ESB Reutlingen vs HWR Berlin vs Hochschule Pforzheim


Hi Team,

I've 6 years of experience working at the top 5 MNCs. I'm a German language graduate and have good command over German. Below is the status of all exams:

GMAT- Didn't take
GRE- Didn't take
IELTS Academic- 7.5 Band
German Language proficiency- C1 level
Experience- 6+ years with (3+years at Amazon in Pre-sales) and 3 years at LinkedIn as a Digital Marketing Consultant).

Which of these B Schools would be the best bet? Also, shall I consider writing GMAT/GRE? If I have to choose between ESB Reutlingen and HWR Berlin, which one would be the best for me?

ESB Reutlingen and Hochschule Pforzheim both have AACSB accreditation now. So, if one needs to choose among these two which one would be the best bet.

Thanks.

Hi Team,

I've 6 years of experience working at the top 5 MNCs. I'm a German language graduate and have good command over German. Below is the status of all exams:

GMAT- Didn't take
GRE- Didn't take
IELTS Academic- 7.5 Band
German Language proficiency- C1 level
Experience- 6+ years with (3+years at Amazon in Pre-sales) and 3 years at LinkedIn as a Digital Marketing Consultant).

Which of these B Schools would be the best bet? Also, shall I consider writing GMAT/GRE? If I have to choose between ESB Reutlingen and HWR Berlin, which one would be the best for me?

ESB Reutlingen and Hochschule Pforzheim both have AACSB accreditation now. So, if one needs to choose among these two which one would be the best bet.

Thanks.
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Duncan

You should aim at better schools but ESB > Pforzheim> big gap > HWR.

You should aim at better schools but ESB > Pforzheim> big gap > HWR.
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So, among these three ESB is better B school. Right, Duncan?

So, among these three ESB is better B school. Right, Duncan?
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Duncan

For most people, yes. Pforzheim has some interesting auto industry links, but ESB is a better school.

For most people, yes. Pforzheim has some interesting auto industry links, but ESB is a better school.
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Duncan

And, of course, the region has a much more favourable labour market than Berlin, a much poorer city with a lot of foreign students.

And, of course, the region has a much more favourable labour market than Berlin, a much poorer city with a lot of foreign students.
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00578

Hi MBA in Germany, I would like to mention that Pforzheim has links to much more than just the auto industry. I'm a current MBA student in the International MBA program and have networked with a lot of the MBA alumni from our program who have moved into a variety of industries. You can do a quick search on LinkedIn to look at members that have graduated from HS Pforzheim and you will see MBA alumni working on AI projects for Bosch, Supply Chain management for DHL, lots of consultants & senior manager roles at large & boutique consulting firms. I am basing this from first-hand knowledge meeting previous alumni in our classroom. Even on rankings (depending which you look at) Pforzheim ranks higher than ESB in some cases. I am proud to be an MBA student at Pforzheim and have met way more people in German industry than I did at my university in Berlin or back in California. They really do a good job getting you to network in the German industry here. Another think to note is the rankings don't guarantee a salary.

Hi MBA in Germany, I would like to mention that Pforzheim has links to much more than just the auto industry. I'm a current MBA student in the International MBA program and have networked with a lot of the MBA alumni from our program who have moved into a variety of industries. You can do a quick search on LinkedIn to look at members that have graduated from HS Pforzheim and you will see MBA alumni working on AI projects for Bosch, Supply Chain management for DHL, lots of consultants & senior manager roles at large & boutique consulting firms. I am basing this from first-hand knowledge meeting previous alumni in our classroom. Even on rankings (depending which you look at) Pforzheim ranks higher than ESB in some cases. I am proud to be an MBA student at Pforzheim and have met way more people in German industry than I did at my university in Berlin or back in California. They really do a good job getting you to network in the German industry here. Another think to note is the rankings don't guarantee a salary.
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Duncan

To be fair, just talking to strangers at the train station, you will meet more people in Germany industry anywhere in West Germany than in Berlin or California.

And if you didn't notice that Bosch is one of the world's biggest suppliers of auto components, then spend more time chatting at the station.

To be fair, just talking to strangers at the train station, you will meet more people in Germany industry anywhere in West Germany than in Berlin or California.

And if you didn't notice that Bosch is one of the world's biggest suppliers of auto components, then spend more time chatting at the station.
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Razors Edg...

Another think to note is the rankings don't guarantee a salary.

Indeed, there are never any guarantees, but the reputable international rankings do include verified average salary data from alumni, which give a good indication of what potential grads can make. Many of the ranked institutions also post detailed career outcomes, including the average salary by industry, which is also a good guide.

[quote]Another think to note is the rankings don't guarantee a salary. [/quote]
Indeed, there are never any guarantees, but the reputable international rankings do include verified average salary data from alumni, which give a good indication of what potential grads can make. Many of the ranked institutions also post detailed career outcomes, including the average salary by industry, which is also a good guide.
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00578

To be fair, just talking to strangers at the train station, you will meet more people in Germany industry anywhere in West Germany than in Berlin or California.

And if you didn't notice that Bosch is one of the world's biggest suppliers of auto components, then spend more time chatting at the station.


Again, I don't appreciate your passive aggressive remarks, it is not conducive to the nature of this site. Trolling in the comments is not professional nor appreciated. I merely want to give my experience in this program and actually working in this region of Germany. Bosch may be a supplier of auto components, however, they provide many more products and services beyond this. Please respect my right to help share positive experiences I have had in the Pforzheim International MBA program. Thank you.

[quote]To be fair, just talking to strangers at the train station, you will meet more people in Germany industry anywhere in West Germany than in Berlin or California.

And if you didn't notice that Bosch is one of the world's biggest suppliers of auto components, then spend more time chatting at the station.[/quote]

Again, I don't appreciate your passive aggressive remarks, it is not conducive to the nature of this site. Trolling in the comments is not professional nor appreciated. I merely want to give my experience in this program and actually working in this region of Germany. Bosch may be a supplier of auto components, however, they provide many more products and services beyond this. Please respect my right to help share positive experiences I have had in the Pforzheim International MBA program. Thank you.
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