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Programs delivered completely in English

Students have the chance to land internship opportunities with our partners (including SAP, Bosch and Daimler — to name a few).

Students choose their topics, define their desired duration of study, and set the tone for where and when they study — online, in person or a hybrid of the two.

Students can choose one of our 50+ highly renowned bachelor’s, master’s or MBA programs — all tailored to their needs.

With a top-ranked degree from Steinbeis SMI, graduates gain access to excellent opportunities in the German and international job market.


An education that sets our students apart

German Heritage

Our academic streams are all based on the ideas and approach of Ferdinand von Steinbeis, the German inventor of dual education.

Business Expertise

We're uniquely positioned to help you better engineer your success in business.

Innovative didactics

Customize your learning experiences for every study format — whether that’s fully online, fully in person or a hybrid of the two.

Innovative curriculum

Professors and industry experts offer you the most diverse and cutting-edge curriculum.

An approach suited to COVID times

Our established online model means you can start studying now in your home country, and if desired, you can come study in Germany when it’s safe to travel again.

Mentoring, coaching & relocation support

Our commitment to building and encouraging the next generation of leaders knows no bounds, because when you succeed, we all succeed.


Team up with Steinbeis University, Germany's largest private university

For more than 150 years, Steinbeis has stood for innovation. We made our name pioneering our world-renowned dual-education approach, and today, that legacy lives on. Whether we’re enabling students to transfer industry-relevant solutions from theory to practice or digitally delivering cutting-edge business and engineering programs to students around the globe during these challenging COVID-19 times, we’ve proven our commitment to providing students with a unique, first-class education — flexibly and in real time.

By joining our partner network, you can gain a head start on your competition, securing the best study programs for your top employees, colleagues, mentees or students. Give the next generation of leaders the career boost of their lifetime — and help build your legacy for empowering others to reach their full potential! Get in touch with us today to find out more about our attractive partnership programs.

Internationally recognized accreditation (FIBAA)

200+ industry partners

Cutting-edge online campus

20+ years of higher education experience

98% of our current students would recommend us


Our network is your network
Our strong relationships with international industry leaders can help your candidates make the connections they need to succeed.

Give a boost to your candidate's career prospects

Learn more about our partnership program to see how you and your candidates will benefit from being part of the Steinbeis team!


Meet SMI alumni

BA, Media Management

"Studying at SMI has opened up new opportunities for me. It helped me pivot professionally from being an editor at a newspaper to holding an exciting position in the marketing department of Switzerland's largest online retailer. Even today, I still benefit from what I learned in my courses."

Martin Jungfer

Martin Jungfer Head of Content at Digitec Galaxus AG, Switzerland

Executive MBA

"At SMI, I had one of the best times of my life. To this day, I still have a close professional and private network with fellow former students. With the MBA, I was finally able to become the managing director of a company."

Diana Iljine

Diana Iljine Managing Director of the Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH

MSc, Management & Innovation

"My studies at SMI enabled me to transform my business idea into a full-fledged business model. I was given comprehensive support all along the way. Now that I've graduated, I'm well on the way to launching my new company."

Vera Burggraf

Vera Burggraf Leadership Coach at Bleistahl


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