Engineering Management Sujet

MSc Engineering Management

Your key to the top engineering league.

In the future, technicians, lawyers and managers will be specialists not only in their field of expertise but also in complementary fields such as marketing, business management, law and engineering.

This part-time MSc Program is tailor-made for the demands and needs of companies worldwide facing a growing and increasingly competitive market. It is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in technical, corporate and national affairs and to widen their knowledge and understanding of current and future engineering management issues.

Key Facts

Final Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Language: English

Duration: 3 Semesters

Location: Vienna

Structure: part-time, blocked modules

Next Program Start: November 19, 2021

Application Deadline: Applications are still possible

Admission requirements: Admission is open to graduates of a relevant bachelor's, master's or diploma degree course or a similar degree course. 

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7 reasons to study the MSc Engineering Management

A career in engineering management combines the technological problem-solving skills of an engineer with the organizational, administrative and planning skills of management to efficiently perform an engineering function. Our goal is to train interdisciplinary managers for SMEs (micro and medium-sized enterprises) and departments of large companies.

A successful technical manager must have the necessary skills to coach, mentor and motivate professionals. The main objective is to develop a curriculum that enables the graduates to become familiar with business topics and to appreciate them in the context of the introduction of "new" technologies. That is why we have an international faculty from 9 different countries from industry and science.

  • International Faculty currently from 9 countries
  • International students from currently 38 countries
  • The program is extra occupational
  • More than 25 years of experience
  • According to the Bologna Convention
  • English is the language of instruction
  • Contents are continuously updated
  • Master of Science (MSc) Degree from TU Wien
  • Evening Lectures with distinguished guest speakers
  • Company visits
  • Direct contact with the course and programme management.

About 2/3 of our graduates have risen to (higher) management positions and 1/3 have founded their own company.


In recent years, the proportion of women has increased to 13% female students - tendency increasing in the last years


  • 42% - attended the program before their 30th birthday
  • 22% - 30- 34 years
  • 18% - 35 – 39 years
  • 12% - 40-44 years
  •   7% - 45 years or older

The average entry age is 33 years. The youngest participant in all programmes was 21 years old and the oldest 66 years old.

Professional Background

42% - come from a technical background, 28% had an IT or related background, 12% have an education in economics and management, 2% in natural sciences such as mathematics, astronomy, physics and the rest of 8% come from various subjects such as law, journalism, social sciences, political science.

The TU Wien - located in the heart of Europe and in Vienna - is the largest Austrian institution for research and teaching in the field of technology and natural sciences. Being part of our international alumni network is a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge, to have fruitful discussions or even to find your future business partner! 

The MSc Program Engineering Management has very close contacts to international companies due to the lecturers from the industry.


Next Program Start

November 2021

Application Deadline

September 2021

Next Info Session:

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Academic Director

Prof. Peter Kopacek

Peter Kopacek

Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.h.c.mult.


Content Highlights

  • Production Management
  • Engineering Informatics
  • Business Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Accounting & Finance
  • International Law
  • Customer Relationship Management

Teofil Lavu, MSc, Alumnus Class 2016 - 2018
I started this Master's program with the goal of gaining more multidisciplinary knowledge that was not easy to obtain in other ways. My goal was to understand engineering from different perspectives.
Baddy Sonja Breidert, MSc, Alumna Class 2013-2015
The program has encouraged me to take the next step in my career: in 2010 I started my own company. The courses gave a very good insight into all aspects of running a successful business. I look back on the program with fond memories.
em.o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Peter Kopacek, Academic Director
The goal of this MSc program is to enable managers in engineering to expand their knowledge and understanding of a range of current and evolving engineering management issues.
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Engineering Management Class of 2019

180Students & Alumni

38Nationalities of Students & Alumni

33Average age of students