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GlobalMBA, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 months


Over a cup of coffee in 1999, faculty members from Technische Hochschule Köln (TH-K) and the University of North Florida’s (UNF) Coggin College of Business outlined the design of a business and communication focused double degree program. This international master’s program concept became the GlobalMBA and admitted its first cohort of German and American students two years later. By 2007, the GlobalMBA had reached its current composition, including two additional prestigious institutions: the University of Warsaw (UW) and the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE).

Accentuated by the multinational cohort format of the GlobalMBA, the program’s intercultural communication component is given as much weight as the functional business component. Students study their host countries’ business and communication practices during each of the four semesters and internalize what they learn by living and traveling with their international colleagues. Group work is emphasized both in class settings and in the master’s thesis: research, writing and defense.

Graduates of the GlobalMBA are expected to understand various business disciplines from an international perspective. Critical thinking and leadership skills are also honed throughout the 15 months of this academically and socially challenging program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Economics and Thesis Seminar
  • International Management Accounting
  • Business Strategy and Game Theory
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Business Environment: Germany
  • Applied Intercultural Communication: Germany
  • Statistics
  • International Management
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Organizational Theory
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Environment: Poland
  • Applied Intercultural Communication: Poland
  • Applied Intercultural Communication: China
  • Business Environment: China
  • International Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution by the time the GlobalMBA beginsEarn an official GMAT score of 500 or higher, or GRE score of 300 or higherBe proficient in English (all instruction takes place in English, regardless of the student's native language)Have successfully completed coursework in the following areas:
  • Business Law
  • Economics (Micro/Macro)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Management

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1044 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1044 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • In-State

    493 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 493 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
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Based on : Florida Resident:$493.68 ; Non-Florida Resident:$1044.42

Living costs for Jacksonville Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/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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