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Whether on the topic of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, or digital currencies: As digitalization continues to gain momentum, executives need to stay on top of the game and build their own skills to successfully lead companies into the future. The key to success is an interdisciplinary education. By studying the Master in Management and Digital Technology* at TUM School of Management, you will be prepared for a career that balances management and digital technology. Study the four-semester master degree program to combine two worlds and master the demanding challenges of the digitalized world.
*with reservation that there are no objections by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and Arts as well as the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts of Baden-Württemberg
Studying management and digital technology
What to expect from your studies
Get ready to become a successful digital manager
The Centre for Higher Education (CHE) ranks German-speaking universities on a one to five-star scale in various categories as an orientation to prospective students, based on the input of current students.
Across the board, TUM received at least four stars in management studies. In particular, the programs at the TUM Campus Heilbronn were given top ratings by students. The top ratings for the facilities, including IT equipment, rooms, and library, are worthy of mention here.
In the 2023 edition of the Digital Leaders in Higher Education ranking, TUM is placed among the best universities worldwide, ranked eleventh in the overall ranking.
Especially in the category "Digital companies' management studies", TUM ranks first worldwide. This category rates how many managers of digital companies have studied a business, management, and/or finance degree at the respective university.
Likewise in the category "Best Digital Entrepreneurship Programs", TUM is ranked third worldwide. Here, the degrees held by founders were identified. Furthermore, the digital experts were asked about the best entrepreneurship programs.
The minimum requirements for an application to the Master in Management & Digital Technology are:
All applicants, who wish to apply for a degree program at a German university with a Chinese, Indian, or Vietnamese school or university degree need a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Center (Akademische Prüfstelle, APS).
Please note: It is not necessary to prove any knowledge of the German language at the time of application. However, as a foreign student, you are required to provide proof of basic German language proficiency (comparable to A1 level) by the end of the second semester.
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Family Enterprise: Digitalization poses particular challenges for family firms. Selecting this specialization offers the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in the area of family-owned and/or family-run businesses. Students acquire interdisciplinary knowledge through modules that incorporate diverse perspectives (e.g., psychological, sociological, economic, and legal) to examine family enterprise behavior.
Digital Enterprises: In the area of Digital Enterprises, students acquire management skills in order to be able to introduce digital technologies to the company on a larger scale. This specialization also focuses on new business models and business processes.
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Spending some time abroad is an excellent way to gain invaluable experience for both your personal and professional life.
It gives you the opportunity to get to know and familiarize yourself with the language, culture, academic, and general way of life in your host country.
TUM School of Management offers students a wide range of options for studying and spending time abroad.