Faculty of Management, Economics and Society

    Your Master's degree in Management - Strategy & Organization


    Your goal: To enhance your management skills after a Bachelor's degree in economics. Then Witten is the right place for you! We offer you more than just a Master's degree in Management: with the Strategy & Organization programme, you will evolve into a leader of the future. Focus on corporate management, strategy and organization and learn how to tackle challenges with a holistic view on companies - through current theory, a substantial practical component and close supervision!

    Study M. Sc. Strategy and Organization at Witten/Herdecke University

    Our Management Master's degree programme Strategy & Organization is the right choice for you if ...
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    You learn intensively in small groups
    You study with a high level of practical orientation - from day one!
    You compile your individual study profile
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    Since 1984, we have been educating the leaders and changemakers of tomorrow at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Society. Here you can find the opinions of former students of Witten/Herdecke University:

    Studying in Witten is both practical and research-oriented. It inspired me to engage more in science. The conditions for doctoral candidates convinced me to pursue my PhD at Witten/Herdecke University.
    Johanne von Danwitz, Strategy & Organisation graduate, focuses on the dynamic capabilities of companies in the context of sustainability and on learning in organisations in the context of her dissertation.

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    M. Sc. Stratgey & Organization in Witten highly recommend their degree programme to others.

    You learn in a highly effective way in small groups

    We believe that in order to achieve the best possible standards in your studies, you need to experience intensive exchange and a lively culture of discussion. This is only possible in small learning groups. The courses in the fields of management, economics and society are therefore limited to 25 participants.

    You think outside the box

    At Witten/Herdecke University, you not only enjoy the freedom to structure your studies yourself. We expressly encourage you to expand your knowledge in areas outside of your field of study. Because we believe that striving for truth is only possible through open discourse and changes of perspective.

    You can join exciting events

    Events of all kinds take place on the campus of Witten/Herdecke University throughout the year. Interesting personalities visit the campus in Witten for conferences such as the Family Business Congress or the international sustainability events PPE Conference or the oikos Winter School. You can get to know future employers in a casual context at our "Heiratsmarkt", a recruitment fair. Many exciting lectures and cultural events round off our offer. Do you want to help shape the programme and gain experience in organising events? Then you've come to the right place - at Witten/Herdecke University we value your input and commitment!

    You take on responsibility and actively shape things

    We want to educate you professionally and personally in such a way that you can take on social responsibility after your studies. Over 50 student initiatives with an impact on university life prove it: our concept works!

    You study at a sustainable university

    As a student at Witten/Herdecke University, you are building your very own personal foundation to change society in a sustainable way. For this process, we want to offer you a place that is itself committed to sustainability, both in teaching and campus life, as well as in campus design. One example is the "Zukunftsraum", the wood hybrid extension building with over 300 study spaces, which is unique in its form in Germany. By the way: students were actively involved in the entire process from planning to implementation!

    You become part of a first-class network

    Students at Witten/Herdecke University have a special connection with each other - extending far beyond their time as students. Our alumni form a network from which you can already benefit as a student - for example through lectures, workshops or mentoring programmes.

    At Witten/Herdecke University, you will complete around 10% of your course work in the Studium fundamentale. Whether it be the choir, communication and conflict management or fine arts: over 100 classes from a wide range of subject areas bring students from all degree programmes together and open up new perspectives on your environment - and yourself.

    The Studium fundamentale at Witten/Herdecke University At Witten/Herdecke University, you will complete about 10% of your studies in the Studium fundamentale.

    May we introduce to you? Your practice companies

    A selection of our practice partners who are closely connected with the university and its institutes - and soon with you as well!

    You may soon be working with these practice partners

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    Family trees and bank statements don't impress us. You convince us with your talent and your personality. Witten/Herdecke University offers all students fair financing options - from fixed direct payment to income-related repayment. After all, we want everyone to have the chance to benefit from an excellent education, regardless of their social and financial background. It is important to us that you know the following: Studying in Witten is an investment in your future.

    This is why your tuition fees are worth it
    The right financing model for you - with the StudierendenGesellschaft's Income Share Agreement

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    Check visa and financial proof

    To avoid disappointment later on, please find out whether you need a visa and what requirements you have to fulfil. If you want to study with us, you may be required to provide financial proof when applying for a visa, showing you have the finances to pay:

    • accomodation
    • living expenses
    • health insurance
    • etc.

    Check out more detailed information on visa requirements and regulations.

    Start your application process by filling in the following form and then confirming the email that we will send to you. You will then receive all the information you need for your application.

    Chart of the application process at Witten/Herdecke University

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    After submitting the form, you will receive an email from us with a confirmation link. We will only receive your details once you have clicked on the confirmation link.
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    The sustainable extension building of Witten/Herdecke University

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    Curriculum, application process, taster seminars - no matter which questions you have, just send us an email or give us a call, we're here for you!

    Student Support Team

    Our student support team is happy to answer your questions about Witten/Herdecke University, the degree programmes and the application process, as well as any other questions you may have about studying in Witten.

    Feel free to give us a call or send us an email. We can also arrange an appointment for a video call!

    You can reach the student support team by phone from
    Monday – Friday between 9am – 3pm CET/CEST (German time).

    This is how you can reach the Admission Office and the programme coordinators:

    Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: