The School

Gisma University of Applied Sciences benefits from AMBA accreditation, which was awarded for the Global MBA and is an honour shared by only 6 business school in Germany.

Gisma University of Applied Sciences

Here at Gisma, we are 100 per cent committed to providing high-quality business education to those looking to accelerate their career in various industry sectors.

Successfully combining theory with practice, Gisma fills the gap between conventional university studies and the shifting requirements of today’s global marketplace. Gisma’s graduates have aspired to such sectors as fintech, e-commerce, AI software, mechanical engineering, information technology, consulting, and business services.


The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education, namely MBAs (Master of Business Administration), DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration) and MBMs (Masters in Business and Management). Established in 1967, they currently accredit programmes at over 200 business schools in more than 54 different countries. Gisma's Global MBA programme is AMBA accredited, an honour shared by only 5 other German business schools and 2% of business schools worldwide.

Our professors are highly devoted professionals, always willing to engage in academic discussion, even outside of the classroom. Our faculty have many years of experience, both academic and industry related at an international level, and each faculty member is an expert in their respective field, many with PhDs.

We ensure that our students engage in as much hands-on experience as possible, and where better to do that than the dynamic locations of PotsdamBerlin, or London? With external visits to companies, industry presentations, recruitment events and Career Centre support available to both Gisma's students and graduates, we truly appreciate how important it is for our students to understand how the working world operates. 

Moreover, international graduates of degree programmes in Germany are able to apply for an 18-month post study visa, to search for employment or pursue invaluable work experience opportunities.


Gisma's campuses and study centres are located in Germany and the UK. Rich in culture and history, with plenty of business opportunities, Potsdam and Berlin are great places to study your degree or an executive business programme. With many companies around to provide employment opportunities, there’s also a wealth of sights and amenities to keep you entertained at weekends. Our Gisma London centre provides the perfect opportunity to benefit from leading education in the heart of London, a global centre for business.

All Gisma courses are taught in English – the world’s foremost language when it comes to business, regardless of whether they are delivered in Germany or the UKInternational MBA students enrolled in Germany can take the opportunity to attend German language classes as part of their course at no extra cost. Having the necessary language skills will enable them to pursue job opportunities in Germany or elsewhere in Europe. Our alumni come from as many as 60 different countries and our students are taught by faculty from diverse cultural backgrounds.