M.A. On Campus

International Business and Economics

Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences

24 months
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The Master of Arts in International Business and Economics programme at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences reflects our idea to provide our most valued assets - our students - with a truly international approach in a unique programme and to prepare them for a successful professional career in business or for their subsequent research.


Welcome to the accredited International Business and Economics master programme offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences. We are highly committed to being an educational institution of excellence in the fields of business and economics.

What we offer

Located in a historic city almost in the geographical center of Germany, we aim at an international group of students and expect more than two-thirds of our master students to have an international background and to come from different countries. A modern campus building with state-of-the-art technology, a high level of interaction between students and faculty members, and small groups of students working together provide a learning environment you may not find elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophv of Science 
  • Political Philosophv 
  • Economic Philosophv 
  • Econometrics 
  • Marketing Research 
  • Linear Regression in Economics and Business 
  • Management Control Systems 
  • Investment Appraisal 
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Strategic and International Human Resource Management 
  • Strategic Brand Management 
  • Marketing Communications 
  • Intercultural Management 
  • Business in Hispanic America 
  • Automotive Technologv Management 
  • Purchasing Strategy 
  • Industrial Economics 
  • Competition Policv and Regulation 
  • Labour Economics 
  • Regional & urban Economics 
  • Institutional Economics 
  • International Monetarv Economics 
  • International Financial Markets and Portfolio Selection Theory 
  • International and European Economic Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

The following application documents are required:

  • application form 
  • proof of the general qualification for university entrance (officially authenticated copies of certificates, in German or English)
  • Copy of birth certificate and passport
  • Copy of certificates of successfully passed DSH- or TestDaf-examination
  • Proof of insurance for enrollment at a German university
  • proof of a monthly income of at least 500 euros to meet expenses
  • (During registration please bring one passport photo for your Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences student ID.)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Schmalkalden

630 - 1000 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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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International Business and Economics
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