18 months
10800 EUR/year
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The International Business Management program offered by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences focuses on state-of-the-art skills and concepts needed in the challenging field of international business. 

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As a business professional, you will face new demands and challenges in multicultural environments. The International Business Management program offered by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences enables the graduates to manage and lead international business operations successfully.

Planning, managing and executing international operations in challenging business environments are in a major role in your studies. You will learn how to apply theory into practical cases of international business management. The degree programme can be completed within 1.5 years alongside work as blended learning.

Career opportunities 

After graduation, you will qualify for leading positions in international trade and commerce in multicultural environments. The former graduates of the programme work for example as specialists and consultants as well as managers and project coordinators in companies and organizations both in Finland and abroad. 

The degree gives a qualification for a public appointment where a master's degree is required. 

Programme Structure

  • The degree programme is worth 90 ETCS credits with emphasis on studies required to develop and manage international business operations. The mode of the study is part-time tuition. The course contains lectures, teamwork, individual readings, presentations, and online learning activities. 
  • The studies include themes like strategy and change, leadership skills in international context, accounting and financial management, project management, managing international business risks, global operations management, intercultural communications in a multicultural environment, and professional customer and market analysis. lysis.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to apply, you must 

  • hold a suitable higher education degree and
  • have a minimum of two years' (24 months) work experience from the relevant field after completing the degree.

  • The student selection has two phases. The first phase is a pre-task and the second is an online interview. Student selections are made based on the online interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /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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