International Business and Management (M.A.)

Program structure

Structure of the program

The duration of the Master's program International Business and Management is 4 semesters. This corresponds to 120 ECTS credits for the whole program and 30 ECTS credits for each semester. Each module is worth 5 ECTS credits, the Master's thesis is worth 30 ECTS credits.

The modules of the program are grouped into the following categories:

  • General Competences: The main focus of these modules is the training of soft skills, which have been tailored especially to the requirements of this international Master program.
  • Key Competences: The major study area International Business Management characterises the Master program by combining the two central aspects of these studies: management competences and internationality. The modules are designed to cover a broad range of relevant competences for management positions in international companies or organisations.
  • Specializations and Electives: Students choose one specialization and two electives from the offer at the faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences according to their individual interests and professional goals. Additional electives are optional. Each elective is composed of three modules. The two electives “Innovation and Transformation” and “Consulting” are offered in English language, while the other electives are offered in German.

The study plan provides a general overview:

Study plan for International Business and Management - NEW Curriculum for new intake as of next winter semester - September 1, 2024

Study plan for International Business and Management - Modules descriptions on the current curriculum can be found on the INTRANET.

Module descriptions will be released soon