GISMA Business School, Germany


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History, Affiliations & Rankings

GISMA Business School is one of the top business schools in Europe. It was founded in 1999 by the government of Lower Saxony and many private companies. The main aim of the founders was to establish a well-structured institution for the new generation to learn best business practices and techniques. In no time, GISMA Business School bagged the 4th position amongst other business schools in Europe. It has four campuses in Berlin, Hannover, Hamburg and London. GISMA has tie-ups with top business schools of the world and students are sent there to acquire multiple skills. A wide range of courses in the field of business, management, accounting, finance and commerce are available for students.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Students from all over the world apply for the GISMA Business School undergraduate and graduate programmes in addition to various short-term courses and foundation programmes. GISMA Business School offers the aforementioned programmes in a variety of Business disciplines like social science, health care, marketing, information technology, human resources, finance, accounting, management and agribusinesse. Knowledge is disseminated through the four campuses of GISMA Business School - three German campuses (Hamburg, Berlin and Hanover) and one overseas campus situated in London. All the campuses are well-equipped with modern facilities for efficient learning and teaching. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

Alumni are considered as the biggest asset in the GISMA Business School which is one of the main reasons behind maintaining an active relationship with them like involving them in various activities and events of the school. Special emphasis is laid on helping the current students interact with the alumni of GISMA Business School. Today, several of the GISMA graduates have managed to carve a place and position for themselves in this highly competitive job market. The MBA programmes of GISMA are accredited by the Association of MBAs, London. Their Masters in International Business programme was awarded a world rank of 20 by The Economist in 2017.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

GISMA Business School has become one of the hottest study destinations for International students who flock in huge numbers to study in one of the Business discipline programmes. One of the major reasons behind GISMA’s popularity amongst international students is GISMA offers various types of student scholarships to help them complete their studies and achieve their dreams. The flexible payment plans also help the students complete their studies without much of stress. More than 80% of the students pursuing courses in GISMA get placed in well-established business firms. Many grants and scholarships are provided to both Bachelor and Master level students to encourage them to establish their own enterprises. It is the best place for students in the northern part of Germany to enhance their leadership qualities. 

COVID-19 Response 

  • GISMA Business School is offering courses in hybrid learning mode. It is a combination of in-person and virtual online learning.

  • The campus is open and all safety measures are being followed strictly. 

  • Everyone is expected to wear a mask all the time and a minimum 1.5 meters distance must be maintained.

  • Group meetings and gatherings are not allowed.

  • Students travelling from other countries will have to take the COVID-19 test and submit the report before arrival at GISMA.

  • After taking the test, the student will have to be in quarantine for 14 days. 

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GISMA Business School, Germany Scholarship

Scholarships for International Students

GISMA Business School, Germany awards scholarships to students who are enrolled in a degree programme at Porto Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management or The University of Law. A number of scholarships are available for both domestic and international students. However, a candidate can apply for only one scholarship at a time.

The list of scholarship available for international students is as follows:

  • Principal’s Scholarship for Entrepreneurship: Principal’s Scholarship for Entrepreneurship is awarded to students who are motivated to become an entrepreneur and visions to run a profit or non-profit enterprises. Candidates who receive the award are expected to act as the ambassador for GISMA and will be involved with the marketing efforts.  

  • Exceptional Career Scholarship: The Scholarship is awarded to students who have outstanding achievements in their career and are willing to contribute to the class by sharing their experiences during the academic studies at GISMA.

  • Women in Business Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded to women candidates who demonstrate leadership qualities and have the potential to represent themselves in a global business environment. The candidate must have outstanding academic merits and some achievements in chosen career. 

  • Academic Merit Scholarship: The Scholarship is awarded to students who have outstanding academic achievements or have scored high GMAT scores and also demonstrate social skills.

  • Rector’s Scholarship: The Scholarship is awarded to students who have exceptional academic and professional achievements and are willing to share their experiences during the academic studies at GISMA. Students from underrepresented nations or regions are also eligible to receive the award. 

  •  Family Scholarship: This scholarship is funded by GISMA Alumni Network to support the immediate family of both current and former students. The Applicants must meet the entry requirements of the programme to receive the scholarship

GISMA Scholarship Application Form 2021

The scholarship application form is available on the official website of GISMA. Candidates can fill in the application form and email it to or programme consultant. 

The Qualifying Statement is the most important document for a candidate to be considered for the Principal's Scholarship for Entrepreneurship. It must demonstrate some previous work or experience of the candidate and the entrepreneurial qualities of the candidate. The candidate can mention their project plans and the small business they have operated previously.

In the next part of the application, the candidate can talk about how the programme they are applying to at GISMA can help them achieve their personal, educational and career goals.

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