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Why Join this Program

IU Degree

IU Degree

Boost career prospects with an MBA degree

Specializations by Simplilearn

Specializations by Simplilearn

Digital Marketing, Business Analysis, Design Thinking, Digital Transformation

Visa and Admission Support

Visa and Admission Support

End-to-end Visa and admission support through Simplilearn’s StudyAbroadAssist

94% employment success rate

94% employment success rate

IU Graduates receive job offers within 6 months of graduation

Online MBA Course Overview

Build a solid foundation for business administration and management and a network of business contacts to help you fuel your success later in your professional journey. With IU's flexible on-campus study option, get an opportunity to live in Berlin or Bad Honnef while getting your accredited degree.


  • 18-month post-study work visa
  • 94% success rate in employment
  • Specializations in four leading domains
  • 2 International campuses - Berlin and Bad Honnef
  • Free German language course
  • Alumni status from IU
  • Save up to 10% with scholarships
  • End-to-end Visa and admission support through Simplilearn’s StudyAbroadAssist

Why MBA in Germany?

Study at our beautiful IU campus
  • International Opportunities for Career GrowthGet a chance to work in the 4th largest economy in world with globally recognized degrees
  • Low Education and Living costSave money by pursuing the blended track and securing same career outcomes
  • Post Study Work VisaApply for 18 months Post Study Work Visa and get a chance to work in Germany
  • Build Your International NetworkBroaden Your Horizons by becoming part of International Student Community and Global Alumni Network

Online MBA Program Advantage

This One Year Global MBA leverages  IU’s mix of in-person and online classes and Simplilearn’s specializations to help you build a network, socialize, and benefit from real-time, practical teaching.

About IU

Founded in 1998, IU is the leading private university for online studies in Germany. IU combines its specialist expertise and focus on providing excellent student services, subject-specific knowledge, and transferable skills to prepare our graduates for the international business world.

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Why study in Germany?
  • Work in one of the strongest economies in the world with the 4th highest GDP
  • Exposure to German corporate world and global network
  • High chance for PR
  • Affordable cost of living
IU Certificate

MBA in Germany Course Details

With this one-year global MBA (Master of Business Administration), bring your leadership competence and comprehensive knowledge from all core business disciplines to the table, while developing expertise in finance, economics, and leadership to prepare you for any management role.


  • Get started with the IU Global MBA Program. Explore everything about this online MBA course and kickstart your managerial journey.

  • Learn the necessary competencies of a leader in a modern, knowledge-based organization. The course focuses on requirements and instruments of professional leadership, aspects of situational leadership, and leadership communication and interactions, both in the context of strategic management and change processes.

  • This Global MBA course introduces students to the ideas behind, motives, and drivers of entrepreneurial activity and innovation and teaches students the practical aspects of the identification, analysis, and development of innovations and business ideas. It also focuses on the core competence of an entrepreneur—the ability to negotiate with investors and partners.

  • This Global MBA course focuses on recognizing which international markets and business-related dependencies should be targeted for the marketing of products and services. The course focuses on recognizing which international markets and business-related dependencies should be targeted for the marketing of products and services.

  • Support the implementation of strategy by using performance metrics to address financial and non-financial/operational aspects with the help of this course. Learn about various performance aspects like financial drivers measured by the economic value-added, customer drivers measured and managed by customer lifetime value, and process drivers measured and managed in the context of continuous improvement programs in this MBA course.

  • This Master of Business Administration course provides an introduction to corporate finance and financial management. You will be able to gain insight into highly relevant topics such as the goals and objectives of financial management within a company, measures for financial control, and the basic functions of capital markets. Basic tools of financial analysis such as the calculation of cash flows are also introduced in this course.

  • Take an in-depth look into the economic framework underlying markets and economies and the economic rationale underlying strategic decisions. This course will help you analyze the economic environment and draw conclusions from a managerial perspective.

  • Learn to evaluate risks and opportunities in markets and understand the strengths and weaknesses of organizations that face specific market situations with this course. You will learn the process for identifying and analyzing core competencies and competitive advantages in national and international environments to help in the strategic planning process as well as in operational management.

  • Organizational change is an international phenomenon. In this MBA course, you will learn about the nature of change and different change models. You will learn how different perspectives complement one another and can be used to better understand, analyze, and diagnose change processes. The course will also deal with issues of structure, culture, and politics.

  • The internationalization and globalization of product and service markets has led to increase in competition and change. This course is designed to help students get a better grasp at managerial challenges that global organizations face by covering economic, organizational, and cultural underpinnings. It enables you to describe and contrast a set of sustainable corporate and functional strategies in the context of globalization.

  • Create a business plan or consulting report by scientifically analyzing and critically discussing a chosen issue, while suggesting a possible solution based on the knowledge acquired throughout the MBA course.


  • Specialization 1

    Design Thinking

    In this specialization, learn design thinking as a strategic tool to create disruptive products and business models.

  • Specialization 2

    Business Analysis

    In this business analysis specialization, learn the different business analysis tools and techniques to tackle complex business problems.

  • Specialization 3

    Digital Transformation

    In this digital transformation specialization, learn to leverage the drivers of transformation to build a digital business strategy and navigate through digital disruption.

  • Specialization 4

    Digital Marketing

    In this digital marketing specialization, learn to create a comprehensive digital marketing strategy to reach, engage, and deliver value to customers in the digital world.



