Shape Your Career with GISMA University of Applied Sciences

Founded in 1999, GISMA has a mission to connect those in the field of education with those in the corporate sector to provide distinguished management education to professionals from a variety of places around the globe.

Students and staff from all over the world will have access to the school campuses in Hannover, Berlin and London. GISMA has a scope of accredited postgraduate programmes, executive courses, a university placement programme, and language classes to empower students to achieve success in the workplace.

Some of GISMA’s strategic partners include:

  • The University of Law – a well-respected provider of higher education in the UK.
  • Grenoble Ecole de Management (21st in the Financial Times European Business Schools 2017 ranking and is triple-crown accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB)
  • Kingston University has an AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation which is internationally recognised. This is something that only 5 percent of the world’s business schools achieve

Collaborating with some of the best business schools in Europe to enhance student learning, GISMA targets personal and professional progression by engaging students through hands-on experience with companies, a committed careers centre, tutors who understand the importance of dividing their attention between each individual and the chance to receive one-to-one mentoring from alumni

The minimum entry requirements for GISMA HE Programmes are:

  • IELTS — overall band score from 6.0
  • Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university
  • Three or more years of postgraduate work experience (only for the MBAs)

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    Studying at GISMA

    Flexible Payment Plans

    Flexible payment plans allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments.

    18 Month Residence Permit

    Graduates can explore exciting career opportunities in Germany and apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit.

    Dedicated Career Centre

    The Careers Centre provides the tools and skills required to excel in your career, both for students studying online and in Germany.

    International Experience

    Study a recognised European degree, delivered 100% in English, among a diverse and multi-national cohort.

    Thinking of choosing GISMA?

      • AMBA Accreditation for MBA programmes since 2011 with some triple-accredited partners which only 1% of the world’s elite business schools receive
      • Programmes with top global rankings – the MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
      • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented
      • Be taught by professors from top global universities
      • Careers Development Centre, dedicated to helping students secure a successful career
      • Learn in the entrepreneurial cities of Berlin, Hannover and London
      • Free German classes and 100% taught in English
      • VISA and accommodation assistance
      • Scholarships, flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts
      • The opportunity to apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit to make the most of any career opportunities in Germany after graduating


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    GISMA is a business school of the future. The programmes and the relevant curriculum enables students to stay in line with the constantly changing global trends in Business.

    Anthony Eyo

    Class of 2019

    I found the career centre very supportive, from the beginning they had regular CV workshops, and they had lots of company visits and company talks from great companies like VW and BMW.

    Emma Scott

    Class of 2019

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