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DAS in General Management

The degree program «DAS in General Management» conveys a comprehensive understanding of the principles of management. It is the last part of the flexible Executive MBA (after the Rochester summer). The following courses are part of it:

  • Economics of international business
  • Operations management
  • HR management & leadership
  • Marketing management
  • Strategic marketing
  • Corporate strategy

Each course includes team projects as well as homework assignments and a final exam/paper. It takes seven months of study (September to March; every other Friday/Saturday) and leads to 30 ECTS points.

A general understanding of accounting, statistics and valuation is required.


Tuition fees and expenses

  • CHF 27,500 (including optional Preparatory courses participation, lunch/refreshments and books/online materials)
  • Accommodation and dinner at the Hotel Seepark Thun: at own cost
  • Payment due before courses start (including deposit of CHF 7,000 upon acceptance)


Next start

  • September 2018
  • Application deadline: 31.07.2018
  • Maximum 5 participants per year



  • A Diploma of Advanced Studies from the Universität Bern (DAS in General Management)
  • A certificate from the University of Rochester (proving that participants have successfully completed all examinations is important for later accreditation towards the EMBA program)


More information about the flexible EMBA