Application Full-Time MBA Program

Thank you for choosing HHL as your partner for your future.

We are your contact persons before and during the application process for the full-time MBA program. For any questions about your eligibility for the full-time MBA program, the progam contents or the application procedures please contact Ellen Schönfelder. After you have submitted your application, Anne Marie Bergmann will contact you to guide you through the next steps of the full-time MBA admission process.

Please review the checklist below before submitting your application. You can save your application at any time and continue it later. Our advice: the HHL MBA program is very competitive and fills up quickly. The sooner you submit your application, the higher your chances of admission, and the faster you can start planning your next steps!

Please note, while you are welcome to work on your application already, we will only start accepting and processing applications for our Fall 2023 intake in October. Get in touch if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application!

Application Deadlines

  • November 30: Early Bird 1 – Tuition fee: EUR 33,500
  • January 31: Early Bird 2 – Tuition fee: EUR 34,500
  • March 31: Early Bird 3 – Tuition fee: EUR 37,500
  • May 31: Tuition fee: EUR 39,500, deadline for international (non-EU) applicants
  • June 30: Tuition fee: EUR 39,500, deadline for remaining EU applicants and non-EU applicants not requiring a visa to Germany

Start your application now!

Ellen Schönfelder
Program Consultant
Anne Marie Bergmann
Manager Student Affairs (full-time MBA)

Application Checklist

Are you ready to start your HHL journey? Have a look at our check-list to make sure you have all the required documents ready:

Personal documents

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Passport photo

Academic records

  • Final transcript and a degree certificate of all completed degree programs
  • Proof of very good English skills (e.g. TOEFL of 90+, IELTS of 7.0)
  • GMAT/GRE score

Work experience

  • Proof of a minimum of 3 years relevant practical work experience
  • 1 letter of recommendation (template available)

Next Steps

Next steps

Step 1:
YOU Complete and submit your online application

Step 2:
WE review your application and give you our first feedback

Step 3:
YOU will be invited for an interview with one of our professors (in-person or Skype)

Step 4:
WE communicate our decision within 3 weeks

Step 5:
YOU accept our offer by signing the contract and paying the commitment fee within 3 weeks

What awaits you after admission?

Get help navigating the next steps

With regular updates, online sessions and tailored resources, we offer our admitted students guidance on all the processes that you go through leading to the start of the program. From providing pointers on student accommodation to supporting with visa applications, blocked accounts, health insurance and residence permits, we’re there by your side!

Connect with your classmates

We want you to start bonding with the HHL community from day one. This is why we provide a number of opportunities to break the ice and share the experience before the program even starts. Once you arrive on campus, it will be like meeting old friends!

Start preparing right away

To make sure you are best prepared for the HHL experience and the career that awaits you beyond graduation, we provide our admitted candidates with a range of resources and courses. Optimize your CV with access to an AI software, brush up on some introductory business concepts and join the optional pre-program German course.