Master Human Resources

Human Resources (M.A.)

Human resource management is increasingly becoming a decisive strategic success factor in international companies, not only for human resource departments but also at top management level.

Our degree programmes will provide you with differentiated preparation for various management functions with the main focus on human resource management – an ideal start to your career:


  • You will learn the fundamentals of strategic human resource management
  • You will develop a strong foundation in strategic and operative thinking in the management of companies
  • You will discuss personnel development measures as well as international and multinational concepts of management and motivation
  • You will compare international approaches in human resource management and expand your knowledge and other research areas

Order of study – Overview · 120 ECTS


Step-by-step to your Master's degree in Int. Management · Human Resouces

  • First semester
  • In the first semester you will update and expand your technical competence in subjects of "General Management".
  • Second semester
  • The choice is yours: Under the technical supervision of your lecturers, you can choose four out of six possible areas of focus and thus define a first cornerstone of your personal competence profile.
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Third semester
  • The third semester is for yourexpanding specialisation in the field of human resources.
  • Fourth semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.

Academic and practically-oriented modules

  • Compulsory Modules
  • Academic research methods
  • Applied statistics
  • Strategic aspects of service management
  • Performance measurement and management
  • International economic policy
  • International business ethics
  • Corporate governance in an international context
  • You can also significantly improve your career prospects with various language courses – e.g. with commercial English, Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Russian.
  • Optional compulsory modules (4 out of 6)
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Internal Human Resource Management
  • International Management Accouting and Control
  • International Marketing
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting


Order of study – Overview · 60 ECTS

Step-by-step to your Master's degree in Int. Human Resource Management

  • First semester
  • The first semester is for your expanding specialisation in the field of human resources.
  • Second semester
  • In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.



The courses are held in lecture and seminar format. There are about 30 students per class – this encourages dialogue between professors and students.