Study Leadership in Germany: 51 Universities with 88 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Closely linked to the area of organizational research, Leadership Studies is the interdisciplinary field that focuses on leadership in organizations, institutions and human life.  With origins in the social sciences (particularly sociology, anthropology and psychology), humanities (history and philosophy) and management, it encompasses complex definitions and theories that offer a sophisticated and complex view of the role of leaders in change and progress.

Overview

masters
88

Study Programs in English

universities
51

Universities

ranking
9

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (10 programs for EU citizens, 9 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 16,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and February 15

Summer Semester

between May 09 and September 15

View all 88 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Leadership

#1The Economist - Which MBA?
ESMT Berlin

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 1,000 students

Program Fees: € 9,875 (per semester)

Poets & Quants World's Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship #1, Poets & Quants World's Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship #2, The Financial Times: Top MBA schools for environmental, social and corporate governance teaching #8, Forbes: The Best Business Schools #10, Bloomberg Businessweek: European Business School Ranking #12, The Economist - Which MBA? #14
#21QS Online MBA Rankings: Europe
IU International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 100,000 students

Program Fees: € 2,394 - € 5,975 (per semester)

#29SCM Journal List Ranking
Kühne Logistics University

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 400 students

Program Fees: € 6,390 - € 10,250 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Leadership in Germany

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Get a joint degree from two universitiesTake advantage of the hands-on learningApply for the EPI scholarship
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A high-quality MBA teaches core subjects of management to non-business graduatesTake advantage of the networking opportunities with renowned companiesStudy in a diverse and multicultural environment
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Study international business, focus on trending topics like sustainability and digitalizationKLU cares for your careerKLU is a family

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
42% local admission restriction (local NC)
21.6% no admission restriction
36.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

95.5% directly at University
2.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
6.8% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Leadership in Germany

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A high-quality MBA teaches core subjects of managementTake advantage of the networking opportunities with renowned companiesModern study methods
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Get a joint degree from two universitiesTake advantage of the hands-on learningApply for the EPI scholarship
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Study Business and choose your flavorExplore the world with KLUKLU is a family

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (22 programs )

Maximum:

7 (9 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (12 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (9 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (22 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (12 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Leadership in Germany

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Become an expert in Sustainability and Risk ManagementBet on your own futureStudy in the heart of Lower Saxony
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Become an expert in Life Science ManagementBuild your management skillsLive in the “Health Capital” of Germany
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Become an expert on intercultural leadership and technologyBe part of a top university of technology100% flexible - study completely online!

Program Features

2-24 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Laws

Master of Science

Master of Public Policy

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Executive MBA

Beginning

Winter intake

54.5%

Summer intake

1.1%

Winter & Summer intake

37.5%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Leadership

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accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg - University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 550

Program Fees: € 8,400

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 450

Program Fees: € 4,050 - € 4,190

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Berlin Professional School

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 0

Program Fees: € 3,400 - € 6,633

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

CBS International Business School

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,800

Program Fees: € 0 - € 7,530

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Clausthal University of Technology

public University · No. of Students: 3,400

Program Fees: € 2,880

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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