International Business, M.Sc. | Aalborg University | Aalborg, Denmark
24 months
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The International Business programme of Aalborg University is a generalist MSc degree, preparing students to work in international business and management. The programme leads to a master's degree in Economics and Business Administration with specialisation in International Business.


In today’s global economy, businesses and people are crossing borders faster than ever. Marketers are, therefore, required to think globally and to be aware of the latest internationalization and marketing trends.

The focus of the International Business programme of Aalborg University is the internationalization of firms, including the complexities and challenges associated with the development of international business strategy and management of international business activities and functions.

The programme aspires to provide students with cutting-edge knowledge and analytical skills and competencies required to develop a career in international business and become business professionals who can take part in decision-making processes and help ensure that organisations conduct international business activities efficiently and effectively.

Upon graduation, you will have:

  • a profound and broad interdisciplinary understanding of international business issues, including the complexities of international business organisations and management and the economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of international business management
  • the necessary skills in analyzing and evaluating a company’s opportunities in the global market
  • competencies in translating international opportunities into strategies, plans, and actions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International business theory
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • International Strategic Management
  • International Management Functions
  • Non-equity Modes of Internationalization
  • Equity Modes of Internationalization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in general Economics and Business Administration (three years) equivalent to a Danish Economics and Business Administration Bachelor, or the equivalent is required
  • Diploma/Diploma Supplement (If you have not yet completed your Bachelor’s degree). The document must be signed and stamped by your home university.
  • Bachelor’s degrees transcripts showing all grades and courses
  • English test or an official receipt confirming that you have registered for a test
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV / Resume
  • Official curriculum/syllabus for your Bachelor’s studies or another official description of your Bachelor’s degree in English
  • Reference letters (optional)
  • Receipt for paid application fee (only applies to non-EU citizens)
  • Danish residence permit card and letter (only applies to non-EU citizens)
  • Official description of the grading system from your home university

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Students from outside EU/EEA are required to pay tuition fees in order to study at Aalborg University.

Living costs for Aalborg

1075 - 1344 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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