M.A. International Management (MIM)

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Master degree

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English

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Overview

Expansion into international markets presents companies with several challenges which require understanding, adaptation, and market-specific business best practices. This is exactly where IU's Master of Arts in International Management comes in. With the Master in International Management degree at IU you have the opportunity to not only gain a top degree in business and management but also specialise in a field that is attractive to you. Study online or on campus; with IU, you can choose.

Program Structure

60 ECTS

1st Semester

  • Managing Across Borders
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Intercultural Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

2nd Semester

  • Seminar: Current Issues in International Management
  • M.I.M. Electives (Choose 1)
  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field.
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree.
  • Your undergraduate degree should be worth 240 ECTS credits.
  • Professional Experience:
    For some 60-ECTS master programmes, you will need to have achieved one year of professional work experience before starting your studies.
  • English Level:
    Proof of English skills.
    Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

120 ECTS

1st Semester

  • Managing Across Borders
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Intercultural Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Applied Statistics
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

2nd Semester

  • Leadership
  • International Marketing
  • Negotiation
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Seminar: International Human Resource Management

3rd Semester

  • Strategic Management
  • Seminar: Current Issues in International Management
  • M.I.M Electives (Choose 2)

4th Semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

Electives Overview

  • All of our study programmes offer a wide selection of industry-focused specialisation courses for you to choose from. Below you'll find more details on a select number of these courses - for the full list of specialisations available in this programme, please check the Course Schedule.
  • Students in the 60 ECTS programme - in semester 2 of this programme, you’ll choose one specialisation, equal to 10 ECTS.
  • Students in the 120 ECTS programme – in semester 3 of this programme, you’ll choose two specialisations, amounting to 20 ECTS.
  • You have a wide range of options to choose from, according to your interests and ambitions. Some of the specialisations offered are:
  • Consumer Behaviour and Research
  • Advanced Robotics 4.0
  • Product Development and Design Thinking
  • Sales, Pricing and Brand Management
  • Corporate Finance and Investment

Academic Requirements

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field.
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree.
  • Your undergraduate degree should be worth 180 ECTS credits.
  • Your undergraduate studies must amount to 240 ECTS credits to begin a 60-ECTS MA.
  • English Level:
    Proof of English skills.
    Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.