Master of Science in Technology Management & Innovation

CEU Master in Technology Management Innovation


Combine your technical expertise with business, finance and leadership skills to become a technology leader or entrepreneur. Recognize tech trends, align business needs and tech strategy, make business cases that justify investments. Keep your career and study part-time on weekends.

At a Glance

  • U.S. Master of Science degree
  • 10 months • option to extend
  • Part-time • weekend teaching
  • Study in Budapest and Vienna
  • 36 credits (72 ECTS credits)
  • Tuition: EUR 10,000

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Executive Masters for Technology Leaders and Entrepreneurs

The MS in Technology Management & Innovation provides a much-needed bridge between technology and business. Unique in Central Europe, it is designed for managers or prospective managers with a technical background who seek to develop their business, finance and leadership skills for career advancement or entrepreneurship.

The program offers hands-on interactive training to meet the business needs of any organization. Learn from leading professors and industry veterans. Develop your applied skills through business cases and simulations. Prepare for tomorrow’s leadership roles. Develop your own startup in our award-winning CEU InnovationsLab incubator.

Join a World-Class International Community

The Class of 2020 has 18 students from 7 countries, from graduates and career changers to company executives. CEU brings together 1,320 students from 103 countries, and a global alumni network reaching 147 countries. In economics, CEU ranks #101-150 in ARWU ShanghaiRanking 2019 and #151-200 in QS World University Rankings 2019.

Study and Work at the Same Time

Keep your career and study at weekends. You may request a second year to take elective courses or to complete your capstone project.

Study in Budapest and Vienna

The program is accredited as a Master of Science degree in the U.S. (Vienna campus) and registered as a post-graduate specialization program in Hungary (Budapest campus). Due to this dual accreditation, you will have the opportunity to take classes in Budapest as well as Vienna.

Fintech Management Parallel Studies

Top up your studies with the MS in Finance. Earn two degrees and become a fintech leader, or start a venture in our award-winning CEU InnovationsLab startup incubator.

Join Exchange Partners on Four Continents

Go for a semester or just a week in the summer. Specialize further into finance, or broaden your skills with MBA courses. Partner schools include EBS (Germany), Emory (U.S.), ESSEC (France, Singapore), Hitotsubashi (Japan), IPADE (Mexico) and Shanghai Jiao Tong (China).

Applications Are Currently Not Accepted

Achilles Georgiu
Visiting Lecturer
Head of MS in Technology Management and Innovation
Eszter Fuchs
MS in Technology Management and Innovation Coordinator
Room N13/206, email

The program's name was changed from MS in IT Management in June 2016. The old name continues to apply to those enrolled before Fall 2016.