Leading Innovative Organizations, M.Sc. | Johannes Kepler University Linz | Linz, Austria
15 months
726 EUR/year
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Can you use your creativity to find solutions to social issues? The one-year Master’s degree program Leading Innovative Organizations at the Johannes Kepler University Linz at the provides you with expertise to build and lead successful, innovative and sustainable organizations.


Why Leading Innovative Organizations degree at the Johannes Kepler University Linz Degree is Particularly Attractive

  • The LIO program is your professional competitive edge: The unique combination of subjects paves the way to pursue excellent leadership opportunities.
  • The program is unique in German-speaking Europe: Earn a Master's degree in just two semesters of full-time study (9 months of mandatory attendance). The program includes a pre-term period in the form of a summer school program (mainly via distance learning) and completing a Master's thesis during the post-term period.
  • Fit for the future: Taught by experienced research and teaching faculty, the program focuses on developing your professional expertise and methodological skills as well as teaching you to approach topics from different perspectives and implement real-world solutions.
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio: As part of a small cohort of just 40 students max, this high-quality program is interesting and challenging.
  • Unique learning experience: Modern educational methods and an international team of experts ensure a well-coordinated and stimulating learning experience. Students also hone their professional, analytical, social and intercultural skills.

Programme Structure

What You Will Learn in the Program

We provide you with professional expertise as well as managerial and scientific methodological skills in the areas of organization and leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, digital economics, and data-driven management.

  • Leadership, Intercultural Management, Group Dynamics
  • Leadership, Innovation and Organization
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digitization as a Technical, Social, and Economic Transformation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Scientific Methods
  • Business Administration
  • Analytical Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be admitted to the Master's degree program, you must fulfill the following requirements.

  • If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit proof of C1 level of language proficiency in English.
  • A solid, base-knowledge educational background in Management
  • Pass the application procedure (available in English only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 15 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Leading Innovative Organizations
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Leading Innovative Organizations
Johannes Kepler University Linz


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