Part-time MBA

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 MBA program. For any questions about your eligibility, the progam content or the application process please contact Stephanie Pleiss-Dietrich. After you have submitted your application, Lena-Maria Engele 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.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Application Deadlines

  • 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

    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
    • Final transcript and degree certificate in any discipline from a recognized university (equivalent to min. 180 ECTS)
    • 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).


      The personal selection process at HHL includes a 30-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 MBA 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 your questions:

        Stephanie Pleiss-Dietrich
        Program Consultant
        Lena-Maria Engele
        Manager Student Affairs (part-time MBA)