Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

International Business Management

M.A. (Master of Arts)/M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business and Economics
English only
Application open all year
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
€4650 - €4770
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Tuition fee per semester: Berlin 4650 €, Cologne and Munich 4770 €. Please note that there is an additional fee of 50€ per month for non-EU students. This does not apply for holders of a German higher education entrance qualification or a state-recognized Bachelor's degree.

6 reasons why to choose this Master

Shape globalization and be a manager with vast knowledge
Learn essential economic, management and financial knowledge while deepening your understanding of entrepreneurship, interculturality, sustainability, and technology. → More Info
Enjoy endless career options—the sky is the limit
This master’s degree program gives you endless options in all departments of all types of companies, as well as the possibility of pursuing doctoral studies afterward. → More Info
Choose between three amazing cities: Berlin, Cologne or Munich
By choosing your campus, you also choose the environment in which you want to study: experience multicultural Berlin, take advantage of business-oriented Munich or enjoy modern Cologne. → More Info
Earn an additional master’s degree
Study for an additional year at the renowned University of Chester (UK) to acquire your second Master of Science degree. → More Info
Take advantage of the master’s degree discount
After completing a bachelor’s degree at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, you will receive a 10% discount on the total tuition fees for a master’s degree. → More Info
Choose from four breathtaking majors
International business, international finance, marketing management, and global management are the four specializations that will shape your future. → More Info

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Qualification Requirements

The application requirements for the Master's programme in “International Business Management” are:

Bachelor (undergraduate) degree

Previous degree (or equivalent) in:

  • (no restrictions mentioned).

Minimum ECTS required:

  • 180*.

Applicants must have gained at least 60 of the ECTS points in their previous Bachelor’s degree from economic modules. Students with insufficient ECTS points in these subject areas must pass an admissions test.


Alternatively, students can show that they have the relevant specialist skills by providing evidence of qualified, state-recognized business administration training or at least 18 months of relevant professional experience in business administration. At least 12 months of this experience must have taken place after the Bachelor’s degree was completed.


*Students who have not yet completed their Bachelor’s program must have acquired 80 percent of their credit points when submitting their application. Outstanding credits must be completed by matriculation at the latest.

The bachelor’s program must be completed with a grade of “good” or better. If the average grade does not meet this requirement, the academic ability may be proven by means of a separate admissions test.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
[ min B2 First (FCE) ]
[ min 6.5 ]
[ min 94 ]
[ min 240 ]
[ min 586 ]
[ min 775 ]
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Application in Munich is only possible for the program start in winter.
Summer semester: Program start in Berlin and Cologne is possible in winter and summer.

Application Procedure & Selection

directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Online-Application form

Use the application forms to submit a non-binding application.

Copy of the first university-level degree

You will find an upload section on the online application portal with the documents required for enrollment. The only thing needed by post is a certified copy of your university entrance qualification. All other documents required for enrollment can be submitted after the application procedure.

English Language Certificate → Language Requirements


Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences
This study program is based in:

1a) Campus Munich

1b) Campus Cologne

1c) Campus Berlin

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