Goethe University Frankfurt

International Management

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Management & Consulting
No. of places
English only
Winter semester:  15 May
Application Deadlines
2 - 4 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in economics or business administration and, thus, has acquired extensive prior knowledge in this field. Degrees in related subjects might be considered if you have acquired at least 90 ECTS credits from economic or quantitative methods courses. 90 ECTS are equivalent to the workload of 3 semesters of a three-year program. Applicants with fewer credits cannot be considered.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

Additional master's degrees cannot be considered in the selection process.

If you have not yet obtained a final bachelor's degree, you can apply if you have completed at least 70% of the coursework required in your bachelor's program.

Please apply with the following additional documents before May 15th (this deadline will be applied strictly):

  1. Proof of enrollment in a bachelor's degree program; and
  2. A preliminary certificate that specifies an average grade, as well as the results of all previous examinations – this must be issued by an agency authorized to award grades.

The 70% criterion applies to all applicants without exemption.

Please note that without a bachelor's diploma, applications are only preliminary, issued on the condition that the bachelor's diploma is presented during the first semester of the master's program.

Language Requirements

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

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Additional information:
Notes: the university accepts language certificates which are a maximum of five years old. GMAT/GRE tests are no English proficiency tests. A bachelor's degree in an institution with English as the sole language of instruction and from a majority English speaking country can also be presented as proof of English language knowledge.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
In 9 days free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
No. of places available:
Application Fee:
free of charge

Application Documents

Obligatory requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree (see the previous degree field).
  2. Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements).
  3. Curriculum vitae: Please submit an up-to-date CV which provides an overview of your educational background, work experience, and other important information about you. A photo is not obligatory.
  4. Copy of "Abitur" certificate (or equivalent high school diploma): A simple copy of your Abitur certificate or equivalent (e.g. A-level certificate). This document proves that you have completed your secondary education and are allowed to study at a university in general.
  5. APS certificate for applicants from Vietnam, China, and Mongolia.

Optional requirements (not obligatory, but they affect your chances of admission):

  • GMAT or GRE test: The results of the Graduation Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is taken into account in the selection of candidates. Both the verbal and quantitative sections are considered independently. It is not a mandatory criterion for admission, but a good result can positively influence the selection process.
  • Proof of international experience (studies or internships abroad, additional language certificates): You may submit documents which prove your international experience:
    • Proof of studies abroad (full studies, exchange semester(s)).
    • Proof of internship abroad.
    • Proof of additional foreign language (French, Spanish, German).

Further Information

For more information please check the

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