ESB Business School

Reutlingen University

Global Management and Digital Competencies

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Global & European Studies, Management & Consulting
English only
Winter semester:  01 Jun
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Winter semester)
6850€ - 8450€ / 8600€ - 9312.5€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The total cost of the Study Programme varies based on the partner universities the students select and whether the applicant is from an EU country or non-EU country.

Course description

The international program is offered by a consortium of 6 business schools called "International Partnership of Business Schools": - ESB BUSINESS SCHOOL (Reutlingen, Germany) - NEOMA BUSINESS SCHOOL (Reims, France) - UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMÉRICAS PUEBLA (Puebla/Cholula, Mexico) - UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE (Piacenza, Italy) - DCU BUSINESS SCHOOL (Dublin, Ireland) - GOODMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (St. Catharines, Canada) The students will study in two countries (Germany plus France, Ireland, Italy or Canada) and, depending on the partner university, can obtain a single or double degree.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in business or related field.

Minimum standard period of study: 3.5 years.
Required ECTS credits: 210.

Applicants with 180 ECTS (3-year bachelor) have to complete an additional internship during the program (relevant work-experience post-graduation may be pre-accredited); graduates of non-business degree programs must have taken at least 4 courses in business, including two from the quantitative area.

Work Experience

At least six months of work experience (e.g. internships during studies or work experience post-graduation).

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A minimum grade of 2.5 (German grading system) (2.3 for Canadian track).

Language Requirements

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

min 88
Specification: Min. of 21 speaking & writing.
min 6.5
Specification: With minimum of 6 /unit.
PTE Academic
min 60
Specification: Min. 50 in each component.
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Min. 175.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: For German-Canadian link: June 1st; for German-Italian link and German-Irish link: July 17th for non-EU applicants, and August 14th for EU applicants; for German-French link: August 3rd.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Apply via the degree program’s website. 

Complete the application form, upload the following documents as pdfs and pay the €50 application fee:

  1. Letter of motivation (250 to 750 words).
  2. Degree certificate and final transcripts or provisional transcripts if not yet graduated.
  3. Results of your English language tests (these can be sent later if not yet completed). See the language requirements for more information.
  4. 1 academic reference.
  5. 1 professional reference.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website