Witten/Herdecke University

Strategy & Organization

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration
No. of places
English only
Application open all year
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 6852
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: October 1st
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor of Science degree in economics, business, management, or closely related disciplines (B.Sc.). Alternatively, a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, business, management, or closely related disciplines (B.A.) is required, including 30 ECTS credits in methodology.

This degree program also addresses prospective students having acquired a multidisciplinary bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) with at least 90 ECTS credits in economics, business, management, or closely related disciplines, including at least 30 ECTS credits in methodology (with at least 10 credits in quantitative methodology and a maximum of 10 credits in law).

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

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 6.5
min 83
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Successful completion of a degree program in an English-speaking country or proof of completion of an English-language program of at least one year is considered equivalent.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: The univesity offers a rolling application process: This means that you can apply all year round and thus secure your study place at an early date.

Application Procedure & Selection

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


Application Documents

You apply via the campus management system UWE. After setting up your personal applicant account, please enter all the required information and upload the following documents:

  1. Proof of academic qualification in economics, business or management, or in a multidisciplinary degree program including economics, business, or management with at least 180 ECTS credits or a regular period of study of at least six semesters (see previous degree field). If your degree certificate is not yet available, please submit the current transcript of records.
  2. tabular CV.
  3. letter of motivation that addresses the following questions:
    1. Why do I want to study "Strategy & organization" (M.Sc.)?
    2. Why would I like to study at Witten/Herdecke University?
    3. What do I expect from Witten/Herdecke University, and what can Witten/Herdecke University expect from me?
  4. Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements).

If you would like to send further documents, such as internship certificates or evidence of your economic, social, sporting, or political commitment, you can do so by email to [email protected]

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website