International Business and Management (M.A.)

Program overview

International Business and Management at a glance


Osnabrück, Germany


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Program type

Consecutive Master's program

Standard duration

4 semesters

Number of university places

27 per semester, one intake per year

Start of program

Winter semester (September)

Application period

February 1st until April 15th (Non-EU citizens (passport-holders of Non-EU countries)),

May 1st until July 15th (German and European citizens (holders of a EU passport))

Admission requirements

1. Degree in Business Management, Economics or related programs

2. English language proficiency (min. level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR))

3. German language proficiency (min. A1 level CEFR)


English (some German electives available)

Contents of study

Up-to-date management knowledge, enhancement of key qualifications such as leadership and intercultural competences. The contents build up on the knowledge gained in business- and economics-related Bachelor programs.   

Study focus

General Competences (Modules): Leadership and Teambuilding, Managing for Sustainable Success - Business Ethics and Corporate Management, Empirical Research Methods

Key Competences Modules): Global Economic Framework, Human Resource Management in Multinational Companies, International Marketing, International Economics and Business, IT and Information Management, Strategic Management, International Corporate Finance, International Business Law, Value Chain Management

Specialisations and electives: Choice of two electives from three specialisations, the following electives with three modules each are available: Consulting (English language), Innovation and Transformation (English language), Strategic Marketing (partly in English language), Human Resource Management (German language), Financial Control (German language), Change Management (German language), Digitalisation in Society (German language)

Study abroad

Optional study semester abroad at selected partner universities during the 3rd semester. For students who never stayed abroad for a study semester or an internship during their Bachelor program, the study semester abroad is mandatory. Choice of three different double degree programs. International Summer Schools during lecture-free periods.

Support services

Individual counselling and coaching


Yes (ZEvA)


Administrative charges (semester fees): approx. 350 Euro per semester covering inter alia the costs of the semester ticket


Gita Lestari-Kötting, Coordinator of the Master program
Phone: +49 0)541 969-3569


Here you can find the regulations for this study program (in German language).