International Management
Creative Leadership

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €800/Month
  • In accreditation
  • Full time

Innovative and creative - become part of our new interdisciplinary management programme. In addition to classic business knowledge, you learn about creative leadership and management concepts and develop your methods and soft skills in projects.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your course content
What you will learn

The programme combines international management theories with creative leadership approaches as well as real business experience, and helps develop your skills as a manager of tomorrow. 

You learn how to apply a range of creative, artistic and entrepreneurial methods in management and gain advanced business knowledge in areas such as strategy, project and risk management as well as contract and international management. While working on projects you hone your communication, social and leadership skills.

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

Thanks to an interdisciplinary management education that includes management and creative modules as well as a project and skill-oriented concept, you will become an expert who can work in a variety of industries, professions and countries.

Choose from the following career paths:

  • Positions in strategic management
  • Business development manager
  • Management positions in international companies and the creative industries
  • Positions in communications and marketing
Meet us in person
Meet us in person

Open House | 11 February 2023 | Berlin

We invite you to our Open House in Berlin on Saturday, 11 February 2023 from 11 am - 4 pm!

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It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you can focus on one management topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

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Your curriculum

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • International Contractual Management 5
  • Risk Management in Value Creation 5
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management 5
  • Operations and Project Management 5
  • Developing Managerial Skills I: Case Studies 5
  • Intercultural Management 5
2. Semester
  • Technological Foresight and Innovation Strategies 5
  • Business Model Generation 5
  • Creative Company Project / Artistic Methods 15
  • Developing Managerial Skills II: Business Simulation 5
3. Semester
  • Strategic Network Management 5
  • Legal Environment of International Business and Foreign Trade 5
  • Risk Management in Financing 5
  • Leadership and Global Strategic Management 5
  • International Marketing Management 5
  • Human Resource Management & Ethical Leadership 5
4. Semester
  • Master's Seminar / Artistic Research 5
  • Internship in Creative Business 5
  • Master's Thesis / Arts-based Research Project 20

Admission requirements
Our requirements

To submit your application, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree - please submit your degree certificate and your transcript of records. If you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies.
  • Letter of motivation
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Here are our English language requirements:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required
  • Duolingo 95 Pts

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland and Ukraine): EUR 800 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 6450 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. 

An additional enrolment fee of EUR 500 (EU/EEA) / EUR 900 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.


Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

Please find the Application and Late Arrival deadlines here.

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You will sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student – a EUR 3000 deposit
  6. You will receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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