With scientifically sound, state-of-the-art know-how and content geared towards business practice, the continuing education master's program contributes to your professional and personal development and improves your chances of advancing your career. In addition to acquiring or deepening key business skills, the focus is also on strengthening the skills required to take on or perform management roles.
Barbara Brenner

Danube Business School (DBS) strives to be a European leader in the field of executive education and sets the standards for relevant management programs tailored to individual learning needs with its state-of-the-art curricula.

Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Barbara Brenner

Dean of the Faculty of Business and Globalisation

Info session (English)

At our info sessions, the individual study programs are presented in detail. We are happy to answer your questions and look forward to meeting you there!

Info session (German)


28.08.2024, 14:00

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Benefit from our study program

  • Being accredited by ACBSP and being a member of PRME stands for a permanent supervision of the curriculum. 
  • The business school is flexible in terms of student´s application date during the summer or winter term and offers ongoing entrance to start the study program. 
  • Our state-of the art MBA program offers modules with a strong practical orientation and fosters student´s interaction and knowledge transfer.   
  • accredited/certified

  • flexible

  • practice-oriented

logoDOUBLE ACCREDITED: The continuing education study program is FIBAA and ACBSP accredited. In addition, Danube Business School is a member of the PRME Initiative of the United Nations.

Blended learning option

To meet the demands of students who study alongside their work, courses at Danube Business School are offered as blended learning courses. Blended Learning combines self-study with e-learning and on campus training modules according to the training objectives of each degree course.

  • Networking
  • personal support
  • Get in touch with top-class lecturers

Continuing education tuition fee: EUR 17.900,--

The blended learning option can be studied in German or English language.

Distance learning option

Study anywhere and at any time? Since 2017, we have also been offering the General Management programs in the distance learning version. Here, all subjects can be completed 100% online within a year or at your own pace. It is possible to start all year round. This means that the course can be adapted to suit individual circumstances, such as professional and private commitments or stays abroad.

  • flexible in terms of location and time
  • Good balance between work and family life

Continuing education tuition fee: EUR 10.900,--

The distance learning option can be studied in German language only.


The Master in Business Administration program is also offered as a full-time study (2 semester).

The modules of this General Management Core Curriculum can be completed in blocks and within one year. The compulsory modules last 2 days each and are each offered with another module in blocks of 4 days.

Graduates of the MBA Core Curriculum are
enabled to:

  • Discuss interrelationships between the core disciplines of business administration and aspects of cross-cutting economic and societal issues,
  • deal with topic-, function- and/or industry-specifi contexts within the chosen area of specialization,
  • to categorize the methods of action acquired in business practice by dealing with the theoretical foundations and to link them with new findings
  • to apply theoretical knowledge from the core disciplines of business administration, econom their chosen specialization in independent planning and implementation in their areas of work and in projects as managers,
  • identify key cross-sector challenges and develop appropriate approaches,
  • explain relevant aspects with regard to gender and diversity in various core business disciplines,
  • analyze their personal and professional management skills in self-reflection and derive potential for development from this,
  • systematically develop solutions to practical problems in an original written paper using the knowledge they have acquired.

An MBA thesis must be written at the end of the program. The MBA thesis deals with a complex problem related to the student's own company or professional environment according to scientific criteria. With the MBA thesis, students should demonstrate that they are able to systematically develop solutions to practice-relevant problems within the framework of an independent written thesis using the knowledge they have acquired.

Core Subjects - General Management (AE)
Nemanja Lazendic

Dreams without goals are just dreams.

Nemanja Lazendic

Alumni MBA

Here you can find more information about the MBA study program.

Admission requirements

  • Completed university degree
  • and two years of relevant professional experience

Application process

  1. Contact us to clarify your expectations of the study program and to check the admission requirements
  2. Online application (Prepare the required document for uploading in the online tool. The document "Learning agreement" and "Appendix Continuing Education Tuition Fee" can be found in the downloads section of this page. You can download further templates on the "Application" info page. Please also note the study code UM 999 044 for selection in the online tool.)
  3. Carrying out the selection procedure (interview with the director of studies)
  4. Admission to the degree program

We look forward to receiving your application and to welcoming you soon at the University for Continuing Education Krems.

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