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Master’s in International Business Management (M.A.)

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Master, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Taught language


Program Emphasis
Business Management, Informationstechnologie / IT, Management, Sales / Vertrieb

Course options
Full-time study


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If you are heading for an international career, the Master Business Management in English is the ideal master's in international management. With the special focus on international management, it enables you to build on the knowledge gained during your undergraduate studies and complements it with management tools and theories for an international setting. Combined with a high practical orientation, you will be able to manage international businesses of all sizes and business areas.

To align your master’s in international management with your strengths and interests, you can choose between three different majors in your final semester:

  • IT Management
  • People & Culture
  • International Sales Management
In the four-semester version of the Master's program with a specialization in Digital Leadership, you will further expand your career options. You will strengthen your analytical skills, combine practice and studies and focus on the topics of digitization and transformation. You have two specialisations: 

  • IT Management & People & Culture
  • IT Management & International Sales Management 
The Master’s in Business Management is also offered in German.


Requirements / Application

You should have successfully completed your Bachelor's degree by the start of your Master's degree in Business Management and have a business administration component of 30 ECTS. Regardless of whether you have completed your Bachelor's degree with 180 or 210 ECTS, at HdWM you have the opportunity to enter the Management Master's degree. It is also possible to credit advance payments (work experience, etc.). The Student Advisory Service will be happy to advise you!

Prospective students with 180 ECTS choose the course of study with four semesters, with 210 ECTS you can successfully complete their studies within three semesters. Of course, you can voluntarily complete a semester abroad in any case.

For this English track master’s in international management programme, non-native speakers of English need to certify language skills on at least B2 level, according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). This can be certified by a German Abitur or any common language test, such as e.g. TOEFL or IELTS. Additional German skills are highly recommended for international students.

Important Dates

Start of programme: Winter and summer semester

Tuition / Fees

Tuition fees

As a private university, HdWM is funded mainly by tuition fees and the contributions of the partner companies. HdWM is a nonprofit organisation, therefore all revenues are used for the development of our university and the constant enhancement of the teaching quality as well as the student services.

The tuition fees for the master’s in International Business Management are 690 Euros per month. Non-EU students will be required to set up a German bank account and hand in a signed SEPA direct debit mandate for the monthly payment of the tuition fees. You will receive all necessary documents with your study contract.

Other fees

There is a one-time enrolment fee of 690 Euros that you pay if you are accepted and choose to join the programme. You also have to pay a so-called Solidarity Contribution of 22.80 Euros per semester.

Financial Aid

Possible scholarships Hochschule der Wirtschaft für Management

Duration of study

3-4 semesters (depending on your previous studies)

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