Industrial Management and Business Administration


This master's programme aims at providing graduate students with a holistic and scientific approach to business problems and finding creative solutions. Well-established methods and theories in the fields of economics and business management are taught, with great emphasis on research. The programme is designed to promote skills and abilities that enable graduates to resolve practical economic tasks and challenges successfully.

Qualifications profile and typical fields of activity

While pursuing their studies, students will have the opportunity to gain an insight into their future professions in the course of their mandatory practical field work. Graduates are prepared for their employment on drilling rigs and production sites, and as planning engineers in drilling, reservoir and production engineering as well as in the field of pipeline and plant engineering. Due to their broad education, graduates will be able to assume leadership positions at all levels. Leoben petroleum engineers work for petroleum companies, in energy management, in foundation engineering and consulting firms, as well as in research and development.

Special features

Montanuniversität has become an internationally acclaimed training centre for petroleum engineers. Lectures for this master's programme are held in English. The international reputation of the programme is further boosted by a variety of exchange programmes.