• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English


Participating in the International MBA program at the Hochschule Bremen - International Graduate Center means that you finish your graduate studies with 2 degrees in only one year: An MBA from Bremen, plus another degree depending on your choice of the partner university.

It also means that you live in two different countries and study with a highly diverse student body. The first semester always consists of core modules. You can either study the core modules in Bremen, Germany and choose 1 out of 6 partner business specializations. Or set up your dual degree another way around: Specialize in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and start at one of our partner universities. In the 3rd term you will write your master thesis about your specialization topic.

The standard of living in Bremen is high, but the costs are not. The city has a very long tradition as a hub of international trade. Because it is linked to the sea, many logistics companies have settled down here.

Why study in the International Master of Business Administration - Double Degree program at Hochschule Bremen - International Graduate Center?

The IBSA Dual Degree Master’s Program is a smart choice with regards to your future employment. You gain international experience, which is highly valued, especially in business-related fields. Benefit from IBSA's worldwide network that brings you truly international education. Through living in two countries you will significantly increase your cultural competence as you hone your business knowledge at the same time. The combined experiences will be invaluable for your personal growth.

The city of Bremen is very international and has a friendly climate. As you walk through the city you will hear many languages besides German. The IGC’s International Students Assistance (ISA) is dedicated to help you with any issues and questions you have during your time in Bremen, from finding an apartment to insurance to visa applications. As a student, you will also receive the famous “Semesterticket” with which you can use public transportation far beyond Bremen’s borders.


Programme Structure

  • Human Resource Management in the Global Environment:
  • Global Marketing Strategies:
  • Multinational Finance Management:
  • Global Strategic Analysis
  • International Business Law
  • International Leadership (optional

For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

The main entry requirements are:
  • An academic, business-related degree (bachelor)*
  • Proof of English proficiency* with TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 80 IBT points or IELTS (International Language Testing System) 6.5 points
  • One year professional experience (proof of practical knowledge or work experience required)
Additional documents required for applying:
  • Copies of either birth certificate or passport*
  • Curriculum vitae
  • An essay outlining student's interest in the program
  • A letter of recommendation (of employer or university)
  • APS certificate for Chinese or Vietnamese applicants ONLY

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 16000 International
  • EUR 16000 EU/EEA
  • Between 12,500.- € and 16.800,-€ for the whole program* depending on the chosen partner university
  • German 1st part: 7,200.- € and 2nd part: 8,800.- €


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.