Beschreibung des Angebots
This international MBA in Academic Management focuses primarily on the professional handling of the multifaceted interfaces between academia and management resp. administration at all hierarchical levels of a modern university. The degree program is aimed at academics from all disciplines with leadership, management, and administrative responsibilities who wish to work professionally at these interfaces and thereby wish to acquire a constructive influence on university management in the 21st century. At the heart of the degree program is the university as an institution and organization, focusing especially on the following areas:
Shaping the future of the university
Creating structures for university communication and participation
Professionalizing the interfaces between academia and management/administration
The degree program has an international orientation. By focusing on the recurrent areas of quality, interaction, and development, graduates gain the qualifications required to succeed in positions at universities that demand high levels of management expertise.
Aufbau der Ausbildung
The degree program takes a total of two and a half years (including final thesis) and consists of two modules. Module 1 focuses on the professional management of the two key areas of university work (research and teaching) and also deals with professional and academic staff development and quality assurance. Module 2 focuses on the strategic management and continuing development of the university, concentrating on the aspects of quality improvement, governance, controlling, and profile development. Each module has four thematic focal areas. In each focal area, the question of how to ensure quality, interaction, and development will be addressed and approached from three perspectives:
Expert discussions with managers with leadership responsibilities
The entire degree program distinguishes itself with strong interactive features such as:
Expert interviews as assessments of academic performance
Special interest groups
The degree program requires a total of 63 ECTS credit points, one third of which are acquired in face-to-face seminars. The seminars take place once a month in blocks of two to three days.
The MBA in Academic Management is aimed at academics from all disciplines who are interested in professionalizing their management skills in their specialist field and in the university environment as part of their career in higher education. Applicants must have a university degree, own research and teaching experience as well as professional experience in a higher education environment. Candidates will be selected in an application process. A maximum of 24 students can be enrolled on the program.
The number of places is limited and the applicants will be selected on the basis of the first come.
Total cost: CHF 20'500.-
Module 1: CHF 7'800.-
Module 2: CHF 12'700.-
Participants can apply for financial support.
- Master of Advanced Studies MAS (inkl. MBA, EMBA)
Master of Business Administration in Academic Management, University of Basel
Ort / Adresse
- Basel (BS)
Next start in 2017
Auskünfte / Kontakt
Phone: +41 61 267 12 32
Der Studiengang ist Teil der Advanced Studies, der berufsbegleitenden Weiterbildung der Universität Basel.