Kick start your career with an English-taught master's programme at CBS in Germany

  • Work experience through national or international internships

  • Work and study with our Part-Time graduate programmes

  • A broad selection of management programmes

  • English and German language study programmes

  • Cooperations with renowned partner companies

  • 120 partner universities worldwide


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English-taught Graduate Programmes in Germany


Your Master’s Degree at CBS: Your next career step into international management

After the Bachelor’s degree, many people ask themselves: Is getting a master’s degree worth it? Our answer is: Yes if you are ready to take the next career step and advance further!

CBS offers you a wide range of specialisations in different business sectors as part of its English-taught graduate degree programmes. Whether Marketing, Finance, Strategic Management, or Digital Management – you decide in which direction you would like to develop. You acquire a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree at one of the best state-recognized private universities of applied sciences for business studies in Germany.

Expand your business network through career events and integrated company projects. With business skills and foreign language training, you will receive a holistic education for your international business career in the Master’s degree programme at CBS. You can also choose the graduate programme that best suits you and your goals parallel to your studies. Our part-time Master’s programmes allow you to combine a full-time job with a Master’s degree.

Are you ready for the next step? Here we have compiled an overview of the English-taught Master’s programmes, German-taught graduate programmes, and the part-time Master’s programmes in Germany for you. You can also find an overview of the CBS campuses where you can kick start your graduate studies.

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English-taught graduate programmes in Germany

Study in English and focus on international markets, global management, and digitisation

For an international career, Master’s students these days need way more than basic business knowledge. The Master’s programmes at CBS focus on the complex issues of the globalised economic market. The current megatrends of digitisation and sustainable management are integrated into all our master’s programmes. An English-taught Master’s degree programme in Germany facilitates your entry into an international company both at home and abroad. By spending a semester at one of our 120 partner universities worldwide, you also have the option to gain international working experience, all at the same time during your graduate studies. Integrated business projects with many of our corporate partners and business simulation games, give you the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge to practice.
Find out now about our English-taught graduate programmes at CBS in Germany:




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German-taught graduate programmes

Your goal: To combine contemporary management know-how to potentially start your own company

Do you still lack some essential knowledge and skills? Venture your next career step now with the German-taught Master’s programmes at CBS. Regardless of whether you would like to expand your knowledge in sustainable management or sales – we have the right graduate programme for you. We also offer tailor-made management content for managers who want to take over the family business or start their own company. CBS’s Master’s degree programmes is rounded off by soft skills training for managers as well as business English courses. Should you still lack international experience for your next career goal, you can optionally spend a semester abroad at one of our more than 120 partner universities worldwide. Find out now about the wide-range of German-taught Master’s programmes at CBS:




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English & German taught Part-Time graduate programmes

Take your next career step, with our part-time master’s programmes

You don’t want to give up your full-time job but still want to pursue a graduate degree? CBS offers you numerous part-time Master’s programmes. Study in German or English on a part-time basis and qualify as an executive in management. We train the managers of tomorrow with digital start-up pitches, business projects with our partner companies, and business simulation games. Business English courses and soft skills training ensure the holistic qualification of CBS graduates. Whether financial management, digital transformation management, or sales management & sales psychology – choose the graduate course of studies that will bring you and your employer forward together. The flexible time models at the Cologne & Mainz campus help you easily combine your graduate studies with a full-time job. Here we have put together our part-time Master’s programmes for you:




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Alumni Testimonials_Oliver Kiderle

"The focus on internationality and practical skills have had a very positive influence on my development at Google. Especially the structured and very versatile project work, which is often found at a private school, was extremely helpful."

Oliver Kiderle

EMEA Regional Product Expert
Google Inc.
Alumni Testimonials_Patrick Stein

"The strongly practice-oriented studies and the international orientation of the CBS, as well as the lectures held in English, were an absolutely necessary basis for starting a career with a renowned, international company."

Patrick Stein

Head of Human Resources
Boston Consulting Group
Alumni Testimonials_Katrin Rieger

"The practical learning in small groups prepared me optimally for today's project and team work. The CBS provided me with the decisive soft skills and current knowledge from the world of business."

Katrin Rieger

Bereichsdirektorin Reisevertrieb Deutschland / Vice President Sales
HanseMerkur Krankenversicherung
Alumni Testimonials_Kalle Kenkel

"My studies at CBS prepared me for a career in today's dynamic, global work environment. As one's origin and physical location become less and less decisive, it has become increasingly important to have a multinational network and adapt quickly to various cultures and environments."

Kalle Kenkel

Trainee Performance Marketing
RTL Mediengruppe

"Above all, practice-oriented learning and soft skills made it easier for me to enter the professional world and I still benefit from this today. Internationality, learning in small groups and soft skills were then and still are my main reasons for choosing the CBS."

Henriette Hellwig-Stieger

Senior Consultant
Compass GmbH
Alumni Testimonials_Philip Kollmann

"Especially the soft skill courses have been of great help for my performance in job interviews. Through my work in the Finance and Business Club I have built up a broad network and acquired project management skills that have enabled me to score points with companies."

Philip Kollmann

Wayne´s Coffee Deutschland
Alumni Testimonials_Julia Hack

"My studies at the CBS have given me a very good basis, which helps in many ways with a start-up - be it with financial planning or marketing strategy."

Julia Hack

Green for me
Alumni Testimonials_Florian Schuhmacher

“In addition to an excellent academic education CBS provides its students with all the necessary tools and instruments they need to allow them to take responsibility and shape their future in an international environment.”

Florian Schumacher

Programme Director and Senior Consultant
Alumni Testimonials_Christoph Rosenbaum

"The Management Studies programme prepares you thoroughly for the tasks of a consultant. In particular, the development of presentation techniques as well as analytical thinking is of enormous importance in the everyday life of a consultant."

Christopher Rosenbaum

Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

"The CBS taught me the essential professional basics for this with realistic and up-to-date lectures."

Christian Böhmer

Strategic Analysis Manager
Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C
Alumni Testimonials_Britta Jansen

"The CBS is an internationally oriented and very practically orientated university which prepared me very well for the professional world through the compulsory internship, the courses offered and the required project/group work."

Britta Jansen

HR Business Partner
HRS Group
Alumni Testimonials_Neil Jordaan

"Many professors shared their professional business experience with us in class and were able to illustrate dry theory with practical examples. I also enjoyed the international atmosphere on campus."

Neil Jordaan

Global Content Manager
Bayer AG
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Our Locations

Your next stop: Cologne, Mainz or Potsdam – CBS takes you everywhere in Germany

Your graduate programme in Germany in Cologne, Mainz, or Potsdam – with our three CBS locations, all options are available for you. You can decide for yourself where you begin your Master’s degree. Are you drawn to Cologne for a Master’s programme in the media capital? Or do you see yourself more as a finance manager in the financial metropolis of Frankfurt near Mainz? In Potsdam, you can study in the immediate vicinity of the capital and continue your career directly in an established company or start-up in Berlin. The decision is up to you! Take a look at our three campuses at a glance and find out more about our English-taught Master’s programmes available at each location.

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Anika Zaeske

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Study advisory: Campus Potsdam
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