The master programme Business Administration consists of 120 ECTS- (European Credit Transfer System) Points and is designed as a 4-semester full-time programme. It is a consecutive master degree based on a bachelor degree within the field of business administration.
Being able to choose from six different special fields, you will select one major and start the focus on that respective field from the beginning. The focus can be put on the following disciplines within business administration:
The Core and Advanced Section, which contains 18 credit points, will cover methodical basics of the respective major.
The Specialisation Section teaches major-specific basics and, in addition, advanced skills within the same area. This section consists of 48 credit points.
The Supplementary Section serves as an additional section to develop a more specific profile – either by deepening and specialising or by diversifying knowledge. Further modules from business administration as well as from social sciences or economics are available to students. This area covers 24 credit points.
Detailed information concerning the curricular design is available on our homepage in the area of “study”.
Tuition fees are paid by German Government.
Only 240 semester fees incl. public transport ticket for each current Semester.
A supply chain is made up of a range of companies. The Major in Supply Chain Management (SCM) covers the in-company and inter-company factors that are key to solving the plethora of challenges involved in managing global supply chains. You learn about established solutions as well as the latest research findings and how they can be applied in practice. Many modules are delivered in English.
Strategy development, logistics and production management, purchasing, customer service management, internal and inter-company planning, optimisation and management accounting.
The SCM major is aimed at future managers in areas such as business consulting (strategic, operational and IT), product and project management, development, purchasing, logistics, production and customer Service.
A supply chain consists of a string of companies. The major in SCM addresses the relevant intra- and cross-company issues in seeking to solve the manifold challenges of global supply chain management. In the process, field-tested concepts as well as the latest scientific findings are conveyed in a practice-oriented way. Many modules are offered in the English language.
Strategy development, logistics and production management, purchasing, service management, intra- and cross-company planning, optimization and controlling
The major in Supply Chain Management is directed at future executives in, for example, the fields of business consultancy (strategic, operative and IT), product and project management, development, purchasing, logistics, production and services.
The requirements must be fulfilled until the application deadline:
The following degrees are deemed equivalent:
Overall grade of at least 2.7 (German grade) in the Bachelor’s degree
Fulfilment of the following subject-related requirements
At least 60 ECTS credits in Business Administration
At least 20 ECTS credits in Economics
At least 10 ECTS credits in Statistics/Mathematics
Language requirements: German and Englisch language skills: http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/sprachkenntnisse.html?&L=1
The following criteria are applied to the selection of applicants:
The above criteria are used to determine a score for each candidate. Study places are subsequently allotted according to an applicant’s position on the ranking list.
No work experience is required.
Double Master' s Porgramme completely taught in english: http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/master_doublemaster.html?&L=1
The University of Cologne will launch the 2-year MSc in International Management in 2015, integrating the CEMS Master in International Management (MIM) during the 2nd year of the study programme. The Cologne MIM is fully delivered in English and includes one term abroad at one of the CEMS Universities.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
The University of Cologne (German Universität zu Köln) is one of the oldest universities in Europe and, with over 44,000 students, one of the largest universities in Germany. The university is part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, an association of Germany's leading research universities. It is furthermore the German founding member of the Community of European Management Schools and International Companies (CEMS).