Master of
Business Administration (MBA)

The Steinbeis MBA — a unique leadership program that’s specifically designed for a new generation of leaders

Master of
Business Administration (MBA)

The Steinbeis MBA — a unique leadership program that’s specifically designed for a new generation of leaders

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12 months

Start Date

April 2023, October 2023


Berlin, Germany




Internationally recognized German accreditation (FIBAA)


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Basics


Steinbeis SMI University Berlin
Qualifying executives, professionals, and young talents for future challenges.

As a student at Steinbeis SMI, you will be guided by through your studies by our highly experienced faculty members and expertly trained student advisory team. By bringing the latest industry-led innovations and insights to the classroom while also providing the unique opportunity to transfer those classroom theories into practice, our study programs develop personalities and get our students ready for the next step in their careers.

As well as preparing our students for their dream jobs through the skills gained in our innovative study programs, we place great importance in empowering you to break into the German job market post-graduation through our intense training and coaching program, The Steinbeis SMI Launchpad. You will also be introduced to our huge network of over 200 industry partners – which is a massive advantage when entering the job market.



Berlin is a vastly expanding start-up hub, so by basing yourself here you give yourself a great chance of snatching up your dream job. By choosing to study at SMI, these odds will only increase.
Our network of more than 200 industry partners includes some of the biggest names in German business and innovation, like Daimler, Bosch, and Siemens – to mention just a few. Executives from these companies regularly lecture in our classrooms, and in some instances our students have been given the opportunity to participate in projects and even internships within their organizations. We have had many success stories, where former students of SMI have gone on to become highly valued employees at these highly respected companies.
It is important to note that – by moving to Berlin – your opportunities are not limited to education and career. Berlin boasts a large international community, making it easy to integrate quickly into your new home, and is also a well-known cultural mecca. With its various galleries and restaurants, and an infamous club-scene, there is always something fun to do with all your new fellows and friends.



Program Structure

The Steinbeis MBA program can be studied in a variety of combinations. Our MBA can be completed at our centrally located campus in Berlin or online via our INSIDER platform. Please note that our MBA with specialization, however, is only available to study online.

On Campus: Study in the beautiful district of Charlottenburg at our Berlin campus — a fantastic former factory overlooking the Spree river. Our Franklinstraße location is well-connected to major bus, U Bahn and S Bahn stops. It’s a quick twenty-minute bus ride into Alexanderplatz, and just a ten-minute walk from the city’s famous Ku’Damm!


Duration: 12 months
ECTS: 60

Foundation modules (40 ECTS):

  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Project
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Leadership & People Management
  • Operations Management and Organizational Design
  • Methods of Applied Science

Transfer work + Thesis (20 ECTS)

undergraduate profile

Admission Requirements

To enroll in our international master’s program, you should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Proof of at least 2 years work experience.

In addition, English language skills are required (IELTS 6.0 / PTE – 56/ TOEFL – 80/Duolingo – 100/ Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency).

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility to study at Steinbeis SMI, please contact our Student Advisory team.

Fees & Plans



  • €500 enrollment fee
    This one-time fee is paid at the beginning of the program
  • €500 project examination fee
    This one-time fee is paid at the end of the program

Master of Business Administration On-Campus (MBA)

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In order to apply for SMI’s MBA with Specialization (90 ECTS), you must choose one specialization listed under “Specializations” in the form below. If you would like to apply for our MBA program (60 ECTS), please select “None” here instead.
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