Part-time Master in Management

(General Management & Finance Track)

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

We are happy to assist you before and during your application for the part-time Master in Management program (General Management or Finance Track). For any questions about your eligibility, the program content or the application process, please contact Julia Banitz. After you have submitted your application, Dorothee Ruske will contact you to guide you through the next steps of the admission process.

Please review the checklist below before submitting your application. You can save your application at any time and continue it later.

On our application platform you can select the program you want to apply for (General Management or Finance Track).

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Application Deadlines

+++ The application deadline has already passed. If you would still like to apply for the intake 2024, please contact Julia Banitz.  +++

  • November 30: Early Bird 1 – Discount: EUR 3,500 (Admission test* can be submitted until Jan 31)
  • January 31: Early Bird 2 – Discount: EUR 2,500 (Admission test* can be submitted until March 31)
  • March 31: Early Bird 3 – Discount: EUR 1,500  (Admission test* can be submitted until June 30)
  • June 30: final deadline (Admission test* can be submitted until August 15)

*GMAT/GRE or HHL Entry Test

Start your application now!

Application Process

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 HHL professors

Step 4:

WE communicate our decision within 7-10 days

Step 5:

YOU accept our offer by signing the contract and paying the commitment fee within 2 weeks

*Once you have completed your profile you will be invited via email to upload your documents. Please watch out for an email from HHL.

Admission Criteria

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or equivalent business-related programs, e.g. Business Informatics, Business Psychology, Business Law, Economics, Industrial Engineering etc. (with a minimum of 210 ECTS, of which 40 – 60 credits in business-related subjects, applicants with less than 210 ECTS but at least 180 ECTS can acquire the missing credits by approved professional competencies)
  • Min. of 3 months relevant practical experience
  • HHL Entry Test (alternatively GMAT)
  • Very good English skills

    Application Checklist

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

    Mandatory documents to submit with your application:

    • 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 which is equivalent to min. 180 ECTS credits (For less than 210 credits, the missing credits must be proven through professional experience)
    • Portrait photo

    Further application documents are (those can be submitted during the application process)*:

    *In order to receive the early bird discount, you must have submitted your application by the above deadlines, as well as submit all missing documents and tests (including GMAT/GRE or HHL Entry Test) and successfully pass the HHL admissions interview until January 31 (Early Bird 1), March 31 (Early Bird 2) or June 30 (Early Bird 3).

      Admission Interview

      The personal selection process at HHL includes a 45-minute interview with one of our professors. In this English-language interview we would like to learn more about your personal motivation for the part-time master program at HHL. In the second part of the Interview, we test your analytical skills with a small case study, among other things.

      The Interviews will be held either in person, by telephone or online. After you have successfully submitted your application, we will arrange an individual appointment with you.


        A key requirement for admission to HHL’s Master and MBA programs is a standardized test like the GMAT, GRE, or the HHL Entry Test. This test helps evaluate candidates’ suitability for advanced business studies. It is the the standardized part of the application, enabling fair comparisons between diverse applicants. Unsure about what to expect? We compiled an informative test overview, check it out:

        Admission Tests – Facts & Figures

        We are always available to answer questions:

        Julia Banitz
        Program Consultant
        Dorothee Ruske
        Manager Student Affairs (part-time M.Sc)