MBASustainable Mobility Management
|Study location||Germany, Berlin|
|Nominal duration||1 .5 Years (90 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€19,800 per program|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
University degree recognized by German universities (at least 210 ECTS)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Proof of knowledge of the English language at Level B2 (or higher) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (not required for high school or university graduation in English)
A statement of purpose must be added to your application.
Motivation letter in English (max. 1 page A4)
Proof of work experience of at least one year (preferably in the relevant working areas of Mobility) after completion of your first university degree:
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examination) – only if available
The growing environmental impact of transport systems, as well as their energy voracity, require new approaches and new concepts. This MBA offers an integrative design across disciplines, addressing a range of different perspectives. The theory and practice-driven approach give students both a conceptual understanding and the skills needed to tackle practical problems, covering the needs of strategy development, analysis, and implementation, complex decision-making and project management.
Graduates will be able to plan and manage complex projects in the transport and mobility fields. The program provides the knowledge and skills for assessing projects from social, sustainability and economic perspectives and for creatively, in teams or independently, finding solutions that consider the varying stakeholders’ interests. Graduates will either be able to enter the labor market (private and public sector) or continue with postgraduate studies.
Students who are the future mobility experts learn in close cooperation with leading enterprises and institutions located on the EUREF-Campus to become acquainted also with practical projects in the field of energy, infrastructure, and mobility.
The MBA program is taught over a period of three semesters. The first two semesters include lectures, tutorials, seminars, and excursions. The program will be completed in the third semester by writing a master thesis.
The first semester is dedicated to the fundamentals of mobility and sustainability, considering these issues from different perspectives such as economic factors, social and managerial elements, and naturally including technological drivers.
In the second semester, trends and the future of transport, as well as the transition toward sustainable mobility, will be the main focuses, which encompass also the issue of governance and management of complex structures. A lecture series will provide world-based case studies.
The third semester is mainly devoted to specialization and Master Thesis.
Elective courses for specialization are offered.
The program’s interdisciplinary content, which covers the social, economic, technical and governance aspects of tomorrow’s sustainable mobility, gives students and future employees a distinctive profile and qualifies them for a leading position in the mobility sector.
The students completing this MBA will have career possibilities within transport supplier and equipment industries, national or international organizations, as well as with national, regional or municipal public authorities.
Potential employment sectors include, but are not limited to, vehicle and sustainable mobility service design; infrastructure or transport service, operations, and administration; transport network planning, development, marketing or regulation; auditing or management of sustainable development policy in a company or public and private institutions.
Paid internships during the MBA course, both with big companies and start-ups, are encouraged and possible. This is also thanks to the lesson calendar, which allows time for this extra activity.
Contacts with major firms and with the Berlin start-up scene are already successfully developed.