M.A. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
- Start: February & September
- Concentration: M.A. International Business
- Duration: 3-4 semesters
NEW IN 2024: Start of studies possible in spring and fall
In addition to the fall start, the International Business 2024 master's program will offer a spring intake for the first time.
The master starts in spring with the following focus areas: Corporate Finance, International Marketing, Sustainable Business, Innovation & Digital Business.
Apply now and get one of the limited study places.
Over three semesters, the International Business master’s program at Munich Business School with a concentration in Corporate Finance will prepare you for a leadership position in the world of finance. If you have the time, you could even study for a further semester to earn a dual degree. This is a second master’s degree, awarded by one of our international partner universities. You can combine Corporate Finance with a second concentration, such as Corporate Strategy and Innovation. The first two semesters of your studies will be spent at our campus in Munich, as you acquire comprehensive knowledge of finance and accounting. At Munich Business School, we offer interactive lectures squarely focused on practical application. In a series of projects, you will collaborate closely with your classmates and learn to help each member of your team make the most of their individual strengths.
You will then spend your third semester studying abroad at one of our many partner universities. Our colleagues in the International Office would be happy to advise you on which university would be most suitable for your career plans. With more than 60 partner universities across four continents, you are sure to find the right one for you! After your semester abroad, you will write your master’s thesis. The course is taught in English.
You can download our information brochure free of charge and with no obligation to proceed. It includes complete information about:
Our experts lecturers, who all have extensive practical experience, will share their knowledge and expertise from the fields of corporate finance, controlling and asset management.
By choosing the Corporate Finance concentration for your master’s program, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to gain a solid foothold in the world of work, including as a financial analyst, auditor, financial advisor or investment consultant.
During your semester abroad in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia or Australia, you will make international contacts, refine your intercultural skills and further expand your expertise.
Corporate Finance is an exciting and varied specialization that provides unique insights into the world of financial markets! You will have the opportunity to engage in theoretical and practical terms with global markets, thereby expanding your professional profile. Furthermore, you will gain vital insights into the fields of business and politics, which will help you on your search for a stimulating position in Corporate Finance.
This concentration is ideal for people with an interest in figures and excellent analytical skills. However, this course is anything but dull and dry: in addition to traditional accounting methods, you will also tackle a wide range of legislation and become familiar with the characteristics of international financial markets.
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You must hold a bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS or over) to enroll on the master’s program in International Business. Applicants with a degree in a business-related subject can start the course directly; applicants without a business degree can qualify for the program by first completing a Pre-Master’s course. We would be happy to review your documents before you apply. Please contact the MBS student advisors for support.
Applicants must proof their English language skills by passing one of the following language tests:
Note: If the test is also used to apply for a visa, please check the requirements of the respective embassy in advance.
Test results can only be accepted if achieved within the last two years. If you are unable to obtain your test results before handing in your MBS application, please inform us about your planned test date.
The English proficiency test can be waived by the following candidates:
Master of Arts, 90 ECTS
The program takes three semesters of full-time study.
8,300 EUR per semester
The master’s program is state-recognized and certified.
You can apply at any time!Submit application
Corporate Finance Concentration in Figures
After completing your studies, you will be ready to work in a range of financial positions, including as a financial analyst, auditor or investment consultant. The international perspective you will gain during your studies will help you to set the direction of your career.
As a financial analyst, you will work closely with company management and serve as a sparring partner on all commercial and financial issues. You will produce monthly reports on KPI achievement and take responsibility for financial calculations for various departments and divisions.
As an auditor, you advise companies on tax-related matters and other business issues. You will prepare and oversee annual financial statements, conduct special audits and help clients to file their tax returns.
As an investment consultant, you will advise your clients in relation to financial investments and insurance cover. You will develop needs-based financial solutions and help your clients to achieve their financial objectives.