Higher Education and Research Management (MBA)

Master of Business Administration

Features of the degree program Higher Education and Research Management

At the completion of the study program, students are awarded with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Higher Education and Research Management. The program qualifies graduates for management positions at universities and scientific institutions. The degree program Higher Education and Research Management is oriented towards interested candidates who are employed in management positions in the higher research and research sector.

The degree program at a glance


Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Summer semester

Placement test

Standard period of study

4–6 semesters


German, English

Type of study

Contact / advanced training degree program, part-time

Numerus Clausus



Osnabrück – Caprivi Campus

Admission restriction




Program management

Dr. Kai Handel
Program director

Room: CJ 0202
Phone: +49 173 961 9398
E-mail: k.handel@hs-osnabrueck.de

Prof. Dr. Frank Ziegele
Program director

Room: CJ 0202
Phone: +49 541 969-3743
E-mail: f.ziegele@hs-osnabrueck.de

Office hours:
by arrangement

Advice and coordination

Dipl.-Kfm. (FH) Alexander Rupp
Program coordinator

Room: CH 0008
Phone: +49 541 969-3210
E-mail: hwm@hs-osnabrueck.de

Office hours:
by arrangement

Application, admission and exams

Dennis Placke
Registrar's office

Room: CB 0016
Phone: +49 541 969-3188
E-mail: d.placke@hs-osnabrueck.de

Office hours:
Mondays and Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm