The MBA Shipping Programme is focused on business development in the shipping industry and related industries. The programme provides the students with the necessary knowledge, analytical skills and competences regarded as essential for extraordinary managerial performance in the maritime industry. The course is taught and assessed in English.
The focus on business development in the maritime industry is unique in Europe.
The students improve their intercultural competencie as some modules are taught in London, Athens/Piraeus and Dubai.
The students are taught by experienced lecturers from the shipping industry.
The Master students benefit from a special mentoring programme by the German Shipowners' Association (Verband Deutscher Reeder) and the network between HSBA and the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. Mentoring Programme of the German Shipowners' Association Within the framework of the mentoring programme members of the German Shipowners' Association and experienced entrepreneurs support the HSBA Master students on their way into the management levels of the maritime industry. Access to NetworksFor business success, networks are of essential importance. Core of the networks are the master's students themselves and more than 1.000 alumni of HSBA. Additionally, HSBA intensively cooperates with more than 250 companies and HSBA's Friends and Sponsors' association. Via the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, the founder of HSBA, students have access to links to more than 170,000 Hamburg based companies.
For students of the MBA Shipping there are several funding opportunities:
More information on the different funding opportunities, please check here.