Quick overview

Name of degree programme  International Management and Leadership (IML)
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework  Master (2. cycle)
Qualification awarded Master of Arts in Business (MA)
Field of study (ISCED-F Code)  ISCED-F Code 2013: 0413 Management and Administration
Mode of study  Part-time
Length of programme  4 semester
Course timesFriday: afternoon till evening; Saturday: all day; Depending on contextual studies attendance required at Thursday evening or in two block weeks.
Number of credits  120 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Mobility windowStudy international (international experience mandatory)
Academic calendar  View the academic calendar
Examination regulations and grading scaleView the examination regulations and grading scale
Final examination   Oral master's examination
CostsNo tuition fees, student union fee Euro 20,20/semester    
Commencing studies   September
Specific admission requirements  
  • Completion of a Bachelor‘s degree or diploma degree programme (legalised and translated if required).
  • At least two years' professional experience (documented by an employer reference letter or employment contract in English or German).
  • Evidence of a language level in English at Level B2 according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Language).
ApplicationApply now - deadline for application for the winter semester: 15. May
(Application for non-EU/EEA countries except Switzerland March 1st)

Upon completion of the programme:

  • You understand principles and practises of business in international and intercultural contexts,
  • You take on specialist and executive roles in international teams,
  • You will have developed knowledge and practices in leadership skills and techniques to lead change and transformation in organisations.
  • You will understand the interrelationships of various areas of business and how they can be coordinated to achieve common goals
  • You will be able to connect with different cultures and cooperate with divers stakeholders accross international and functional boundaries
  • You will have honed your skills to rigorously analyse complex problems and apply methods and instruments to design suitable solutions.

In global business, management of intercultural cooperation and organisational change will be the key to success.

Contact Persons International Management and Leadership MA

Sabine Simon
Master‘s Degree Programme International Management and Leadership, Programme Administrator

+43 5572 792 5602

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Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Wilfried Manhart, MBA
Master’s Degree Programme International Management and Leadership, Programme Director, Senior Lecturer

+43 5572 792 3312

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Service Hours:
Friday 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m
(or individual appointment)