Master-Online Studies
MBA - Human Resource Management

90 ECTS English

With your MBA online study programme with a specialisation in Human Resource Management, you will successfully bring companies and employees together. 

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Your ability to source special skill sets is the perfect weapon in the "War for Talents". Competition for the best skilled workers is high and professional change agents who skilfully use their strategic know-how in Human Resource Management are clearly in demand. Are you ready to get stuck in? In the MBA online study programme with a specialisation in Human Resource Management, you combine business knowledge with key aspects of HR. In addition to relevant management skills, you will acquire soft skills in intercultural communication. In addition, you will gain knowledge in the areas of "Recruiting", "Employer Branding" and "Talent Management". 

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Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Business Administration (MBA) 90 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    18-36 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 401€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    90 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 153413c
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Your course overview in the online study programme MBA - Human Resource Management

In this MBA with a specialisation in Human Resources, you will first gain advanced knowledge in Business Administration and Management. Afterwards, you dedicate yourself to your specialisation in Human Resource Management. You will learn the theoretical basics of successful Human Resources Management and apply your knowledge in a targeted way within the framework of a practical project. You use your methodological skills as a recipe for success. Your Master's online study programme is characterised by its international focus and prepares you for the management of a global workforce.

Practical relevance in the MBA - Human Resource Management online study programme

Your specialisation consists of the modules "Human Resource Management: Theory" and "Human Resource Management Practice" and offers you a balanced combination of theory and practice. You first deal with the initiation, design and implementation of reality-based projects in theory. Afterwards, you will put yourself in the role of the responsible HR Manager with the help of a concrete project and master challenges out of the everyday life of HR managers. 

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.

Your professional future in the field of Human Resource Management

Your Master's of Business Administration with a focus on Human Resource Management prepares you for jobs in Human Resources across all industries. After all, companies and organisations above a certain size needed a professional for all HR concerns. After graduation, you will be able to work, for example, as a(n) ...

HR Business Partner

When managers have an enquiry about employees, you are the first point of contact as an HR Business Partner. You can also advise employees at any time and, if required, take care of labour law issues. As a Management Coach, you identify potential and undesirable developments in the team and work out appropriate solutions together with those responsible. You also maintain communication between HR and other departments. 

Recruiting Manager

In this position, you proactively attract new team members. Active sourcing, proactive talent acquisition and networking are part of your core tasks. You also create talent pools, review application documents, organise job fairs and conduct preliminary interviews with promising talents. 

People Development Manager

As a People Development Manager, you are responsible for ensuring the professional development of employees, analysing personnel development needs and implementing the necessary measures. In addition, you develop and control personnel development instruments with regard to their quality, sustainability and costs. In order to support and motivate your team members in the best possible way, you train them in the development of social skills with the help of mentoring, coaching and seminars. In addition, you develop integration events and a selection of improvement measures for the workplace. 

Tuition fees

Study model and prices in the MBA - Human Resources Management online study programme

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That's why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our study programmes that offer flexible and longer durations. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time options, your weekly study load is reduced.  

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We have the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model at three months' notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:  

Only until 06.10.2022


Duration 18 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

703€ /mtl 739€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time I

Duration 24 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

552€ /mtl 579€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time II

Duration 36 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

401€ /mtl 419€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration


Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

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Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General Admission requirements
Work experience
English language skills
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Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of. 

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