Executive MBA in Real Estate International
IREBS Executive Education
EUR 22,950 *
31 May 2024
Earliest start date
* early bird rate for bookings until 31 May 2024 : € 21,115
The Executive MBA in Real Estate International was designed to give real estate professionals a competitive edge over other market players, providing them with the tools to compete in an international market. The course is aimed at real estate professionals who wish to shape the industry sustainably and to gain a better understanding of property finance and investment as well as of international markets, especially the US, UK, and Asian markets.
The Best Choice for Part-Time Executive Education
As an affiliated institute of the University of Regensburg, IRE|BS Executive Education is committed to the highest quality and is an international leader in university and part-time education for real estate professionals. For over three decades, we have remained constantly one step ahead of the requirements for real estate qualifications.
Our broad range of part-time executive education programs is aimed at skilled managers, executives, and management trainees who want to boost their careers. With its interdisciplinary, science-based, and practical teaching approach, IRE|BS Executive Education is a driving force in the real estate industry and acts as a bridge between professional disciplines and market players
The modules in the Executive MBA in Real Estate International program are all taught in English. Upon successful completion of all modules and a Master‘s thesis, the “Master of Business Administration” will be awarded by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Regensburg.
IREBS Student Advisory Service
At IREBS student advisory service, which takes place in a ZOOM Video Conference, we inform you about the advantages of the in-service education program at the IREBS Real Estate Academy. Discuss together with us which program will help you personally.
The international module teaches real estate management skills such as successfully running a real estate business and conveying “state of the art” real estate know-how and market expertise in an international context. It also helps to form a tight network of highly motivated professionals.
IRE|BS Executive Education is one of the leading real estate business schools in Germany. In the EdUniversal university ranking, it is ranked 24th worldwide in the Global TOP 50 Best Masters in the field of real estate/wealth management in 2022.
What is the ECTS?
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool that supports the planning, delivery, and evaluation of higher education programs and aims to make education systems more comparable, also internationally. Each learning outcome is expressed in terms of credits. With a student workload ranging from 1,500 to 1,800 hours for an academic year, one credit generally corresponds to 25 – 30 hours of work.
Of course, we accept ECTS credit points earned at other universities inside and outside Germany. Please contact us if you have questions as to whether you are qualified for our MBA program. We are happy to develop strategies for you to obtain missing ECTS credit points or qualifications.
The IREBS Executive MBA in Real Estate International provides real estate management skills in an international context, including successful management of real estate companies and imparting "state of the art" real estate knowledge and market expertise. The program is designed for working professionals and spans 15 months. The study modules take place at the locations in Regensburg, Eltville (near Frankfurt), and Berlin, with an overseas study component at renowned universities such as Harvard, Reading, and Singapore. Students have three months to complete their master's thesis. All lectures are conducted in English, and upon successful completion, the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Information Systems at the University of Regensburg awards the title "Master of Business Administration.
Module 1- Economics
In this module, we provide key economic fundamentals relevant to executives in the international real estate sector. We assume that participants are already familiar with the basics of micro and macroeconomics, as the lectures build upon this prior knowledge.
Selection of topics:
- Behavioral economics
- Decision-based game theory
- Demographic developments and the real estate sector
- Global capital markets
- International finance markets
- Real estate cycles and forecasts
- Internationalisation of the real estate sector
- Taxation of real estate
- Sustainable real estate
- Urban economics and real estate markets
Module 2- General Management
In this module, we explore essential subjects from management literature, including those pertinent to international real estate market managers. The content builds upon general economic themes, with some of these topics assumed to be familiar to participants.
Selection of topics:
- Capital markets
- Corporate governance
- Corporate management
- Financial modeling
Module 3 - International Real Estate
This module provides comprehensive knowledge of international markets and negotiation strategies. It offers valuable insights into city valuations and urban planning. Important components of this module include site visits, meetings with local market participants, and access to an international network.
Module 4 - Master's Thesis
The study program concludes with a Master's thesis, which requires a three-month preparation period. The thesis may address topics relevant to the participant's employer, given they are academically challenging.
IREBS Executive Education is an independent affiliated institute of the University of Regensburg – in both organizational and legal sense – and is thus oriented towards the scientific standards of the university. Active academic and expert advisory boards, close ties with Germany’s largest real estate research institute, a system accreditation by AQUIN, and the recognition of our programs by RICS ensure the highest quality standards. Award-winning research projects by IREBS scientists attest to our strength in research.
IREBS Executive Education is one of the leading real estate business schools in Germany. In the EdUniversal university ranking, it is ranked 24th worldwide in the Global TOP 50 Best Masters in the field of real estate/wealth management in 2022.
Program Tuition Fee
The Executive MBA in Real Estate from IREBS Executive Education Business School) can open up various career opportunities in the real estate industry. Here are some potential career paths and opportunities that may be available to graduates:
- Real Estate Development Manager: Graduates may pursue roles in real estate development, overseeing the planning, design, and construction of real estate projects. This could involve residential, commercial, or mixed-use developments.
- Investment Analyst: Analyzing real estate investment opportunities, assessing market trends, and providing investment recommendations to clients or organizations seeking to invest in real estate.
- Asset Manager: Managing and maximizing the value of real estate portfolios by optimizing property performance, implementing strategic initiatives, and overseeing property operations.
- Real Estate Finance Specialist: Working in roles that involve structuring and managing real estate financing, such as mortgage financing, acquisition financing, or project financing.
- Real Estate Consultant: Providing consulting services to real estate firms or clients, offering expertise on market trends, investment strategies, and development opportunities.
- Corporate Real Estate Manager: Overseeing real estate assets and facilities for corporations, optimizing space utilization, managing leases, and ensuring cost-effective real estate solutions.
- Real Estate Broker/Agent: Engaging in property sales and leasing, representing clients in buying, selling, or renting residential or commercial properties.
- Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Manager: Managing real estate assets within a REIT, including acquisitions, dispositions, and portfolio optimization.
- Urban Planning and Development Consultant: Working with government agencies or private firms to contribute to urban planning and development projects, ensuring sustainable and well-designed communities.
- Real Estate Entrepreneur: Starting one's own real estate business, such as a real estate development firm, property management company, or real estate consultancy.
The Executive MBA in Real Estate from IREBS Executive Education is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of the real estate industry, making graduates well-positioned for leadership roles. It's essential for individuals to leverage their experience, network, and knowledge gained during the program to pursue opportunities aligned with their career goals.