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Deggendorf Institute of Technology

Pioneering & Vibrant

General Management, MBA.

Centre for Academic Further Education

Cross-Industry Management Know-How

Fact Sheet


  • Language: All lectures will be held in German only
  • Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Duration: 4 semesters (3 semester attendence, , 4th semester dedicated to the master's thesis)
  • Begin: annually for the summer semester
    • Application deadline: 15 January 2021
    • If you are still interested in studying after the deadline, Corina Welsch will be happy to inform you about available places.
  • Time expenditure of the attendance phases: the courses usually take place on Friday afternoons and Saturdays (approx. 10-14 lecture weekends per semester)
    • Location: Deggendorf
    • incl. 1-week USA - stay abroad at the elite university Santa Clara in Silicon Valley, California
  • Costs: € 4,398/semester + € 62 student union fee + one-off administration fee of € 1,150
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Target Group

As the title of the course makes clear, this MBA provides you with a broad, industry-independent management education for a career in the company.

The students of the MBA General Management come from different disciplines:

  •     Engineers and computer scientists who have taken on managerial tasks that require interdisciplinary understanding, also in the field of business administration
  •     Economists who want to take their MBA to the next level of their career and refresh their existing knowledge and expand it with management skills
  •     Academics from other fields (e.g. architecture, cultural studies, teaching profession) who wish to qualify for a managerial position (e.g. project management) and would like to acquire management skills in addition to business management know-how.


Course Content

1. Semester  
Economic Basics (Research Methods, Economics)  
Management Basic Knowledge (Accounting, Strategic Management)  
Legal Basic Knowledge (Business Law, Taxes)  
2. Semester  
Project & Executive Management (Project Management, Executive Management)  
Financing & Controlling (Financing and Investment, Controlling)  
Marketing & Personnel (Strategic Marketing, Human Resource Management & Ethics)  
3. Semester  
Performance lmprovement & Intercultural Competence (Performance & Change Management, USA stay at the Santa Clara University),  
Specialising Course: Management Disciplines (Strategic Information Systems, Corporate Management, International Logistics, International  Sales Management)  
4. Semester  
Master Thesis and Colloquium  


Your Advantages

  • Proven concept - benefit from over 15 years of experience in MBA General Management
  • Compatibility of work and studies - Time concept for full-time employees
  • Small study group, maximum 20 study places per course
  • High-ranking lecturers from business and science - learn, for example, from managing directors
  • USA - Stay abroad at the elite university of Santa Clara
  • Accredited by FIBAA


Admission requirements

  •     Completed first degree at a recognised college/university
  •     At least 1 year of work experience after completion of the first degree
  •     Successful completion of the application procedure including an orientation interview with the head of the study programme Prof. Dr. Nagengast

Application MBA General Management

Applications are accepted all year round. Places are limited to 20 participants.

The application deadline for the start in March 2021 is 15 January 2021. If you are still interested in studying after the deadline, Corina Welsch will be happy to inform you about available places.

Apply online via the Primuss application portal for part-time degree programmes with the following documents:

  •     Letter of motivation (1 page, signed)
  •     Tabular curriculum vitae (signed) with passport photo
  •     Copy of the certificate of the first degree (official certification is only required upon enrollment, if not acquired at DIT)
  •     Proof of professional experience (at least 1 year) after completion of the first degree (confirmation from the employer or work certificate)
  •     Simple copy of the university entrance qualification, e.g. school leaving certificate

We will contact you immediately after we have checked your documents.