With this global and career-oriented business degree, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in Germany and abroad to shape your future in international business management.
Dive into the fascinating world of international business and enjoy a unique experience amongst students from over 40 countries at GISMA Business School at our Berlin-Potsdam campus. From international business law to strategic management and intercultural communication, you’ll learn everything you need to build a successful business career. You’ll also have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad – choose from a selection of highly international cities such as London, Shanghai, and Singapore. You can combine this with an internship or business project with global companies such as Amazon or Alibaba so that you’ll be ready to kick-start your career as soon as you graduate.
Accreditations and rankings
GISMA Business school is AMBA accredited but also has a long history of working with partner universities in Europe and has been trusted to deliver partner programmes accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and EPAS.
Who is the program for?
The program is perfect for those who are interested in developing an international career in the business world. This degree is for those who want the tools for success in any international organization, from small innovative start-ups to large well-established corporations.
What will you learn?
This program covers a broad range of topics from all areas of international business management. You’ll acquire a range of competencies; intercultural, digital, and general business competencies. This includes global supply chain management, international marketing, ethics, leadership, and finance. Combining lectures with international experience and practical work projects with leading companies such as Amazon, this program will equip you with the skills and networks you need to build an international business career.
How will you study?
GISMA Business School supports flexible and individual learning by applying a systematic hybrid learning scheme.
You will spend part of your lectures in class at our Berlin-Potsdam campus. These face-to-face phases are complemented by e-learning sessions. You will work on cases, reflect on readings, take part in online discussions, and participate in group exercises and projects. This variety of learning methods is part of our unique teaching strategy, which includes student-centered pedagogy, project-based learning, collaborative learning, and personalized coaching.
Introduction to Globalisation
Comparative Country Studies and Political Risk Assessment
Management of Large Established International Organizations
International Business Law
Global Supply Chain Management
Leadership in a Digitalised and Globalised World
General business competencies
Financial and Cost Accounting
Finance and Investment
Circular Economy and Sustainability
Digital Transformation and Cases
Economics and Digital Economics
Innovation Management in a Digital and Globalised World
Action and intercultural competencies
Foreign Language I
Intercultural Skills and Ethics
Creative Problem Solving and Strategy Development
Study Abroad, Internship or Career Development Semester: Scientific and Methods Competencies
Business Mathematics and Statistics
Academic Writing and Research Methods
Partnerships with some of the best educational institutions from around the world
Programs with top global rankings – the Grenoble MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented - expand your network
Excellent student services such as a dedicated Career Centre, visa support, and accommodation team
Scholarships and flexible payment plans available
Graduates will be entitled to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to take advantage of career opportunities in Germany
Free German classes
Programs taught 100% in English - the language of international communication
Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*.
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**.
Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognized for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA.
Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe.
Berlin is the largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities for young professionals and graduates.
Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions.
***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
General university entrance qualification
English proficiency: B2 (IELTS 5.5) or equivalent
Non-standard entry: non-standard applicants are welcome to apply. Enquire for more details.