Study Mode

Which program is right for you?

You work full-time and need the full flexibility of a Part-time degree program? Or would you like to dedicate yourself fully to your studies for just over a year in a Full-time program?

You live near Darmstadt and want to experience campus life? Then our hybrid mode is perfect for you! Or would you like to earn your MBA from home with online courses? Then select the Live Online mode. You have the choice! With the Darmstadt MBA we offer you the right path for your individual needs. 

Live Online – Full-time or Part-time

• All courses Live Online, you don't have to come to Darmstadt
• Classes on Saturdays supplemented by individually scheduled workshops and consultation hours
• Live and self-paced online courses
• Optional on-campus courses
• Optional on-campus summer school, optional study trip
• Online faculty support at every step
• Program length: 16 months Full-time / 24 months Part-time

Live-Online mode, what does that mean?

Our Darmstadt MBA Online program offers the highest flexibility and adapts to your individual needs. The special thing about an online course of study is that there are no classroom lectures. This allows you to complete your MBA program completely location-independently and flexibly.

Hybrid - Full-time or Part-time

• All core courses Hybrid: combines the immersive campus experience with online sessions
• All expertise tracks Live Online (together with students from the Live Online program)
• Optional on-campus summer school, optional study trip
• Faculty support at every step
• Part-time: Classes on campus on Saturdays (9.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.) and online on Thursday or Friday evenings (5.45 to 9.00 p.m.)
• Full-time: Classes from Monday to Friday during daytime on campus and online. Expertise Tracks may be held on Thursday or Friday evenings (5.45 to 9.00 p.m.) and on Saturdays (9.00 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.)

Hybrid mode, what does that mean?

The Darmstadt MBA Hybrid is structured around the blended learning method. Blended learning refers to a form of learning that combines the advantages of in class and e-learning. Blended learning is the best of both worlds, offering learners the guidance and interaction of a face-to-face event while providing dynamic and flexible learning opportunities outside the classroom.

Programme Start

The full-time as well as the part-time MBA programme start in October (winter semester). 


Students will be awarded an internationally-recognized degree “Master of Business Administration”.

The degree qualifies one in particular for employment at the executive level in various fields of industry. Holders of this degree are entitled to begin PhD studies in Germany and abroad.