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Gisma Business School

Hannover, Germany

GISMA Business School
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GISMA Business School Germanyis one of the most popular global options for students looking for thriving careers in Europe along with cutting-edge opportunities.GISMA Business Schooloffers several benefits to students along with a welcoming and vibrant campus.

About University

Goethestraße 18, 30169 Hannover, Germany

Founded in 1999

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Master in International Management

IU Germany


  • Online : 6 Months
  • On-campus : 1 Year 6 Months
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  • Online : INR 3,35,500
  • On-campus: EUR 12,732

Master of Business Administration (90 ECTS)

IU Germany


  • Online : 6 Months
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  • Online : INR 3,35,500
  • On-campus: EUR 11,535

Master in Computer Science (120 ECTS)

IU Germany


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  • Online : INR 3,35,500
  • On-campus: EUR 12,732

More About GISMA Business School

Some of the USPs include: 

1. Campuses at Berlin, Hamburg, Potsdam, and Hannover. 

2. Access to major corporate networks including companies like Volkswagen, SAP, and more. 

3. Dedicated Careers Centre for helping students find employment. 

4. Free beginner’s classes in German for all students. 

5. English-taught programmes with flexible payment options and scholarships. 

6. World-class faculty and top programmes in marketing, business, data science, human resources, finance and MBA. 

7. GISMA also has partnerships with several reputed business schools including the Grenoble Ecole de Management and Kingston University. 

8. Graduates work at leading entities like Volkswagen, Sony, Deutsche Bahn, Continental, Axel Springer Media Group, Taledo, Zalando, Wayfair and more companies. 

9. Dedicated Career Development Centre with central links to campuses of leading corporate entities. 

The list of famous alumni includes the following names: 

1. Utz Claassen, management consultant  and manager. 

2. Gerald J. Lynch, economist and administrator. 

3. Abigail Spanberger, U.S. politician. 


Goethestraße 18, 30169 Hannover, Germany. 

Public or Private Status

The GISMA Business School is a private institution. 

GISMA Business School Rankings

According to Top Global Rankings- GISMA has been ranked top 20th in the World by the Economist in 2017.

Top Offered Courses

1. Data Science

2. Finance

3. International Marketing

4. Corporate Financial Management

5. Project Management

6. Leadership and HR Management

7. Leadership for Digital Transformation

8. Global MBA

The GISMA Business School fees are on an average between 13,000-16,000 Euros, i.e. INR 11.05 lakh to INR 13.60 lakh. 

Required Exams

Some of the GISMA Business School requirements include scores in standardized examinations. They include the following: 

1. IELTS- Minimum score of 6.0. 

2. GMAT. 

Admission Requirements 

Here are some of the requirements for GISMA Business School admissions: 

1. IELTS score. 

2. Undergraduate degree from an accredited and recognized institution. 

3. GMAT score (only for the MBA). 

4. Three years of postgraduate work experience or more (for MBA applicants). 


Scholarships may be given to those studying degree programmes in partnerships with institutions like Grenoble Ecole de Management, Porto Business School and others. The Principal’s Scholarship for Entrepreneurship is given to students with a desire to manifest their vision into non-profit or profitable enterprises. The qualifying statement is an important criterion for selection here. 

There is also the Exceptional Career Scholarship for those with a track record of professional accomplishments. Candidates will have to submit qualifying statements describing their experience, leadership and how the programme will impact their future goals. The Women in Business Scholarship is for female aspirants with huge potential for leadership in business and academic merit. A qualifying statement is required for this scholarship as well. 

The GISMA Business School also offers the Academic Merit Scholarship for those getting high results in earlier academic courses or GMAT while showcasing social abilities as well. This scholarship also needs the submission of a qualifying statement. The Rector’s Scholarship is for those with outstanding academic or professional achievements which will enhance overall class diversity. The Family Scholarship is for funding the extended and immediate family of both former and present students. 

About Placements

GISMA Business School has its own Career Centre which helps students achieve career objectives by linking them to industries and the global business arena. There are diverse individual and group services on offer along with initiatives like GISMA Careers Day, student placements, internships, and company visits for students. 

Students also get help with building up their resumes and cover letters along with interview preparation tips. JobTeaser is the online platform for recruitment where jobs are posted by several employers. Students get access to the Careers Centre for all academic disciplines. 



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