Master of Business Administration in Global Executive Management (MBA)

Universität: Central European University Private University


Abschluss: Master of Business Administration
ECTS: 100

You can find all program-related admissions requirements on our website.

Semester: 4
Sprache: en
Standort: A-1100 Vienna, Campus Quellenstraße 51-55
Typ: Masterstudium

Master of Business Administration in Global Executive Management, or CEU Executive MBA distinguishes itself as the EMBA for the Open World – a rigorous, research-based mid-career managerial degree program that confidently integrates progressive Open-Society values into its curriculum, in view of their pivotal importance as success factors for entrepreneurs, managers and leaders in the post-industrial economy.

CEU Executive MBA is the program tailor-made for accomplished working managers willing to elevate their professional profile from operational expertise to strategic leadership. The program’s innovative structure allows participants to earn a US-accredited MBA degree in just ten convenient 4-to-9-day residencies, scheduled over 28 months.

The Program advances CEU’s intellectual and institutional objectives by:

  • Providing a new, promising avenue of promoting Open Society values in the business community, countering setbacks that these values have suffered in the political realm;
  • Establishing a unique meeting platform of mid-career professionals from Europe and beyond;
  • Leveraging professional expertise and a network of Executive MBA participants to enhance the career prospects of all CEU students;
  • Supporting high-quality management research by providing CEU faculty with access to organizations, empirical data, and managerial practice.


On successful completion of the CEU Executive MBA program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a broad, strategic view of business competitiveness in view of evolving economic, social, political, environmental and technological trends.
  • Articulate and execute strategic courses of action that respond to complex business and broader societal demands.
  • Lead, develop and manage people, teams and units beyond functional/unit level specialization and know-how to mobilize the strategic, tactical and operational resources of their organization to create sustainable value for multiple stakeholders.
  • Leverage state-of-the-art techniques for making decisions in complex business contexts (including a detailed understanding of sources and uses of data and management tools in decision making at all levels of activity).
  • Develop critical self-understanding, leadership and interpersonal improvement in an international multicultural context and to act with integrity.