M.A. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
- Concentration: Entrepreneurship
- M.A. International Business
- Duration: 3-4 semesters
Munich Business School’s consecutive master’s program in International Business is taught in English and offers you the chance to fast-track your studies and gain a master’s degree in just 18 months. If you choose the International Entrepreneurship concentration, your studies will focus on the topic of founding a business. Starting with the initial idea, it will explore how to develop a business model, discuss the perfect pitch and how to find investors, and examine how exactly to found and lead a new company.
You will spend the first two semesters of the International Entrepreneurship course on the MBS campus in Munich. This will include engaging, seminar-like lectures, as well as creative workshops with a high proportion of group work and entrepreneurship-focused case studies, all specifically designed to help you get to grips with the process of founding a company. Business projects will also provide opportunities for you to apply the methods you learn in practical projects with a real-life company. You will spend the third semester of the International Business program abroad at one of Munich Business School’s 60 partner universities. This will enable you to acquire international experiences and make contacts around the world. After that, you will write your master’s thesis.
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In a series of creative workshops and coaching sessions, you and your team will receive active support with the process of founding a company and developing business models. You will also make valuable contacts for your professional network.
Munich is German’s leading location for business and boasts a vibrant start-up scene. Thanks to our partnerships with numerous companies, studying at MBS offers ideal conditions for launching your career.
During your semester abroad on a continent of your choice, you will deepen your specialist knowledge, expand your network with exciting new contacts and broaden your horizons.
Entrepreneurship is part and parcel of business – but it’s about far more than just leading an existing company. Instead, it involves developing and implementing innovative ideas, setting up new businesses and successfully establishing these start-ups on the market. Entrepreneurs have a special blend of creativity, business nous and a willingness to take risks. They are visionaries: where others see problems, entrepreneurs see opportunities.
There are various reasons why people might want to study a course in entrepreneurship. Many aspire to found their own company; others aim to work in a start-up or find a business development position in a major corporation. Students on the Entrepreneurship concentration acquire the requisite knowledge and skills to found and lead companies successfully. They become familiar with different aspects of entrepreneurial activities and can apply this knowledge purposefully in practice.
There are numerous reasons to study entrepreneurship. First, it is a wonderful opportunity to refine your own entrepreneurial skills. Students on the course learn how to found a business and lead it successfully. You will also gain valuable insights into areas such as financing, marketing and sales. In addition, the course is a chance for you to network and establish contacts with other entrepreneurially minded people. This is particularly important because most companies benefit from an extensive professional network.
Nowadays, more and more people harbor a desire to start a company of their own. If you share this aspiration, the International Entrepreneurship concentration is the right choice for you! During your studies, you will be able to examine and explore the realities of self-employment and trial your ideas in a pressure-free environment. And if, at the end of your studies, you decide that you do want to found and lead a company, you’ll be ideally equipped to take this challenging next step.
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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.
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The International Entrepreneurship concentration on the International Business master’s program opens the door to a varied and fulfilling career. We will convey the knowledge and skills you need to feel at home in the world of entrepreneurship.
As the founder of your own company, you will be the driving force behind its commercial success. You will be responsible for developing the company’s vision and strategy, building your team, securing financing and leading your business. Following your time studying at MBS, you will have comprehensive skills and experience to help you make a successful start to your career as an entrepreneur.
In your role as a manager at a start-up, your duties will include leading and motivating a team, keeping an overview of the company’s progress and making sure the company takes the necessary steps to achieve its goals. Managers in start-ups must be creative and play their part in driving the company forward.
The knowledge you gain during your studies will prepare you to take on the role of managing director of a company. You would be responsible for the company’s general management and administration. This includes making strategic decisions, monitoring company finances and making sure that operations run smoothly.