Business in a Digital World (MBA)

The MBA Business in a Digital World combines traditional business administration content with strategies and challenges of digital transformation. The primary goal is to train students to work towards a leadership role within the global and digital economies, as well as within the local economy.

Students engage in a blended-learning format, where course content is taught both in the classroom, with self-study, and includes online elements. The MBA Business in a Digital World is designed for three semesters, including two short-term stays abroad.

This MBA prepares students for future endeavours in international as well as local business opportunities through theoretical and practical learning. You will become familiar with sustainable responsibility for the economic development of the global economy.

degreeMaster of Business Administration (MBA)
type of programmefull-time programme or part-time programme, further education
semester start summer & winter semester
no. of semesters / ECTS-Credits 3 semesters full-time or 6 semesters part-time / 90 ECTS
admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (from a university, college of education, university of applied sciences, or accredited degree course of a university of cooperative education equivalent to a university degree) with Minimum 210 ECTS/eligible diploma
  • Minimum one-year practical work experience
  • Language requirements: minimum B2 in English, preferably C1; minimum B2 in German, preferably C1. Students who are not native speakers will be requested to participate in an aptitude test, alongside providing proof of language levels.
  • if necessary, successful participation in an admission interview
admission requirementsno restricted entry
tuition fees 1800 Euro/semester + semester fee only
course languageGerman, English

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Students learn to prepare themselves for a leadership role within the global, local and digital world economies. Students will also become equipped with the necessary tools to successfully represent a global organization and to create and expand new business into global markets.

The University of West Saxony Zwickau is currently working to establish cooperation with new business partners. Having these real-world collaborations enable students to apply learned knowledge and put skills into practice. 



Please note: The study schedule shown above is a simplified model. The detailed study schedule, the module list as well as study and examination regulations can be found in the Modulux database of the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau

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Contact Persons

Prof. Dr. phil. Susanne Bleich M.A.
+49 375 536 3502

Romy Glaser
+49 375 536 3303