Human Resources Managementfull time

  • Master of Science


  • 3 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Pforzheim


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Human Resource Management


Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Education Theory

Target group

The Master's course is aimed at graduates of universities, universities of applied sciences and dual higher education institutions who would like to obtain a Master's degree directly after their first degree. It is also directed, however, at working graduates wishing to continue their education in the field of HR.


You have completed your Bachelor's degree with great success and would like to expand your knowledge in the field of Human Resources Management (HRM) academically? Or do you already have both feet firmly on the ground in professional life after completing your studies and would like to deepen your knowledge of human resources topics in a full-time degree course? Either way, you've come to the right place! The Business School and the Industrial Engineering degree courses at Hochschule Pforzheim meet the highest international requirements. This is certified by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Admission modus

Local admission restriction

Admission requirements

The admissions test is divided into two phases. The first stage includes: A letter of motivation of a maximum of two pages A letter of recommendation/reference Grade of the qualification for admission to higher education a first degree with a specialisation in Economics (with at least 18 credit points ) Grade of the university degree (prerequisite: grade 2.5 or better) Proof of knowledge of English (at least Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference) usable subject-specific professional or training content The second stage (selection interview) includes: Motivation to study (as a result of the interview) Social Skills Subject-specific competence and method skills Course-relevant language skills Analytical potential

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    See application deadlines

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service