Cologne Business School

Cologne Business School is an internationally orientated, state recognised University of Applied Sciences and is one of Germanys top Business Schools for undegrad and graduate studies.

Why study at Cologne Business School

The state-of-the-art curriculum always combines theory and practice and prepares students in the best possible way for a successful career entry. Additional foreign language and personal skills training, integrated internship and a semester abroad round off the education. Small study groups, friendly support by the faculty and administration and an international campus environment with more than 75 nationalities are just a few of the advantages students enjoy at CBS. All these advantages at CBS have contributed to the repeated ranking of CBS as the best private Business School preparing the students with excellent employability skills in Germany. 

Learn more about CBS accrediations, rankings and our study curriculum on our website.

Programmes at CBS

Foundation Course "Studienkolleg":

  • Prep4University English Track
  • Prep4University German Track

Bachelor of Arts (English):

  • International Business
  • International Tourism Management
  • Business Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (German):

  • Wirtschaftspsychologie
  • Betriebswirtschaft & Management

Bachelor of Science (English):

  • Finance & Management

Master of Arts (English):

  • International Business (IB)
  • IB- Financial Management
  • IB- HRM and Leadership (also part-time)
  • IB- Strategic Management and Consulting (also part-time)
  • IB- Marketing Management
  • IB- Digital Transformation Management (also part-time)
  • IB - Entrepreneurship
  • International Tourism Management
  • Digital Marketing

Master of Arts (German):

  • Wirtschaftspsychologie
  • General Management
  • Sales Management & Vertriebspsychologie (also part-time)

Master of Science (English):

  • Global Finance

MBA (English):

  • MBA- International Management 2 years
  • MBA- International Management Fast-Track (1 year)

The city of Cologne

A decision for Cologne Business School is also a decision for the city of Cologne. As one of Germany’s largest and best-loved university cities, Cologne has plenty to off er and attracts students from Germany and all over the world. Cologne boasts of more more than 1 million inhabitants, of which 95,000 alone are students. The city, the people, the culture and the economy – Cologne is a pure experience. Studying here is synonymous with experiencing variety and having fun whilst preparing yourself for an exciting career.

Some highlights of the city of Cologne include:

  • Cologne Carnival
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Museums, Concerts, Nightlife & Sports events
  • Multicultural environment and diversity
  • Vibrant economy and good job opportunities in and around Cologne
  • Good infrastructure
  • Closeness to other European capitals, such as Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam
  • Green city on the rhine river and closeness to nature

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Subjects you can take at Cologne Business School


Year of Foundation: 1993

Number of Students: 1500

International Students: 30% from more than 75 nationalities

Programmes: Bachelor, Master, Part-time Master, MBA, PhD

Partner Universities: More than 120 worldwide

Language of Instruction: English or German

EU Students Scholarship at CBS

This scholarship is designed exclusively for new international students (Bachelor, Master and MBA) who intend to study at Cologne Business School. Each year, CBS awards scholarships to talented international EU students. Qualified students will receive a 25% scholarship off the total tuition fee.

Requirements for an Application

  • The applicant must be a non German citizen from EU/EEA
  • A full application for a CBS program (Bachelor, Master, MBA) has been submitted
  • The applicant provides excellent academic achievements
  • In addition to that, outstanding social & cultural dedication or athletic accomplishments will also be considered
  • The applicant has to write an essay about a topic which will be defined by the examination board
  • The applicant is only allowed to hold one scholarship at a time

How to apply? Please click on the link to find out how to apply for our EU Students Scholarship and read the deadline information.

This offer expires on 2020-06-12

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