The combination of strategy, risk & security management in a global context forms the core of the MBA. To master the environmental influences and competitive forces as well as the increasing demands on corporate strategy and security, the Strategy, Global Risk & Security Management (MBA) degree provides excellent preparation for the new management requirements in a complex environment. The intercultural exchange between students is particularly facilitated by the worldwide study option in English and in a digital form.
Strategy, Global Risk & Security Management (MBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
4 semesters (depending on accreditation of gained competencies)
Summer & Winter
€ 13,900 (valid from winter semester 23/24)+ administration fee/semester: € 67
Credit modules: Project Management, Specific Methodological Competencies, Self-Competence and Social Competence at the Workplace
Strategic Value Management
Enterprise Security & Safety Management
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Cyber Security Strategies
Strategic Crisis Management
Global Risk Management & Resilience
- For the admission a Diploma / Bachelor degree (210 ECTS) (e.g. in the fields of economics, engineering, humanities or related fields) or an equivalent successful domestic or foreign degree is required.
- At least one year of work experience in the respective field of studies gained after first academic degree (i.e. work experience in the professional environment of corporate strategy, expansion, business development, crisis management, strategic controlling, internal public security, corporate security, business security, project or business management, internationalisation as well as in related areas of companies and public institutions, in particular also for officers of the German Armed Forces with corresponding experience).
- Admission requirements with a Bachelor degree with less than 210 ECTS: If you have obtained a Bachelor degree with only 180 ECTS there is a possibility to substitute the missing 30 ECTS credit points with qualified work experience, gained after your first academic degree.
Application and student advising service
Before applying please contact your Programme Manager to receive further important information on the study programme. The contact details can be found on this page.
The application for this degree programme takes place online.
All relevant information about the application process and documents is provided there. Once your application has been submitted, you can check your applicant status.
Each year, the application period for the summer semesters starts November 15, the application period for the winter semesters starts May 2.
University entrance qualification acquired abroad
If the higher education entrance qualification was acquired abroad, a preliminary examination of the higher education entrance qualification by uni-assist is required.
Please note that the processing time of uni-assist can take 4 to 6 weeks.
For more information on applying to study from abroad, please visit the website master application from abroad.
The teaching language is English. International students are welcome to apply and participate in the programme.
Digital lecture model
This MBA enables to work as expert or manager in the scope of enterprise strategy, corporate governance, business development, risk management and enterprise security as well as in the field of expansion or strategical controlling.
The Security & Safety Advisory Board promotes the close integration of science and practice. The members of the advisory board support and advise on conceptual questions and decisions in the field of Security & Safety Management.
Prof. Dr. Marc Knoppe, Programme Director, THI Business School
Christoph Schwager, Deputy Programme Director, Managing Director SRI Strategic Risk Institute
Horst Uwe Draudt, Consultant, Latus Consulting AG
Wolfgang Dürr, Senior Vice President, Director Space, Airbus Defense & Space Inc.
Johannes Strümpfel, Head of CE SEC SC, Chief Executive's Office, Security Convergence; Deputy Head of Corporate Security Siemens AG
Martin Zeidler, Head of Education and Training, The Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)
Ulrich ten Eikelder, Head of Security Awareness and Communication at Deutsche Telekom Security GmbH
Michael von Foerster, Chief Executive, Verband der Deutschen Rauchtabakindustrie e.V. (Association of the German Smoking Tobacco Industry)
Enrico Braatz,Head of Corporate Security, Schörghuber Group
You can find the accreditation status or the accreditation certificate on the website for quality management.
Prof. Dr. Marc Knoppe
Phone: +49 841 9348-4490
Phone: +49 841 9348-1581
Study and Examination Regulations
The Study and Examination Regulations (SPO) are provided on the website of THI Legal Department.