Master
International Management (MIM)

The ideal degree for anyone looking for management expertise with international scope. 

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Lead the Way with a Master in International Management

Demand is increasing for managers to be able to not just successfully operate in their home market, but also in the ever more globalised economy. Expansion into international markets presents companies with several challenges which require understanding, adaptation, and market-specific business best practices. This is exactly where our Master of Arts in International Management comes in. Our four-semester master's programme International Management is application-oriented and imparts in-depth knowledge  in  economic  subjects  and  basic specialist knowledge in the elective area. With our Master in International Management degree you have the opportunity to not only gain a top degree in business and management but also major in the career field most attractive to you.  

Plus, brand new for 2021, we have a shorter, two-semester option for this programme worth 60 ECTS credits - great for if you are looking to gain core fundamentals in management and soft skills. 

What makes IU your best choice

100% International
96% Recommendation Rate
75,000 Students
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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Master of Arts (M.A.)
    60 or 120 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
  • Duration of study
    12 or 24 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    On Campus: From 750 649 euros per month
    Online: From 489 98 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    120 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    60 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    120 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    Undergraduate Degree in Related Field
    Scholarship Programme Options
    One Year of Work (For 60 ECTS Version)
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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Make the path to your degree simple

Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS.

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Degree Overview

Graduate with a degree that will take you into middle management or executive positions. The international focus of this programme and expertise will prepare you with what you need to face any challenge in business. No matter your major, you will head into great management roles internationally. 

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Electives: Choose Your Major

For the 120-ECTS variant of this degree, we offer a range of electives for you to tailor your degree to your interests. For the 120-credit option, you can freely choose two electives. Following our suggested elective combinations for the 120-ECTS degree, you can major in areas such as "AI & Robotics", "Big Data Management", or "International Marketing".

See the majors below to see what electives you should select to specialise in that area for your 120-credit Master in International Management.

Major in Finance & Accounting
Major in International Marketing
Major in IT Management
Major in Big Data
Major in AI & Robotics
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Start your new life in Germany: Study on campus at IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus can set you up for a successful professional and personal life in Europe, here’s what you gain:  

  • Practical, group-based learning 
  • Close contact with lecturer 
  • In-person career fairs and talks 
  • Work part-time and study 
  • Join clubs and student societies 
  • Apply for a post-work study visa 


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CAREER OUTLOOK

Graduate with a degree that will take you into middle management or executive positions. The international focus of this programme and expertise will prepare you with what you need to face any challenge in business. No matter your major, you will head into great management roles internationally.

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, you lead, organise, budget and keep view of the bigger picture. You are responsible for the planning, implementation, acceptance and post-processing of projects. This can involve product launches, website relaunches, business restructuring and similar projects. As part of these projects, your role is primarily to coordinate and delegate the corresponding roles and be available as the project contact partner.

CHANGE MANAGER

Change Management involves all projects, activities, measures and duties that effect wide-reaching changes in a business. For the most part, it involves pursuing new strategies, change developed strategies, updating technical and organisational systems, improving processes and procedures or shaping and changing the habits of organisation employees. As a Change Manager, you will accompany and guide your company through these processes.

BRAND MANAGER

As a Brand Manager, your main task is to strategically develop, position and coordinate a company's brand or image with the goal of making it highly recognisable and differentiating it from other companies. As part of this, your responsibilities include cross-product strategy planning using effective external communication. As a Brand Manager, you also design innovative, cross-channel media campaigns that are implemented, analysed and optimised nationally and internationally. 

Study Models & Fees

Full time

Duration 24 months

Study on campus with us for in-person learning and the full university experience.

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Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • Access to partner network

  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

    Sandip Modha, MBA - Master of Business Administration

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
Admission Requirements
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Work Experience (60 ECTS)
English Skills
Why IU is a great choice
  • The Best of Both Worlds

    Choose where you want to spend which semester and switch between online and campus studies. Our new approach sets us apart from our competitors and gives you freedom to experience online studies and campus life. All you need to do is let us know in advance.  

  • Accredited & Globally Recognised

    IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

    Our courses provide you with key theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Our wide range of subject specialisations gives you maximum choice and allows you to immerse yourself in areas that match your interests.

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