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English online distance learning course International Business Management (MBA)

MBA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT The registration for the winter semester starts 1st of April!

Contact Eva Nefen (eva.nefen@hwg-lu.de) to join one of our free online sessions to get a first impression of our program!

We will start our next English online MBA distance learning program in International Business Management in September 2023 at the Ludwigshafen University for Business and Society.

The online application starts 1st of April 2023! We would be happy if you would first register online on our website  https://online.zfh.de and send us all the required documents listed in our check list first by mail and later on by post to the following address (as soon as we receive your documents we will give you an answer regarding your entry requirements):
Konrad Zuse Str. 1
56075 Koblenz 

If you are interested, please contact Ms Eva Nefen at +49 621 5203 159 or by e-mail: eva.nefen@hwg-lu.de

Please see Enrolment and Payment Conditions here

Certificate cooperation options with Manhattan Institute of Management and London Metropolitan University

We are very happy to announce that  we offer our MBA students the opportunity to study abroad at the Manhattan Institute of Management and at the London Metropolitan University. See more information here on our cooperation site

New Double Degree with SAMK University, Finland

We are very excited to announce that Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society has signed a double degree cooperation with Satakunta University of Applied Sciences - SAMK in Finland, which will already start in the upcoming summer semester!

Students will get the graduation in MBA Business Management and Entrepreneurship (from Finland) and in MBA Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre – International Business Management (from Germany).

We look forward to welcome new students from Finland and are also pleased that our students will have the opportunity not only to obtain another MBA degree, but also to expand their network and competence in the modules Competent Individuals and Learning Organisations & Developing Innovative Business Strategies and Operations.


Wijdane Bouaoud, Campaign Manager France at eGentic

„Taking part in the MBA program at Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society gave me the opportunity to handle international professional challenges and paved the way to my career!”

Why study the MBA?

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MBA distance learning program International Business Management

Would you like to continue your education at a high level without interrupting your occupation, regardless of time or place?

We offer you the highly qualified and accredited MBA distance learning program of International BusinessManagement, which can provide you with Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in just four semesters. 

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

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.  



Master of Business Administration (MBA)

90 ECTS 


AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programmes)


4 semester, only online sessions no on-campus courses!!!


Each year on September and March

Application deadline:

Each year on 30th of June (starting on 1st of April) and 15th of January (starting on 1st of October)

Register until end of Junie 2023 to start in September 2023!!!

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 programme as well as an aptitude test (written test and oral colloquium).

Admission procedure:

Online application via https://online.zfh.de and sending all required documents listed on our checklist with first University degree  or checklist without University degree by post to the following adress:
Konrad Zuse Str. 1
56075 Koblenz

Tuition fees:

9.000,00 € (2.250,00 € /1. - 4. sem.) plus student fee of Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society (currently 135,44€ per semester). You pay each semester in advance!

Please see Enrolment and Payment Conditions here

A contact person:

Mrs. Eva Nefen, Senior Manager - International Programmes, Tel. +49 (0) 621/5203-159,
eva.nefen@ 8< SPAM-Schutz, bitte entfernen >8 hwg-lu.de

Study contents

A detailed overview of the curriculum can be found here.

The module handbook for the MBA distance learning course International Business Management can be found here.

1. semester:

Marketing, Scientific assignment, Logistics, Social competence - part Philosophy (Ethics)

2. semester:

Corporate management, International competence, Social competence - part Rhetoric

3. semester:

Human resource management, Social competence - part Creativity, elective module

4. semester:

Master thesis with defense in a disputation


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) 621/5203-159, eva.nefen@ 8< SPAM-Schutz, bitte entfernen >8 hwg-lu.de).


Eva Nefen
Program Manager

Ernst-Boehe-Straße 15
67059 Ludwigshafen


 +49 (0) 621/5203-159

eva.nefen@ 8< SPAM-Schutz, bitte entfernen >8 hwg-lu.de