Executive MBA

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Short Facts
  • Academic Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters, part-time, online-based
  • Prerequisites: academic degree, minimum of three years of professional experience in a qualified position, proof of an adequate command of English
  • Language: English
  • Tuition fee: EUR 21,900
  • Next starting date: October 12, 2020
  • Applications: accepted on a continual basis

Before studying

The two-year Executive Master Degree program "Master in Business Administration for Global Leaders and Business Professionals" teaches a set of competencies that will increase your career opportunities manifold. Ambitious executives receive intensive and challenging part-time training and the chance to obtain an internationally acknowledged academic degree.



The Executive Master Degree program "Executive MBA" combines up-to-date theoretical knowledge with the most recent findings from management practice. It equips executives and professionals, aiming to advance their career, with professional and methodological knowledge, social skills, management know-how, entrepreneurial spirit, and decisiveness.

The MBA program represents a generalist education with a strong international focus that promotes and improves students’ professional and social competencies. Participants in this course learn how to systematically identify and analyze entrepreneurial problems, provide suitable solutions, and make, as well as implement, respective decisions.

In addition to teaching leadership and negotiation techniques, the program focuses on developing and promoting social skills regarding teamwork, communication, and presentation. Participants profit from both the exchange with other students and MCI’s established network of international lecturers. The newly acquired knowledge, as well as the intercultural competencies and social skills taught in the course, enable graduates to adequately master future management tasks and strategic leadership responsibilities.

Head of Executive Education
Susanne E. Herzog
Mag. Susanne E. Herzog Head Executive Education +43 512 2070 - 2100This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Claudia Haidacher
Claudia Haidacher Assistant & Project Management +43 512 2070 - 2122This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis. The required documents are to be submitted online.

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In principle, the program accepts individuals with

  • an academic degree at the Bachelor’s level at least or
  • a minimum of three years’ relevant professional experience.

Additionally applicants are  required to provide proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language. Relevant evidence must not be older than three years and may include certificates issued for the completion of any one of the following examinations:

  • TOEFL (minimum score of 92)
  • IELTS (minimum score of 6.5)

The admission process comprises the following elements:

  • Application form
  • Motivation Letter
  • Proof of an adequate command of English
  • Interview
  • Decision



The application must be submitted via an online application accompanied by the required documents (CV, Essay). Successful completion of a first academic degree and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a qualified position prior to commencement of the Master program (ideally, qualified professional activity also during the Master program) are required.



Applicants are asked to submit an essay detailing their motivations for enrolling in this program.



TOEFL test certificate or IELTS. Scores are valid for three years from the date of the test.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) may be taken at any international TOEFL centre; a minimum score of 92 points is required in an internet-based test.

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System
Minimum score of 6.5



The interview gives applicants the opportunity to present themselves personally, to comment on their previous career, and to explain their motivation for applying, as well as their medium-term professional goals.



An admission committee decides on the applicant's admission to the Master program.

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