Are you ready to make the leap into the next step in your career? Do you want to take your career prospects to new heights with a Master’s degree from one of Europe’s most renowned business schools? Do you want to do this while maintaining the stability of your current job? Our part-time M.Sc. program can be your personal career booster! HHL is the only university in Germany to offer such a part-time Master’s program. Whether you have a University, FH or BA degree, at HHL you can get a university-level, AACSB and ACQUIN accredited Master’s degree, and even have the option to pursue a doctoral program after graduating!
The part-time Master program at HHL fast-tracks your career. Prioritize the advancement of your career without losing the stability of your current position. Become that business development manager, that business analyst, that consultant or that executive assistant to the CEO – our university level, part-time M.Sc. program will open up entirely new career opportunities for you.
In a recent Financial Times Master in Management ranking, our Career Development Team was voted into the top five worldwide! This is no coincidence, as our experienced psychologists and career experts have long perfected the mix between 1-to-1 coaching, personality tests, workshops and other tools. They help you discover what unique skills and strengths set you apart. Together, you will tailor a personal career plan to significantly increase your prospects and reach your career goals successfully and rapidly.
Your Master program at HHL also pays off financially. Look forward to a sizeable salary upgrade after graduating. Let the numbers speak for themselves: on average, our graduates experience a 60 percent increase in their salaries! The salary after completing our M.Sc. program averages EUR 79,000. Curious to find out more? You can find everything you need to know about job prospects and salaries on our current Employment Report.
We will be at your side throughout your job search. Our Career Development Team will check your CV, prepare you for interviews, recruiting processes and salary negotiations, and put you in touch with alumni in the business sector you aspire to enter. In addition, we strengthen your capacities and share the best methods to make the job market work for you. We provide access to job postings and exclusive on-campus recruiting events with leading companies. With passion and commitment, and our famous personal touch, we pave the way for your success and help you land that dream job!
HHL prepared me very well when it comes to McKinsey’s speed, complex problem solving and structured thinking.
My decision to study at HHL paved my way into management consulting and improved my personal development.
HHL’s part-time M.Sc. program paved my way for both personal and career development. In my day-to-day work, I particularly benefit from the provided tool kit based on the individual combination of exciting majors such as entrepreneurship, strategy, and finance as well as its depth of content. Gained skills such as leadership, problem-solving, and negotiation are indispensable in today’s fast-moving business world. Furthermore, by studying a semester abroad I was able to further grow my international mindset.
It’s not just an empty phrase that entrepreneurship and the spirit of reasoning is something you take into your own hands and do, and that’s something you live and breathe in all lectures at HHL.
The HHL part-time Master in Management program is specifically designed for young professionals and high-potentials. The part-time M.Sc. program allows you to build on your previous qualifications alongside your profession and thereby open up brand new possibilities for your career. The program’s flexibility allows you to reconcile your current job with your aspirations to gain a Master’s degree. This also means providing you with the most convenient location to accommodate your study schedule amidst your current responsibilities. Leipzig, Cologne or Munich? The choice is yours!
We also ensure that the study times are compatible with your current occupation. The Master in Management program starts in September, has a duration of two years and consists of seven to eight lecture weekends per year. You will only need to be present on the HHL campus in Leipzig for two residential weeks each year. And if the workload is just too much, you can prolong the program to 30 months – with no additional fees!
|Year 1||Year 2|
|Residential weeks||1 introduction week in Fall, 1 residential week in Spring||2 residential weeks (Fall and Spring)|
|Weekend courses||7-8 course weekends in Leipzig, Cologne or Munich, Friday 12:30 pm - Sunday 5:00 pm||7-8 course weekends in Leipzig, Cologne or Munich, Friday 12:30 pm - Sunday 5:00 pm|
To allow you to maximize the benefits of the program, we offer you the flexibility of focusing the program according to your personal preferences and professional goals. The program consists of three segments; the Welcome Weeks, the General Management Essentials, and the General Management Deep Dives.
