International Business Management (MBA)

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Would you like to continue your education at a high level without interrupting your occupation, regardless of time or place? Why study this MBA?  Watch our TOP 10 video to join our English distance learning online MBA International Business Management program at Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society.

We offer you the highly qualified and accredited MBA distance learning program of International Business Management, which can provide you with Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in just four semesters.  The MBA program is offered by the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society in cooperation with the zfh – Zentrum für Fernstudien im Hochschulverbund. The program is supervised by the Graduate School Rhein-Neckar.

We follow the approach of blended learning, a varied mix of self-study, virtual learning components and online sessions.

The graduates of the MBA distance learning course in International Business Management will have many long-range professional and career opportunities in the business areas of industry, commerce and services.

Overview of the study program

Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA)
University awarding degree Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society
ECTS credit points 90 ECTS
Accreditation AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programs)
Language of instruction English
Duration 4 semesters
Part-time as an online distance learning program (almost all students work full time and do the MBA “on top”)
Online sessions: no on-campus courses
Beginning Each year in March and September
Application deadline Each year on 30th of June (starting on 1st of April) for the winter semester and
15th of January (starting on 1st of October) for the summer semesterRegister in October 2020 to start in March 2021
Admission requirements A completed university degree with an average grade of at least 2.5 or better (a motivational interview will be held, if the average grade is lower) + at least 1 year of professional experience.

Without first degree: Higher education entrance qualification and at least three years of professional work experience with leadership responsibility and content proximity to the chosen degree program as well as an aptitude test (written test and oral colloquium).

All applicants must hand in proof of English language proficiency on at least level B2 or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The corresponding document must be no older than 5 years. We offer a free online English test at the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society. Please contact Eva Nefen (eva.nefen[at] to get an access link!

Admission procedure Online application via and sending all required documents listed on our checklist by post to the following adress:
Konrad Zuse Str. 1
56075 Koblenz
Tuition fees 9.000,00 € (2.250,00 € /1. – 4. semester) plus student fee of Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society (currently 133,65 € per semester). You pay each semester in advance.
Location/td> Distance learning via online sessions.
No on-campus courses at the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society.

The part-time distance course MBA International Business Management is offered by the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society in cooperation with the Zentrum für Fernstudien im Hochschulverbund (zfh) (eng. Center for distance learning at Universities of Applied Sciences) – and accredited by AQAS.

This MBA course of International Business Management offered by the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society is a four-semester, modular program with predominantly compulsory modules and an elective one. The Master’s programme comprises a workload of a total of 90 ECTS credits. The completion of this MBA program opens the door to a higher civil service and the way to doctoral studies.

We hope you enjoy reading this and would be delighted if one day we could welcome you as a student at our program. If you don´t have enough information or have any questions, you are welcome to contact the program manager Eva Nefen by telephone/skype, e-mail or for a personal consultation appointment (Tel. +49 (0) 621/595 7280 21, eva.nefen[at]