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Your Master’s Degree at CBS: Your next career step into international management

After the Bachelor’s degree, many people ask themselves: Is getting a master’s degree worth it? Our answer is: Yes if you are ready to take the next career step and advance further!

CBS offers you a wide range of specialisations in different business sectors as part of its graduate degree programmes. Whether Marketing, Finance, Strategic Management, or Digital Management – you decide in which direction you would like to develop. You acquire a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree at one of the best state-recognized private universities of applied sciences for business studies in Germany.

Expand your business network through career events and integrated company projects. With business skills and foreign language training, you will receive a holistic education for your international business career in the Master’s degree programme at CBS. You can also choose the graduate programme that best suits you and your goals parallel to your studies. Our part-time Master’s programmes allow you to combine a full-time job with a Master’s degree.

Are you ready for the next step? Here we have compiled an overview of the English-taught Master’s programmes, German-taught graduate programmes, and the part-time Master’s programmes for you. You can also find an overview of the CBS campuses where you can kick start your graduate studies.

English taught graduate programmes in Germany

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English-taught graduate programmes

Study in English in Germany and focus on international markets, global management, and digitisation

For an international career, Master’s students these days need way more than basic business knowledge. The Master’s programmes at CBS focus on the complex issues of the globalised economic market. The current megatrends of digitisation and sustainable management are integrated into all our master’s programmes. An English-taught Master’s degree programme facilitates your entry into an international company both at home and abroad. By spending a semester at one of our 120 partner universities worldwide, you also have the option to gain international working experience, all at the same time during your graduate studies. Integrated business projects with many of our corporate partners and business simulation games, gives you the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge to practice.
Find out now about our English-taught graduate programmes at CBS:

Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Digital Strategy Development
  • Big Data and Cloud Management
  • Digital Content Creation
  • Online and Social Media Management
  • Advanced Digital Marketing Planning

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 Specialisations:

  • Inter­national Investment
  • Corporate Tax
  • Portfolio Management
  • Derivatives and risk Management
  • Applied M&A and Restructuring

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Service Marketing
  • Corporate Development and Organizational Design
  • Future Development of HRM and Leadership

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Modern Marketing Strategies
  • Managing Brands in the Digital Era
  • Advanced Price Management
  • Sales Excellence
  • Creating and Managing Market Innovation

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Global Finance
  • International Investment
  • Empirical Analytics for Finance
  • Risk Management in Global Financial Markets
  • Applied Merger & Acquisitions and Restructuring

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • The Entrepreneur in the age Digitalization
  • Startup Management & Business Modelling
  • Digital Network Economy
  • Finance & Growth
  • Social Entrepreneurship in an International Context

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Globalization and Intercultural HRM
  • International Stakeholder Management and Employment Relations
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Development and Business Transformation

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Consulting Techniques
  • Evidence-Based Problem Solving
  • Strategic Renewal and Digital Business Models
  • Applied Merger & Acquisitions and Restructuring
  • Organizational Design and Development

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Digital Organization
  • Digital Business Systems
  • Digital Strategies
  • Digital Business Models
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Simulation Game

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Psychological Decision Making and Responsibility
  • Advertising Psychology & Sales Management
  • Market Research & Marketing Psychology
  • Modern Trends of Applied Business Psychology
  • Psychological Testing, Assessment & Statistics

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Tourism Trends & Issues
  • Destination Management & Tourism Geography
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Big Data and Tourism
  • Event & Hospitality Management

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Areas of deepened knowledge:

  • Strategic Renewal and Digital Business Models
  • Advanced Intercultural Team Leadership
  • Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Strategic Investment Decision and Risk Management

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German-taught graduate programmes

Your goal: To combine contemporary management know-how to potentially start your own company

Do you still lack some essential knowledge and skills? Venture your next career step now with the German-taught Master’s programmes at CBS. Regardless of whether you would like to expand your knowledge in sustainable management or sales – we have the right graduate programme for you. We also offer tailor-made management content for managers who want to take over the family business or start their own company. CBS’s Master’s degree programmes is rounded off by soft skills training for managers as well as business English courses. Should you still lack international experience for your next career goal, you can optionally spend a semester abroad at one of our more than 120 partner universities worldwide. Find out now about the wide-range of German-taught Master’s programmes at CBS:

Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Wertorientierte Kennzahlenanalyse
  • Anreizsysteme und nachhaltige Wertschaffung
  • Methoden zur Bewertung von Unternehmenstransaktionen
  • Finanzierungsstruktur und Kapitalkosten
  • Hedging finanzieller Risiken in Derivatemärkten
  • Aufbau und Nutzung interner Kontrollsysteme

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Digitale Organisation
  • Digitale Geschäftssysteme
  • Digitale Geschäftsstrategien
  • Digitale Geschäftsmodelle
  • Digitales Marketing
  • Digitale Zukunftstrend

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Konzepte und Perspektiven des strategischen Nachhaltigkeitsmanagements
  • Nachhaltiges Supply Chain Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship / Soziales Unternehmertum
  • (Nachhaltiges) Innovationsmanagement
  • Nachhaltiges Finanzmanagement
  • CSR in Zeiten von Digitalisierung, Künstlicher Intelligenz und Industrie 4.0

