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International Business Administration and Foreign Trade, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
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The Master's study course International Business Adminstration & Foreign Trade (Master of Arts) offers competent and application-related tuition in all subject areas of international business in the world trade language English.

About

The IBA Master's program...

  • is a three-semesters study program
  • starts in winter and summer term
  • is completely taught in English
  • discusses international and foreign trade-related contents
  • expands and deepens knowledge with a broad and international perspective
  • offers a good mentoring relationship due to small groups
  • is linked closely with industry through lectures, co-operations, excursions and guest lectures from various companies
  • supports practice-oriented theses in enterprises worldwide
  • emphasizes the relevance of Intercultural Management
  • is recognized internationally and accredited by ACQUIN
  • ensures high employability
The consecutive IBA Master’s study program either builds on a general Bachelor in Business Administration or the Bachelor in International Business Administration and Foreign Trade at Worms University. For their first postgraduate studies students do not have to pay tuition fees. Students will be instructed in decision-making authority, management skills and international business skills. In view of a future-oriented international labour market, students will be educated scientifically, practically and in an interdisciplinary manner. Students have the choice between a variety of interesting specializations, which enable them to work in responsible positions in international companies.

Accreditation

Accredited by ACQUIN

Programme Structure

Specialization modules include:

  • Foreign Trade Consulting
  • Advanced Int. Controlling
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Human Resource & Organization Management
  • Int. Marketing Management & Customer Relationship Management
  • E-Commerce
  • International Supply Chain Management
  • International Entrepreneurship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS

    The Master's study course International Business Adminstration & Foreign Trade (Master of Arts) offers competent and application-related tuition in all subject areas of international business in the world trade language English.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    83

    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:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B-
Recommended score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The requirements for the admission to the consecutive International Business Administration and Foreign Trade Master’s degree program are:
  • Verification of a degree in the Bachelor’s program Internationale Betriebswirtschaft und Außenwirtschaft at the University of Applied Sciences Worms with at least a satisfactory average grade of 2,5or
  • the customary equivalent for a first degree in business with at least a satisfactory average grade of 2,5 or the country’s equivalent.This applies to an accredited Bachelor, Diplom or Diplom (FH) at a German or comparable foreign University in another economic course of studies of at least 210 European Credit Transfer System Points 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    226 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 113 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    226 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 113 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

 Generally: Students with a Bachelor's degree: No tuition fee. Students with a German "Diplom" or a Master's degree: 650 €/semester

Living costs for Worms

  • 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.

Funding

The University of Applied Sciences Worms...

  • offers performance-related partial scholarships for international students in their second and following semesters.
  • takes part in the national scholarship program "Deutschlandstipendien". Excellent students of all nationalities can apply for the partial scholarship.

For further information, please check our website.

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