About us

Beyond Degrees. Gisma: Building Careers That Make a Global Impact

Prof. Dr. Ramon O'Callaghan

A Message From The President

Welcome to Gisma University of Applied Sciences, the destination for future global leaders. Let Gisma be the launchpad to a successful career. Here, we don’t just train individuals; we build leaders who create an impact.

Driving Innovation, Creating Impact

Gisma ignites business leaders. Our diverse student body thrives on a world-class curriculum, designed for global impact.

Action defines Gisma. Here, knowledge and skills fuel success. We’re a catalyst for change, fostering leaders who redefine what’s possible. Our innovative approach ensures career-ready graduates with real-world experience. Learn by doing business, not just studying it.

Welcome to your launchpad for global success.

Our Mission

To empower future business leaders with the knowledge, skills, and network necessary to drive global impact and innovation.

Our Vision

To empower our students to lead the way in generating new knowledge, advancing tech, and creating a positive impact in the world.

Launch Your Career with Impact


We stand proudly as a state-recognised university, boasting the coveted AMBA accreditation.

Expert Faculty

Our professors at Gisma are experts in their respective fields. They have worked with some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies, including Amazon, United Nations, Harvard, KPMG, Boston Consulting Group, IBM, and Allianz.

SAP Partnership

We are partnered with with global software giant SAP.

Our students have access to exclusive cutting-edge tools and resources that open doors to exciting opportunities

Career Dedicated

Launching careers with confidence. Gisma’s dedicated Career Centre equips students with personalised coaching, from crafting a stellar CV to mastering interview skills.

We guide students every step of the way, ensuring their job-ready by graduation.

The University in Numbers

Landing Jobs, Not Just Degrees

  • Job Ready

    Students who find employment less than a year after graduation.

  • Career Launchpad

    Students who secure a job before graduation.

  • Starting Strong

    Our recent graduates enjoy a salary ranging from €55k to €60k

  • Leaders From The Start

    Alumni who hold managerial positions in leading organisations after graduation.

  • Global Elite

    Alumni who are proudly placed in 20 global top companies including Tesla, Amazon, and Bosch.

  • A World of Minds

    Nationalities of students, alumni, and staff represented at Gisma

  • Boutique Learning

    Our smaller student body enables personalised learning on campus and online around the world

Our Partner

Our dynamic partnership unlocks a powerful combination with a triple-accredited institution. Gisma’s innovative curriculum and Kingston University London’s world-class academic reputation. Together, we offer unique double degree programmes in Germany, empowering students to become a future-ready leader.

Our Partner

Two Campuses, One Global Mindset

Guiding Innovation

Our Leadership in Global Education

Our Commitment to Quality

Backed by Accreditation

  • Programme Accreditation

  • Programme Accreditation

  • State Accreditation

  • Concept Accreditation

Student Insights, Real Impact

  • "The career events are really good, they focus on getting you in touch with professionals and the working environment.

    I think I have all the tools to access the working world"
  • "Gisma is a think campus by itself. It's a social space where you learn by collaborative approach.

    It's kind of a dream for me"

Trusted by Leaders, Featured by Media

  • Times of India
  • AFP
  • Business Standard
  • Online Marketing DE
  • Global Education News
  • Hosting Advice
  • The Pie News
  • investing.com
  • fe news
  • Wissens Management

Gisma – a member of GGG

Gisma University of Applied Sciences is part of GUS Germany GmbH (GGG), a dynamic network of higher education institutions with more than 15,000 students at locations in Germany, Europe, and beyond.

Our mission is to nurture visionary leaders who are capable of driving meaningful impact for society. With a thriving student body of over 15,000+ learners across our various institutions, we offer a wide range of academic disciplines, including business, technology, data science, engineering, sports, and the fine arts. Students seeking to enroll in one of our esteemed institutions can choose from a selection of prime locations. Our institutions are located all around Europe (Berlin, Hamburg, Potsdam, Iserlohn, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam) as well as Dubai, where we offer the first German degree in the UAE.

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