be more than three years before the application for admission and admission to the master's program was received.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:
No application fees

Application Documents

The following documents must be enclosed with the application for authorization, which must be signed by hand:

  1. The applicant's diploma in the form of certified copies or certified German or English translations if the originals are not in English or German; if a certificate of completion is not yet available, a certificate (with a verification key or certificate from the issuing institution) must be submitted stating the work performed, the credits and the average grade.
  2. A tabular curriculum vitae in German or English with a meaningful description of the educational path.
  3. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the German language, if neither a German university entrance qualification nor a bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a German university is proven in a German-language course of study, and if necessary proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language in accordance with (see language requirements).
  4. A statement as to whether the applicant has successfully, unsuccessfully, or not yet completed a closely related master's degree.
  5. A textual presentation in English of 1 to a maximum of 2 pages, from which the motivation of the applicant for the admission of this course can be seen.
  6. Extracts from the module handbook or other documents on the basis of which the services can be checked.

Applications that are not received in full, in due form, or on time are excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents remain with the university.

If a student makes it believable that he or she is at a disadvantage compared to other applicants due to disability due to the selection process, a suitable disadvantage compensation must be granted by the selection committee upon request.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website