Digital Transformation


Ranked #2 in Germany

The innovative Master of Digital Transformation Management is the only MBA program in Germany with a dedicated cross-industry focus on digital transformation since 2017. Designed in cooperation with the House of Digital Transformation, the program’s goal is to educate future leaders who understand the opportunities and challenges of digitization, make informed decisions, and shape the digital transformation in their companies. We achieve this through balancing theory and practice across the curriculum, bringing together experts from academia and industry to highlight how digital transformation can be leveraged in every area of business today.

The programs’ job-compatible format is designed to keep studies, work and leisure in balance over the entire study period of four semesters. The Master of Digital Transformation Management is conducted in English and begins annually in October. Graduates earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree (90 ECTS CP) from the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University Frankfurt.

The Digital Transformation MBA program is ranked #2 in Germany in the 2022 Eduniversal E-Business and Digital Marketing rankings!

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The cooperation with GBS is very important.

Our mission as the House of Digital Transformation is to link science, businesses and politics. We run a large high-caliber network in these sectors. We have renowned members like Fraunhofer Institute; the Universities in Darmstadt, Kassel and of course Frankfurt; small and large companies from start-ups to big sharks like Accenture or Software AG; and of course the ministries and government.

So, it makes sense to intergrate GBS as high-end business school with its network and high-profile teachers and lecturers on academic level, ensuring excellence in theory and its application to practice.

Hauke SchlüterManaging Director, House of Digital Transformation e.V.

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Program Overview

What makes our Digital Transformation MBA program unique?

Teaching management and leadership skills against the backdrop of digital transformation, we benefit from a uniquely strong network of experts from both academia and practice. Partnering with associations such as TechQuartier, the House of Digital Transformation, and other leading universities, our faculty come from various fields and deliver a holistic view to digital transformation in the world of business today.

Part of the GBS teaching philosophy is to ensure a perfect balance between theory and practice with an innovative approach to business education. Through small class sizes, instructors from both academia and industry, and building on the professional experiences students bring along, courses at GBS foster an active, student-centered learning atmosphere. The job-compatible format of the program allows you to keep your studies, work and leisure in balance.

Graduates receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree (90 ECTS CP) from the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Economics and Business at Goethe University Frankfurt. The Digital Transformation MBA program is also accredited within the framework and procedures of Goethe University's System Accreditation by the Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute (ACQUIN).

GBS part-time students are enrolled students of Goethe University and enjoy all regular student benefits, such as access to libraries, reduced entrance fees to museums and a RMV semester ticket. Campus Westend is "Germany's most beautiful campus" and offers highly attractive and modern study conditions with a cutting-edge learning infrastructure, multiple student cafeterias (Mensa), bistros and coffee bars.

Get more details about the program’s curriculum and schedule, learn more about extra-curricular offerings, and take a look at the diverse backgrounds of both faculty and students who make up the GBS digital community!

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What Makes Us Strong

Our programs are accredited through AACSB and Goethe University’s Accreditation Commission, recognizing us as a quality provider of business education adhering to high German as well as international standards. We also partner with a number of influential institutions from government, industry, and academia, creating a network of experts who help us make sure our programs are addressing the needs of the market and those working within it.