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Hochschule Furtwangen / HFU Business School

Profil der Hochschule

HFU is ranked highly by both students and employers in Germany’s university league tables and our excellent reputation draws students from all over Germany as well as from more than 80 countries around the world. The full-time and part-time MBA programs of HFU Business School offer many advantages. Top among them is our small class size limited to 15 students, ensuring an intensive learning environment, close interaction with peers and professors, and personalized attention from the faculty and support staff.

Besonderheiten der Studiengänge

  • Emphasis in general management
  • Internationality
  • Entirely taught in English
  • No more than 15 students in a group
  • Ease of planning with upfront availability of program dates
  • Individuality, high flexibility
  • Practical applicability
  • High quality of the program

Executive MBA (part-time)
The Executive MBA program is a part-time program offering clear advantages to professionals with substantial management experience who are seeking additional management and leadership experience. Our aim is to give our graduates not expert knowledge in only one niche of business life but the broad general knowledge, with an additional emphasis on soft skills.

The program’s international focus is highlighted by the addition of two teaching blocks with our partner universities, L’Universidad de Málaga and JiaoTong University in Shanghai. The practical focus is further enhanced through the regular involvement of top management from regional and international companies through the monthly Best Practice presentations and through their commitment to the Executive MBA Advisory Board.

MBA (full-time)
The MBA program combines a leading-egde curriculum taught entirely in English by a dynamic and internationally experienced faculty. The program consistently attracts students from all over the world. Classes are typically made up of 90% international students, creating a unique multicultural experience.

Our program is focused on managing business across global markets. It challenges students to think and live globally by its location at the crossroads of Europe. Organizational leadership, strategic management, and managing cultural diversity are strong points of the program and prepare the students for success as future professionals in business enterprises operating across international borders.

Internationale Verbindungen

In the more than 15 years of its existence, HFU Business School has built up an extensive network of partner universities around the world. Similarly, a network of company contacts has been cultivated and our international competencies have been systematically developed and improved. These networks are the backbone of our MBA programs.
All our professors have considerable practical and international experience which naturally infuses and enriches their teaching. They have also been teaching „International Business Management“ for many years and have tailored the tried and tested curriculum to suit the high expectations of the MBA programs.
In the end, an MBA from HFU Business School will provide you with an exceptional ‘Made in Germany’ foundation for a career in international business at global companies worldwide.

Finanzielle Unterstützung

The full-time MBA supports talented, well-qualified people by offering a scholarship. For students who have gained excellent grades in their undergraduate degrees, we can offer a € 3,200 scholarship.

Three partial women’s scholarships (in the amount of € 6,000 each) are available for excellent female applicants for a study place in the Executive MBA.


Hochschule Furtwangen
07723 920 0

Jakob-Kienzle-Straße 17,
78054 Villingen-Schwenningen

Regina Feketics
Executive MBA
+49 7720 3074315

Pia Schächterle
MBA Int. Business Management
+49 7720 3074185

MBA & Master Programme

International Business Management -MBA Executive MBA in International Business Management MBA in Sales & Service Engineering
Schwerpunkt / Vertiefung – Kategorie Management, Betriebswirtschaft; Leadership, HR, Entrepreneur, Unternehmensführung Management, Betriebswirtschaft; Leadership, HR, Entrepreneur, Unternehmensführung European-/International-/Globalmgt., regionenorientiert; Handel, Service Mgt., Consulting, PR, Medien, Kultur, Marketing
Form des Programms Vollzeit Teilzeit Teilzeit
Start des Programms jeweils zum WS Sommersemester Oktober/März
Dauer des Programms 18 Monate 24 Monate 18 Monate
Gesamte Programmkosten in Euro 9.990 18.520 6.300
Einschreibe-/ Bewerbungsgebühren in Euro k.A. 0 k.A.
Letzter Anmeldetag 1. Juni Non EU, 15. Juli EU 15. Jan 15.Januar(SoSe)/15.Juli(WiSe)
1. Hochschulabschluss erforderlich ja, 210 ECTS ja ja, z.B. Bachelor
Zulassungstest erforderlich nein ja, Interview nein
GMAT erforderlich nein, aber erwünscht nein nein
Sprachtest erforderlich ja, TOEFL: 90 ibt ja, TOEFL: ibt 90, IELTS 7.0 nein, Englisch und Deutsch Niveau B2
Referenzen erforderlich ja ja nein
Workload ECTS 90 90 90
Jährlich zugelassene Studenten 15 15 20
Internationale Studenten in % 85 40 20
Internationale Kooperationen nein ja ja
Minimale Berufserfahrung in Jahren (bei Zulassung) 2 5 2
Akkreditierung ACQUIN k.A. ACQUIN