  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategy Management

Learner's Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • Build your international network. Interact with learners from different countries and organizations.
    Students in Germany
    India - 25%Russia - 13%Austria - 14%Italy - 11%France - 9%Other - 28%
    IU Alumni Network
    BNP Real Estate

Admission Details


The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

Submit Application

Complete application process by submitting the required documents

Application Review

An admissions panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Selected candidates will get login credentials to begin the program


For admission to this global MBA program, candidates should have:

At least one year of professional experience

A 4-years bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% marks

Proof of English as Medium of Instruction


We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program
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  • Free German Training on Moving to Campus
  • Opportunity to live in Berlin or Bad Honnef
  • IU Germany Alumni Membership
  • Eligibility for an 18-month post-study Work visa application
  • Specialization in four leading domains

Online MBA Course FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this One Year Global Online MBA course by IU?

    For admission to this One Year Global MBA program, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:

    • At least two years of professional experience
    • A bachelor's degree in any discipline
    • English as a medium of instruction

  • What is the admission process for this One Year Online MBA Course by IU?

    The admission process for this One Year Global MBA program consists of three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to complete the application by submitting the documents below:
      • University degree certificate and transcript record for your bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks
      • Medium of instruction letter for English/English as the medium of instruction for bachelor’s degree
      • Work experience letter
      • Tabular CV
      • Copy of identity card or passport
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

  • What should I expect from this One Year Global MBA program?

    This program not only offers you an accredited degree from IU, but also a chance to do MBA in Germany by living in Berlin or Bad Honnef

    • A degree accredited by London South Bank University (LSBU) and a dual degree
    • Combination of online self-paced and in-person classes
    • Eligibility for an 18-month post-study work visa application
    • IU Germany Alumni Membership
    • Become a part of the international student community and global alumni network

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon completing this One Year Global MBA program, you will be awarded a degree certificate by IU. You also have the option to get your degree accredited by London South Bank University (LSBU). You also have an opportunity to do an MBA in Germany by staying on campus either at Berlin or Bad Honnef.

  • I am not able to access the One Year Online Global MBA program. Who can help me?

    Online Global MBA Course learners with IU login credentials can contact the 24/7 online support provided by IU. If needed, learners can also contact Simplilearn using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website — select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team and provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your MBA program.

  • Is there any scholarship provided for this One Year Online MBA Course by IU?

    Simplilearn supports students with competitive scholarships based on where you are and your individual needs and circumstances. Get up to 50% of scholarship refund on the online fees component for the second semester for blended learners. The learner will be eligible to apply for the scholarship only after they pay the first month's on-campus to IU at the end of Semester 1.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this IU MBA program, can I get a refund?

    Yes, for exceptional cases - where a learner might find it inevitable to continue the program - we shall consider a refund, subject to the guidelines below.

    Deductions applicable in case of a refund


    Date of Application WIthdrawal

    INR 20,000 [application fee]

    Before the cohort start date

    15% of the total online fee

    Within 15 days of the cohort start date

    No refund

    After 15 days of the cohort start date

    No money would be refunded in case:

    • The learner used unfair means to apply to the program
    • The learner misrepresents his/her eligibility

  • What is the Deferral policy for this MBA program?

    Pre Program Commencement

    • No refunds apply after deferring the program for more than 60 days from his original cohort date.
    • If a learner, due to unavoidable circumstances, is unable to commence the cohort and requests for a deferral before the cohort starts, we provide the opportunity for the learner to defer to another cohort.
    • A learner can request for the deferral to any of the cohorts starting in the next 1 year from the cohort date that the learner was originally enrolled. For the first deferral request, no additional fee shall be levied.
    • If a learner wants to defer his/her enrollment a second time, he/she will have to make an additional payment of INR15,000 as the deferral fee, and this amount shall be non-refundable under any circumstances. Once this payment is done, the learner will be eligible to defer to any of the cohorts starting in the next 1 year from the current cohort.
    • The learner shall be liable to pay the differential program fee between the two cohorts if any unless the price has been decreased in which case no refund will be issued.

    Post Program Commencement

    • If a learner is facing unavoidable issues in continuing with the program, they may opt to defer to another batch at no additional cost.
    • A learner can request for deferral only once and to any of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year, but no refunds may apply.
    • The learner will be required to pay a deferral fee of INR 15,000 along with the differential program fees between the two cohorts, if any.
    • The deferral request will be approved once the deferral fee is paid.
    • Till this is completed, the learner will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • The learner has 7 days (including holidays and weekends) from the date of deferral request to make the payment of the deferral fee post which the deferral request will expire, and the learner will continue as part of the current cohort.
    • If the learner completes the deferral payment, the learner's login will be disabled, the learner will leave the deferred cohort and the learner will start learning in the new cohort from scratch.
    • The deferral can only be requested during the batch for which the learner has enrolled is ongoing. Once the batch has been completed, deferral requests shall not be entertained.

  • Which MBA specialization is best in Germany?

    MBA universities in Germany offer MBA programs with a variety of specializations. Some of the prevalent disciplines that international students can study in Germany are MBA in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Finance, MBA in International Management, MBA in Innovation, MBA in Marketing, MBA in Leadership, and MBA in HR. You can choose one depending on your area of interest and requirements.

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