12 months
15800 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in managing people and leading change? Do you want to know what it takes to motivate employees and foster learning in organisations? The specialisation in International Business - Organisation - Management, Change and Consultancy from Maastricht University could be right for you.  

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The specialisation is part of the master's programme in International Business and it's for students looking for a career in management. Combining insights from management, organisational behaviour and psychology, the International Business - Organisation - Management, Change and Consultancy from Maastricht University  integrates fundamental and cutting-edge knowledge on leadership and management with expertise on learning and change in organisations. 

With international network and double-degree programme options, the Organisation: Management, Change and Consultancy programme is one of the most unique and dynamic management options out there.

Career prospects  

Graduates with strong skills in people management are in high demand across a wide range of industries and organisations. With an International Business degree in Organisation, you are well-positioned to help organisations unleash their full human resources potential, be it in the role of a leader, manager or management consultant. Our graduates have made careers for themselves in large multinationals and consulting firms, in general management and human resource management positions.

Take a look at some of the jobs our graduates have landed:

  • Recruitment coordinator at Apple
  • Senior project manager for learning & development at Zurich Insurance Group
  • HR manager at DSM
  • Project manager at Shell
  • Consultant at Ernst & Young, Capgemini, PWC, Accenture

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisational Change and Consultancy 
  • Organisational Learning
  • International Business Research 
  • Leadership  
  • Managers @ Work

  • Data analytics
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
4 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You have obtained or will obtain an international bachelor's degree. 
  • However, applicants from AACSB or EQUIS accredited bachelor's programmes need to fulfil different admission requirements than students with another international bachelor's degree. 
  • List of grades of your bachelor’s programme
  • Upload a formal transcript of grades (signed and stamped by your educational institute) from each university you have attended, plus a translation if the original is not in English.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List your education, relevant extracurricular activities, internships and (professional) experience.
  • Letter of motivation
  • Provide good arguments for why you want to do this master’s programme at Maastricht University and why you expect that you can successfully complete the programme. This letter should be about 1 or 2 pages long.
  • Description of your statistics courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15800 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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