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The Theory and Practice of Management

The MBA program is a management course of studies preparing for a leading management position. The MBA degree is of interest for both participants coming from a business background and for those who specialized in different fields and want to qualify themselves in the managerial area.

Target group

  • Executives, entrepreneurs and management trainees with several years of work experience
  • Full-time working individuals who aspire an academic degree by part-time studies
  • Individuals who want to complete their existing knowledge with a high-quality management education

Admission Criteria

State-approved degree: Minimum academic requirement is a bachelor degree or an equivalent university degree.

In particular cases, individuals who do not have a university degree may also be admitted to the progam. For this purpose a general qualification for university entrance and at least 5 years of professoinal experience are necessary.

Course Content and Construction

The modular structure of our MBA program provides a high level of flexibility and allows perfect coordination of studies, work and private life. The program is made up of 38,5 days of attendence held in the national language and in English and a 5-day Intercultural Exchange Seminar . The study period is equivalent to one academic year including private study and preparation. According to our experience you can assume an average program duration of 18 months.

Compulsory subjects

  • General Business Administration
  • Finance & Controlling
  • Corporate Management & Organization
  • International Marketing
  • Integrated Corporate Planning & Management (business game)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Law
  • Leadership
  • Academic Writing
  • Intercultural Exchange Seminar


  • Intercultural Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Change Management
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Personal Skills


In addition to assignments, presentations and written exams students have to write and defend a master’s thesis. The thesis may deal with a specific project or management issue from the student’s work life.


The international faculty, with Univ.-Prof. Dkfm. Dr. Gerhard A. Wührer as academic director, has an excellent reputation and consists of lecturers from several countries.

International Accreditation

The Executive MBA program at the IfM – Institute for Management is accredited by the FIBAA (Foundation for International Administration Accreditation). This international seal of quality implies highest quality and comparable standards.

Course fees

The fee of EUR 24.800 is tax-free and includes:

  • Personal consultation
  • Admission fee
  • Examination fees
  • Thesis support
  • Meals and beverages at the study venue
  • Graduation ceremony

Student Advisory Service

You want to boost your career, reorient yourself and invest in your future? We will be glad to inform you about your career and training opportunities. Please contact us for any further information or make an appointment for an individual consultation.


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