Master's Degree in Legal and Business Aspects in Technics.

Mastering complex issues relating to new technologies (such as nanotechnologies and biotechnologies) require a certain level of business and legal expertise, such as being able to successfully assess complex environmental, corporate, legal, or criminal aspects, as well as understand and draft contracts, etc.

The four-semester program in “Legal and Business Aspects in Technics” (ReWiTech) is hands-on and interdisciplinary, providing students with a deeper understanding of business and law. Aimed at graduates of degree programs in engineering and natural sciences, the program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

Master's Degree in
Legal and Business Aspects in Technics


Master of legal and business aspects in technics (MLBT)


4 Semesters


120 Credits


German (level C1)

Your Benefits

  • Interdisciplinary, cross-faculty program
  • Academic qualifications in business and law for engineers
  • Strong focus on applying business and law to technical fields
  • Combine theory and real-world applications

Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects

More and more companies seek engineers who also have a strong background in business and the law. The JKU Master’s degree program in “Legal and Business Aspects in Technics” (ReWiTech) is responding to the demand by offering a customized academic degree program providing engineers with additional skill sets in economics, business management, as well as in both general and specialized areas of law. The program gives you highly sought-after, interdisciplinary qualifications, allowing you to better understand and react to today’s increasingly complex business challenges. This unique combination of studies in business and law is aimed at educated engineers and has become an important ‘career tool’ in today’s business world.

More than ever before, senior positions at companies depend heavily on sound business expertise. Graduates of the ReWiTech program are in high demand and work in a number of areas, including:

  • Senior positions at companies
  • Expert assessors
  • Senior positions in research
  • Self-employment in fields of engineering and/or natural sciences

On average, graduates in this field find a job immediately after completing the program.

 Recommended Study Plan

As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas:


Semester  S1 S2 S3 S4
Law 9.5 10.5 20 11
Business 16.5 15.5 9  
Autonomous Coursework 4 4 1 3
Master's Thesis (incl. Master Thesis Colloquium)       16
ECTS Credits (Total: 120 credits) 30 30 30 30

Additional Information

The program has been designed to accommodate working students. Students can attend the program on a part-time basis and attend courses scheduled in blocked weekend sessions.


Admission Requirements

  • BA/Diploma degree in an engineering or scientific field or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.

Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.

Still Have Questions?

Do you need help registering or do you have questions about the program? Contact the JKU's Office of Student Information and Academic Advising (SIBS)!


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