Master’s courses in Munich at the HDBW –

The private, state-recognized university of Bavarian Economics offers you interdisciplinary master’s courses in the exciting and highly topical field of digitization.

The Masters are practice-oriented and business-related, so they offer you a combination of economically and technically sound knowledge. The English-language master’s programs are particularly internationally oriented.

If you want to understand, help shape and optimize the corporate world of the future, then apply for a master’s degree at HDBW.

At a glance

  • Each winter and summer semester
  • Full-time 3 semesters
  • €650 per month
  • No numerus clausus

Masters courses

Why do the master at the private HDBW?

Together with international experts from the university sector and from business practice, we are constantly developing new concepts for the contemporary and future-oriented orientation of our departments.

Due to our interdisciplinary links, we provide you with a broad base of in-depth knowledge for demanding corporate areas. In the master’s program you will acquire application-oriented knowledge and valuable skills – in small groups and in close cooperation with our professors, lecturers from business and international companies.

And we offer you the opportunity to work closely with potential employers even during your master’s degree.

Voices on the HDBW master’s degree

HDBW graduate Carolin List | Digital Business Modeling and Entrepreneurship

“Challenged to be innovative and challenging, personally and individually encouraged – I’m more than ready for the professional world!”

HDBW corporate partner - Stefan Vilsmeier, CEO and founder of Brainlab

Stefan Vilsmeier | Founder and CEO Brainlab AG

“As a promising and innovative company, we offer students of the Master’s degree programs in Cyber ​​Security and Digital Factory and Operational Excellence the opportunity to combine their theoretical knowledge with our practical company content. We benefit greatly from the input and fresh ideas of the HDBW students. At the same time, we see this as an investment in the long-term retention of the required specialists in our company.”

Alex Leung - HDBW Absolvent

HDBW-Absolvent Alex Leung | Digital Business Modelling and Entrepreneurship

“Despite my previous bachelor’s and MBA degrees, I lacked a deeper understanding of the effects of digital technologies on companies when founding my start-up. This is exactly where the HDBW Master Digital Business Modeling and Entrepreneurship helped me.”

To the podcast interview with Alex Leung. (to link)

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HDBW Professor Wolfgang Decker| Department of industrial engineering:

“Technical discipline, computer science and business administration must be networked in practice in order to develop viable solutions. That’s why I was already involved in the development of the business administration master’s degree program when I was Managing Director “Mobility” and “Internet of Things” at Accenture Digital Germany of the HDBW in Munich involved “

Digitalisation meets Entrepreneurship at HDBW

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All information about the master’s degree

Depending on the master’s degree, completed bachelor’s degree

  • business administration or
  • Industrial Engineering or
  • (Business) computer science or
  • Mechanical engineering / mechatronics or
  • Electrical engineering / information technology or
  • communication technology or
  • further degrees on request


  • Ideally 210 ECTS, but at least 180 ECTS
  • In the case of the Bachelor with 180 ECTS, individual agreements are made before the start of the course in order to provide the missing ECTS

language level

  • B2 language level in German and English for the Master Digital Technologies
  • B2 language level in English – for the English-speaking Masters:
    Digital Business Modelling and Entrepreneurship,
    Digital Factory and Operational Excellence and
    Cyber Security

Die monthly tuition fees for the master’s degree be:

  • 650 € Full-time master’s degree
  • 390 € Part-time Masters degree

Your advantages at the HDBW

  • No additional registration fee
  • All courses and examination fees are already included

All masters – full-time or part-time

University of Bavarian Economics (HDBW)
Konrad Zuse Square 8
81829 Munich-Riem

Digital Factory and Operational Excellence & Cyber ​​Security – part time

University of Bavarian Economics (HDBW)
Lichtenhaidestrasse 15
96052 Bamberg

Start of studies

Each summer and winter semester

application time

  • March 14 for the summer semester
  • September 30 for the winter semester

Duration winter semester

  • October 1 – March 14
  • Lecture period from the beginning of October to the end of January
  • Examination period usually until mid-February

Duration summer semester

  • March 15 – September 30
  • Lecture period from mid-March to early July
  • Examination period usually until the end of July

Duration of Master’s degree – depending on the study time model

  • Full-time: 3 semesters
  • Part-time: 5 semesters

Master’s degrees at the HDBW

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) – Digital Business Modelling and Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Digital Factory and Operational Excellence
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Cyber Security
  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) – Digital Technologies

90 ECTS points are acquired in the HDBW university degree for a master’s degree.

This results in a total of 300 ECTS points in the HDBW Bachelor’s & Master’s degree.

Impressions of the HDBW campus in Munich and the study center in Bamberg

Study Guide for Master’s Studies for Download

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Digital transformation is already shaping the economy in a wide variety of forms.

Whether Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, e-commerce or new, digital business models: digitization offers excellently trained specialists numerous opportunities to help shape the future.

You can find information about our private, state-recognized university of applied sciences as well as tips about the HDBW master’s degree in this magazine.

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