We offer you possibility to develop your knowledge in three key areas of international business: Global strategies in a digitalized world, global marketing and entrepreneurship, and leading people in global business environment.
With us you will master both current theory and practice of international business. Teaching in the programme is based on our high-quality and internationally recognised research groups and professors, who will support your learning in multicultural teams using a variety of the latest learning methods.
You will gain insights into business practices through guest lectures, company projects and our mentoring programme. Upon graduation you are awarded the degree of Master of Science in economics and Business Administration.
The Master's Degree Programme in International Business is one of a very few in Finland that has international EFMD accreditation. EFMD accreditation is a worldwide quality label for degree programmes in the field of business studies. In the EFMD accreditation process the academic rigour, practical relevance, internationalisation, ethics and sustainability are emphasized.
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- Compulsory core studies (41 ECTS)
- Optional studies (min. 29 ECTS)
- Master's Research (38 ECTS)
- Language and general studies (12 ECTS)
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesMarketing Human Resource Management International Business
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Students are eligible for admission to the two-year Master’s Degree Programme in International Business (MIB programme) if they have completed a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field. The MIB programme is open both for international and Finnish applicants. The programme leads to a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration.
Eligible for studies leading only to a higher university degree shall be a person who has
1. an applicable lower university degree;
2. an applicable polytechnic degree; or
3. an applicable education completed abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for corresponding higher education.
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International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
No tuition fee if you:
- are EU/EEA citizen
- are equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
- are residing in Finland on a permanent basis
- have an EU Blue Card
University of Vaasa offers a generous scholarship programme for students who are subject to tuition fees. Scholarships are applied for by choosing the scholarship option in the application form to the programme. Students are informed about possible scholarships together with the admission results.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.