Regardless of the study location you select, your part-time Master program will kick-off with the Welcome Weeks on the HHL campus in Leipzig. The Welcome Weeks offer a plunge into the HHL spirit. Through a range of intercultural team-building activities, you will embark on your unforgettable HHL adventure. You will get to know classmates from all of our programs and from all corners of the world and lay the foundation for a powerful network of connections that will support you not only through your studies but far beyond. You will be welcomed into the HHL community, getting to know the faculty and the HHL team that will support you through all aspects of the program. Your first courses of the HHL General Management Essentials block will begin your transformation into the future leader of your aspirations.
|Business Administration & Economics||Leadership & Reflection||Entrepreneurship & Disruption|
|Integrated Case Study||Business Ethics||Entrepreneurship and agile working methods|
|International Macroeconomics||Leading yourself and self-reflection||Coding and data literacy|
|Microeconomics||Leading others, HR and organizational behaviour||Disruptive Technologies and Business Models|
|Competitiveness||Problem Solving and Communication|
Depending on goals, career paths and personalities, the DeepDives will provide you with the opportunity to specialize on those topics that will benefit your personal and professional development. Together with our Career Development team and our faculty, you will discover which Deep Dives will help you on the career path you aspire to take. You can select two from four possible tracks:
To complete your deep dives, you can additionally choose from three further options, depending on your needs and priorities:
|Strategic Management||Financial Decision Making||Transformation Management||International Experience|
|Global Strategy||Financial Analysis & Modelling||Innovation Management & Corporate Entrepreneurship||Study Abroad|
|Strategic Brand Management||Corporate Valuation & M&A||Customer Value Creation|
|Value Chain Management||Corporate Finance & Private Equity||Change Management|
|Online Marketing & Customer Analytics||Stakeholder Communication||Growth Management|
The HHL professors who accompany and support you throughout your studies are respected experts in their fields and rely on practice-oriented and interactive teaching. At HHL you will also benefit from the know-how and expertise of our visiting professors from around the world – be it Canada, France, Ireland, Belgium, UK, Switzerland or India. They enrich your learning experience through their comprehensive international exposure. In addition, many of our successful alumni return to campus as guest lecturers, to share their invaluable practical experience with the next HHL generation and to advise them with insider tips for career advancement. In order to ensure the bridge to practice in the part-time Master in Management Program, leading practitioners with a wide range of professional expertise actively contribute to your learning experience. High-profile personalities from business and society regularly teach M.Sc. classes as visiting lecturers, including successful entrepreneurs, leading consultants, experienced executives and innovators from the startup world.
Our part-time M.Sc. classes are marked by a unique team spirit that stems from a common goal and a common philosophy. Classmates come together from such diverse sectors and companies like Allianz, BP, IBM, BASF, Ernst & Young, Lufthansa, KPMG, Osram, Porsche, Siemens, Telekom and Vodafone. Their goal is to advance their careers alongside their current occupations. And at HHL our students quickly learn that we are stronger together. This belief underpins the strong network of friendships and business contacts that are formed throughout the studies and that accompanies our graduates for life.
Just by visiting the HHL website, you can tell what you can achieve by completing the program: increasing your own market value, expanding your personal network and meeting new people who are equally ambitious.
The program is very well-structured and especially for me as a consultant the content of the program perfectly fits my career goals.
The stimulating environment and working in teams together with other highly motivated young professionals is what I enjoy most.
From New York to Paris, Stockholm to Moscow, Beijing to Hong Kong, Singapore to Rio de Janeiro: your dream of exploring the world, getting to know new countries, learning about new cultures and establishing international contacts can finally come true at HHL! Most part-time programs don’t allow this kind of international experience, but at HHL you are able to opt for a term abroad at one of our 135 partner universities. And this has proven to be a very popular option – 30 percent of our part-time M.Sc. students choose to study abroad for a term. We support you throughout the process – from choosing the partner university that most benefits your future career plans to organize the exchange and even throughout your stay abroad.
HHL not only offers you a university degree from one of Germany’s top business schools but also provides access to a priceless global network of experts, strategists, colleagues and supporters. You will establish business contacts and friendships that will last a lifetime.
