M.Sc. On Campus

International Business - Supply Chain Management

Maastricht University

12 months
15800 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in purchasing, logistics, operations management and supply chain management? Are you analytically- and strategically-minded, and good with people and communications? Are you customer oriented and open to new ideas? Then the specialisation in International Business - Supply Chain Management from Maastricht University could be right for you.   


The specialisation is part of the master's programme in International Business and is for students seeking a career managing supply chains for businesses and organisations.

You will gain the theoretical, practical and managerial skills to implement supply chain improvements that satisfy consumer demand and keep companies competitive. The International Business - Supply Chain Management from Maastricht University also explores exciting concepts like the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and the Maker Movement, which are challenging our ideas about lifestyle and consumption. In addition, the International Classroom concept of Maastricht University helps you to think, work, collaborate and network internationally.

Career prospects  

As competition in the global marketplace increases, so does the demand for Supply Chain Management experts. You will have the theoretical, practical and managerial skills to analyse supply chains and develop solutions that will lead to their overall improvement. 

These skills will be an asset to smaller companies that are looking to expand and large multinationals that want to become or remain competitive. You can expect to find a job in almost any industry, and will likely move quickly into more senior managerial positions where you will be responsible for keeping companies in business.

You can work in many different types of organisations, including:

  • large multinationals
  • small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • logistical service providers
  • original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • first- and second-tier suppliers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Purchasing Management 
  • Retailing and the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Operations 
  • Supply Chain Metrics 
  • Supply Chain Research Methods
  • Writing a Master's Thesis Proposal: IB-Supply Chain Management 
  • Master's Thesis  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.  

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.


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