Studiengang Details

MBA in European-Asian Management

Fact sheet




Business Administration, Internationale Ausrichtung, Management

Vollzeit Studium


Anne Bruchanski
Programme Coordinator
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht (HWR) Berlin
Berlin Professional School
Badensche Str. 52
10825 Berlin

The study programme has a length of 15 months and is divided into three semesters: In the first semester (September – January) core courses are being taught, the second semester (February – June) contains advanced, specialization and elective courses. During both of the first two semesters seminars for the development of leadership skills are held as well as study visits and practical guest lectures. The third semester is reserved for the thesis which is performed as a company project. All modules together are worth a total of 90 credits points.


1. Coping with a Complex Environment
  • Political Legal Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Managerial Economics in International Business

  • 2. Managing Core Processes
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Information Systems and Quantitative Methods

  • 3. Managing Human Resources
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Change and Leadership

  • 4. Accounting and Managing Value
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

  • 5. Managing Financial Accounting

    6. Managing Marketing

    7. Formulating Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Applied Decision Making: European Business Simulation Game

  • 8. Developing your Leadership Personlity
  • Career Optimization (TMS)
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Team Building
  • 1 Elective Seminar, i.e.: Negotiating across Cultures or Assertiveness

  • 9. Specialization Module I
  • International Management
  • European Management Project - European Study Visit (Poland)

  • 10. Specialization Module II
  • Doing Business in Asia (Hong Kong) or Transatlantic Management Project or Specialization Elective

  • 11. Specialization Elective Module I+II, e.g.
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Consulting & Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship and SME Management
  • Problem Solving 2.0

  • 13. Master´s Thesis
  • Research Methods & Master´s Thesis: Company Project
  • Oral Defense
  • Schwerpunkte

    On the MBA in European-Asian Management the standard core courses in an international MBA programme have been extended to include key aspects of economic development in Europe and Asia. The programme sets out to provide students with particular skills so much in demand for executive managements tasks in the many multinational / global companies doing business with and in Asia.

    To mainstream the crucial aspect of an European-Asian exchange of experience throughout the programme, all courses focus on and explore the intercultural perspective. The students are given the specialist business skills and socio-cultural and linguistic competences needed to successfully undertake executive business tasks in an international context.


    Voraussetzungen / Zulassung

    If you are seeking entry to the MBA in European-Asian Management you shall be required to meet the following prerequisites:

    • Completed university degree in the field of economics or in another subject (university, FH or BA degree)
    • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience
    • very good knowledge of English (reference to TOEFL internet based 103 points, IELTS 6,5 points)
    Applicants who meet all of the admission requirements will be selected by the Academic Board and invited to an interview.

    Wichtige Termine

    Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, due to the limited number of available study places (25) for each programme, we strongly suggest candidates to apply early.

    Applicants from Non-European countries should consider the time necessary in having visa processed (appriox. 4-6 months).

    Please note that only complete applications can be processed.

    Kosten und Gebühren

    A fee of 17,800 EUR is charged for the MBA degree awarded by the HWR Berlin (payable in three instalments). The fees cover:

    • all study courses
    • cost of registration, tuition, assessments and final examination
    • study material (student reader, hand-outs, books)
    • logistical support
    • all administrative costs

    Dauer des Studiums

    This full-time MBA programme takes 15 months in total.

    The programme begins in September and ends in November of the following year with the official graduation ceremony.


    The MBA in European-Asian Management specifically addresses junior executive managers with at least two years work experience, an average age of 28 years and an interest in acquiring the managerial skills to perform higher executive management tasks for international business activities within the Asian-European economic areas.

    The students on this MBA programme come roughly equally from Asian and western countries and have already gained initial experience in responsible positions in industry and commerce.

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