Executive MBA in Business & IT

Manager in the making? Benefit from our triple-accredited, part-time Executive MBAs. Study at TUM School of Management and become a leader – where Management meets Technology.

Management in the digital age

The demand for managers and executives who work at the interface between IT and management and possess an overall understanding of both areas is growing continually.

The focus of the Executive MBA in Business & IT which takes place at TUM School of Management and the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen is to educate a new generation of managers of digital transformation. The program provides an overview of business processes throughout the entire organization and equips our participants with the right know-how to understand the most important tools and figures.

Management, however, goes further: communication and leadership skills are vital in today’s world. Our Executive MBA in Business & IT helps you to combine all these aspects and to focus on integration between the sectors of business and IT, thus preparing you holistically for the complex business questions of the future.

As a degree program of TUM School of Management, the Executive MBA in Business & IT is triple-accredited by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.

Do you want to start your EMBA Program next year and have questions in light of the current situation? We have prepared a set of answers for you. Read more.


Semesters incl. Master’s Thesis
English language
Renowned universities
Flexible modules
  • Program Executive MBA in Business & IT
  • Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by TUM
  • Program Features General management
    Personal & leadership development program
    Information management & digital transformation
  • Target Group Managers and technical experts in the age of digitalization
  • Intake Twice a year, Fall (October) & Spring (April). Participation in all of the program modules is possible as a Certificate option.
  • Duration 3 semesters plus Master’s Thesis
  • Format Part-time with modular structure (suitable for full-time working professionals and international students residing abroad)
  • Program language English
  • Location Munich, Heilbronn & St. Gallen
  • Study Trip International Study Trip to Berkeley, USA
  • Tuition fee € 39.000* (plus student union fee) - The tuition fees are invoiced in 4 installments

*Based on our experience, the German tax benefits help many of our students to self-finance their education as these can be worth of up to 50 % of tuition fees and program related travel costs. Please, consult your personal tax advisor for more details. For participants of our programs residing outside Germany this might be applicable, please check the situation with the local tax authorities in your country of residence.


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Meet us in your city! TUM School of Management is on a yet another global tour. Our mission? To consult you first hand on your preferred study options. Find out about our Executive MBA programs and meet our respresentatives face to face. Learn more about our tour dates and locations and register now – only limited spots available.


The Executive MBA in Business & IT, offers a part-time format with a 10 modular structure which enables working professionals and participants residing abroad to complete their studies without reducing their working hours. Acknowledging the need for internationalization and networking, we offer attractive overseas opportunities at top international universities.

The modules hosted by Technical University Munich (TUM) will take place at our Campus in Munich and/or Heilbronn. Whereas the modules hosted by the University of St. Gallen (HSG) will be held in St. Gallen.


  • Munich: On-site from Monday to Friday
  • Heilbronn: Virtually from Thursday to Friday and On-site from Monday to Wednesday at Campus Heilbronn (weekend in between free)


  • St. Gallen: On-site from Monday to Friday

Parallel to the content modules, you can benefit from leadership and personal development options as well as from numerous business partners from academia and the IT sector who share their knowledge in evening sessions.

Let Academic Director Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar explain the structure of the Executive MBA in Business & IT in this video:

Our most flexible program

We provide a recommended schedule for a successful completion within two years – but you can individualize your schedule by changing the order of modules to graduate within 18 months, or extend your studies up to three years.

Check out the modules in detail and discover the schedule for 2020 and 2021 as well as the locations Main Campus Munich, TUM Campus Heilbronn, HSG St. Gallen as well as a study trip to Berkeley, USA. Please note that for some of the modules held at the TUM you have the possibility to choose between Campus Munich and Campus Heilbronn.

Modules on Main Campus Munich

Modules also available on TUM Campus Heilbronn

To find out more about the module’s schedule please visit its respective page or download the schedule file here.


For more details on formal entry requirements, your applications processapplications rounds as well as step-by-step guidance, please check our admission page.


A partial scholarship is offered by our partner VOICE e.V. To be eligible to apply, your organization must be a member of VOICE. All further information is available in the flyer.

Info VOICE e.v. Scholarship

Our Students

Our students learn from one another as they come from different academic backgrounds and have experience working in different sectors

They also represent a wide range of nationalities of more than 20 in the previous years to date: Austria, Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Mozambique, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Spain, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela.


Key Facts

Age: Ø 35 years

Work experience: 11 years

Management experience: 4 years

Women/Men (%): 40 / 60

Academic background




The TUM School of Management takes a unique approach to research and teaching at the highest level of academic excellence and at the interface of management, engineering, natural and life sciences. Since its establishment, TUM School of Management has successfully carried out interdisciplinary and interfaculty research and successfully cooperated with external research facilities. The faculty employs a total of 35 professors and an additional 250 staff members. The TUM School of Management cooperates with about 160 internationally renowned universities and business schools.


TUM Campus Heilbronn

At the Dieter Schwarz Foundation’s state-of-the-art education campus in Heilbronn, excellence research and teaching meets the exciting, entrepreneurial challenges in one of the most innovative regions in Germany. With its business faculty – the TUM School of Management, the renowned Technical University of Munich is being represented in the north of Baden-Württemberg since 2018. Research and teaching aim to build bridges between economics and engineering in a dynamic, international environment. Main topics are the management of digital change and family businesses.


University of St. Gallen

The University of St. Gallen (HSG) was founded as a business academy in 1898, during the heyday of the St. Gallen embroidery industry. Today, it is home to respected faculties such as the School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs. The first lecture was held in 1899. The practice-oriented approach and integrative view have characterized the education offering since those early days. Today, HSG is one of Europe’s leading business schools and EQUIS and AACSB accredited. The University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Information Management (IWI-HSG) is an independent, largely self-financed institute dedicated to conducting research and academic education at the interface between business and information technology.


Carefully chosen partnerships from Academia and the business world are a vital part of the Executive MBA in Business & IT. Besides our Program Review Board who continuously improves the program according to the needs of the organizations, we have established a number of partnerships with associations and businesses.


International Partner University

An international study trip is part of the Executive MBA in Business & IT. The trip will take place at University of California, Berkeley (USA).

Partner Associations

VOICE is essential partner of the program who give feedback on content, provide regular input and even give out scholarships.

Business Partners

Several business partners acknowledge and support the program by giving feedback and sending their employees to join the EMBA program.


We appreciate your interest in this MBA program.

For a first consultation and questions related to the content and structure of the program, please get in touch with the Program Managers.

Do you have questions regarding the application process? Then get in touch with the Admission Manager.

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