Pharma MBA (part-time)

The GBS Pharma MBA has been the leading part-time MBA program for the pharmaceutical industry in Europe since 2016. Developed in collaboration with the House of Pharma & Healthcare and renowned industry experts, this advanced degree program provides a unique blend of fundamental management knowledge and pharmaceutical-specific management expertise.

Our goal is to prepare aspiring professionals for a management career in the pharmaceutical industry. To facilitate personal and professional development, we offer lectures with a workshop approach. In these sessions, students primarily engage in group work to acquire in-depth management knowledge related to the pharmaceutical value chain.

The part-time program commences annually in October and can be completed within four semesters. Graduates are awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree (90 ECTS CP) from the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Economics and from the Faculty of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Pharmacy at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for admission to the program:

  • Hold at least a Bachelor's degree (210 CP) or an equivalent qualification.
  • Have a minimum of two years of professional work experience.
  • Possess strong English language skills.

The Pharma MBA program offers:

  • Comprehensive foundational knowledge in management theory and practice.
  • Current research findings and applied knowledge along the pharmaceutical value chain.
  • A network of participants from over 30 international pharmaceutical companies.
  • Highly qualified lecturers from Goethe University and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Access to an extensive network provided by GBS, Goethe University, and the House of Pharma & Healthcare.
  • A job-compatible format and an ideal work-study balance with classes every two weeks on Friday afternoons and Saturdays.
  • The opportunity to study at the centrally located, beautiful Campus Westend of Goethe University Frankfurt.

For further information, our Recruiting & Admissions Team at GBS is always available to assist you. We recommend registering for one of our information sessions to gain firsthand insights into the part-time Master of Pharma Business Administration program.