Degree Programs

Study programs are listed under their official names (usually in German, English in some cases) titles on the left. WS/SS indicates whether the program commences in the winter or summer semester.

General Management - Master

Key data

Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Target degree


Restriction on admission


Regular duration of study

3 semester

Admission semester


Degree type


Language of instruction

German and English

Modern management increasingly requires a broad and versatile skill set. The M.Sc. General Management reflects this requirement, and it is the most flexible approach to business studies at the University of Tübingen. It gives students the freedom to choose what best fits their needs and preferences.
Students in this program can choose from the wide range of courses offered by the School in order to acquire knowledge, expertise, and skills tailored to their preferences and in line with the requirements of their intended career path. Students can either specialize in their preferred area, or they can cover a broad range of topics, including various management disciplines, Economics, or neighboring fields, such as Law, Psychology, Sociology, or Statistics.
Together with its openness and versatility, this program provides a perfect balance between academic rigor and application-oriented best practice, which is needed for successful management.
Strong demand for a spot in this program, high satisfaction scores among students, and successful placements in industry as well as successful academic careers show that this program is an excellent choice.


  • Industrial Organization
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • HRM and Organization
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • International Accounting, Auditing and Corporate Governance
  • Econometrics
  • International Business Taxation
  • Managerial Accounting

For more information check the webpage of our faculty.

Admission is subject to a competitive selection procedure that includes individual interviews with faculty members. Shortlisted candidates from overseas will be interviewed in a video conference via Skype.

Application deadline: 15 May.
Interviews with shortlisted applicants are scheduled for mid-June.
Letters of admission will be sent out by late June - early July.
Our programs start at the beginning of October.

For more information check the webpage of our faculty.

We publish all news concerning the application process on our website so you can stay in the loop.

Admission to the M.Sc. in General Management requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics or a comparable degree with excellent grades. The degree should preferably amount to 210 ECTS. Students with a 3-year Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) are required to earn 30 additional ECTS credits (adding a fourth semester) in order to obtain the M.Sc. in General Management.

Applicants are expected to have a solid intermediate level knowledge in Business Studies, Economics and Statistics.

For more information check the webpage of our faculty.

The program is free of tuition fees for all EU residents. The state of Baden-Württemberg has introduced fees for international non-EU students and second-degree students. For background information and for fee exemption options, please refer to this link.

Applicants must be fluent in German and English.

Foreign applicants must demonstrate their abiliy to study in German by submitting one of the following two certificates: DSH-2 or TestDaF 4*4*4*4. Applicants with a German Bachelor Degree do not need to provide proof of their German language skills.

For more information check the webpage of our faculty.

Graduates from our M.Sc. in General Management have excellent career prospects in a wide range of sectors, industries and professions. Most of our graduates pursue successful careers as business consultants, accountants, bankers, managers and analysts in the broad area of business. Many of our graduates start their professional career abroad. Some of them also enter the public sector, on a national or international level, or they work for non-governmental organizations. It is due to the generous flexibility of the program that students can prepare themselves either for a more general management career or for a more specialized career trajectory.

Graduates will also find themselves well-positioned to pursue a Ph.D. subsequent to this M.Sc. program. Towards this end, students may study this M.Sc. program on a Ph.D. track, putting themselves on a fast track to a doctoral degree in Business Administration.

See also the school's Doctoral Program in Business Studies.

Here you will find information about the Orientation Week for new students and valuable hints for getting a good start into your studies.

Find more information about welcome events of our faculty here.

Examination Office

Haußerstraße 11
72076 Tübingen

Here you will find information about the exchange programs of the university.

BWL, Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Betriebswirtschaft, Management, international, global