1. Kempten University of Applied Sciences
  2. Professional School of Business & Technology
  3. Courses
  4. Modular studies
  5. Compact MBA (modular studies, professional part-time)

The Compact MBA modular studies programme equips you with a high-quality, thematically cohesive foundation in the science of business administration. Alongside the necessary economic know-how, this programme works on sustainably developing your managerial mindset and honing intercultural skills.

At a glance

  • Award

    Hochschulzeugnis & Urkunde

  • Study mode

    part-time professional

  • Standard duration

    6–8 months

  • ECTS credits


  • Starts

    winter semester
    summer semester

  • Restricted admission


  • Taught in


  • Faculty

    Professional School of Business and Technology

  • Tuition fees

    4.900,00 € total fees

  • Study abroad


  • Maximum number of participants


  • Accreditation

    not required

Details about this course

The Compact MBA modular studies programme covers:

  • Basic principles of accounting
  • International marketing
  • Principles of strategy
  • International supply chain management (quality management)
  • Leadership (leading yourself and mindful leadership)
  • Financial planning & decision-making
  • Change management


This certificate course comprises 190 hours of teaching delivered in two weeks’ attendance on site and several blocks of classes spread over approx. six-to-eight months.

Lectures are held:

Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (approx.)
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (approx.)
Sundays, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (approx.)

Timetable for modular studies

Target group:

Engineers, computer scientists and other academically trained managers wishing to add business skills.

The Compact MBA modular studies programme is a professional part-time study format.

What does this mean?

You can study for this qualification alongside your work commitments. Seminars  are held at weekends.

Application deadline:

To start in the winter semester: 15 July each year (15 May for international students)

To start in the summer semester: 15 January each year (30 November for international students)

Admission requirements:

You should meet the following admission criteria:

  • A higher education degree (university, university of applied sciences, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University)
  • At least two years of post-graduate vocational experience
  • Good knowledge of English

Alternative qualifications to those cited above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application documents:

Please ensure you have the following documents to hand prior to submitting your application:

All applicants 
  • Curriculum vitae (bullet-point format)
  • Passport photo (JPEG format)
  • Certificate of academic qualification
  • Evidence of your vocational experience
  • Short personal statement written in English

Click here to apply online.

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Lectures are conducted in English.

Get in touch / For further advice

Would you like more information, to talk to an advisor, or discuss what might count towards your studies? You’re very welcome to ask!

Please get in touch with:

Alexandra Fichtl
Degree programme coordinator

Tel. +49 (0)831 2523-125