Master of Business Administration - Global Executive, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
The Master of Business Administration - Global Executive is an internationally-oriented, cutting-edge partnership between the University of Minnesota and WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). It will provide you a unique 360° global vision with expert insights into management and leadership practice in developed and emerging markets on three continents.


The part-time program structure is designed to help you balance your demanding career and challenging but nurturing studies, while also developing your professional and personal skills. The MBA is just the start of your professional transformation, which continues beyond your 15 months at the WU Executive Academy. As

The Master of Business Administration - Global Executive is offered at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business).

Double degree

Participants of the Global Executive MBA receive two MBA degrees:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the University of Minnesota

Why the Global Executive MBA?

You'll get the tools and

Earn While You Learn With Just 40 Days of Class Time

The Global Executive MBA program is designed by business professionals, for business professionals. Because they understand the challenges today’s executives face, the course has been structured so that students can complete it while taking as little time away from their job as possible.

Students earn their MBA in just 15 months, with only 40 days out of the office, allowing them to continue to progress in their career while working to expand their knowledge and develop professionally in our MBA program.

Connect with a Truly International Executive Community

The Global Executive MBA program attracts professionals from all over the world, giving students the chance to forge valuable personal and business connections that can have untold benefits on their future careers.

Even after completing your course you’ll continue to form new relationships within the international business community. With access to the prestigious and exclusive WU Executive Academy Alumni Network, graduation is only the beginning.


  • AMBA

Programme Structure

Courses included
  • Leading People & Organizations
  • Data Analysis (Statistics) & Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting
  • Economies in Transition
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business, Government & Macroeconomics
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Managing Globalization
  • Information Technology Management
  • Advanced Financial Management for Global Markets
  • Negotiations & Conflict Management
  • Global Strategies and Innovation


  • Manfred Buchner
  • Jochen Borenich

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Average duration 15 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

We carefully select all participants considering cultural and academic background, skills and work experience including:

  • a solid career progression
  • management and leadership skills
  • an ability to commit to a challenging program
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • ambition and drive

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Students are expected to be familiar with MS Office software and should possess administrator rights for their laptop computers.

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 45000 International
  • EUR 45000 EU/EEA


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.