Part-time Master in Management
In a recent Financial Times Master in Management Ranking, our Career Development Team was ranked 6th 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.
We will be at your side throughout your job search. Our Career Development Team will:
With passion and commitment, and our famous personal touch, we pave the way for your success and help you land that dream job!
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 54 percent increase in their salaries! The salary after completing our Master in Management program averages EUR 75,000. Curious to find out more? You can find everything you need to know about job prospects and salaries on our current Employment Report.
|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|
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.
This is where you lay the foundation for your management career. Three pillars impart a balanced mix of fundamental and state-of-the-art management knowledge:
In addition to fundamental business administration and economics courses, this pillar includes one of the Master in Management program’s highlights. You will deal with an integrated case offering an in-depth and interdisciplinary experience of real-life problem-solving, drawing on perspectives that span many facets of business.
What will good leadership look like in the future? How can we lead and succeed in an unpredictable, volatile, digital world? How can we find innovative solutions to the increasingly complex problems of today’s world? What are the most effective ways of negotiating in intercultural settings? Prepare yourself for brand new perspectives on such crucial questions within this pillar. You will learn how to reach your own potential so you can successfully lead others and make an impact.
Entrepreneurial minds are in great demand in today’s world. HHL has you covered! With our focus on digital entrepreneurship, we awaken and strengthen the entrepreneurial spirit and know-how in our students. This will empower you to drive innovation and to take the necessary risks to successfully manage the rapidly changing business landscape. You will become proficient at data literacy and databases, explore new, digital and creative business models, and actively engage with the disruptive technologies that are shaping today’s market, such as A.I., robotics, Blockchain and the IoT.
|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 Master in Management classes as visiting lecturers, including successful entrepreneurs, leading consultants, experienced executives and innovators from the startup world.
Our part-time Master in Management 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.
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.
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!
And one more word of advice: Students are required to have at least 210 ECTS credits to start the program. If you’re not quite there yet, you can get the missing credits recognized through work experience.
The personal selection process at HHL includes a 30-minute interview with one of our professors. In this English speaking 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 or by telephone.
As an applicant you have to hand in the following documents to be able to submit your application:
Further application documents are (can be submitted during the application process):
The next part-time Master in Management classes (study locations Leipzig, Cologne or Munich) are starting in September 2021.
Early Bird Deadline: February 28, 2021
Final Application Deadline: June 20, 2021
We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions regarding the part-time Master in Management program and the application process or would like an individual consultation, please contact Julia Günther.
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.
And keep in mind:
Your tuition fees are tax-deductible as an anticipated income-related expense. Check out our brochure (in German) for tips. Please contact your own tax consultant for further details.