- winter semester: September
- 3 semesters
Resource conservation, water supply and use: the importance of water as a free good is growing both in the private and public sector, as well as between political institutions and nations. This demand leads to an increased need for future-oriented solutions that are scientifically based and in line with the current state of research and innovation. The programme is aimed at graduates of economic subjects, in particular business administration and industrial engineering.
MBAs at UE are characterised by seminar-style lectures. In these, the content is taught to students through a workshop style, with many practical exercises in groups. Application-oriented and forward-looking.
Note for international students: Full-time MBA students can obtain a regular student visa.
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- winter semester: September
- 3 semesters
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- 90 ECTS for 3 semesters
including Master Thesis
EU & Non-EU applicants: from 11,660 € (1 year)
Detailed information on fees and finances can be found here.
- First qualifying university degree: Bachelor's degree (at least 180 ECTS)
- Work experience: at least 1 year after the first qualifying university degree
- Language skills: good knowledge of English (at least B2 level)
Professional and managerial staff in the field of water management as well as in nature conservation or consumer organisations
This MBA is a classroom study, which takes place on campus.
*Important Note: It cannot be guaranteed that face-to-face classes will be available throughout the semester due to COVID-19. Click here for more information.
*The Curriculum will be added soon
Why UEShow more
The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a state-accredited, award-winning institution that is a world leader among institutions with an international orientation. Students learn in small seminar groups at our university. This ensures individual advancement of our students and guarantees personal relationships with our instructors. We exclusively employ renowned professionals with industry experience, whose business networks are made available for our students.
Our interdisciplinary selection of subjects allows you to individually configure and expand your programme content. To follow our practice-oriented approach we offer state-of-the-art equipment on campus.
To learn more about why you should start your Master of Business Administration studies with us, click here.
Start your careerShow more
You possess the highest level of professional expertise, scientific methodological skills and distinctive social skills - an increasingly important prerequisite for a successful career path. With the MBA Sustainable Water Management you are perfectly prepared for demanding management positions. Depending on your individual focus, your field of application will be in middle to top management of nationally and internationally operating companies.
The following career prospects are available to you after successful completion of the programme:
Study contents - seminars & practiceShow more
The MBA provides students with an optimal transfer of knowledge - the corresponding special module is always offered in parallel to each basic business management module so that students can immediately apply what they have learned to the special area being taught. We promote your competences in the field of management both scientifically and application-oriented. You will learn the essential management qualifications in the core disciplines of business administration and specifically in the field of water management in an interdisciplinary manner in order to place water as an essential resource in a scientific and social context.
Tuition fees and fundingShow more
The study fees include all costs for your MBA (except travel expenses). There is a number of options for covering the fees, including payment plans and financial support. Payments in monthly installments is possible. To learn more about how to fund your Master of Business Administration studies, please see our overview on fees and financing. If questions remain, our student admissions team is gladly at your disposal.
Application processShow more
You can already apply one year in advance for the desired semester start. The application deadline for the winter semester is 1st September. You must meet the following requirements:
Find further information on the application process here.
Flexibility: working during your studiesShow more
We want your studies to fit perfectly into your life. That is why the lecture times for the Master's programmes are limited to times from Wednesday afternoon to Friday, or Saturday evening, during the semester. This makes it easier to combine your studies with a part-time job. Not to be neglected here is a corresponding pre- and post-processing effort, which is usually required for full-time studies such as this.
Individual & interdisciplinaryShow more
In the MBA Sustainable Water Management you will learn exclusively from renowned lecturers with practical experience. The focus of our teaching is on your individual support in small learning groups and personal contact with our teaching staff. Our interdisciplinary selection of subjects allows you to actively shape your studies and your career path. Innovative tools such as the "CEO Decision Making Business Simulation" or the "Professional Competencies Certificate" prepare you optimally for future management tasks. Exciting international excursions round off the study programme.
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Your success as a leader depends on how willing you are to take on responsibility and develop new areas. It's about network management and personal growth in a more globalizing and digitalizing world. As an MBA graduate, you will be able to respond effectively to the challenges of global and digital markets, leverage innovation and lead teams. Redefine your business expertise and study an in-demand degree at one of Germany's top 10 universities.
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