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Indian MBA Student Indira Gosh at ISM Munich

An MBA degree at ISM as a career boost in the IT industry

Computer Science Engineer Indira Gosh had already been successfully working in various capacities within the IT sector in India, before she decided to pursue her MBA degree at ISM in Munich. In this blog, Indira tells us what she learnt from her MBA at ISM and how she experienced her first job in Germany at Siemens [...]

Inclusion in sports across national borders

Study

Students from the International School of Management (ISM, Germany), Helwan University (Egypt) and the American University of Beirut (Lebanon) have developed proposals on improving the integration of people with disabilities on Egyptian sports grounds during the inclusion workshop held at Helwan University […]

 

Which of the four learning types are you?

Guide

Whether it’s planned during exam preparation or by chance in everyday life: We all learn throughout our lives and acquire new knowledge until old age. But why does it seem that learning is easier for some people than for others? This may also be due to the learning situation. Different learning situations and materials are ideal for different types of learners. [...]

 

Your guide to Stuttgart

Guide

Stuttgart is a city full of history, culture, happiness and my home town. I was born and raised in this city and would say that as a local I know many of its most beautiful sides. If you are new in Stuttgart and are asking yourself "Where can I go out to eat?", "Where can I party?" or "What is the best place for studying?", I’d like to present this guide to the sixth-largest German city to you.

 

5 tips to fight exam anxiety

Guide

Nausea, wet hands, a rapid heartbeat or trembling knees – those who suffer from exam anxiety know that it can be a real challenge. But exam nerves can be overcome with the right strategies. In this article, you will learn more about exam anxiety and what you can do about it. [...]

 

Working visa Germany - How to get a work permit in Germany

Guide

Many international students decide to start their career in Germany after studying at a German University. Additionally, it is possible to search for a workplace in Germany after you have finished your studies in another country. In this article, we give you an overview over the most important regulations you need to know to get a working visa Germany and enter the German job market. [...]

 

A simulation for diplomacy: With the ISM delegation at the National Model United Nations in New York

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In the midst of the vibrant life of New York, the first NMUN members of this year's ISM delegation have arrived. They enjoy their time and discover the exciting life in the Big Apple. But they haven’t just come to enjoy the tourist attractions. We ISM students have planned this trip together to take part in the world’s biggest UN simulation game, the National Model United Nations. [...]

 

Studying Marketing in Munich? Why not?!

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A little more than two years ago I have arrived in Germany with the goal of getting the best education possible and finding a job. Since I’ve been visiting the German School in Teneriffa and Germany has the biggest economy in Europe, the destination was clear. [...]

 

Career in the Fashion Industry Part II: Climbing the Career Ladder

Career

They have already made the leap into the industry: ISM alumna Julia Gaidies and graduate Laura Büttner give us exciting insights into the areas of trade marketing and wholesale. In addition, the two fashion professionals will give you valuable tips on what it takes for a career in the fashion industry. [...]

 

What is the job of a management consultant like?

Career

Anyone with a business degree is often drawn to management consulting. But what does a consultant's day-to-day work actually look like? ISM alumnus Sebastian Besser is a manager at MHP - A Porsche Company, one of Germany's leading consultancies for mobility and IT. In this interview, Sebastian tells us about his work and promising developments in consulting. [...]

 

An MBA degree at ISM as a career boost in the IT industry

Career

Computer Science Engineer Indira Gosh had already been successfully working in various capacities within the IT sector in India, before she decided to pursue her MBA degree at ISM in Munich. In this blog, Indira tells us what she learnt from her MBA at ISM and how she experienced her first job in Germany at Siemens[...]

 

How to get a student visa for Germany

Guide

With the decision to study abroad you have taken a brave and exciting step. Before you can start this adventure, you have to take care of necessary preparations. One of the most important steps is applying for a visa for international students so you can enter the country and stay there during the course of your studies. [...]

 

Student Talk: Buddy Program – What do our exchange students think about the ISM?

Study

The semester abroad is part of the studies at the International School of Management, but not only our students visit partner universities abroad. International exchange students also find a study place for their semester abroad at ISM. [...]

 

Career in the Fashion Industry Part I: Gaining First Experience

Career

Many fashion enthusiasts dream of making a career in the fashion industry. In fact, the versatile fashion sector offers many job opportunities beyond modeling and design. ISM students Xinchi Luo and Valerie Wörner from the Global Brand and Fashion Management program have already gained first insights in the industry and told us about their job experiences.

 

A life of multitasking at Europe's biggest logistic hub: Master student Vipul Chouhan about his work and study life in Frankfurt

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Vipul Chouhan was doing a lot of multitasking at the final months of his studies at ISM. The 26 years old master student was gaining work experience at the machinery manufacturing company Schenck Ro Tec in Darmstadt, while completing his master in logistics and supply chain management at ISM Frankfurt. After finishing his master, he has joined Beckman Coulter gmbh, Munich as the senior procurement analyst. In the interview, Vipul tells us about his study-experience at ISM and his life in Frankfurt. [...]

 

Paris and Munich – Karime’s adventures in the world of fashion

Career

Two study locations, two renowned universities and countless new experiences – Did you know that you can obtain two degrees during your Master's studies? In our interview, ISM student Karime shares her experiences. [...]


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