Master of Business Administration - Energy Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
As global energy markets face fresh new challenges in the coming decades, there has never been a greater need for an in-depth, cutting edge MBA program designed specifically with the needs of energy executives in mind. The Master of Business Administration - Energy Management is offered at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business).


The part-time MBA Energy Management is a world-class triple-accredited program offered by WU Executive Academy—Europe's leading business university. Students follow a curriculum designed by members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other international organizations. Throughout your 15 months (plus thesis) of study time, you won't just learn about key global energy issues, you will learn how to meet these issues with fresh insight and know-how.

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

Earn While You Learn with our Flexible and Convenient Format

Our 15-month (plus thesis), part-time program is delivered through our cutting-edge eLearning platform as well as five convenient residencies. This flexible combination is designed for busy industry executives, allowing you to spend as little time as possible away from work. By being able to earn while you learn, you can quickly put the concepts you discover in the classroom into practice at your place of work.

Expand Your Understanding Through Hands-On Residencies

When it comes to tackling current and future challenges in energy management, few programs are as ideally located and as the MBA Energy Management. Included in the program are four residencies taking place in Vienna, the home of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

In addition, students complete a fifth residency in an energy-relevant country such as Brazil, the USA, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, or the UAE. This international residency will help you widen your professional network, gain insights into international energy markets, and speak with senior executives at leading corporations. By putting classroom theory to practice in a hands-on setting, you will develop an in-depth understanding of global energy markets.

Build Up Your Network by Studying Alongside Top International Peers

The MBA Energy Management attracts top talent from around the world. With students coming from Russia, Germany, Canada, Romania, Mexico, and Iran—among many other countries—you will discover a multitude of perspectives as you connect with your peers. Whether you work in consulting, operations management, or research and development, you will benefit from the truly international dimension of the MBA Energy Management.


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Programme Structure

The Business Core modules cover vital economic and business administration expertise alongside up-to-date management and leadership tools and techniques. The Specialization modules allow participants to gain profound knowledge, expertise and competencies in a chosen function or industry.
Below, please find an overview of all modules taught during the MBA.

Business Core
  • Managing People & Organizations
  • Competitive Analysis and Strategy
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Controlling
  • Marketing Management
  • Global Markets
  • Information Systems Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

In addition to the Business Core you are enrolled in the following specialization modules:

Specialization Energy Management
  • Energy and Managerial Economics
  • Global Energy Markets
  • Environmental Management
  • Energy Regulation
  • Energy Trading
  • Renewable Energy


  • Executives from governmental and non-governmental energy companies
  • Industry professionals (middle and top management) in all areas of energy management
  • Professionals from international organizations (OPEC, OECD, IAEA etc.)
  • Technical professionals moving to a general management position
  • Professionals from international financial institutions (researcher, analysts)


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
Application requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work 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 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • 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.