International Business, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Semester)
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)


The MIB programme offers a lot of opportunities for individual choices and independent design of study profiles. It is specifically designed to develop individual capabilities to act creatively and responsibly in international business and complex organisational and institutional settings.

The curriculum concentrates on general management topics, but combines them with learning experiences that emphasise teamwork, cross-cultural interactions, skills in compressing, analysing and communicating information, and knowledge management expertise.



Programme Structure

Semester 1:

  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Statistics
  • Principles of Management
Semester 2:
  • Leadership & Intercultural Management
  • International Economics
  • International Strategy & Operations Management
  • International Marketing
  • Practical Ehtics in International Business
Semester 3:
  • Practical Training
  • Elective 1
  • Regional Specialisation (choose one): African, Asian, European or Latin American Business Relations
Semester 4:
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Master's Thesis
  • Study abroad option

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • First university degree (Bachelor or equivalent)
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Frankfurt School Admission Test, GMAT or GRE
  • Successful participation in our admissions interview

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 7600 International
  • EUR 7600 EU/EEA
  • Total price: 30,500 Euro


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.