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International Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Karlsruhe, Germany
Graduates of this International Management program from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences will have acquired the expertise as well as the methodological, systematic and communicative skills necessary to assume both technical and leadership responsibility in the operative and strategic management of international concerns. 
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While more academic in approach compared with the corresponding Bachelor’s program, the International Management program from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences still has an application-oriented profile. In particular, students are provided with the tools to solve complex future problems on their own and systematically. 

Methodological and systematic expertise is an essential component of the teaching

Current research findings are tested for their applicability in practical professional situations. There is also an increasing emphasis on inter-cultural aspects. 

Graduates will typically work in the fields of strategy and planning, purchasing, controlling, marketing, accounting and finance, personnel, logistics, product and project management, export/foreign trade and in consulting, both nationally and internationally. 

Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning 

Results achieved in theory or practical courses of an academic degree program at a recognized higher education institution can be transferred to HsKA according to ECTS recognition procedures upon express request, if the Board of Examiners acknowledges these results to be comparable in terms of level, subject content and extent. Prior learning must be in a similar or related subject. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Integrative Methods and Analyses
  • International Marketing and Distribution
  • International Production
  • International Procurement and Purchasing Law
  • Academic Work Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • German
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree, traditional degree or another equivalent university qualification in the field of economics or management. 
  • The study program should correspond to 240 credits according to ECTS, with an evaluation of at least B or an overall grade of 2.3. Graduates holding a bachelor’s degree with a workload of 180 ECTS only are required to pass 60 ECTS worth of additional courses from the HsKA bachelor’s program. 
  • Bonus points are awarded for professional activity, scientific activity, practical experience, exceptional credits in subject areas that have particular relevance for the master’s program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Karlsruhe

  • 780 - 1140 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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