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Tricontinental Master in Global Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Karlsruhe, Germany
The Tricontinental Master in Global Studies programme from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is an interdisciplinary, practice-and internationally-oriented, consecutive degree programme. Business, economic, legal, cultural and political aspects combined with extensive methodical knowledge are imparted to the students. All lectures are held in English
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An essential feature of this Tricontinental Master in Global Studies programme from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is that the first three semesters are completed jointly by all students in three different locations.

The university course is aimed at graduates who gained their first university degree in business studies and who are interested in international and intercultural issues. The course should qualify them for a leadership position in international companies or organisations as well as, if applicable, for achieving a doctorate.

Job profile

Due to the very high qualification gained with the degree, the course Tricontinental Master in Global Studies opens up career opportunities both at home and abroad. The graduates will be extensively prepared for leadership and project tasks in companies, especially in the international context. 

Working for international organisations (for example, in non-governmental and non-profit organisations) is also conceivable. The career possibilities range from the classic business management areas to interface tasks (especially corporate governance, strategy, planning and project management), as well as careers in diverse fields such as politics (international organisations, professional associations, consulting etc.). The master’s degree furthermore qualifies the student to start working on a doctoral thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microeconomics of Competitiveness
  • Introduction to Latin American Management
  • NAFTA Business Environment
  • Sales Administration Processes in Latin America
  •  Social Responsibility and Sustainability 
  • Legal System of China and Taiwan
  • International Business Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor’s or diploma degree programme in the fields of business administration, economics, management or a comparable subject comprising at least 180 ECTS as well as very good English skills. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 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 Karlsruhe

  • 780 - 1140 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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