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What's inside?

Borders are disappearing, the world is growing closer together. You are well informed of the current affairs and with your ability to connect ideas and to think strategically, you will be a source of hope in highly complex times.

You aspire to take on a managerial role in an internationally oriented company or would like to improve your current management position with fresh perspectives. In doing so, you trust in the power of globalisation, which has long since turned from a buzzword into reality. Equipped with the essential management functions, you understand change as an opportunity on the path to a new future, especially in difficult times.

IULI and the SRH Distance Learning University allows you to integrate our distance learning MBA smoothly into your personal and professional life. Self-study allows you to remain fully independent – you can study for the English-language online MBA whenever you wish. Credits from other courses and countries may be transferrable to the English MBA.

Do you have an international mindset? Would you like to upgrade your education in business administration, management and leadership? If your answer to these two questions is yes, the MBA programme Global Business Administration is just right for you.

You will acquire business knowledge, analyse companies and derive concrete measures and fields of action from it • You will get to know relevant management disciplines • You will gain an overview of corporate structures and processes •  You will engage scientifically with empirical research and apply your knowledge to business administration in a practice-oriented way • You will deepen your knowledge of methods and thus strengthen your profile • You will deal with the basics of project and change management • You will expand your competences for a more responsible management and refine your skills for managing teams and organisational areas. 

Academic Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Accreditation: The program provides a high-quality university degree with 60-120 European credit points which is accredited under German law. The focus of this Masters’ level program is on applying theoretical knowledge and concepts to real-life business settings.

Certification: State approval by the ZFU (national central office for distance learning), No. 133005

Duration of Study: 2 / 3 / 4 Semesters Distance Learning on the e-Campus of SRH Distance Learning University. The duration of your study depends on your previous education and job experiences.

Language of Instruction: The programme is taught entirely in English

Tuition Fees: 799 EUR per month for 60 ECTS (2 semesters), 699 EUR per month for 90 ECTS (3 semesters), 599 EUR per month for 120 ECTS (4 semesters)

Total cost: 9.588 EUR for 60 ECTS (2 semesters), 12.582 EUR for 90 ECTS (3 semesters), 14.376 EUR for 120 ECTS (4 semesters)

Academic Year: You can start your study at the first day of each month

Credit Points: 60 ECTS (2 semesters) / 90 ECTS (3 semesters) / 120 ECTS (4 semesters)

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For Graduates

You just finished your Bachelor degree, got first working experiences and looking for a way to accelerate your career? Then the MBA program is the right choice for you!

For Employees

You are already working for a few years and would like to extend your knowledge to get a better paid position in your company or looking to apply for a new job in Europe? Then this program is the right choice for you!

For Companies

You want your employees to make smarter decisions so your business can prosper? Then its time to upgrade them with this new and unique MBA program!

The Content in detail

The Global Business Administration degree programme stands for diverse and efficient management skills. As a graduate, you embody the knowledge and values of a new generation that meets major challenges such as digitalisation, globalisation and increasing complexity openly, actively, and systematically. The comprehensive degree programme enables you to responsibly shape the future of business. The purely English-language content makes you a sought-after candidate, especially for globally operating companies. You will also benefit from our international student community. This creates an intercultural network that additionally promotes your development and career opportunities.

Empirical Research

In this module students get acquainted with main principles of scientific empirical research as well as questionnaire design and interview guide composition. By successfully completing the module students are capable of planning empirical research projects and communicating the results in a scientific manner. They can apply fundamental rules of questionnaire design and interview guide composition to a given scenario and present their results in a written report.


Get an overview on the management cycle. Learn everything about the Micro and Makro Environments (political, legal, economical, sociocultural & technological frameworks), about leading a company (goals, strategies and leadership, corporate governance & business goals), strategic analysis and strategic planning, Human Resource Management and the Control of processes (service creation and exploitation, operational service creation process, material management, procurement and logistics).


Learn everything about Strategic Personnel Management, e.g. strategic management of human resources, talent management, evaluating and assessing intangible assets, developing human capital, managing knowledge, succession planning, methods for improving human performance. Do a case study for Human Capital Management and learn everything about different approaches for evaluating intangible assets, the Saarbrucken Formula, methods for measuring human capital, tangible and intangible assets and core competencies of an organisation and their impact on the success of the business.


