Global Business

  • Abschluss Master of Business Administration
  • Dauer 13,5 Monate
  • Art Berufsbegleitendes Präsenzstudium

The Akademie Würth Business School offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program in cooperation with the Hochschule Heilbronn and the University of Louisville (UofL). All students are enrolled at the UofL. The program is not only characterized by the short period of time it takes to attain the degree but also by its internationality and its focus on practical, real-life content. All courses are taught in English.

The MBA degree will be awarded by the AACSB-accredited College of Business, University of Louisville (UofL). Accreditations serve as mark of quality, which is an important precondition for the official recognition of MBA degrees.

The program consists of 15 courses with a total of 45 US-Credits. Half of the courses take place in the U.S. during two summer periods (4.5 weeks each) of required attendance. Prior to your first attendance period at the UofL, you will participate in a 3-day Team Training in Louisville. Before your second stay in the USA, the UofL offers the opportunity to visit renowned American companies such as General Electric, FORD, UPS, Toyota and Tricon. The 6 courses with a total of 18 credits taught in Germany take place between the two summer periods in Louisville. These courses are offered in a part-time format in cooperation with Hochschule Heilbronn.

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Time Schedule

Management Fundamentals Online (after enrollment)

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Economics 
  • Business Statistics 
  • Finance 
  • Marketing and Operations Management

USA (June/July, 1st year)
Team Training USA (June, 1st year)

4 Courses:

  • Decision Analysis & Financial Accounting 
  • Economics I & II 
  • Managerial Accounting I & II 
  • Finance I & II


You can choose:

  • Study Location Heilbronn University: Part time: 12 weekends from Friday evening till Sunday evening 
  • Study Location Würth Akademie: Blocked version: 3 times 2 weeks from Sunday till Saturday afternoon

6 Courses:

  • International Market Development
  • Marketing & Distribution Management
  • Management of Innovation
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Modelling

USA (June/July, 2nd year)


  • Company visits

4 Courses:

  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • Special Topic Social Media Marketing
  • New Venture Creation
  • Business Plan Development


Entry requirements

  • Diploma from a recognized or accredited university or college degree with a „B“ or better cumulative grade point average (German: “2.7”or better). Exceptions with regard to the grade of the university degree are possible in case of the prospect’s special qualification. 
  • At least 3 years of work experience 
  • Personal interview with the academic director 
  • Successful completion of the Management Fundamentals course (online)


  • Tuition fee EUR 24,200 (books are included) 
  • + All other costs such as flight tickets, VISA-fees and accommodations in the USA

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