• Graduation

    Master of Business Administration - MBA

  • ECTS-Points


  • Learning format

    Blended learning

  • Duration

    4 semesters, part time

    possible variants

  • Start

    25 November 2024

  • Costs

    EUR 23.900,--

  • Admission requirements

    Bachelor's degree and professional experience

  • Language


BOOST YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER. International Business presents a captivating, dynamic, and interdisciplinary challenge in management and leadership. It encompasses intricate economic opportunities and challenges that arise from global markets and the actions of organizations worldwide.

This MBA Program, specializing in "International Business," aims to enrich students' understanding of the economic facets of globalization and seeks to enhance their managerial expertise associated with international business. This encompasses, among other aspects, the analysis of future market potential, formulation of market entry strategies, development of suitable corporate structures, and a profound understanding of diverse cultural and political contexts. The MBA Program imparts practical solutions and always aims to reflect on current issues in the rapidly changing realm of international businesses.

It is possible to finalize the Certificate Program "International Business" first. Completed modules can then be credited towards the MBA continuing education program with specialization "International Business" or "Executive MBA".
Markus Wabnegg

Doing business in an international context is an enriching, yet also quite challenging task. This program provides students with both science-based knowledge and first-hand practitioner insights to navigate the complexities of international business.

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Markus Wabnegg, MSc, MIM

Assistant Professor at University for Continuing Education Krems

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28.08.2024, 14:00

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Target group

Academically qualified professionals with managerial experience in international organizations who want to master their interdisciplinary management challenges by investing in a strong academic background.

Benefit from our study program

  • The blended learning concept, the quality of teaching and the small class sizes make us stand out.
  • We provide a unique learning environment where students are encouraged to develop their personality, creativity and skills as next generation leaders. 
  • Our state-of the art industry-program has allowed us to instill an enterprising culture into our modules which has resulted in the Business School’s reputation as being focused on professionally experienced and motivated students from an academic point of view.
  • Being accredited by ACBSP and being a member of PRME stand for a permanent supervision of the curriculum. 


  • global/international perspective

  • innovative teaching methods

  • accredited/certified

ACBSP Logo und PRME LogoThe continuing education program is ACBSP accredited. Furthermore, Danube Business School is a member of the United Nations PRME Initiative.

Blended learning option

  • General Management Core Curriculum (Blended Learning)
  • Specialization (Blended Learning)

Continuing education tuition fee: EUR 23,900

The program comprises a total of 90 ECTS credits. The part-time variant lasts four semesters, the full-time variant three semesters. Admission is possible at any time.

The Core Curriculum is offered as an online distance learning variant (German only) and as a blended learning variant (German or English). The specialization is exclusively offered in English language as a blended learning variant.

The four specialization modules can also be booked as a Certificate Program in "International Business".

The "MBA" program comprises a total of 90 ECTS credits. The curriculum consists of 12 compulsory modules, amounting to 36 ECTS credits, and elective modules totaling 15 ECTS credits. Additionally, students must choose a specialization worth 24 ECTS credits. The modules for specialization are determined by the curriculum of the Certificate Programs in effect at the time of completion. Finally, students must complete a thesis worth 15 ECTS credits. The selection of core curriculum modules and specialization electives is to be documented in a separate agreement (Learning Agreement), signed by the student and the academic director, and appended to the student's record. This agreement serves as the basis for examinations. It also specifies which modules will be completed through distance learning and which through blended learning mode.


Specialization Modules



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

Admission requirements

  • Students who have an Austrian or equivalent foreign university degree of any relevant higher education studies of any subject (at least a Bachelor-degree) and
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience and
  • English language skills C1 as well as the positive completion of the selection procedure at Danube Business School.


First steps to studying at the University for Continuing Education Krems

Interested in applying for admission to the "MBA with specialization in International Business"? If so, please follow the enrolment procedure described below:

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 documents "Learning Agreement" and "Appendix Continuing Education Tuition Fee" for upload in the online tool. Corresponding forms and templates can be found in the "Downloads" section. Furthermore, remember the study code UM 999 071 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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