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HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Full-time MBA: 

The full-time MBA program is perfect for young professionals with relevant post-graduate work experience and an international background, who wish to enrich their profiles and fast-track their climb up the career ladder. The HHL MBA degree provides extraordinary career opportunities in Germany and beyond, generating lifelong benefits- financially, professionally and personally. 

Our MBA program will not only deepen your understanding of state-of-the-art business management concepts, but also strengthen the skills to ensure your success in management in the digital and fast-paced future. Creativity, problem-solving skills, perseverance, leadership and intercultural management; these are just a few of the skills that empower HHL graduates to drive innovation and to take the risks necessary to manage successfully in the rapidly changing business landscape.  

At HHL your personal growth is at the center because we believe this is fundamental for professional advancement. You will be challenged on all levels to reach your true potential. 

MBA Class Profile:

  • Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 40 - 50 students per class
  • 97% International students 
  • 65% female students in the current MBA class
  • Average age is 30 
  • Age range is 25-40
  • Average work experience is 7,5 years 

MBA Snapshots: 

  • # 1 Entrepreneurial University in Germany (Startup Radar Ranking 2022)
  • #1 Graduates Salaries in Germany (Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2022)
  • # 11 career service worldwide (Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2022) salaries in Europe 
  • 92% employment rate 3 months after graduation
  • 96% MBA graduates working in Germany post-MBA
  • Duration: Fast track: 15 months, Advanced track: 21 months
  • 2 Tracks: General Management OR Finance
  • Program start: September 
  • 100% in English 
  • Admissions requirement: first study degree, 3 years of work experience, competitive GMAT/GRE, very good English skills (IELTS 7.0+/TOEFL 90+
  • Application deadlines: May 31 (non-EU), June 30 (EU)
  • Costs: €39,500
  • Early bird reduction: €6,000 (Nov) / €5,000 (Jan) / €2,000 (Mar)
  • Scholarships: https://www.hhl.de/programs/full-time-mba-program/#Financing 
  • Application link: https://www.hhl.de/application-full-time-mba-program/ 

Master in Management: 

The full-time Master in Management program is tailored to your aspiration and will open doors to completely new career opportunities. Expand your entrepreneurial mindset and enhance your potential as a future manager. Students benefit from a diverse and inspiring environment as well as a close-knit company and alumni network. 

Master in Management class profile: 

  • Degree: Master in Management (MSc)
  • 55-65 Students in the Master in Management class 
  • 35-40% International students 
  • Average age is 24 
  • Average work experience is 1.5 years 

Master in Management Snapshot: 

How an MBA at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management led Can Adigüzel to launch his business in Berlin

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Find out how career development support and networking opportunities at HHL helped this international student land a role with Beiersdorf in Germany

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Peruvian industrial engineer, Karen Bellido Ayala, landed a process management job at online fashion retailer Zalando after her MBA at Germany’s HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

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From cultural heritage to jobs prospects and work visas, here are a five key benefits of studying an MBA in Germany

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HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management offers international business education based on the highest academic standards. HHL is one of the leading business schools in Europe. Founded in 1898, it was the first private business school in German speaking Europe. Now it is a state-recognized university with the right to award doctorates and post-doctoral qualifications. 

HHL was the first private business school in the German-speaking region to be by AACSB International in 2004. Since then, HHL was successfully reaccredited in 2009, 2014 and 2019 under the new standards. AACSB puts a special focus on the continuous improvement and mission of the school. In addition, all HHL study programs are nationally accredited by ACQUIN e.V. 

HHL’s mission is to educate effective, entrepreneurial and responsible leaders. 

  • 800 students (Sept 2022) 
  • 36% international students 
  • more than 140 global partner universities 
  • 3500+ graduates (Oct 2022) 
  • 10 alumni chapters
  • 50+ regional meetings worldwide per year 
  • 500+ startups founded by alumni 
  • 50.000+ jobs created 
  • #19 worldwide Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2022
  • #1 Entrepreneurial University in Germany (Startup Radar Ranking 2022) – 6th time in a row 
  • #11 career service worldwide Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2022

We at HHL are convinced that diversity within companies is an essential key to mastering the current and future challenges of the globalized economy.

In addition to promoting intercultural diversity, strengthening the role of women in the economy is particularly important to us. With our “Empowering Women in Business” initiative, we want to inspire, enable, encourage and support female students to find and pursue their own career path together with HHL, be it in management consulting, medium-sized companies, international corporations, and academia or even in your own startup. 

  • 61% of our full-time MBA students are women (class of 2021) 
  • 43% of our attendees of HHL New Leipzig Talents coaching program are women 
  • 50% of this year’s graduates of HHL’s doctoral program are women 
  • 44% of the new Leipzig talent coaches are women 

Women’s’ success stories, watch videos under: https://www.hhl.de/blog/category/women-in-business/ 

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Leipzig is open, international and vibrant. Located at the crossroads of historic European trade routes, Leipzig prides itself on its 1,000-year tradition of commercial vitality and its reputation as a meeting place for trade, science and the arts. Beyond its modern infrastructure, what makes Germany’s fastest-growing city so popular and dynamic is its rapidly expanding economy, housing world-famous brands such as Porsche, BMW, DHL and Amazon.

Numerous cafés, bars, clubs as well as parks, canals and lakes invite you to enjoy a welcome break from your studies. And the best of it all? Living expenses in Leipzig are affordable for students!

The higher education system of Leipzig is represented by 10 universities, which offer 133 study programs. In addition 64 Bachelor programs at 9 universities, 57 Master programs at 8 universities, and 12 PhD programs at 3 universities.

The HHL campus is centrally located and, at the same time, surrounded by idyllic parks and rivers. You will experience an inspiring multicultural atmosphere and real campus flair. You also get to take advantage of the adjacent sports department of the University of Leipzig; as an HHL student, you are eligible to use their sports facilities and to sign up for sports courses offered by the Leipzig University*. And to accommodate a flexible study schedule, we grant our students access to HHL’s premises 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use the library, the study areas and meeting rooms, the lounge and the Student Club any time you want!