Master-Online Studies Nachhaltiges Management

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60 or 120 ECTS German
Online Studies

Start your master's programme in Sustainable Management today

Profit without sustainability? That is hardly conceivable for the future. Companies today face the challenge of taking responsibility for their production methods and supply chains. This requires talents like you  – with an innovative spirit and the courage to change existing structures in the long term. 
Your master's programme in Sustainable Management is the first online study programme of its kind on the German education market. You can study it as a 60 ECTS or 120 ECTS programme, whatever suits you and your goals best!

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Arts (MA) 60 or 120 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-48 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 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1129522

    60 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1129422
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Study Programs

Your online study programmes in Sustainable Management

The Sustainable Management course is available as a 60 ECTS and 120 ECTS programme. 
Your admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree 
  • With 210 ECTS from the first degree: Direct access with proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • With 180 ECTS from the first degree: Attendance of courses amounting to 30 ECTS AND proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience OR proof of at least two years of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • Proof of your knowledge of German 
  • Build on your professional experience and complete your master’s degree in the shortest possible time. 

Your admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme 

  • Completed undergraduate degree 
  • Proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • Proof of your knowledge of German 
  • Invest a little more time and deepen the knowledge from your bachelor's programme with specialised know-how.
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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.
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Your advantages in IU Online Studies

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.

Your specialisation options in the master’s programme Sustainable Management

Leading intercultural teams, allowing companies to grow sustainably or looking at sustainability from a global perspective: your master's programme in Sustainable Management offers you exciting specialisations. In the 60 ECTS programme, you choose one of 6 elective modules such as international perspectives, responsible leadership or intercultural management. In the 120 ECTS programme, you choose two out of 11 elective modules to prepare for your career. Modules such as international perspectives, sustainable business start-ups and organisational analysis and psychology are available to you. 

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  • Career opportunities
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Your professional future

Management consulting for sustainable corporate transformation

Many companies today are not sustainable – but would like to transform. You accompany them in this process towards the creation of more sustainable management. You will develop concepts and processes that protect the environment and at the same time keep the company goals in mind.

Find out more about our 120 ECTS programme 

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.