HHL alumni foster particularly strong and active ties. They are represented in over 70 countries, they are well-connected, and they support each other and future graduates in a multitude of ways. Some incredibly successful alumni include the founders of four of Germany’s Unicorns (startups valued at over 1 billion US dollars): Trivago, Auto1, Delivery Hero and About You. And there’s more! Many of our over 2,500 alumni frequently return to campus to support the new HHL generation with their know-how and experience and often even recruit students from their alma mater. Have a look at some of the companies, where our alumni occupy strategic management positions:
The alumni network is not the only network you have access to as a part-time M.Sc. student at HHL. Numerous student initiatives, such as the annual Accelerate Conference, the TEDxHHL talks and the Venture Capital Club, enrich your HHL learning experience and provide networking opportunities, throughout the program and beyond. Additionally, you have the unique opportunity of participating in guest lectures and recruiting events with representatives from leading companies such as Amazon, Accenture, BMW, Bosch, Deloitte, check24, Mister Spex, Porsche, Roland Berger, Xing and many more!
A part-time management study program at HHL allows you to unlock brand new career opportunities right alongside your current job. The program is therefore very popular and competitive and a careful selection process is very important to us. We don’t just take your academic grades into account, but also your career development to date, your personality, your motivation and your career goals. Whether you have a FH, BA or University degree, your chances for being admitted into the Master of Science in Management at HHL are the same!
Is HHL right for you? Are you right for us? Let’s find out together! We look forward to receiving your application. After receiving your completed application, you will be invited for a phone or in-person interview with one of our professors. Here we want to find out more about your personal motivation for the part-time Master’s degree at HHL. Following this, our HHL Entry Test – or alternatively, the GMAT – is a requirement to show us your capability to succeed in the program. Our admissions committee will then deliberate and get back to you with an answer.
Yes or no? We won’t keep you in the dark. Our rolling admissions allow us to get back to you with a final decision within 6 weeks of receiving your completed application. Remember, the sooner you apply, the sooner you will have a decision, so you can plan your next steps!
Let’s find out together! We look forward to receiving your application.
The part-time Master program does not only improve your career prospects but also increases your chances for a sizeable salary upgrade. Our statistics showcase this; HHL part-time M.Sc. graduates earn an average of 60 percent more than before their studies! On average, the annual salary for our graduates is EUR 79,000. The investment in your future is therefore definitely worth it!
Tuition fees for the part-time Master in Management program amount to EUR 29,500, whether you choose to complete the program in 24 or 30 months. Candidates who apply for the program by February 28 will benefit from a fee reduction of EUR 2,500. The early bird discount is offered to those who have uploaded all first mandatory documents and submitted their application by this deadline and have successfully passed the interview as well as the HHL Entry Test by the end of March. In order to qualify for the early bird discount, the payment of the commitment fee must be transferred by the end of April.
The tuition fee covers all of HHL’s teaching services, as well as course materials and catering at the study locations. If selected, the optional term abroad at one of our partner universities is also included in this amount. Only accommodation and travel expenses are not covered.
After you have been admitted to HHL, we ask that you make a down payment of EUR 1,000 to secure your place in the part-time M.Sc. program. The remaining costs will have to be paid in two instalments at the beginning of the first and second study year. Quarterly payments are also possible upon request.
Do you have any other questions regarding tuition fees and financing? Contact us straight away. We’re happy to help.
We gladly support you in financing your studies. Various financing options are available. We also offer scholarships for particularly committed and outstanding applicants. How do you obtain a scholarship? Win us over not just with your excellent academic record but also your personality.
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Your tuition fees are tax-deductible as an anticipated income-related expense. Check out our brochure for tips. Please contact your own tax consultant for further details.
Are you curious about experiencing HHL for yourself? You are welcome to visit us in Leipzig, Cologne or Munich, to get to know our faculty and the HHL team better. Do not miss this opportunity to talk to our students or experience our professors in a lecture. Please feel free to contact us at any time, we look forward to hearing from you!