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Internationality, practical relevance, applied research, and project work – The Master’s in GBM has everything that very good Bachelor’s graduates wish from a Master's.

Prof. Dr. Erik E. Lehmann, Head of Program, Master’s in GBM

Intense work on current and highly relevant topics such as sustainability, digitalization, entrepreneurial thinking and leadership for global innovation in small groups guided by first class international academics and practitioners. This boutique master of science offers everything you wish from a premier program.

Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit, Head of Program, Master's in GBM


During this exclusive Master’s degree you will acquire the methodological and technical knowledge needed to successfully get started internationally in your dream job as an expert, manager, or scientist. On the way, you will deal with interesting questions:


How can data, as the crude oil of the 21st century, be used with the help of business analytics to achieve competitive advantages? How do businesses organize the digital change successfully? How can startups and agile large companies be controlled effectively and efficiently? What optimization potential can be tapped in the health sector in general or in the operating processes of hospitals in particular? How do organizations manage to generate contributions through innovations, not only to economic value but also ecological and social value? How can global supply chains, production and logistics be optimized with careful use of resources?


have sound business and economics knowledge from your Bachelor’s and now want to expand your knowledge within the scope of one of the specializations.
you are thrilled by the challenges of international relationships.
an integrated period of study abroad and the possibility of a double degree appeals to you.
you are interested in solving complex problems within the scope of specific projects and would like to prepare for international leadership tasks.

understand leadership as responsibility.


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About the degree programme
Degree programme: Global Business Management
Official Designation: Global Business Management
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Study mode: Full-time
Language of instruction: German English
Start of studies: winter semester
Standard study duration: 4 semesters
Admission type: Open admission (with an aptitude assessment process)
Minimum German language skills: C 1
Please note: Admission requirements according to § 6 of the exam regulations in the current edition. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…
Application deadline for the winter semester: 15. June


We train you to be an international leader

■ Diverse options for the integrated period of study abroad and the option of a double degree (e.g., at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA or the University of Bergamo, Italy)

■ Teaching of in-depth knowledge of global economic relationships and international management

■ Increasing intercultural skills through working together with students and researchers from other countries as part of your project and research activity

■ High practical relevance due to intensive project studies and clear specialization during your degree

■ Exchange with leaders via the alumni network of the GBM Association

Studenten in der Bibliothek mit Bücherregalen und Ausblick

We offer optimal study conditions

■ Top equipping of the modern rooms with computers, smartboards, and software

■ Specialization in forward-looking professional fields due to large offer of courses and individual selection options of students

■ Interactive lectures, intensive project studies, and numerous tutorials in small groups to consolidate the subject matter

■ Individual support and choice of topics in seminar and Master’s theses

■ Talks given by companies, practical courses, additional IT, languages, and soft skills offers

Studierende und Mitarbeiterin im Gespräch

We encourage people and help them develop their own attitude

■ Targeted encouragement of critical reflection of central topics in society and the economy

■ Many offers for workshops and startup events

■ Numerous opportunities for working at a chair, in student initiatives, or for social engagement within the framework of the Social Day

■ Room to develop a responsible personality due to the informal family and open atmosphere on the campus

Professor Lehmann hält im Seminarraum Vorlesung

We create future prospects

Outstanding career prospects for our students due to excellent technical, methodological, and personal education, the recognized good reputation of the University of Augsburg and the growing demand for people with a Master's degree in business and economics as well as experience abroad and project experience.

Weltkugel schwebend auf einer Hand


Research assistant
Chair of Management & Organisation