M.A. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
- Start: February & September
- Concentration: Master’s 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.
Taught in English, the Sustainable Business concentration on the International Business master’s program at Munich Business School provides vital knowledge on sustainability management over three semesters. You will learn the fundamentals of sustainable business, engage with complex topics including the circular economy, and join with your classmates to delve into cutting-edge scientific disciplines such as human-centered design and biomimicry. This thorough examination of humans and nature will enable you to develop new, sustainable approaches. You will spend the first two semesters studying at our campus in Munich, learning how sustainable business works through interactive lectures and projects directly linked to practice. You will combine the Sustainable Business concentration with a further concentration, such as Innovation & Digital Business or International Marketing. This means you can tailor your International Business master’s program specifically to you.
You will spend your third semester studying abroad at one of our many partner universities. MBS has over 60 partner universities across four continents, so you will be spoiled for choice. Then, in the final part of your program, you will write your master’s thesis.
You can download our information brochure free of charge and with no obligation to proceed. It includes complete information about:
No company will be able to avoid the topic of sustainability in future. The skills and expertise you will gain at the interface of research and practice will help you to become a sought-after professional.
You will choose a second concentration in addition to Sustainable Business. This gives you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and obtain a master’s degree in International Business with two specializations.
During your semester abroad at one of 60 partner universities around the world, you will gain international experience and new specialist knowledge. You will meet new people and broaden your horizons.
Sustainability sits alongside digitalization as topics that will define our futures. Instead of relying solely on revenue and profit, business success is now also measured on the basis of compliance with certain sustainability standards. For companies to establish a solid, future-proof foothold, they must embrace new management strategies and innovative business models. Students who choose the Sustainable Business concentration will acquire precisely these management skills, combined with extensive expertise in sustainable business management and general business administration – the ideal springboard for launching a successful career after graduation. You will learn to scrutinize current business activities and how to develop and implement new, optimized concepts with sustainability at their heart, always aiming to combine sustainable business with profitability.
This concentration is ideal for anyone who is passionate about sustainability and has the innovative spirit required to transform corporate structures to promote sustainable business. You will combine your passion for sustainability with an interest in new business models and the ability to find creative, innovative solutions.
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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 Sustainable Business
CONCENTRATION IN FIGURES
Organizations and companies need managers and professionals with extensive knowledge of current sustainability-related issues along with well-developed management skills. Completing this Sustainable Business course will open up an array of stimulating career opportunities with a good prospects of progression:
In this leadership role, you will take responsibility for sustainability management, including implementing sustainability measures in your company. You will document, monitor and supervise business transformation processes with the aim of successfully implementing your own sustainability strategies. You will be instrumental in your company’s internal change processes and work with management and the wider workforce to make your envisaged sustainable transformation a reality.
The duties of a sustainable business development consultant are similar to those of a sustainability manager but, as an external professional, you will provide assistance to numerous companies. You will analyze their internal processes and develop strategic sustainability projects based on your findings. This also includes applying your knowledge of the market and the target group’s requirements.