International Business and Management (MIBM)


Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 6,816

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Programme introduction

The Master in International Business and Management programme is an18 month full-time postgraduate programme for postgraduate of business-related disciplines. The programme challenges students to apply business management theory to current international business practice. It prepares postgraduate for international management positions by focusing on corporate strategy, marketing, operations, accounting and human resource management, all from an international business perspective. This programme is designed for students with a wide interest in international business and management, who are aiming at a management position. All subjects and modules are placed in an international context. The demands placed upon the manager are subject to increasing changes, which arise from the changes that take place in the international business environment and usually affect all business operations.

Course structure 

The first two semesters contain all the elements you would expect from an international business programme. Courses include, for example, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Intercultural and International Competence, HRM, and Financial Management and Accounting. The programme challenges you to apply business and management theories to current international business practice. You will experience a strong focus on the key professional skills of intercultural communication, creative thinking, personal development and leadership. The third semester focuses on conducting research within a relevant international business setting. This could also be linked to setting up your own company. You are required to select a topic and a business setting for your MIBM thesis during the second semester.

How to apply

This programme is open to anyone with a Bachelor's degree in business administration or other business related disciplines.

The video below shows you every step you need to take to apply for a programme at Hanze University of Applied Sciences. Alternatively, for more information, please email

Career opportunities

A business and management master’s programme prepares you for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector and industry. Your career options are therefore varied. Studying business and management enables students to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provide them with job-specific skills in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication, information technology and business policy and strategy. All industries need functional managers with a clear understanding of systems, efficiency and operational issues. Business and management students can work in any sector and industry. 

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