MBA General Management Full-Time – Application & Fees

MBA Munich Business School

In order to be admitted to a study program at Munich Business School, you must fulfill academic, linguistic, and professional requirements. The required application documents may be submitted at any time. However, due to the limited number of spots in the program, MBS recommends you to commit yourself to a specific application round. One thing always applies: the earlier you submit your application, the more likely it is that you will be admitted to the next program start.

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:

You should have successfully completed a first academic degree in any discipline with a German GPA of minimum 2.5 (US system: 3.0/4.0 or better).

Work Experience:

You should have gathered minimum two years of professional work experience after graduation. However, under certain conditions, you may also be admitted with less experience depending on your past achievements. Please contact the MBA Program Advisor for further information.

Personal Qualities:

You should have managerial and leadership potential, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a high degree of maturity and motivation. Furthermore, you should be able to contribute to class learning in the program and show evidence that the MBA will add value to an already successful career.

English Proficiency Tests

You must proof your English skills by passing one of the following language tests:

  • TOEFL iBT: min. 90 (min. of 22 in writing band, min. of 20 in all other bands; MBS TOEFL Institution Code: 5772)
  • IELTS: min. level of 6.5 – Academic Module
  • ELS English for Academic Purposes: Advanced Level 112

Test results can only be accepted if achieved within the last two years. If you are unable to obtain your test results before handing in your MBS application, please advise us of your planned test date.

Test Waiver

The English proficiency test can be waived by the following candidates:

  • Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e., High School Diploma, IB)
  • Applicants having completed their first academic degree in English

Application Process

Application Documents

When submitting your application, you must provide the following mandatory documents for your application to be considered:

  • A motivation letter (1-2 pages) 
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your official academic transcript stating your final grade*
  • Two references of your current or previous employers
  • Sufficient evidence of English proficiency (TOEFL: 90; IELTS: 6.5; ELS: 112)
  • A copy of your passport details page (the one with the photo)
  • A recent passport size photo
  • Completed application form

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*Original or certified copies of these documents will need to be provided if you are successful in gaining admission to the program.

Optional supporting materials

You are welcome to supply any additional information that you believe will strengthen your application. Similarly, Munich Business School reserves the right to request any additional information that the Selection Committee believes will assist its admission decision.

Application Deadlines

MBS accepts applications on a rolling basis, however, for practical reasons, each application period is divided into several application rounds. Due to the limited number of spots, your chance to be admitted increases the earlier you apply.

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The interview will last approximately 45-60 minutes and is intended to help both you as well as MBS to determine whether your profile will match the study program and the class being formed. Of course, this interview will also present you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

If you are from Germany or close enough to travel, you must attend the personal interview at Munich Business School with the Program Advisor and the Academic Program Director. If you cannot attend a personal interview, you will be interviewed via video conference.

The Admissions Office informs you about the outcome of the application process within 10 working days. In case of acceptance, Munich Business School will provide you with an acceptance letter as well as two copies of your study contract. One copy needs to be signed and returned within two weeks to secure your spot in the program. The other copy needs to be kept for your own records.

The acceptance to the study program requires an enrollment fee of € 690 (EU/EFTA) respectively € 1,490 (non-EU) and deposit of € 1,000 due upon signing the study contract. The deposit will be deducted from your first tuition fee installment.

If you are a non-EU national, you are required to apply for a student visa in order start your studies in Germany. To obtain a visa invitation letter from Munich Business School, please take the following steps:

1. Hand in your signed study contract and a copy of your passport details page.

2. Transfer a deposit of € 1,000. This sum will be deducted from the first semester tuition installment.

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Tuition & Financing

Overall Tuition Fee: € 32,000

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The tuition fee is payable in three semester installments or 12 monthly installments. The first rate is due upon the beginning of your studies and can be paid via bank transfer or PayPal.
Books, travel costs, and accommodation not included in the overall tuition fee.

Application fee: € 60

The application fee is due upon application and is paid via bank transfer or PayPal.

One-time Enrollment Fee: € 690 (EU/EFTA) respectively € 1,490 (non-EU)

The one-time enrollment fee is due upon signing of the study contract and can be paid via bank transfer or PayPal.

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MBS Scholarships

Munich Business School offers a limited number of various partial scholarships to outstanding MBA applicants. Selection criteria comprise several achievements and character traits, depending on the respective scholarship.

Munich Business School offers the following scholarships to MBA applicants:

  • MBS BEST IMPACT Scholarship – € 8,000 discount on the overall tuition fee (application deadline: April 15, 2019)
    This scholarship is addressed to MBA applicants who – as business founders, entrepreneurs, or managers – are involved in social entrepreneurship and/or social leadership or any comparable entrepreneurial activity.
  • MBS WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP Scholarship – € 8,000 discount on the overall tuition fee
    (application deadline: April 15, 2019)
    This scholarship is specifically addressed to qualified female MBA applicants who aim to use their MBA studies to develop themselves into executives with distinguished leadership capabilities, and require financial support to achieve this goal.
  • MBS BEST Scholarship – € 6,400 discount on the overall tuition fee
    This scholarship is aimed at supporting MBA applicants who meet the following criteria: social commitment and/or volunteer work, extraordinary personal and/or familiar circumstances, outstanding professional and/or academic achievements, outstanding professional experience on an international level, exceptional performance during the application process.
  • MBS GMAT SPECIAL – € 3,200 discount on the overall tuition fee
    This scholarship is open to MBA applicants who prove a GMAT score of 600+ or a comparable GRE score.

We are continuously accepting scholarship applications. Although, the earlier you apply, the higher your chances to be awarded a scholarship. For further information, please contact your MBA Study Advisor.

In order to qualify for a scholarship, please submit the scholarship application form together with your complete application documents.

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Other Financing Options

MBS provides you with information about the financial assistance options available, whether supported by the government, foundations, or banks.

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