M.Sc. On Campus

International Business and Economics

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The M.Sc. in International Business and Economics at the University of Hohenheim provides academic excellence in International Management and International Economics. In our lectures and exercises, we use case studies. 


Key facts

Our seminars and empirical projects let you practice theory building and methods (especially application of econometrics) as well as giving you well-founded industry expertise.

  • Great career prospects
  • Possibility to obtain a double Master’s degree
  • Reasons to Choose Hohenheim


  • Learn to analyze transnational business processes and global product chains.
  • Prepare for management functions in a career in a knowledge-intensive and project-oriented global economy.
  • Apply cutting-edge theoretical and econometrical models to real problems of multinational companies and institutions/NGOs.
  • Think and act in an interdisciplinary way to solve challenging management and economic problems in a team.
  • Obtain academic skills and soft skills like teamwork, social entrepreneurship, or rhetoric and negotiation techniques.
  • Take an international perspective, learn a foreign language, and link different cultures.

Occupational fields

With a view to research, we train you to build up well-founded knowledge of methods. After your International Business and Economics at the University of Hohenheim, you will be able to work empirically on new questions. These skills enable you to apply for doctoral programs. Thematically, the following specializations are possible:
  • International Business
  • International Management & Innovation
  • International Economics

With a view to practice, we prepare you for management or analyst positions, e.g.:

  • International Business Analyst
  • Management / Business Consultant
  • Economic Counsel

Potential employers and career fields are:

  • Start-up companies
  • Multinational corporations
  • International organizations, including NGOs and
  • Service companiess

Programme Structure

The program consists of:

  • a basic Master’s area,
  • the specialization, and
  • the Master’s thesis.

The first period of the Master’s program lays the foundations in methods and general topics. The program includes business administration and economic topics.

The specialization consists of two focus areas and one specialization seminar each. There are four possible specialization areas: Innovation Management and Economics, International Economics, Finance, and Data Analytics

In the free elective area, you can choose from a wide range of courses. You can go more in-depth into special business administration and economic modules, or look at integrative or social scientific questions.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree successfully completed in Germany or abroad with a standard period of study of at least 3 years in the area of Economic Science or at least three years of university studies in the area of business and economic sciences (in Germany).
  • A Bachelor's degree from a foreign university with a standard period of study of at least 3 years in Management and/or Economics.
  • or an equivalent degree 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

A Student Services fee, administrative fee, and a fee for the Student Parliament totaling €186.70 are due for each semester.

Living costs for Stuttgart

900 - 1521 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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