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Goethe Business School

Goethe University Frankfurt

Master of Pharma Business Аdministratiοn

MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Subjects: MBA, Pharmacy, Management & Consulting, Business Strategy
English only
Winter semester: 15 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 9250
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University
Study mode:
Part-time ・ On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Total tuition fee is 37,000 €. Tuition fees include a non-refundable admissions fee of 2,000 €. Early-bird discount of 3,700 € by Μaу 15th.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Required ECTS credits: 210.

Candidates with less than 210 CP at the undergraduate level can have their post-university professional work experience assessed for up to 30 CP during the admissions process in form of an interview. The allocation of credit points for work experience will appear on the Academic Transcript of Records and will be titled ‘Prior Learning Assessment’.

To earn a German master degree, students must accumulate a minimum of 300 CP. With the successful completion of the Pharma MBA program, a total of 90 CP can be earned. Based on this, candidates with a collective total of less than 210 CP upon admission cannot be accepted to the prοgram.

Work Experience

Proof of relevant post-undergraduate work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or affiliated industries of at least two years is to be submitted, e.g. via a job description, performance review, reference letter, or written confirmation from your employer. Working experience acquired during a dual study program will not be considerеd.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
[min B2]
min 87
min 6
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
The GBS Office of Admissions will also accept test results of the following tests, taken no longer than two years‘ ago upon the date of submission: Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, or English Language Level Test (ELLT) - Oxford International Digital Institute. Applicants may request for a waiver of proof of proficiency in English in case one of the following conditions applies: the applicant is a native speaker of English; the applicant has completed undergraduate or master-level studies in a program taught entirely in English; or the applicant has lived in an English-speaking country for at least one year. In case the applicant has not taken any of the above tests at the time of submitting the application, the applicant can upload a confirmation of the test registration to the online admissions portal. The official test certificate needs to be submitted via post to the GBS Office of Admissions prior to the subsequent application deadline. This will ensure that the applicant will still qualify for the respective tuition fee discount.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

100 €

Application Documents

A complete application package includes the following documents:

  1. Current curriculum vitae.
  2. Professional recommendation form (completed digitally via the application portal by employer no later than five days after the respective application deadline).
  3. Proof of a minimum of two year post-undergraduate work experience (e.g. employment certificate, job description of the employer).
  4. Essay of motivation (in English).
  5. Proof of English-language proficiency (see language requirements).
  6. Official diploma, university transcript and diploma supplement (if available) plus official translations into English or German.

Only notarized copies will be accepted and must be submitted personally or via registered mail to:

Goethe Business School
Office of Admissions
Eschersheimer Landstraße 121
60322 Frankfurt am Main

The receipt of your application documents will be confirmed via еmail.


Goethe University Frankfurt

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website