• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Mutual intercultural understanding is of utmost importance when doing business in a globalized world. The Advanced Studies in European and Chinese Business Management from University of Zurich offers both theoretical and hands-on knowledge on international management in a Chinese and European context. 


The Advanced Studies in European and Chinese Business Management from University of Zurich has mixing students from both China and Europe in class, thus ensuring an accelerated learning experience in intercultural management. It offers European and Chinese faculty and guest lecturers from highly qualified professionals complementing the cross-cultural learning with a practice-oriented project work in an international company while complementing the cross-cultural learning with a practice-oriented project work in an international company. 

The program is jointly offered with New Huadu Business School Switzerland (NBSS). 

The curriculum integrates the setting of both University of Zurich and New Huadu Business School to offer top level courses on European and Chinese management. This setting encourages course participants to reflect their knowledge in discussions with their peers, faculty, and guest lecturers.


The Advanced Studies in European and Chinese Business Management are accredited by EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) and AACSB(Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and are part of LERU(League of European Research Universities).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Brand Management and Digital Marketing
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Innovation Management
  • Leadership and Human Resources Management
  • Macroeconomics, Development Economics and Future Economic Systems
  • Neuromanagement
  • Research Methodology
  • Strategic Management
  • Case Studies on Cross-Border Business - Focus Europe
  • European Business Environment, Government and Society
  • European Culture and Enterprise Management
  • Financial Industry / FinTech
  • Management of European Multinational Corporations
  • Swiss Competitiveness


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    65 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

The program addresses participants who:
  • have a Master's Degree from an accredited university
  • on an exceptional basis, students with a four-year university Bachelor's degree or a three-year university Bachelor's degree with at least one year relevant work experience
  • have equivalent qualifications
Applicants must prove that they have the necessary English skills for participating in courses and writing the final MAS thesis. Applicants are expected to have an entrepreneurial spirit and an international mindset.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25925 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25925 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fee: CHF 30 000. – includes attendance of all courses, seminars, project work, all course materials, exams and degree certificate.

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/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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In exceptional cases, there is a possibility to apply for a limited amount of financial aid  Financial the MAS ECBM program. 

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