Learn everything about Market and Industry Analysis (tasks & institutions of market research, primary & secondary statistical data collection, market research in industrial, trading and service companies), Strategic Marketing (development stages, terms and characteristics, appearance forms, Marketing Management Process, Integrated Marketing, Situation Analysis, Strategic analysis methods, market choice & development strategies) and Operational Marketing (Product, Communication, Pricing and Distribution Policy, Brand & Sales Management, Customer Service Management, Marketing Controlling).


Learn everything about Financial Investments (policy of financial investments, methods of calculating investments, value benefit analysis, evaluation of financial investments, ...), the Raise of Capital (financial decisions and the general aims of the business, classification of various types of raise of capital, equity financing, financing on credit, ...), Corporate Governance and Investor Relations, Founding of a company and Entrepreneurship (business plan, financial assistance for founders, legal structure of a company, context of ownership and management, management in the life cycle, ...).


Learn everything about the concept of strategy and its relevance for management, analytical tools for strategic management, types of strategies, implementing strategies (change management), Market- & Resource-based view, evolutional theoretic approach, strategic performance management, strategic goals and balanced scorecard, ideas of man and strategic management, views on organisations and organisational culture, functional strategies, outsourcing strategies, blue ocean strategies & evolutionary organisations.

Data Analysis

Qualitative alignment (Qualitative research methods, Basics of qualitative research, Qualitative research designs, Qualitative research methods, Computer based qualitative data analysis, Future, perspectives and pitfalls of qualitative research), Content analysis (Data management and organization of qualitative data - Transcription, Computer-based qualitative content analysis, Basics and procedure of qualitative content analysis, Quality criteria of qualitative content analysis, Research report and documentation), Quantitative alignment (Statistics, Basics of probability theory, distributions, Levels of measurement, types of samples, scientific hypotheses, Measures of descriptive statistics, Basic methods of inductive statistics, Statistics applied with R (Why Statistics?, R and R Commander: A short introduction, Descriptive statistics and graphs, Hypotheses and distributions, Tests for differences of means, Correlations, Test procedures for nominal variables.

Change Management

Fundamentals of Change Management, History of Change Management, Theories of Change Management, Leadership in change processes, Micropolitics and power in change processes, Dealing with emotions and resistances, Phase models of emotional reactions to changes, Instruments and concepts in the preparation phase, Order clarification and organization of change projects, Instruments and concepts in the analysis phase, Analysis of strategy, culture and technical-organizational systems, Instruments and concepts in the conception phase, Goals and planning of change measures, Instruments and concepts in the implementation phase, Training and participation.

International Business Law

Law and economy (basic institutions and principles of an economy), Basic business private law (international perspective), Laws concerning logistics, Basic maritime trade law, Corporate law (business creation and finance), Labor law and commercial agency law,Arbitrations and mediations as alternatives to state jurisdiction, Public commercial law, Basic public commercial law (international and european perspective) , Basic international tax law, Basic national and international commercial criminal law,  Basic competition and cartel law, Basic financial service law, Public contracts.


"Leadership": the Term and its various meanings, Fundaments of power in leadership processes, Success in leadership, Classic approaches in theories of leadership,  Contemporary and modern theories of leadership, Management vs. Leadership,  Challenges in research and practice of leadership, Leadership in the future, Leadership: Systems, Methods and Instruments,  Leadership systems and leadership behavior, Designing leadership systems, Methods of leading personnel, Leadership and team-/organizational development,  Leadership and health, Leadership instruments, Leadership in a changing social, economic and political environment, Growing diversity of employees, Leadership and flexibilization, Alternative career perspectives.


Introduction into economic thinking, Consumer behavior and market demand, Producer behavior and market supply, Market structures, market power and market failure, Economics of government, Sources of market inefficiency, Economics of factor markets, Economics of international trade, Macroeconomic theories, World Trade Organization (WTO) and European Union (EU), Sustainable international economic development.

