International Business

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
StudyQA ranking:1173 Duration:3 semestrs
Basic Subjects
  • Business Simulation
  • Foundations of Economics
  • Foundations of Business Administration
  • Accounting and Finance Basics
  • Business Law Basics
  • Case Studies in Management

Main Subjects
  • International Marketing
  • International Sourcing and Logistics
  • International Business Law
  • Macroeconomics and Economic Policy
  • International Competence in Communication
  • International Finance and Banking
  • International Taxation
  • Leadership in Organisations
  • Managerial Decisions
  • Business Information Systems and Electronic Services
  • International Strategic Management
  • Top Management Issues

Educational organisation

Semester one: core functional subjects in business (basics), business simulation and an introduction to case study methods

Semesters two - three (full-time) or two - four (part-time): advanced courses in management (see description of content)

Study abroad unit(s)

Partner universities: Barry University, Miami/USA, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou/China
Study weeks are held.
The study weeks at the partner universities count as elective.

There is the option of a double degree with Barry University Miami/USA (AACSB accredited). The programme consists of approx. 75% of both university's MBA courses and can be done in two years. The study fees are approx. 24,000 EUR.

Furthermore, excursions to various countries and companies are integrated into the study programme.


Support in finding internships, cooperation with companies

Forms of assessment

Written exams (90 or 120 minutes)
Oral exams (presentations) and marks for group work and projects

Course objectives

Graduates are able to handle internationally oriented business problems on a scientific basis using appropriate management methods. On the one hand, they attain essential leadership qualifications; on the other hand, they themselves represent a wide scope of management knowledge (general management). Additionally, graduates learn to evaluate current corporate and management developments from a critical and professional perspective.

Language requirements

Proof of good knowledge of the English language by means of TOEFL (score >550, computer-based >213 or internet-based >80), TOEIC (>750) or IELTS (>6.0) test

Academic requirements

University degree in any subject
Two years of work experience
Proficiency in English
Motivation and general suitability
GMAT is recommended.

Enrolment fees

500 EUR, part of the tuition fee

Costs of living

Approx. 600 EUR per month

Job opportunities

In the whole region, not only on campus. The following companies are located in the region: adidas, SIEMENS, MAN, Puma, Datev, Schaeffler and more

Arrival support

Pick-up service upon request

Services and support for international students

Tutoring, sports and social activities. A wide range of activities are offered by the International Office.


Supported accommodation, student accommodation available
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