Practical Oriented Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Mannheim, Germany

University of Applied Management Studies

The University of Applied Management Studies, or ‘Hochschule der Wirtschaft für Management’ (HdWM) as we are called in German, is a state-approved, private university of applied sciences in Mannheim, Germany. Since 2011, we offer practical oriented bachelor’s and master’s degrees with a special focus on management. Our extensive company- and university network allows students of HdWM to gain practical and international experience during their studies. A broad choice of further education for specialists and managers rounds off the educational portfolio. The main shareholder of HdWM, the International Bund (IB), has been making a valuable contribution to the education market for years.

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Your Opportunities with HdWM

As your partner for live-long learning, we offer various opportunities for your education. HdWM offers a bachelor’s and a master’s degree course entirely in English, which is ideal for international students. 



Study management in Germany at HdWM. The practical oriented Bachelor of Arts Management in International Business prepares you for an international career – with individual support and 100% in English.



The next step for your career! High practical orientation, only 2 days of lectures per week, and specialisations for your professional aims: The Master of Arts Business Management is the gateway to your international career.

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Join HdWM, study worldwide. At HdWM, you can make your studies truly international: Choose an English track study programme or study a semester at a partner university, spend your internship abroad or take part in short excursions.

Study Programmes for the Working World

Practical Orientation

Would you like to gain practical experience already during your studies? At HdWM, you can! Get insight into real-life management through business cases, company visits, and a big network of local German companies.

Study Advisory

Study Advisory

What are your wishes for your studies in Germany? Do you need assistance with the German educational system? Our study advisors support you during the whole decision-making and application process. Via email, telephone, or in a video call: Our study advisors are happy to help.

Studying at HdWM: For your Career

Our highest aim at HdWM, is to prepare students for the working world of tomorrow. Therefore, all study programmes provide insight with several practical elements, to facilitate the entry into the workforce. HdWM has a network of local German companies that students can meet during their studies. They help in designing our degree courses and allow our students to build up a business network while still studying. 

Practical Oriented




Practical Orientation and Business Network 

HdWM – state-approved

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