Culture & Ethics

Business Ethics (Morality, ethics and legal requirements, Business ethics management, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Stakeholder theory, Sustainability concepts, components and objectives, Linkages between ethics, CSR, stakeholder theory and sustainability), Responsibilities in the Age of Globalization (New challenges in a globalized business world, Corporate Citizenship (CC), Self-regulation: codes and initiatives.

International Marketing

Definition and Importance of International Marketing, Consumers in International Markets, Standardization vs. Adaptation, Different Marketing Orientations, Assessing International Market Opportunities, International Marketing Strategies, The International Marketing Mix (Product Decisions, Price Decisions, Place Decisions, Promotion Decisions), Organization and Control of International Marketing, Criticisms of Marketing, Responsible Marketing Behavior (consumer rights and responsibilities, responsible marketing strategy, market research, product, price, place and promotion decisions), responsible marketing in the context of globalization.

Risk Management 

Foundations of Risk Management (Risk management as a regulatory requirement, The economic need for risk management, The concept of risks and risk management), The corporate setting of risk management (Principles, Framework, Communication and consultation with stakeholders, The Risk Management process (Risk assessment, Risk identification, Risk analysis, Risk treatment, Elements of financial risk management (Value at risk (VAR), Backtesting, Conditional Value at risk (CVAR), Extreme value theory (EVT), Stress testing, Instruments of financial risk management (Typical financial risks of business, Introduction to financial derivatives, Forward contracts, Future contracts, Swaps, Options)

Learn everything about the nature and tasks of accounting, e.g. basic concepts and technique of double-entry bookkeeping, sales tax, inventories, payment transactions, accruals, fixed assets, receivables revenues, the fundamentals of commercial law financial statements, general valuation principles, valuation of assets and liabilities. Get an introduction to international accounting, e.g. International Financial Reporting (Fundamentals, objectives and key accounting principles, components of the financial statements, annual financial statements, selected recognition issues) and annual accounts analysis (content and objectives, qualitative and quantitative analysis).
Knowledge of German increases your job opportunities with German and foreign companies in your own country and abroad. Proficiency in German helps you to function productively for an employer with global business connections. German is the second most commonly used scientific language. Germany is the third largest contributor to research and development and offers research fellowships to scientists from abroad.

Learn German with our highly qualified and GOETHE accredited German Teachers. We offer German language courses in the level beginner (A1), elementary (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2) and advanced (C1), depending on your starting level of German language.

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Enrollment Conditions + Application Procedure

admission requirements

These are your admission requirements:

— Completed university degree or equivalent degree (min. 180 ECTS)
— Knowledge of the English language level B1
— At least one year of practical or professional experience
— Basic understanding of economics
— If necessary, motivational interview

Step 1: Application

Simply download the PDF application for enrolment and send it completed to with the subject 'Global MBA' incl. all required documents, which are: 1. Photograph, 2. Curriculum Vitae, 3. High School Diploma, 4. Bachelor's Degree including Transcript of Records, 5. Proof of Work Experience (e.g. references, proof of internship), 6. English Language Certificate (If you dont have one, we will test you for free and online at IULI).

Step 2: Letter of admission
We will check all your uploaded documents at SRH and IULI. You will receive an official Letter of Admission, if all documents are approved by both universities.
Step 3: Pay the first installment fee
Together with the Letter of Admission you will get an invoice and you have to pay the first instalment fee via bank transfer or Flywire.
Step 4: onboarding
At the beginning of your study you will get an extensive onboarding session, where our specialists from SRH and IULI will explain you all details of the study, the use of the e-Campus and some basic rules and obligations. 

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Why study the Global Business Administration (MBA)?

SRH Fernhochschule - The Distance Learning University & International University Liaison Indonesia offer you a Master`s Program in Business Administration, with which you can expand your career opportunities..

Online MBA Degree to train great professionals...

