Executive Master of Business Administration MBA


Private Course of Study

Basic Information

Master of Business Administration
Start of Studies:
Winter Semester
Standard Period of Studies:
4 semesters
ECTS Credits:
90Mehr Informationen

What does that mean?

ECTS are credit points that measure the workload of one's studies.


Admission Requirements

  • First university degree, required qualifications according to the examination regulations Mehr Informationen

    What does that mean?

    A first recognized university degree, through which the necessary education background for the Master course of study can be proven. The necessary knowledge needed in order for studies to be successful is determined in the respective exam regulations (PO).

  • Proficiency in German --- Mehr Informationen ---

    What does that mean?

    What does that mean?Exam regulations.

Admission to First Semester


Dates and Deadlines

  • Next start October 1 of each year. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Program Description

RWTH Aachen is committed to educating first-class specialists, especially for technology-oriented professions. They will become the leaders behind the globally recognized phrase, “Quality made in Germany.” With its Executive Master of Business Administration, RWTH Business School offers a comprehensive management training program for experienced executives in technology-oriented industrial companies and service providers who are striving to move up the career ladder.


Degree Content

In intensive seminars the participants gain a valuable toolset. This enables them to understand and shape all processes along the company's value chain. Digital transformation, industry 4.0 and connectivity are keywords whose practical feasibility the program develops selectively on the basis of the latest research.



  • completed studies (FH, TH, university) in one of the fields specified above
  • five years of professional experience, including two years in a position of responsibility
  • very good German and very good English knowledge
  • All applicants must undergo an assessment, including an interview.


The Master course of studies is offered by the RWTH School of Business and Economics.


For Your Information

RWTH Aachen offers some of its courses of study in collaboration with other (private) institutions. They are not part of the courses of study under public law, and thus are not governed by legal guidelines, e.g. university placement allocation.  Some have tuition fees and require a period of professional experience.

Information about prerequisites, application processes, the university placement allocation process, and academic content is available from the host institution, to which you are applying.