Lead international teams in a tech-driven environment.

Welcome to the forefront of innovation and leadership. The Executive MBA in Advanced Technologies & Global Leadership, a collaborative offering from TU Wien and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), is your gateway to a top-tier career in global technology companies. Immerse yourself in a realm shaped by cutting-edge research in Deep Tech, Systems Engineering, and Supply Chain Management, and cultivate the leadership qualities essential in today's dynamic business world.

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What does the Executive MBA Advanced Technologies & Global Leadership offer you?

  • You bring your professional challenges into the classroom
  • Case studies from the real world 
  • Visit companies and high-tech labs in Vienna & California
  • Apply your learnings directly on the job

  • Exclusive access to the network of TU Wien graduates, participants and speakers from day one
  • Connect with international students, lecturers and practitioners at Caltech, USA
  • Invitations to regular events and lectures even after completion of the MBA program

  • Practitioners and experts (EIT Manufacturing, NASA, Northrop Grumman Corporation, ASCM, ...
  • Lecturers from the Vienna University of Technology, Caltech, AIT, University of Geneva, ...

We have tailored the course specifically to the needs of our working participants: 

  • 18 months, 45 teaching days
  • Blocked modules mostly Thursday to Saturday
  • 13-day stay at Caltech, USA

  • 13 days  postgraduate training in Pasadena, USA
  • Learn from lecturers and practicioners from two continents, and thus gain two high-quality perspectives
  • Visit companies and high-tech labs in California (eg. 

Choose your Specialization

Operations & Supply Chain Management

[Translate to English:] Operations and Supply Chains

Being educated by experienced professionals: US experts train your skills to understand and control processes in logistics, production and global supply chains.
Oct.21 - Nov.1, 2024

Deep Tech

[Translate to English:] Deep Tech

This masterclass introduces participants to cutting-edge technologies such as AI, IoT, quantum computing, and biotechnology through a mix of case discussions, lab demonstrations, lectures, and readings.
Oct. 21 -  Nov. 1,   2024

Systems Engineering

[Translate to English:] Digital Systems Engineering

Focus on practical methods and tools to determine user requirements, define and effectively verify robust system architectures and designs so that products work as intended.
Oct. 21 - Nov. 1,  2024

Final Degree: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Management & Technology

ECTS Credits: 92

Duration: 3 semesters + Master's Thesis

Structure: Part-time, blocked in modules

Language: English

Tuition Fee: EUR 32,900.00 (VAT exempt, excl. expenses for travel and accommodation), -10% Reduction for TU Wien Graduates

Admission Requirements: First academic degree*; 3 years of work experience; personal interview
*) Persons without a first academic degree, holidng professional qualification may also be admitted.

Locations: TU Wien, surrounding area of Vienna, Caltech Pasadena, online

Academic Director: Prof. Dr. Kurt Matyas, Mag. Hannes Hunschofsky, MBA 

If you choose Operations & Supply Chain Management:

  • Get deep insights into global supply chains, from multi-tier suppliers to final & reverse logistics, trends, strategic & tactical systems in operations & supply chains and all influencing factors
  • Deepen your knowledge on finance & accounting, valuation, economic statements & analytics, new ways to look at operating costs & methods

If you choose Deep Tech:

  • Master techniques for building and executing an innovation agenda at the product, enterprise, and industry levels to maintain a competitive edge in the market
  • Learn to design competitive business models using systems thinking and strategic options to create new value propositions
  • Deepen or expand the ability to have a say and make decisions on management issues and new technologies

If you choose Systems Engineering:

  • Architect systems, sub-systems, interfaces and interactions, hierarchies and hand-offs
  • Asses the maturity of technologies and interfaces between technologies
  • Evolve innovative design approaches for performance and trade-offs while managing change
  • Engineer for specialized outcomes such as Design for Manufacturing, Design-to-Cost, Maintainability and Useability

  • Possibility to choose from three top tech-specializations: Deep Tech, Systems Engineering, Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Outstanding learning experience at the Caltech campus in Pasadena
  • International and experienced lecturers and small class sizes
  • Personal training on soft skills and leadership development in Vienna
  • Improvement of business skills and project management

This MBA is the right choice for you if you ...

  • want to develop innovative fundamental models and concepts within the given framework.

  • want to be challenged to perform economic analysis for real-world strategic and tactical actions

  • want to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice

  • want to assume or advance in a leadership position in the engineering industry

We particularly address persons with professional backgrounds in the following areas ...

  • Transport, Mobility and Logistics
  • Productions and Operations
  • Systems Engineering, IT and Programming
  • Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Public service, municipalities, engineering offices or consulting companies

For the upcoming program start in the winter term 2024: Apply early & reduce the tuition fee!


[Translate to English:] Hauptgebäude TU Wien

Our international lectures will teach in Vienna, Pasadena and online.

Study at Caltech

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You get the chance to experience the well-respected university in California.

Is the Executive MBA Advanced Technologies & Global Leadership the right program for you?

Unser Executive MBA-Programm, eine Zusammenarbeit der TU Wien und Caltech, stattet Sie mit den Fähigkeiten aus, um in Innovation und Technologie zu führen.

Here's what you gain:

‭✓ Expertise from Leading Figures: Learn from top faculty in tech leadership, systems engineering, deep tech, and supply chain management. Directly apply emerging technology insights to your organization.

‭✓ Access to Cutting-Edge Resources: Experience the latest innovations firsthand through visits to high-tech companies and research labs in Vienna and Silicon Valley.

‭✓ Global Networking: Connect with a network of peers and experts, opening doors to new career and business opportunities worldwide.

‭✓ Degree from Prestigious Universities: Enhance your resume with an MBA degree from TU Wien and a certificate from Caltech, positioning you for top technology leadership roles.

‭✓ Customized Learning Paths: Choose from tracks in Supply Chain Management, Deep Tech, or Systems Engineering to align the program with your career goals.

‭✓ Career Advancement: Emerge with the knowledge and credentials to take on senior leadership roles like Chief Technology Officer, Head of Operations, or Technology Consultant. Open doors to top jobs in the global technology sector.

‭✓ Job & Upskilling: Complete this flexible, executive format program in 18 months, advancing your career while you work.


The Executive MBA program utilizes a flexible, part-time format with compact attendance phases in Vienna, Austria and Pasadena, California. You will attend classes over the course of 20 months.. There is also a 2-week intensive session at Caltech in California. This format allows working professionals to earn a prestigious MBA degree while still working.

To be eligible for the Executive MBA program you need to meet the following admission requirements: 

  1. Internationally recognized undergraduate degree
  2. Minimum of 3 years professional experience (full time)
  3. Proficiency in German or English (depending on the chosen program)
  4. Financing of course fees and other expenses


Persons holding an equivalent educational and professional qualification may also be admitted, please contact the program team for further details.

The Executive MBA in Advanced Technologies & Global Leadership will prepare you for leadership roles in technology companies across industries, including:

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • President of Engineering
  • Director of Operations
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Systems Architect
  • Innovation Manager
  • Technology Consultant
  • and many more

Caltech is one of the world's leading science and engineering research institutes. Studying there for 2 weeks provides an unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Learn from Caltech's world-renowned professors and industry experts
  • Gain access to cutting-edge research facilities and technologies
  • Build connections in the heart of Silicon Valley
  • Experience Caltech's project-based interdisciplinary curriculum
  • Join the prestigious network of Caltech alumni

We offer several scholarships and financing options for the Executive MBA program, such as bursaries and flexible payment plans. Get personal advice from our Program Management to find the optimal financing.

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