With the MBA program you will obtain a Master of Business Administration degree within one year of distance learning with general knowledge about all management cycles. Students will learn all about Micro and Macro environments, with a broad focus on the following aspects: legal, technological, economic, socio-cultural issues, political frameworks, and other aspects linked to the management of a company. Our graduates will have all the tools to carry out all kinds of analysis and strategic planning, in human resources management, control and creation of operational service processes, logistics management, among others.  In just one year of distance learning, you will be able to obtain a full German MBA Degree. The best of all is that you can study at your own pace and start when it is most convenient for you, because we enrol students each month!

What you will learn...

Expand your career possibilities as a manager or executive with our competitive MBA 4.0 curriculum:

  • General Business Administration: Get all the tools to lead a company. Master the analysis and strategic planning, human resources management, materials management, purchasing, and logistics operational services, among others. 
  • Strategic Management: Learn all about strategies and their implementation in order to make companies and organizations more competitive. You will gain a broad vision of the markets and their resources. 
  • Human Capital Management: Learn all about the process of hiring the right talents, evaluating and managing them in order to increase company’s success and achieve its goals. 
  • Marketing: Get trained with solid knowledge on market and industry analysis, marketing management processes, analysis methods, development strategies, brand management, sales, and much more. 
  • Accounting: IULI prepares you on all accounting processes through basic concepts, accounting techniques, inventories, sales tax, accruals, fixed assets, and others. Additionally, it will help you to learn the basics of international accounting. 
  • Financial Management and Corporate Decisions: You will learn all about Financial Investments, Capital Raising, Corporate Governance, Company Founding, and Entrepreneurship, among others. 
  • German Language: By taking the MBA at IULI you are guaranteed to learn German, the second most used scientific language, with an upper intermediate level of proficiency. 

The MBA consists of 2 to 4 semesters of distance learning. So you can study from anywhere in the world and obtain your full German MBA Degree.  With this degree, the possibilities of international job expansion are more than likely, thanks to the fact that SRH & IULI are also helping its graduates to find employment through the job placement platform of its prestigious study center. 

Capital and human value for companies...

Our Master`s Program in Business Administration contributes to the formation of professionals with solid knowledge in different areas of management and administration; capable of providing satisfactory solutions that generate key changes in the dynamics, for the consolidation of the success of any company where they work. On the other hand, companies that wish to improve the professional qualities of their employees can upgrade them through our unique online MBA Degree and ensure smarter decisions which improve the prosper of their business. 

Who we Are...



Germany's premier distance learning university, which is permanently government-accredited and no. 1 in student satisfaction in Germany in the years of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.


THE hub for a high quality international education in South-East Asia, founded by Dr.-Ing. Ilham Habibie. We offer Bachelor and Master Programs in cooperation with mostly German partner universities.

IULI certifications

a fully ACCREDITED and certified German-Indonesian university 


IULI is licensed by the Indonesian Government Directorate General of Higher Education under SK DIKTI No. 425/E/O/2014, all study programs are accredited by the Indonesian Government's National Accreditation Body, BAN-PT.


TÜV Rheinland AG is an internationally active, independent testing service provider based in Cologne. TÜV Rheinland operates as a technical testing organization in the areas of safety, efficiency and quality. IULI is certified by TÜV Rheinland Management System ISO 9001:2015 under the ID 9105083667.


ASIIN is the Global Leader in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is the largest German support organisation in the field of international academic co-operation. Our Double Degree Programs are evaluated by ASIIN and DAAD on a regular base.


Anabin is a database for information on the evaluation of foreign educational certificates. It supports authorities, employers and private persons to classify a foreign qualification in the German education system. All IULI study programs are listed in Anabin.

SRH Distance Learning University certifications

a fully ACCREDITED and certified German university 

Our university has an unlimited official recognition by the German government and is system-accredited by the German Accreditation Council. All our German and English programs are officially recognised by the German Central Office for Distance Learning (ZFU), and we are very proud to be the first institution in Germany receiving FIBAA’s new Premium seal “Excellence in Digital Education”.

Furthermore, we are a full member of EFMD Global, the largest international network of business schools and corporations with almost 1,000 institutional members across 92 countries.

As a university, we want to assume responsibility to tackle climate change and preserve our nature – therefore we have compensated our CO2 emissions since 2019, and are working hard on further reducing our already low carbon footprint.


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