Master of Arts in Transformation Management in Digital Societies | DS

Structure and content

Study Structure Master of Arts in Transformation Management in Digital Societies

Foundation Phase

1st semester | to the extent of 30 ECTS

Mandatory Modules


  • Ring Seminar: Technological Megatrends and Problem Complexes in the Digital Age
  •  Philosophy of Present-Day Cul- ture
  • Artificial and human intelligence

Elective Modules


  • History of theories in economics
  • Communication Theories
  • Comparative Politics & Institutions
  • Social Theory
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Major Phase

2nd- 3rd Semester |to the extent of 66 ECTS

Mandatory Modules


  • Digital public
  • Ethics and Responsibility in Philosophy & Society
  • Forecasting & scenario development


Track: Possible Futures – Shaping the digital future


  • Sociology of Time
  • Science, Fiction & Society
  • Digital Entre-/Intrapreneurship
  • Coding/Virtual Reality Design
  • Elinor-Ostrom-Project or practice project


Track: Ethics and Innovation

  • Digital ethics
  • Shared Value Creation / Impact Innovation
  • Digital Entre-/Intrapreneurship
  • Coding/Virtual Reality Design
  • Elinor-Ostrom-Project or practice project

Elective Modules "Methods" (1 of 3)


  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative und analytical Methods
  • Advanced Methods (2 Workshops)



Track: Digital business models


  • Understanding Consumer Behavior in the Digital Age
  • Digital Business
  • Digital Entre-/Intrapreneurship
  • Coding/Virtual Reality Design
  • Elinor-Ostrom-Project or practice project

Track: Digital Politics & Society


  • Computational Political Sciences
  • Human Decision Making
  • Public Management & Digital Transformation
  • Administrative Informatics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Elinor-Ostrom-Project or practice project
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Masters Thesis

4th semester  | to the extent of 24 ECTS

  • Disputation
  • Master's Thesis
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ZU|plus

additional cours


  • Workshop: Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
  • Workshop: Creativity & Performativity
  • Language
  • TandemCoaching
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Applicant Advisory & Admissions

Dierolf Nadine, Gröner Alissa, Wallace Birgit
Dierolf Nadine, Gröner Alissa, Wallace Birgit
Team Applicant Advisory & Admissions
Phone:+49 7541 6009-2000
Room:ZF Campus

Academic Program Director

Söffner, Jan
Söffner, Jan Prof Dr
Dean of Zeppelin University Bachelor College
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1361
Room:FAB 3 | 1.47
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