>> Celebration scholarships 2019/20 <<
5x 20% scholarships / 20th Professional MBA Aviation Management
Danube Business School celebrates the 20th class of the Professional MBA Aviation Management program with five 20% scholarships.
Applicants with several years of work experiences in the Aviation Industry are invited to apply for a scholarship for the winter term 2019/20. Candidates with international work experiences or international background as well as female candidates are welcome.
The selection of the scholarships is based on a short paper (2-3 pages) on the following topic: “Characteristics of the future Aviation environment Europe-wide or globally and the resulting challenges for leaders in one of the Aviation sectors, such as Airlines, Airports, Air Traffic Management or in the Aviation Manufacturing field.“
Please send the paper to Ms firstname.lastname@example.org not any later than September 1st.
Applicants can request an information session about the program via telephone before handing in their application documents (including the paper). Do not hesitate to call us!
Prerequisites for admission to a course of study are
a) A completed Austrian university education and at least 2 years of professional experience or
b) A completed equivalent university education in accordance with the directives of a foreign university and at least 2 years of professional experience or
c) General university entrance qualification and at least 6 years of relevant professional experience in an adequate position (further and continuing education periods may be recognized), if the qualifications attained are equal to a university degree. This will be evaluated during the admission procedure or
d) Students without general university entrance qualification must have at least 10 years of professional experience in their chosen field, in an adequate position (further and continuing education periods can be recognized), if the qualifications attained are equal to a university degree. This will be evaluated during the admission procedure.
Graduates of the extra-occupational Professional MBA (VWA) study program will be credited the period of further education. This reduces proof of the above-listed, mandatory professional experience by three years. 180 ECTS credits are awarded on completion of the Professional MBA (VWA) study program. The basis for this continuing education program is the study and examination regulations framework from 17 September 2010, established by the “Bundesverbandes Deutscher Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-Akademien e. V.” for continuing education programs at administration and economics academies.
The further education period will be credited to graduates of the extra-occupational study program Academically Certified General Manager (IHK). This reduces proof of the above-listed, mandatory professional experience by 3 years. The basis for this continuing education program is the IHK education framework in accordance with the regulation from 22 Nov. 2004 for the certified general manager examination, and the regulation from 12 July 2006.
e) In addition to a) – d) an admission interview will be conducted as part of the enrolment procedure in which the course directors and students choose the subjects together according to the selected specialization, and set these down in a Learning Agreement.
f) An inbound test must be passed to measure the learning outcomes after completing the program (outbound test.)
Pracitcal Knowledge & Theory
Accreditations & Memberships
The Faculty of the MBA Program consists of renowned lecturers of the academic community from partner universities, as well as experts of the Aviation Industry:
Head of Area "Aviation & Operational Excellence"
Dr. Doris Burger, Program Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Wolf Müller-Rostin, Visiting Professor Donau-Universität Krems & Aviation Law Consultant
Aviation - Faculty Members*
Dr. Helmut Aigner, M.P.T Consult Gmbh, Vienna, Austria
Phillip Ahrens, MBA, Center Management Munich Airport, Munich, Germany
John Balfour, Clyde & Co, London, UK
Peter Bluth, Corfina AG (ret.), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Dr. Clemens Daburon, Daburon & Partners Legal Consultants LLP, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Desel, Desel Consulting, Niedernhausen, Germany
Uwe M. Erling, LL.M, Noerr LLP, München, Germany
Dipl.-Ing. Caj Frostell, (ret.) Chief Investigator- ICAO, Montreal, Canada
Wolfgang Gallistl, Schedule Coordination Austria, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Alejandro Rios Galvan, Khalifa University & Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Prof. Anne Graham, PhD, University of Westminster, London, UK
Mag. Georg Hasslinger, MA, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Adriaan Heerbaart, MSc, MBA, Directorate Central Route Charges Office, Eurocontrol, Brussels, Belgium
Mag. Joachim J. Janezic, MEng, Janezic & Schmidt Rechtsanwälte, Graz, Austria
Prof. Dr. David Jarach, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Christian Kern, MBA, Austro Control, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Werner Langhans, MBA, Austro Control, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Peter Malanik, Austrian Aviation Association, Vienna, Austria
Prof. Dr. Wolf Müller-Rostin, Aviation Law Consultancy, Bonn, Germany
Dr. Franz Nirschl, Austro Control GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Prof. Dr. Sanjay Patnaik, School of Business, GWU, Washington DC, US
Simon Phippard, Bird & Bird LLP, London UK
Mag. Walter Reimann, Austrian Airlines, Vienna, Austria
MMag. Dr. Gerhard Stadler, General Secretariat of Eurocontrol (ret.), Vienna, Austria
Joe Sultana, Directorate Network Management, Eurocontrol, Brussels, Belgium
Leopold Tazreiter, Austrian Airlines, Vienna, Austria
Karsten Theil, ICAO Regional Director European/North Atlantic Office (ret.), Montreal, Canada
Dr. Hans-Arthur Vogel, International University of Applied Science, Bad Honnef, Germany
Zohar Zik, HFW LLP, London, UK
* Aviation Faculty Member of the 18th & 19th Program