• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Economics And Business Administration - International Business Development programme at Aarhus University focuses on business development and the implementation of strategies related to business development processes. It provides students with the analytical decision tools they will need to make the professional decisions that will ensure targeted management of the company’s knowledge-workers, as well as innovation and optimisation of the company’s business and processes. The programme is intended for students who wish to gain understanding and insight into business development in large global companies as well as small and medium-sized companies.

Unique Company Collaboration and Job Opportunities

The Department of Business Development and Technology in Herning has a unique collaboration with the regional business community, and our company collaborations connect the academic world with the demands of the business community. As a student on the programme, you will benefit from this unique network. You will be able to test your knowledge, models, and tools in a business context. You will be in a position to strengthen your personal and professional skills, and you will learn to transform theory and academic knowledge in order to develop new business areas for the company you choose to work with. Collaborating and interacting with companies during your studies will increase your job opportunities and extend your professional network.

Student Life 

International Business Development students study at the Department of Business Development and Technology, which is located in Herning in central Jutland. The campus is well known for promoting interaction between its different degree programmes on a continuous basis – a valuable asset for students preparing to enter the international, interdisciplinary business world. The department with its 1,600 students forms a vibrant, close-knit community of students and teachers. There are many extra-curricular options at the department, including a Danish favourite – the weekly Friday bar – as well as a student house, a fitness room, and options to join a variety of committees.

Be a Company Insider

The msc in economics and business administration – international business development will give you in-depth knowledge and experience of working within a company. Using that knowledge of the company and its markets, you will be able to critically analyse the company’s internal processes with a view to optimising them. You will be able to conduct a professional analysis of the market potential of a new business area, product, or service. You will also be well equipped to develop the company’s strategy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Business Strategy and Leadeship
  • Advanced Business Economics
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Business Model Developement
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Analytics for Decision-Making

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Aarhus

  • 6639 - 10060 DKK/month
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