International Business Development, M.Sc.

International Business Development, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The International Business Development International Business Development M.Sc. degree from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is a practice-oriented course with the focus on B2B segment and research activities. The course is aimed at providing business professionals and managers with the ability to apply their knowledge, skills and creativity to meet global demands.

With us, you will gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to become true managers with high-level of leadership, analytical, cross-cultural and management skills in the field of international business. Boost your management career and be ready for challenging work at leading companies operating in the global market!

Key Points

  • the course is entirely delivered in English;
  • opportunity to participate in Double Degree Programs with top-ranked European Business Schools;
  • regular participation in seminars, conferences and forums;
  • joint projects and research activities with teachers' engagement;
  • international contacts for future career at top positions;
  • trips to tours leading companies;
  • cross-cultural studies and other extracurricular activities at the University;
  • scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school).

Career opportunities

With the knowledge and practical skills acquired by completion of the course many graduates can work for large international companies as managers in B2B segment, set up their own business with international focus, and continue to study for a PhD and become research experts.

Program partners

  • ESB Business School, Reutlingen
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr
  • Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany)


The program is accredited and certified by the international agency "Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute - ACQUIN" and fully complies with the international standards.

Programme Structure


  • Advanced Management
  • International Management and Business
  • Communication
  • International Business
  • International Finance and Economics
  • International Industrial Business
  • International Operations Management
  • Master’s Thesis and Interdisciplinary Work

                Detailed Programme Facts

                English Language Requirements

                This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                Academic Requirements

                • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required 
                • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2) 
                • Exam Test in a relevant field of studies 
                • Interview in English with a program coordinator (Skype option is available) 

                Tuition Fee

                • International Applies to you

                  3650 EUR/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 3650 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                • National Applies to you

                  2800 EUR/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 2800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                • For Russian students: 216 000 Rubles
                • For foreign students: 280 800 Rubles

                Living costs for Saint Petersburg

                • 34733 - 58700 RUB/month
                  Living Costs

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


                Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                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.

                The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

                Request free information from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) directly

                The fastest way to get answers from the university.