Master On Campus

International Business

University of Agder

24 months
162 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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If you are interested in working in an international company, you will benefit from the Master’s programme in International Business at University of Agder.


This International Business programme at University of Agder provides students with theoretical insights and analytical skills in handling business management and challenges in international markets. Central to the programme are multinational companies and how they operate. Challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) when entering into the international arena will also be discussed. The study programme provides students with knowledge of how the strategic and operational challenges can be analysed, for example by developing and implementing relevant strategies, management and marketing practices as well as management systems.

International students are admitted to the programme as well as Norwegian, and all compulsory courses as well as several electives are taught in English. The programme gives students increased cultural understanding and knowledge of international business, making them well suited for positions in enterprises operating in international markets.


Candidates are well suited for a variety of positions in public and private sectors, as well as NGOs, and especially in enterprises operating in international markets. The programme also provides the basis for establishing and running their own business.


The School of Business and Law at UiA is internationally accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and the accreditation opens the doors for collaboration with good institutions worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Business
  • Strategy
  • Management Control Systems 
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Marketing
  • Sustainable Capitalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 15 January till 15 April.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The admission requirements must include either a major subject of minimum 80 ECTS credits or an integrated programme of at least two years duration within business administration, marketing, management or equivalent.

The following subject areas must be includes in a total of at least 60 ECTS credits:

  • Business Economics
  • Economics
  • Methodology
  • Marketing
  • Organisational and management subjects
A weighted, average grade of C or better is required, see Regulations concerning admission to programmes and courses at the University of Agder § 24. The grade requirement is calculated from all the grades included in the bachelor’s degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    162 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at UiA.
  • International degree seeking students must pay a semester fee of approximately NOK 800 per semester

Living costs for Kristiansand

9412 - 14762 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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