Does the part-time M.Sc. Program only start in Fall?
Yes, you can join the part-time program only in fall of each year. The introduction week is scheduled for October. Additionally, you can choose between the weekend courses in Leipzig, Cologne or Munich.
Are there differnces between the group at HHL in Leipzig and the groups in Cologne or Munich?
The part-time program in Cologne or Munich will also be closely connected to the HHL Community and the school's administration in Leipzig.
What are the admission requirements?
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from a university with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent degree with above average results (less than 210 ECTS credits require you to take the premodule)
Min. of 3 months relevant practical experience
HHL Entry Test (alternatively GMAT)
TOEFL (to be submitted by the start of the program at the latest)
Knowledge of a second modern foreign language (besides English and mother tongue)
Which documents do I need to hand in to be able to submit my application?
You can easily apply online via http://study.hhl.de.
To be able to submit your application to HHL the following documents are required:
- Curriculum vitae Letter of motivation
- Copy of general qualification for university entrance
- Current / final transcript of an above average Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
- Portrait Photo
All of the other documents can be handed in during the application process.
Do I have to send a hard copy of my application to HHL or will the electronic application be sufficient?
Your electronic application is sufficient to apply for the M.Sc. program. Please note, however, that we require certified copies of your university degree certificates and grade transcripts. In case you upload uncertified copies of these documents online, they will be accepted and your application will be considered for admission, but you will be requested to bring certified copies with you to HHL when you start your studies.
I do not have my Bachelor diploma yet, can I still apply?
Yes, you may apply if you are in your final year of studies and will finish your Bachelor’s degree in the same year you would like to start your part-time studies at HHL. Therefore, please hand in your current transcript.
Who can write a recommendation letter?
The letter of recommendation can be written by a professor or employer. The mixture of an academic and a professional perspective would be good, but is not mandatory.
The 'HHL Template Recommendation Letter' can be used.
In which language should the recommendation letters be written?
You can hand in letters of recommendation in English or German language.
Why do I need knowledge of a second modern foreign language and what language level do I need to proof?
HHL requires all applicants to present basic knowledge in a second modern foreign language aside from English and the mother tongue. We ask for proof of basic language skills by presenting proof of having attended a language class.
We do not require applicants to pass a language test or present a certain skill level. Rather we want all of our students to look outside of the box and possibly open up new options for the mandatory study abroad term.
What is included in the tuition fees?
The fee includes all educational services, course material as well as catering at the study location. Furthermore, the tuition fee for the partner university during your optional term abroad is included. Transportation, accommodation and other living costs during your study week or course weekend are not included. Our track record shows that the M.Sc. degree from HHL will provide you with exceptional career opportunities that will make your financial investment well worthwhile.
Which financing options are available?
Sparkasse Leipzig is the official financial cooperation partner for HHL students. Once admitted to HHL, you can apply for a student loan without presenting additional securities (only for EU citizens). Also Brain Capital offers a "The Generation Contract" for HHL students which is a flexible model to finance your studies.
More about financing your study at HHL
Is the program accredited?
Yes, HHL as a private business school is accredited both internationally and in Germany, by AACSB and ACQUIN accreditation agencies. Accordingly, all HHL study programs are accredited as well.
What is the atmosphere at HHL and in Leipzig like?
HHL is a small and very selective business school located on a campus together with the sports faculty of the University of Leipzig in one of the most dynamic and vibrant cities in whole Europe. Leipzig is home to 40,000 students and offers a high-quality lifestyle with very moderate living costs compared to other university cities. With its many parks around the campus, open air sports facilities, surrounding lakes with beautiful beaches, as well as many jogging and biking paths, Leipzig is probably the “greenest” metropole that you could find. Also our campus is surrounded by the green banks of the river Weiße Elster, where you can relax after a long day of group work. In your free time, you can also choose to have a drink with your classmates in one of the many cafés, bars and restaurants close to the campus or in the city center, or you can enjoy a cultural event. All in all, in Leipzig you will not get bored for a second.
Read more about what Leipzig and our campus have to offer.
What kind of networking opportunities will I have at HHL?
Networking is one of the key benefits of our M.Sc. in Management, hence at HHL we support you from the very beginning of your studies to develop your own lifelong professional network. Thanks to our close-knit alumni network, you will benefit from regularely alumni chapter meetings taking place all around Germany, which will all enable you to get insights about the wide range of career options you will have once you have graduated from HHL. Moreover, company presentations and recruitment visits conducted by leading companies frequently take place on our campus in Leipzig, so you will also have the chance to approach the company representatives on your own, so in short, networking will become a routine during your studies at HHL.