MSc in International Management

International Business School
City, country:
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
M.Sc. (Master of Science)
2 semester(s)


MSc in International Management (ranked no. 10 in Eastern Europe!) attracts a culturally diverse mix of international students.

Students upon graduation should be equipped with:
  • global economic and managerial issues as they relate to strategic decision making;
  • contemporary issues related to the dynamics of international business, including the phenomenon of globalization;
  • practical implications of international business theories regarding the external and internal operations of multinationals;
  • appropriate techniques to deal with complex issues critical to the success of multinational firms

Job description and job opportunities

This programme offers valuable preparation for anyone contemplating a career in general management and is an ideal step towards graduate-level employment, especially if you want to progress your career from an entry-level to management position.

Current graduates are employed at middle management level by multinational corporations such as IBM, GE or Alcoa-Köfém; or by ministries/government agencies.


Part 1
Business Data Analysis
Principles and Practices of Global Business

Part 2
Leading and Managing People
Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Part 1 - 2
Academic Skills

Part 3
Organisational Behaviour
Managing Global Brands
International Management Elective*
Research Methods for Social Sciences

*International Management Electives
Corporate Social Responsibility
Project Management

Part 4
Business Strategy
Cross-cultural Management Skills


Admission/Entrance requirements

Tuition Fees:
Total Fee: €11.800,-

There is a one-time registration fee of EUR 900 for non-EU citizens, to be paid together with the tuition fee. Application is free of charge!

Required Academic Qualifications:
Entrants to any of the programmes of the MSc Portfolio should possess a first or second class honours Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any field or discipline. Mature students not meeting the above requirements should contact the Admission officer with their complete application documentation, which will be considered on an individual basis.

English Language Requirements:
Sufficient level of English: applicants are required to pass IBS’s own English Language Placement Test that consists of a 90-minute test and an Orientation Interview. If the applicant has a certificate of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.5 points (including a minimum of 6.5 in each component of assessment) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 575 (232 in the computerised version, 90 in the iBT version), the applicant is not required to take the written test, only the interview.

Languages and semester abroad

Sprache verpflichtend:
semester abroad:
nicht möglich

Block delivery

All our MSc programmes can be completed in 12 months (from September to September) and are delivered in teaching blocks, which makes it possible for students even with a full-time job to participate.

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International Business School is a vibrant, modern business school in the middle of Europe, with campuses in Vienna and Budapest, which attract international students from around 80 different countries worldwide. More than 300 international students from around the world choose to study at IBS every year as:

  • as full time students or through the Erasmus programme founded by the European Union or
  • as students from one of our foreign academic partners from Europe or Asia or
  • as participants of our EU funded projects.

We continue to value the academic and cultural contributions that you make to IBS by being one of our students.

Studying in Vienna

Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria and is located in Central Europe. It is the largest city in Austria. It is Austria’s cultural, economic, and political centre and it is known to have one of the highest qualities of living worldwide.

Don’t be surprise if you see Vienna ranked as number 1 student city for quality of living in the QS Best Student Cities 2014! Vienna is well known for its high living standards which make the city a safe choice for living in.

Vienna offers an abundance of galleries, opera houses, museums and notable buildings. Many of them date back to the late 18th Century and are associated with the rule of Habsburg Empress.

International Business School

Rennweg 9
1030 Vienna