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MBA European Management

Degree awarded
MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Universität des Saarlandes, EIABM / Europa-Institut, Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Campus, Building A5.4, 1. Floor, Room 1.07, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany

+49 (0) 681 / 302 – 2553

E-mail address

Type of course
Full-time and part-time degree program

Language of tuition

Length of course
1 year (full-time)
Up to 4 years (part-time)

Date of commencement
Part-time: At any time
Full-time: October

Application deadline
Part-time: Application always possible
Full-time: July, 15; Late registration is possible until September, 30

Class size
Maximum of 30 students

Cost / fees
12.000€ (full-time) 14.500€ (part-time) + approx. 250€ semester fees. All students are entitled to a Student ID Card which gives them free access to local public transport.

Student grants / Financial assistance
Available from various institutions

The University´s Welcome Centre assists with finding accommodation.

Major recruiters of graduates of our programmes
Our MBA graduates hold highly sought-after management positions in leading companies in Europe and across the world. Recruiters are European and international companies as well as international governments and administrations.

Exchange partner schools
IIFT/ India

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students - 85%
2. Ratio of Men / Women - 55%/45%
3. Age range - Average age of participants: 32 years

Programme Directors
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bastian Popp
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea Gröppel-Klein

Contact details for application
Julia Senni, M.A., Programme Manager
Claudia Jamhour, Secretary
Saarland University
EIABM / Europa-Institut
Postfach 15 11 50
66041 Saarbrücken
Telephone +49 (0) 681 / 302 – 2553
Email: info(at)

Saarland University, Europa-Institut
Sektion Wirtschaftswissenschaft / EIABM (European Institute for Advanced Behavioural Management)

MBA European Management

The MBA programme European Management at the EIABM (European Institute for Advanced Behavioural Management) at Saarland University has been teaching state-of-the-art scientific management skills for 30 years. It is the oldest university MBA programme in all of Germany.

The programme focuses on Europe and International Management with an emphasis on behavioural marketing and management. The focus is set on the behaviour of people and markets.

The entire curriculum of the MBA programme is offered exclusively in English. It can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis and comprises 15 courses as well as a master thesis.

A total of 6 modules teach the most important aspects of modern management:
  • Management Basics
  • European Basics
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing & Management
  • Operations Management
  • Behaviour Management (Verhaltensorientiertes Management)
The 15 courses are taught as block courses usually from Wednesday to Saturday. Up to 3 of these courses run as so called “International Weeks” at other European partner universities abroad.

Field trips, lectures, case studies and company visits enable students to deepen and apply theoretical knowledge and to interact with international students, practitioners and scholars.

The MBA European Management provides an excellent selection of topics and lecturers that prepare graduates for making a remarkable contribution to the success of national and global companies.

Courses are taught by renowned professors from Saarland University as well as from other recognized universities in Germany and other European countries. The programme is completed with a master thesis on an innovative and relevant topic in management and marketing research.

In multinational small groups, participants of the MBA programme gain expertise in all areas of modern business management in an intercultural learning atmosphere.

A high degree of practical relevance and internationality, both of the study programme and of the students, state-of-the-art scientific application, practical and professional orientation, interdisciplinarity, an individual qualification profile and the teaching of responsible action at the heart of the programme guarantee an excellent qualification at the highest level.

The excellent quality of the MBA European Management programme was reconfirmed in 2019 with the UdS Quality Passport and awarded the seal of the Accreditation Council.

Admission requirements
  • First university degree
  • Fluency in English
  • Professional Experience
  • GMAT

About Saarland University

Saarland University, founded in 1948, is a campus university offering an extensive range of courses and internationally networked research with multinational orientation. International students receive excellent supervision and can enjoy a comprehensive range of sports and leisure activities while studying at Saarland University. Studying at EIABM means that you are enrolled as a full student at Saarland University. You are thus entitled to make use of a varied range of amenities and indeed, you are also entitled to actively share university life.

The economic section of the European Institute is located in building A5.4 on the campus of Saarland University in Saarbrücken. Being right in the heart of Europe, the location has always offered an excellent basis for international management education.

Saarland is a great business location and its state capital Saarbrücken is the economic and cultural center of the cross-border conurbation SaarMoselle. Saarbrücken, as a university-, congress-, trade fair- and shopping city, a very attractive location for entrepreneurial activities.

Saarbrücken's special geographical location in the border triangle of Germany, France and Luxembourg offers graduates of the MBA programme the opportunity to apply for jobs in three different job markets in the Saar-Lor-Lux region following their MBA studies.