Today, the general conditions and competitive situations of companies are changing rapidly. Managers and entrepreneurs are faced with the challenge of constantly updating and expanding their repertoire of strategies, concepts and instruments in order to lead their organizations responsibly and successfully into the future.
Barbara Brenner

The study program teaches skills for developing innovative, productive and sustainable solutions to constantly changing challenges.

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!


13.06.2024, 17:00 - 18:00

Info session (German)


25.06.2024, 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 specialized MBA program has allowed us to instill an enterprising culture into our modules with a strong practical orientation.   
  • accredited/certified

  • flexible

  • practice-oriented

Excellent further education at the highest level!

This continuing education study program is internationally accredited with ACBSP.
The 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 23.900,--

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 16.900,--

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


The MBA program is also offered as a full-time study (3 semester).

The study program contains 90 ECTS credits:

  • 12 compulsory modules General Management (36 ECTS)
  • 3-5 elective modules General Management (15 ECTS)
  • Specialization modules (24 ECTS)
  • MBA Thesis (15 ECTS)

MBA - Core Curriculum

The core modules of the MBA Program offer a coordinated General Management education aligned with international academic standards. This core curriculum can be completed as a blended learning program in a part-time or full-time mode.

MBA - Specialization Curriculum

The specialization modules focus on industry-, function- or topic-specific content and enable the transfer of knowledge between experts in their field or industry. In addition to specific industry contexts or functional areas, current business related cross-cutting topics such as agility, digitalization or sustainability can also be addressed in depth.

MBA - Thesis

A MBA-Thesis must be written at the end of the MBA Program. This independent written work must be composed according to academic criteria and is intended to develop the implementation of a specific aspect of the MBA Program content to a practically relevant issue. With the MBA-Thesis, students should demonstrate that they are able to develop solutions systematically for a practical relevant issue by applying the acquired knowledge of the Program.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Specializations taught in German


Specializations taught in English


To informally clarify whether the intended study program is right for you and you meet all admission requirements, please contact the respective study director.

MBA Agile Organizations & Collective Leadership

MBA Aviation Management

MBA Biotech, Pharma & MedTech Management

MBA Business Controlling & Financial Management

MBA Datenmanagement - Data Steward

MBA Digitale Transformation in Wirtschaft und Verwaltung

MBA International Business

MBA Leadership

MBA Sales Management

MBA Sustainable Management

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

Admission requirements

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


You can find contact persons and application information on the respective study pages of the specializations.

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