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Strategisches Markenmanagement von Familienunternehmen
  • Familienunternehmen im Internationalen Kontext
  • Technischer Wandel und Geschäftsmodelle im Digitalen Kontext
  • Konflikt- und Krisenmanagement

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Werbepsychologie, Marketing-Psychologie
  • Personalentwicklung & Coaching
  • Täuschung im Alltag & Wirtschaftsleben: Täterpsychologie
  • Evidenzbasiertes Management: Organisationales Lernen
  • Wirtschaftspsychologische Forschung

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Produkt- und Markenspezifische Marketingkonzepte
  • Marketingstrategien
  • Digitales Marketing
  • Transmediale Kampagnen
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Online Reputation Management/Social Branding

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Digital Leadership
  • New Work und Personal 4.0
  • Agile Methoden moderner Personalarbeit
  • Steuerung digitaler Transformationsprozesse
  • Personalentwicklung und Coaching
  • Organisationsentwicklung und Cultural Change

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Verkaufspsychologische Forschung
  • Internationaler Vertrieb
  • Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Kundentypologien
  • Key Account Management
  • Digitales Management

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Consulting Techniken
  • Agiles Projektmanagement
  • Finanzmodellierung
  • Merger & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Development und strategische Erneuerung
  • Entwicklung digitaler Strategien

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Potential- und Umsetzungsanalyse
  • Geschäftsmodellentwicklung (Business Model Canvas)
  • Unternehmen in der Netzwerkökonomie
  • Finanzierung und Wachstum
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Innovationsmanagement

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Part-Time graduate programmes

Take your next career step, with our part-time master’s programmes

You don’t want to give up your full-time job but still want to pursue a graduate degree? CBS offers you numerous part-time Master’s programmes. Study in German or English on a part-time basis and qualify as an executive in management. We train the managers of tomorrow with digital start-up pitches, business projects with our partner companies and business simulation games. Business English courses and soft skills training ensure the holistic qualification of CBS graduates. Whether financial management, digital transformation management, or sales management & sales psychology – choose the graduate course of studies that will bring you and your employer forward together. The flexible time models at the Cologne & Mainz campus help you easily combine your graduate studies with a full-time job. Here we have put together our part-time Master’s programmes for you:

English-taught part-time graduate programmes in Germany

Areas of deepened knowledge

  • Digital Organization
  • Digital Business Systems
  • Digital Strategies
  • Digital Business Models
  • Digital Marketing

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Areas of deepened knowledge

  • Globalization and Intercultural HRM
  • International Stakeholder Management and Employment Relations
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Development and Business Transformation
  • Power and Inequality in Organizational Institutions

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Areas of deepened knowledge

  • Consulting Techniques
  • Evidence-Based Problem Solving – Caselab
  • Strategic Renewal and Digital Business Models
  • Applied M&A and Restructuring
  • Organizational Design and Development

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German-taught part-time graduate programmes 

Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Werbepsychologie, Marketing-Psychologie
  • Personalentwicklung & Coaching
  • Täuschung im Alltag & Wirtschaftsleben: Täterpsychologie
  • Evidenzbasiertes Management: Organisationales Lernen

Mehr erfahren

Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Produkt- und Markenspezifische Marketingkonzepte
  • Marketingstrategien
  • Digitales Marketing
  • Transmediale Kampagnen
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Online Reputation Management/Social Branding

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Beschaffung & Logistik
  • Marketing & Marktforschung
  • Unternehmensführung & Organisation
  • Arbeitsrecht
  • Strategisches Personalmanagement

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Verkaufspsychologische Forschung
  • Internationaler Vertrieb
  • Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Kundentypologien
  • Key Account Management
  • Digitales Management

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Strukturierte und logische Berichterstellungstechniken
  • Projektmanagement
  • Organisationsdesign
  • Finanz- und wertorientierte Kennzahlenanalyse
  • Projektbewertung oder Investitionsrechnung

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Vertiefungsbereiche:

  • Wertorientierte Kennzahlenanalyse
  • Anreizsysteme und nachhaltige Wertschaffung
  • Methoden zur Bewertung von Unternehmenstransaktionen
  • Finanzierungsstruktur und Kapitalkosten
  • Hedging finanzieller Risiken in Derivatemärkten
  • Aufbau und Nutzung interner Kontrollsysteme

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Our Locations

Your next stop: Cologne, Mainz or Potsdam – CBS takes you everywhere in Germany

Your graduate programme in Germany in Cologne, Mainz, or Potsdam – with our three CBS locations, all options are available for you. You can decide for yourself where you begin your Master’s degree. Are you drawn to Cologne for a Master’s programme in the media capital? Or do you see yourself more as a finance manager in the financial metropolis of Frankfurt near Mainz? In Potsdam, you can study in the immediate vicinity of the capital and continue your career directly in an established company or start-up in Berlin. The decision is up to you! Take a look at our three campuses at a glance and find out more about our Master’s programmes:

We offer various graduate programmes in our location in cologne

We offer various graduate programmes in our location in Mainz

We offer various graduate programmes in our location in Potsdam

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