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Part-time "Global MBA" at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

The way to professional general management qualifications


Our working world is full of challenges – faster than ever, more complex and increasingly digital. We are experiencing a rising degree of competition, leading to a growing need for expanded and new management qualifications.

It is our goal and ambition to assist and to enable you to cope with these challenges. Our MBA program “Global MBA“, organized completely in English, is designed to develop all the managerial and intercultural competencies that are necessary to be a successful manager in the fast-moving  economy.

By choosing the Global MBA program of FAU, you start a one year qualification period full of intensive work, new insights and inspiring experiences and group works, providing you with new and up-to-date management qualifications. The Global MBA program is designed to be your career booster as well as your opportunity to expand your professional social networks.

We are looking forward to being your partner and your personal coach in our Global MBA program at FAU!

Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt
Head of the Global MBA program


Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt

The Global MBA program

Studying our MBA program in part-time: The way to general management qualifications in the three fields of competence “Leading“, “Acting“ and “Analyzing“ with special respect to digitalization  and sustainablity.

Information about the program:

​Start of the program: 01 October 2024

End of the program: 31 March 2026

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Focusing on global management

  • Qualifications for a successful career and leadership role

  • Master program with MBA graduation from a state university

  • A booster for your career and your income generation opportunities

Insight-driven, interactive and practice-oriented

  • Gaining new management know-how in different fields

  • Transfer and use of knowledge, methods and tools

  • Expanding your leadership and social competencies

  • Strengthening your social networks by meeting and working with managers from different firms and industries

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Studying at a renowned State University: FAU

  • FAU ranks No. 1 in Germany, No. 2 in Europe and No. 14 worldwide in the well-known Reuters-Ranking of the world´s most innovative universities0

  • Provider of successful Executive Education Programs since 2004

  • Graduation: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Studying "part-time"

  • Get a full-rank university MBA degree in 18 months!

  • Way of studying: 9 modules with 50 working hours each, 25 hours in asynchronous online-modules and 25 hours in live sessions

  • Live sessions of each module organized on two weekends (Fridays 15:00 - 20:00 CET, Saturdays 08:00 - 15:00 CET)

  • Writing a master´s thesis under professional academic supervision in the last 4 months of the program

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"You can already successfully apply the know-how which you acquired over the weekend on monday in your own company."

Dr. Marlen Braune, Biotronik SE & Co. KG

MBA alumna, Dipl.-Biologin Univ., Dr. rer. nat.

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