Master in Business Administration

Master in Business Administration

ECTS credits​
students per class
per semester


Our MBA program focuses on strategic analysis, interdisciplinary skills, value-based management, and critical thinking, empowering you to challenge existing limits and thought patterns. Dive deep into core business disciplines such as human resource management, organizational behavior, accounting and finance, marketing and operations, and innovation and entrepreneurship.

You can also choose to tailor your study experience with enrichment courses leading to a specialization.

By investing in yourself and completing an MBA program with MU Vienna, you open up a world of career opportunities. You also tap into a network of successful alumni who have made strides in fields such as European Policy, Sustainable Business Development, Digital Marketing, Hotel & Real Estate Management, Consulting, and Entrepreneurship.

Flexible around life

We understand the demands of a busy professional life. Our program offers the flexibility to study full-time or part-time, allowing you to balance your studies with your existing job. Courses are scheduled once a month, typically spanning 2-5 days (Wednesday to Sunday), and can be customized to fit your personal schedule.

Business Graduates Association (BGA)

We are members of  Business Graduates Association (BGA); this is the impartial authority on postgraduate management education and is committed to raising its profile and quality standards internationally for the benefit of business schools, students and alumni and employers. BGA membership comes along with a number of free esources for our students.

Study Plan

Our MBA is organized into blocked courses or modules, these are taken on campus typically on 2-4 days each month, however they also include a pre-module phase prior to attending on campus as well as a post-module phase after attending.

Pre-Module Phase
2 weeks to 1 month
Working Independently with provided course material to familiarize yourself with the subject

In-Class Phase
2 or 4 days in a row
In class seminars Involving Interactive lectures as well as group projects and assignments

Post-Module Phase
2 weeks
Working Individually or in a group on a find assignment or project

First Year:

The two-year MBA program kicks off with essential topics such as Managing People and Organizations, Leadership skills, Negotiating techniques, Project Management, and strategic Marketing and Innovation. Students also delve into the world of Entrepreneurship and gain insights into Social Media and Digital Marketing strategies.

Semester 1:

  • Master Thesis Tutorial I
  • Negotiation & Dispute Resolution
  • Information Systems Management
  • Financial Management & Reporting
  • Competitive Analysis & Strategy
  • Negotiation & Dispute Resolution
  • Marketing Management in the Digital Age
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Collection & Analysis

    Semester 2:

    • Master Thesis Tutorial II
    • Leadership
    • Managing People, Teams & Organizations
    • Project Management Innovation
    • Social Media Intelligence
    • Managerial Economics
    • Enrichment Course*
    • Enrichment Course*
    • Enrichment Course*

    Second Year:

    Building upon the foundation laid in the first year, students delve into Economics, Business Analysis, and Data Collection techniques. The culmination of their studies comes in the form of a Master's thesis, where students apply their acquired knowledge and research skills to contribute valuable insights to their chosen field of study.

    Semester 3:

    • Master Thesis & Defense
    • Enrichment Course*
    • Enrichment Course*
    • Enrichment Course*
    Grace Semester:
    • One extra semester is allowed for students who need more time to complete their thesis.


    Enhance your comprehensive management education by choosing an Enrichment Course Specialization that aligns with your interests.


    “My MBA studies at Modul helped me to take a step forward in my career. The highlights for me were meeting interesting students and professors from various countries and walks of life, refining my teamwork and presentation skills, and gaining exposure to topics I may not have discovered on my own”

    Jennifer Dosza-Day, USA 

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    Master Admissions

    When applying to Modul University Vienna for a Master program, you will need to meet the following admissions entry requirements and provide your documents in English through out online portal (hyperlink portal): 

    • Curriculum vitae (resume) 

    • Letter of motivation (1 A4 page) 

    • Bachelor's Degree (minimum of 3 years) 

    • Bachelor's Transcripts of Records 

    • Copy of passport 

    • Passport-sized photograph 

    • Two letters of recommendation (from academic sources) 

    • Proof of English proficiency level C1.  

    Exceptions: If not available yet, the Bachelor's Degree Diploma may be submitted later on. In such cases, the most up-to-date transcripts must be submitted and provisional admission may be granted until the pending document is submitted.

    All Master’s applicants must provide proof of their English proficiency, at minimum level C1 - according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - through a test taken within the last two years.


    • TOEFL: 570 paper-based test (PBT) or 230 computer-based test (CBT) or 95 Internet-based test (IBT) 
    • IELTS: overall band score 7.0 (no sub-score below 6.5)
    • Pearson Academic: 76 points
    • Cambridge Certificate BEC Higher – Grade A or Cambridge Advanced Certificate of English: From Grade C. A minimum of 180 points is required.

    Exceptions will only be considered for students who are English natives or have completed their high school education entirely in English at recognized International Schools following American, British, or IB curricula.  Our admissions committee maintains the authority to request any additional evidence of English proficiency if deemed necessary.  

    Guide to our Online Application Portal


    Austrian universities typically do not have their own student housing accommodations. Instead, students in Vienna have a variety of excellent housing providers located throughout the city. Wherever you choose to live, there are some factors that you might want to consider in making your choice.

    Tuition Fees

    Program Semesters Fees / Semester
    MSc in Management 4 €5810
    Master in Business Administration (MBA) 3 €10140
    MSc in International Tourism Management 4 €5810
    MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy 4 €5810

    Student Recruitment Advisors

    Andrada, Eduardo, Max and Jessica

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