Short profile

Master of Science
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Restrictions on admission
none | individual acceptance
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Standard period of study
4 semester
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Start of studies
October 1
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Requirement for admission
Bachelor's degree in a similar field | Language Certificate English C1
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Credit points
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Teaching language

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Application with foreign certificates

Brief description

The aim of the research-oriented course is to train students in the field of economics- and social sciences and (international) communication to impart the methodological tools for the analysis of economic and social problems and toand social problems and to enable the students to develop to develop well-founded to develop well-founded proposals for solutions. This opens up new opportunities for the graduates of thisand graduates of this course of studya variety of possible fields of employment infields in science, business and politics.

Content of Study

International Business Administration (e.g.  B2B-Marketing, Science and Technology Marketing, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain and Closed Loop management)

17 %

International Economics (e.g. Competition, Strategy & Institutions, Media Economics, Economic Policy, Innovation Economics, International Trade)

17 %

International Communication (e. g. Intercultural Communication, Managing Strategic Risk and Crisis Communication, Media Management and Communication Theories)

17 %

Graduate Research Seminar

8 %

General, Elective, Languages

17 %

Master Thesis

25 %
Detailed subject overview: International Business Economics (Master)

Fields of activity

  • International Project Management
  • Sales Management/Key Account
  • business development
  • Marketing-/Media Management
  • Product Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Company management
  • Independent Corporate Management
  • Human Ressource Management
  • Business-Analysis
  • Investment-Banking
  • Science and Research

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Programme coordinator

Dr. Sebastian Jaenichen

+49 3677 69-2660

Study organisation