Master International Business

Your Stepway to an International Career

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M.Sc. Master in International Business at a Glance

Standard period of study: 3 semester plus 1 semester master thesis
Semester start: March (spring term)
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Campus: Dortmund, Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Berlin
Accreditations: AACSB, FIBAA, German Accreditation Council
Language: 100 % English
Tuition fees:

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Info Events

Do you want to learn more about us and our study programs? Visit our info events and online trial lectures. We're looking forward to meeting you!

2024-06-13 at 02:00 PM (CET) - Online Infosession: Presentation of Bachelor, Master & MBA Programs
2024-06-18 at 04:00 PM (CET) - Online Lecture: "Introduction to International Management" (Prof. Dr. Marcus Störkel, Bachelor International Management)
2024-07-03 at 04:00 PM (CET) - Online Lecture: "How on Earth Does Netflix know that Stranger Things is something I should be watching?!" (Bachelor Information Systems, Business Analytics & Master Data Science)
M.A. International Business program content

Your all-rounder Business degree - Study International Business in Germany

Nowadays, international business studies form the basis for many occupational groups. However, many graduates of Bachelor's degree courses still need a special business knowledge for their dream job.

A non-specialized Master's degree is the solution for Bachelor graduates who want to acquire specific business expertise with a Master's degree. With our Master of International Business, you can obtain a master's degree in business administration with any first degree in order to broaden your professional perspectives. Prior knowledge of business administration is NOT necessary.

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ISM is AACSB accredited

ISM is AACSB accredited

ISM has been recognized at the highest level by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and is currently the only private German university of applied sciences holding the AACSB accreditation. After years of dedicated effort, ISM has now been granted the AACSB accreditation which is an important seal of quality which certifies excellence in research and teaching. The key requirements for receiving the prestigious accreditation are: highest quality in teaching, committed lecturers who proactively support students, successful cooperation with companies and international universities as well as very good career entry opportunities for graduates. Only around six percent of all business schools worldwide received this seal. Read more

ISM ranked high in the CHE ranking for master studies in Germany

Top position in the CHE Master's Ranking

In the current CHE university ranking for Master's degree programs, the ISM was rated very positively for all seven campuses. ISM achieved four out of five stars in all ten categories.

There was particular praise, for example, for the support provided for study stays abroad, the courses offered and for the very strong ties with professional practice.


How Can I Apply?

In order to be able to study International Business, the university conducts an internal admission test. This tests your personality, your motivation and your abilities. The Master's program in International Business is not restricted by a “Numerus Clausus” (NC, average grade).

Further information about the admission requirements and the application process

Online Infosession

Online Info Session

Interested in pursuing a Bachelor's program at ISM? Do you have questions about the study contents, application, deadlines or the tuition fees and financing? Then join us online and learn more about our English-taught full-time programs during our "Online Info Session" on June 13, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. CET. If you have any questions in the meanwhile, please contact our study advisors or book a free online consultation.

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#Springboard to Your Career

Kick-started her career in Japan

Tamara moved to Japan after graduating the International Business Master in Germany and started her career as a Continuous Improvement Coach at Continental Japan. Tamara now manages projects that contribute to the continuous improvement of internal processes. When a problem arises, she analyzes the root cause with her team and defines measures for sustainable improvement. "In addition, I organize and lead workshops and trainings for employees and managers on the topic of Lean Methods & Processes."

Do you have any questions about studying? Please contact us!

+49 151.41 97 68 03
Feel free to send us your questions from Monday to Friday. We'll respond to you from 10 am to 3 pm (CET) on weekdays. Looking forward to chat!

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Dortmund Campus
Jana Wojciechowski
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Stuttgart and Frankfurt/Main Campus
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Nina Weidemann
Munich Campus
Nina Weidemann
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Florian Dorste
Cologne Campus
Florian Droste
+49 221.27 09 95-57
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Sindy Schulz
Hamburg and Berlin Campus
Sindy Schulz
+49 30.3 15 19 35-175
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