Munich Business School

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Munich Business School
Established 1991
Type Private
President Dr. Rudolf Gröger
Dean Prof. Dr. Stefan Baldi
Academic staff ~150
Admin. staff ~20
Students ~600
Undergraduates ~450
Postgraduates ~150
Location Munich, Bavaria, Germany
48°08′10″N 11°31′28″E / 48.13611°N 11.52444°E / 48.13611; 11.52444Coordinates: 48°08′10″N 11°31′28″E / 48.13611°N 11.52444°E / 48.13611; 11.52444
Campus Urban
Colours Orange and blue
Website www.munich-business-school.de

The Munich Business School (MBS) is a private university of applied science located in Munich (Bavaria, Germany). The MBS confers degrees in Business Administration and was ranked in 2004 as one of the leading private Business Schools in Germany.[1]

The school was founded in 1991 (at that time named Europäische Betriebswirtschaftsakademie) by the European Business Schools International (ebsi) and became state accredited private university in Bavaria in 1999. In 2003 the school was renamed Munich Business School and adopted the new Bachelor and Master system. Two years later a 24 month Executive MBA program was introduced. In addition, Bachelor programs focusing on Russian, East and Middle Asian markets are offered. All study courses are FIBAA accredited. MBS has a matriculation of more than 600 students. Since its founding MBS has had more than 1000 graduates.

Programs[edit]

Bachelors[edit]

The Bachelor of Arts in International Business at MBS is offered in English or German. Students choose between five majors:

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Media Management
  • International Management
  • Wirtschaftsprüfung und Unternehmensbesteuerung (in collaboration with KPMG)

and focus on geographic regions in terms of a business, culture and a foreign language:

  • Asian-Pacific Business Studies
  • Arabian and Middle Eastern Business Studies
  • Russian and Eastern European Business Studies
  • Spanish, French or Italian Business Studies

Masters[edit]

Master of Arts International Business[edit]

Program Concentrations[edit]

The consecutive postgraduate program is offered in English or German with the following majors:

  • International Marketing Management
  • International Financial Management (in collaboration with Ernst & Young)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting and Corporate Taxation (in collaboration with KPMG)
  • International Family Firms
  • Luxury Management
Dual Degree Options[edit]

In addition, students in the International Business masters have the option to earn a second degree in their second year of study at a prestigious partner institutions:

Boston University  USA

  • Master of Science in Administrative Studies

with a focus in: Multinational Commerce; Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology; Innovation & Technology or Financial Economics

Florida International University  USA

  • Master in International Business
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • International Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in International Real Estate

Skema Business School  France

  • Master of Science in International Marketing & Business Development
  • Master of Science in Luxury & Fashion Management
  • Master of Science in International Finance
  • Master of Science in Corporate Finance
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Bond University  Australia

  • Master of Tourism Management
  • Master of International Hotel & Resort Management
  • Master of Business in Finance
  • Master of Business in Marketing

Master of Arts Sports Business and Communication[edit]

The 18 month program is the first of its kind in Germany and prepares students for increasingly professional national and international management challenges within the sports industry.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)[edit]

MBA International Management[edit]

The MBA program is a full-time MBA in Infernational Management.

MBA General Management[edit]

The MBA program is a part-time Executive MBA in General Management.

MBA Health Care Management[edit]

The MBA program is a part-time Executive MBA in Health Care Management.

Executive Education[edit]

The Executive Education programs are created for businesses who want to contribute to their human resource development.

The Executive Management is a four semester course, with three semesters concentrating on subjects and the final semester on a Master thesis. The course duration is two years.

Rankings[edit]

2011 2010 2009
Wirtschaftswoche (national university of applied sciences ranking) 6th 8th 9th
Times of India (global university ranking) 79th

International Collaboration[edit]

Munich Business School partners with universities worldwide:

Notable faculty[edit]

  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Baldi, Dean
  • Dr. Laurenz Czempiel, Executive Board Member at Donner & Reuschel
  • Prof. Dr. Katja Ritter, Partner at KPMG
  • Prof. Dr. Jack Nasher, Professor for Leadership & Organizational Behaviour
  • Jan Runau, Head of Communications adidas Group
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Michael Wiechmann, CEO MW Life Sciences GmbH
  • Hubert Barth, Partner at Ernst & Young

Student Societies[edit]

The vibrant student body of Munich Business School has formed a number of societies:

Events[edit]

Throughout the academic year a number of events are organised by Munich Business School students:

External links[edit]

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