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This global and practice-oriented international business degree will help you advance your career in Germany and worldwide.
Dive into the fascinating world of international business and enjoy a unique experience amongst students from over 40 countries at GISMA Business School in the Berlin area. From leadership competencies in cross cultural environments and international strategic management to marketing and CEO decision making, this programme covers all areas of business that you need to master for a senior management position in an international organisation. If you study the 2-year programme you’ll also have the opportunity to do an internship or business project or spend a semester abroad – choose from a selection of highly international cities such as London, Shanghai, and Singapore. In addition, the 2-year programme includes big data, cyber security, or cloud computing know-how, directly provided by renowned digital companies such as Amazon or Alibaba.
Accreditations and rankings
GISMA Business School also has a long history of working with partner universities in Europe and has successfully delivered partner programmes accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and EPAS.
Who is the programme for?
This postgraduate degree is perfect for graduates in business management or a similar undergraduate business programme as well as graduates of closely related disciplines such as economics, psychology, law or other social sciences who wish to expand their general business knowledge to become qualified for a leadership role in an international company. This programme is also suitable for anyone who seeks to complement their undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science or computer engineering or closely related sciences with business skills, and anyone who has work experience in business administration and wishes to advance their career with a Master’s degree.
What will you learn?
This programme covers a broad range of topics from all areas of international business management. This includes international strategic management, project management,global supply chain management, international marketing, leadership, and finance. You’ll also have the chance to study an elective in cloud computing, big data, and cyber security in cooperation with a leading company such as Amazon or Alibaba. As this programme aims to prepare students for senior management roles in international business, people management and ethics is a substantial part of the curriculum.
How will you study?
GISMA Business School supports flexible and individual learning by applying a systematic hybrid learning scheme. You will spend part of your lectures in class at our Berlin-Potsdam campus. These face-to-face phases are complemented by e-learning sessions. You will work on cases, reflect on readings, take part in online discussions, and participate in group exercises and projects. This variety of learning methods is part of our unique teaching strategy, which includes student-centred pedagogy, project-based learning, collaborative learning, and personalised coaching.
You can start working on your master thesis after you have earned two thirds of the total programme credits. The thesis takes three months in the 1-year programme and six months in the 2-year programme.
Fees and funding
EU fee - € 13,000 / Year
International fee - €15,500 / Year
EU fee - € 11,000 / Year
International fee - €12,500 / Year
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
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