Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Upgrade your career

Move up in the professional ladder, with an online MBA degree. 

Earn more, get promoted, and advance to management roles. 

Online Studies

Accredited, globally recognised degrees

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Study your way

Study from anywhere, at any time 

Take your career to the next level

Open up new promotions and management roles 

Develop global management skills

Study with professionals from all over the world 

Take your career to the next level with an MBA degree

Lead international companies to success: master the art of business administration

Add management and leadership skills to your existing professional experience, and position yourself as an ideal candidate for top-level jobs

As an MBA student, you’ll focus on these hard-skills

  • Performance management 
  • Corporate finance 
  • International marketing 
  • Managerial economics 
  • Strategic management 
  • Business ethics 
  • Operations and information management 

You’ll also develop vital managerial soft-skills

  • Multi-cultural communication 
  • Leading diverse teams 
  • Project management 
  • Group work 
  • Decision making 

You can choose between graduating with a general MBA, or a specialised MBA, where you can focus on one of 12 different business sectors – such as artificial intelligence, finance & accounting, or IT management

Want to know more?

Request your free programme information material with everything you need to know 

  • Detailed study content & module overview 
  • Your options for specialisation 
  • Application & financing options 
  • Career prospects as an MBA graduate 

Your MBA degree summed up:

Study model
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Language: English
Study duration
18 - 36 months (depending on time model)
Start online studies: any time
Tuition fees
Starting from € 385 (US$ 414)* per month

*based on the exchange rate from 01.06.2023 09:05 AM (CEST)
Study model
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Language: English
Study duration
18 months
Tuition fees
Starting from € 676 (US$ 728)* per month

*based on the exchange rate from 01.06.2023 09:05 AM (CEST)

There are no hidden costs – you only pay your tuition fees. The fees cover:

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching

Open doors to opportunities around the world

Apply by June 22nd and save at least €1444 


Earn a degree that will elevate your international career prospects. Build a global network with students from over 140 countries around the world. 

*You can start anytime. 

Do you want to save up to €2.222 on your on campus degree?

A cutting-edge online learning experience:

With the IU digital learning platform, you decide when and how you want to study.

Get instant access to a wide variety of innovative learning tools and resources, from the comfort of your couch.

Use innovative technology to build the study schedule that works best for you, and ace your studies.

You’ll also get a free MS Office package for the entire duration of your studies.

Students with a registered address in the EU will also receive a free iPad to use during their studies

Plus, there’s a bonus: when you use our e-tools, we convert the resources you save in green energy by planting trees.

2023 QS Online MBA Rankings: #26 in Europe

Reach greater heights in your career with our world-class, affordable online MBA programmes. Apply now and start online right away! 

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Make the right choice for your career. Choose IU.

100% flexible, 100% online

24/7/365 access to all course materials, videos and tutorials. 

Study part-time or full-time, and start whenever you want. 

Take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Complete your degree without ever having to leave the house. 

Accredited + internationally recognised

The MBA degree is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. 

All of our study programmes, materials, and services are recognised internationally, and are regularly reviewed and updated by international accreditation institutions

The contents of programmes meet high internal and external quality standards

Constant assistance and support

Recurring Q&A sessions with your tutors. 

1-on-1 consultations with study coaches for motivation throughout your studies. 

Job-hunting support from our career office experts. 

Connect with an international professional network of over 100,000 IU members. 

Proven track record of career success

The programme is supervised by Prof. Dr. Georg Brekel: 20+ years of experience in the private business sector as a manager and consultant. 

Graduate with job-ready knowledge and skills. 

According to our recent alumni survey, 1 in every 2 IU graduates saw increased salaries within 12 months of graduation. 

Join thousands of international IU graduates:

And turn your skills into a successful international career

With the skills you’ll develop during your Master of Business Administration studies, you’ll be ready to take on advanced responsibilities and management-level roles in any business-related role. 

IU graduates work in leading companies around the world, from Microsoft and Meta to BMW and Accenture

That can be you too – start your degree and build the career you’ve always wanted


Become a part of our 100,000+ international student community: 

  • “With the IU Master, I was able to acquire valuable strategic-global leadership skills that are very much in demand in today's jobs.”

    Doreen Richter


  • “I chose IU because it is the most flexible of all the online universities I looked at.”

    Marie Arnold

    Online student

  • “I wanted a career change but still be able to apply the knowledge I've gained to my work.”

    Anne-Kathrin Gansebohm

    Online student