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Academics Master's Degree General Management and Leadership

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General Management and Leadership
Master of Arts

General Management and Leadership

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With this intensive interactive programme, using our unique CORE teaching modular system, you’ll gain a solid foundation in all major management disciplines. The degree is designed for students with minimal or no previous management skills from which you will acquire a skillset that will maximize your career opportunities. In addition, the Master General Management and Leadership has a cross-cultural, hands-on teaching method, providing the perfect balance of practical and people skills, developing strong leadership skills with an intercultural exposure enabling opportunities of a successful global future.

This international degree, with international students, taught by international lecturers, incorporates an international semester or internship abroad.

+++Because of the corona-virus situation in the world, the SRH University Heidelberg will offer classes for the master programs “Int. Management and Leadership” and “General Management and Leadership” on campus and also online in the upcoming winter semester!+++


MBA option as 2nd degree:

Additionally suitably qualified students can extend their studies and take an MBA from a partner university in either the USA or Europe.

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  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Credit Points


Duration of Study

2 Years


Annually, starting October

Entrance criteria
  • Bachelor degree covering a minimum of 180 ECTS
  • You must have a formal university degree (Bachelor, Diploma or Masters)
    with a final grade of at least 2,5
  • Personal interview

Proof of English

  • IELTS 6.5 TOEFL iBT 80 (TOEFL code of SRH: 7712) Duolingo Certificate 95 PTE Academic 58 or other proof of English proficiency
Languages English
Tuition Fee
  • 770 EUR per month (18,480 EUR for 24 months) + one-time registration fee of 750 EUR. Applicants from countries with visa obligation need to pay a one-time registration fee of 1,000 EUR and must pay the first year’s tuition fee in advance.

Key Aspects

  • Integrated study abroad or internship
  • Multicultural classes
  • International guest professors
  • International focus within all lectures
  • Cooperation with business enterprises

Our academic year is divided into eight 5-week blocks. In each block, one subject/module is taught. Studies begin with an introductory module at the start of the degree course to introduce you at SRH University Heidelberg. 

Knowledge – Ability –Implementation

The cultivation of occupational competencies, which are demanded by the labor market, enables you to act independently and successfully.

• Professional Competence: Learn how to reproduce and link acquired knowledge, correlate practical
  experience with professional terminology and understand important theories!

• Methodological Competence: Learn how to use efficient strategies and research Tools on your own!

• Self-Competence: Continuously improve your professional performance through self-reflection!

• Social Competence: Learn how to work with goal- and results-oriented projects in a team!


Your Course of Study - Divided into Modules 

01 Business Administration I8
02 Business Administration II8
03 Business Research Methods 8
04 Leadership8
05 Marketing and Sales Management8
06 Accounting4
07 Financial Management: Controlling and Corporate Finance8
08 Operations Management4
09 Entrepreneurship4
Year 2
10  Study Abroad or Internship30
11  Master Thesis 30

Career Prospects

With an emphasis on international aspects, this degree offers graduates the perfect tool for kick-starting their career in industry and to take on a leadership role which can be applied to organizational environments globally, making graduates some of the most employable in industry. Graduates can avail of the startup facilities and support offered by SRH Heidelberg if they choose an Entrepreneurial career.

Your Path to our University

If you are interested in our Master program “General Management and Leadership”, you can apply directly online.

If there are any technical difficulties with the online application procedure or you have any questions, please contact Jochen Schwind.

Jochen Schwind
Ludwig-Guttmann-Straße 6,
Raum arc 307a
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 88-2575
Fax: +49 (0)6221 88-1010

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Christian Mueller

Christian Müller


Fakultät für Wirtschaft
Room arc 317
Ludwig-Guttmann-Str. 6
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 (0) 6221 6799 139
Fax +49 (0) 6221 6799 103
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Program director

Joachim Glaeser

Prof. Dr. Joachim Gläser


Fakultät für Wirtschaft
Studiendekan, Prodekan und Studiengangsleiter International Management and Leadership (M.A.) und General Management and Leadership (M.A.)
Room arc 309
Ludwig-Guttmann-Str. 6
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 (0) 6221 6799 105
Fax +49 (0) 6221 6799 103
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Teaching in Block 6

I have over thirty years’ experience of teaching and examining at leading business schools in the UK, continental Europe and Asia. Throughout my time with SRH Heidelberg it has been my pleasure to teach exceptional students from all continents. I have been particularly impressed by the care and opportunities for personal development provided to all students by the University. The combination of small class sizes and the CORE learning principles contribute to the most effective and enjoyable learning environment.

Charles Wilkinson PhD, MA, BSc


BWL - Sammeln Sie internationale Erfahrungen in Ihrem Bachelorstudium

For us, internationalization is not just a buzzword – at our university, it is something that is really lived. We maintain a close network with more than 50 partner universities all over the world and encourage our students to go abroad to study or do internships. Within Europe, we participate in the ERASMUS program.

After successful completion of first year courses, master students can choose between a semester of study at a partner university or apply for an MBA degree from a partner university. The additional length of study time for each MBA varies, and the programmes can be either online or by attendance on campus. There are no additional tuition fees whilst attending courses at the partner university.