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Master in Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The General Management MBA programs of Danube University Krems offer future leaders a compact, theoretically grounded education in economics and management with a heavy emphasis on practical applications. These programs are intended to supplement a basic course of study in a specific field.


The one-year MBA program "Master in Business Administration" has been designed for university graduates holding a degree min. 240 ECTS worth (or 4 years full-time study) who want to enhance their employment and career prospects. In its full-time version it takes you only 1 year to your MBA degree. 

The programme

Within 6 modules you will be provided with state-of-the-art know-how in the interdisciplinary field of general management with a strong emphasis on practice. The program will prepare you for taking up management and leadership positions and improve your international network. The program concludes with writing a master's thesis on a business-related topic with practical orientation, applying program contents and following academic criteria.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Anatytics & Research Methods
  • Managerial Economics& Global Business Environment
  • Controlling & Reporting
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Strategic Management & Competitive Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Managing People
  • Leadership
  • Managing Complexity
  • Knowledge Management
  • Project Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Dutch
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • A completed domestic university degree of any discipline, min. 240 ECTS worth; a completed domestic bachelor degree of any discipline combined with continuing studies, min. 240 ETCS worth; OR
  • A completed equivalent university degree subject to foreign study regulations;
  • Successful completion of the "Business Fundamentals" (online modules in General Management, Accounting, Cost Accounting, Economics, Business Mathematics and Statistics) of Danube Business School.
  • Adequate knowledge of the English language: applicants have to complete Danube Business School's Business English test (online), or proof their English language proficiency (TOEFL or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Krems an der Donau

  • 800 - 1200 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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