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Top B schools in Germany

Following is a brief introduction of top Bschools in Germany

WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management:

Considered as one of the most renowned Business schools in Germany, WHU was founded in 1984 and is continuously ranked among the top B schools in Germany. The school is based in Vallendar, Germany and it is the only private university that comes under the tag of Top 10.

Triple accredited by FIBAA Premium, EQUIS and AACSB, WHU offers a 15 month full time MBA for the best learning experience. The course includes 12 months full-time study and 3 months for final thesis. In addition, three residential weeks will be spent at Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, USA), CEIBS and FUDAN (Shanghai, China) and IIMB (Bangalore, India). The program also offers an Integrated Personal Leadership Module.

Also, in partnership with Kellogg, WHU offers an Executive MBA program which is one of the best EMBA programs in Europe.

For details, visit: http://www.whu.edu/en/programs/full-time-mba/

Mannheim Business School:

Mannheim business schools is regularly ranked as one of leading MBA programs in Europe. It is triple accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. The school also offers an Executive MBA and Masters in Accounting & taxation and has alliances with leading business schools such as Queen's School of Business (Canada), Thunderbird School of Global Management (USA), Warwick Business School (UK), China Europe International Business School ( CEIBS).
Mannheim was ranked 26th globally in The Economist's Full Time MBA Rankings (2009). It was also ranked 6th in Europe and 21st globally in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking (2009)
The business school was founded in 2005 and has more than 55% international students.

For details, visit: http://www.mannheim-business-school.com/programs.html

GISMA Business School:

Rated 1st for International course experience, GISMA Business School is affiliated with the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University (Indiana, USA) and Germany’s Leibniz University. Located in Hannover, Germany, GISMA was founded in 1999.
GISMA offers an 18 month International MBA which also includes a German Language course and internships for better job prospects in Germany and Europe.
Other programs offered by the school include a part-time Executive MBA, a part-time Young Professional MBA, and Executive Education programs. The International Master’s in Management program is rated 1st in Germany and 11th in the World in FT EMBA ranking 2007.
GISMA students can easily be seen working with renowned companies like IBM, Siemens, Volkswagen, Cisco Systems, U.S.,Continental, Atel Energy, etc.
For details, visit: http://www.gisma.com/courses/mba/

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management:

One of the oldest Business schools in the world, HHL was founded in 1898. It is considered as one of the best Business school in Germany. The school has received many accreditations by AACSB and ACQUIN.

The school offers a Full time MBA course with duration of 21 months, which includes an optional term abroad or an internship. The school is considered as Germany’s favorite Business school among students. It is considered that the starting salaries of the HHL graduates are higher than any other school in Germany.    

Rated as one of the Top 10 B schools in Germany, the school offers other programs like Executive Education, M.Sc. program (part/full time), and Doctoral Program. A 15 month fast track MBA is also offered by the school.

For details, visit: http://www.hhl.de/en/programs/full-time-mba-program/

Berlin School of Economics and Law

With the merger of Berlin school of Economics and FHVR, Berlin school of Economics and Law was founded on 1 April 2009. It is counted among the city’s largest universities and offers a wide range of courses in private and public sector Business administration, Economics and administration, law and security administration. 1n 2008, 19 programs of the university were given 4 out of 5 stars. Also the Business administration programs are ranked 7th in nationwide survey.

The University offers MBA in 8 pathways that include 3 Full time MBA programs:

  • MBA in European Management- Students are given an option to take one of their modules at Kingston University in London during their second semester.
  • MBA in European Asian Management
  • MBA in transatlantic Management

All the MBA programs are accredited by FIBAA. Also Part time MBA programs in different pathways are available with accreditation from FIBAA and ZEVA.

For details, visit: http://www.mba-berlin.de/en/berlin-mba/profile/

ESB Reutlingen-Business School

Consistently being at the top in most of the university rankings by Handelsblatt, Junge Karierre, WiWo , ESB has become one of the most renowned Business schools in Germany. Found in 1984, ESB is one of the first state institutions to offer integrated international degrees. ESB is the business School of Reutlingen University, which was formed after the collaboration of three business faculties of the University - European School of Business (ESB), School of International Business (SIB) and Production Management (PM).

Institutes like Chinese University of HongKong (China), University of Exeter (UK), Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) and others are the partners of ESB.

ESB offers full time MBA program in International Management with duration of 18 months. According to the needs of a student, the program is designed to deal with rapidly changing trends of International Economy.

Apart from many other programs, ESB also offers part time MBA program in International Management.

For details, visit: http://www.esb-business-school.de/en/programmes/master/mba-international-management-full-time.html

ESMT European School of Management & Technology

Focused on leadership, competitiveness and Management of technology, ESMT was found in 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. Its main campus is in Berlin, Germany and it is also located at Schloss Gracht. Programs offered by ESMT are accredited by AACSB, AMBA and FIBAA.

The school offers a one-year Full time MBA focused on International Management. Students will be given great opportunities to expand their networks with HR representatives, business leaders and specialists. ESMT also offers an Executive MBA with the duration of 21 months.

With the 89th rank, ESMT has entered the FT ranking of the top 100 full time global MBA programs.

For details, visit: https://www.esmt.org/degree-programs/full-time-mba/esmt-global-mba-made-germany

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Founded in 1957 as Banking Institute, Frankfurt has become one of the best schools that offer a vast range of courses with the focus on Finance.
The school offers a 15 months Full time MBA program with 2 semesters and a 3 months thesis. The programs offered by Frankfurt are accredited by the German state and FIBAA as well. The course also includes German classes for better opportunities in German job market. Based on different categories, the school offers a number of Scholarships ranging from 5000 to 15000 EUR.

Apart from other programs, MBA Programs offered by the school includes- MBA - International Hospital & Healthcare Management and MBA in Finance (Moscow)