Student Experience

Discover in more detail what it is like to study at GISMA. Trust our students journey.

International Students

We recognise that choosing a university and studying overseas can be one of the most important decisions you will make. Our Student Recruitment Team is here to help you study in Germany or the United Kingdom with GISMA Business School.

  • Campuses in Potsdam, Berlin, Hamburg and Hannover
  • Access to corporate links such as SAP and Volkswagen
  • A dedicated Careers Centre
  • Programmes taught completely in English
  • Free beginner's German classes for all students 
  • Flexible payment plans and scholarships available

Visa requirements

Most international students will need a student visa to study at GISMA Business School in Germany. Finding out whether you need a visa to study is easy - simply use our search tool and find out.

Fees and scholarships

GISMA Business School offers a range of partial scholarship opportunities to students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as flexible payment plans where the programme fees can be spread across multiple instalments.

Scholarships may be awarded to students who are studying a degree programme from GISMA Business School, Kingston University or The University of Law.

  • Principal’s Scholarship for Entrepreneurship
  • Exceptional Career Scholarship
  • Women in Business Scholarship
  • Academic Merit Scholarship
  • Rector’s Scholarship

Download your scholarship form here.

Students can spread the cost of their programme fees across multiple instalments. More information on the flexible payment plans available can be found on the course pages under 'Fees and Entry Reqs'.

*Terms and conditions apply. Read more here.

For information regarding student loans for international students, please contact discuss with your Programme Consultant when going through your application process.

Students from Germany and Austria

Everyone who wants to study should be able to fulfil their academic dreams. This is why Deutsche Bildung offers student finance to German students for studies in Germany and abroad, through a financial and personal development programme.

The company offers flexible payments of up to €30,000 as needed (monthly, biannually, as a one-off payment, or a combination of all), combined with its extra-curricular Academy.

Students will only start to pay the money back once they have started working – helping to reduce the risk of debt.

Designed for Students

  • Flexible payments as needed: monthly, biannual or one-off payments or a combination of all
  • Total payment of of up to €15,000 for a Bachelor's degree, up to €25,000 for a Master's degree, up to €25,000 for a Ph.D. and up to €30,000 for an MBA
  • Funding period: up to 48 months 
  • Open for students of all subjects
  • Open for students from Germany and Austria
  • Open for studies in Germany and abroad (complete study period or a semester abroad)
  • The program of our Academy is included, offering online training and on-site workshops for the development of key qualifications, individual career advice, coaching and access to a network of attractive employers, and more
  • Online application available throughout the whole year at deutsche-bildung.de
  • Income-linked repayment only starts when you have successfully integrated into working life
  • For periods such as job hunting, further studies or maternity leave, the repayment is deferred. In case of long-term unemployment or occupational disability, the repayment is offset.

Who can apply?

  • Students from Germany or Austria, as well as students with a permanent/unlimited residence permit who graduated from a German High School
  • Students who are studying at an accredited university in Germany or a comparable university abroad
  • Students aged 18 and above

Visit Deutsche Bildung for more information.

BAföG

In many cases, non-German citizens studying in Germany are entitled to apply for the BAföG (Federal Education and Training Assistance Act) grants-and-loans system, if certain conditions are met.

If foreigners have the prospect of staying in Germany and if they are socially integrated, they are considered eligible for funding. For more information and to check your eligibility please use the link below (which can be translated into English).

BAföG for non-German citizens

ICICI Bank

Financing your studies at GISMA Business School is now easier than ever with the ICICI Bank iSMART Education Loan.

ICICI Bank, one of the leading private sector banks can provide you with the financial support you need, from tuition fees to living expenses, to peruse your dream course at GISMA and take your career to new levels!

ICICI provides education loans of up to Rs. 2 crore for international studies, and getting a loan is an easy and hassle-free process. ICICI will also guide you through the process of applying for an ICICI Bank education loan.

 

 

Loan Eligibility Criteria

 

Parameters

Details

Student Academic Profile

 

Student academic record

Score of entrance examination

Institute & course you are planning to join

 

Parents Profile

 

Parent acts as a co-applicant for the loan - parent/guardian

Co-applicant profile and financial eligibility will be evaluated

 

Collateral

 

Depending on the type of loan, secured and unsecured collateral will be considered

Property (residential house / flat / plot / commercial), fixed deposits or existing collateral mortgage with ICICI Bank can be considered as collateral

 

 

 

The programme fees include students support services and free beginner's German classes* for all students.

Global MBA

€ 18,000

GISMA Business School

MSc Data Science, AI and Digital Business

from € 13,000

GISMA Business School

MSc International Business Management

from € 13,000

GISMA Business School

MSc Leadership for Digital Transformation

from € 13,000

GISMA Business School

BSc Data Science, AI and Digital Business

from € 9,600

GISMA Business School

BSc International Business Management

from € 9,600

GISMA Business School

BSc Computer Science

from € 9,600

GISMA Business School

BEng Software Engineering

from € 9,600

GISMA Business School

BSc Business Management

from € 9,600

GISMA Business School

MEng Computer Science

from € 13,000

GISMA Business School

MSc Business Management

from € 13,000

GISMA Business School

MSc Corporate Financial Management

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Leadership and HR Management

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Strategic Business Management

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Innovation & Entrepreneurship

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Marketing

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Business Intelligence

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Cyber Security (Management)

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc Project Management

€ 16,000

The University of Law

MSc International Business Management

€ 16,500

Kingston University

*Free beginner's German classes only for students who are studying a degree programme from GISMA Business School, Kingston University, or The University of Law.

Please contact a programme advisor for more details on how to apply.

 

 

Discounts for CIS, MENA, and LATAM students

Students from the following countries are eligible for special discounts for some degrees awarded by GISMA Business School University of Applied Sciences.

This discount is open to international applicants who are citizens or residents from one of the following countries:

CIS - Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia

Americas - Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela

MENA - Turkey, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Iran, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya.

The discount can be applied to the following programmes awarded by GISMA Business School:

  • MSc Data Science, AI, and Digital Business
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Leadership for Digital Transformation
  • Computer Science Master of Engineering
  • MSc Business Management
  • BSc Data Science, AI, and Digital Business
  • BSc International Business Management
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BEng Software Engineering
  • BSc Business Management

The discounts are applied as follows:

Programme

 Price before scholarship

 Price after scholarship

Undergraduate

€ 10,500                           

 € 5,250                                                 

Undergraduate + foundation

 € 10,500                          

 € 5,250                                               

1 Year Master's

 €  15,500                                

 € 6,300                                                 

1.5 Year Master's

 € 18,000                                 

 € 9,000                                                   

2 Year Masters

 € 20,000

 

€ 11,500

 

 

 

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