Study in a master programme that suits your needs

This programme offers non-business and business graduates, such as humanities and natural sciences graduates as well as engineers, the possibility to expand their management skills. The programme's focus is on increasing and updating your general management knowledge. If you sign up for the 90 ECTS programme, you have the choice between various attractive specialisations. Your studies in the programme will provide you with the necessary business knowledge as a future manager and are highly practice-oriented.

Facts & Figures

MBA International Business
MBA International Business
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
STUDY OPTION full-time or part-time full-time or part-time
STUDY MODEL Study & Work or online or on campus** or smart entry** Study & Work or online or on campus** or smart entry**
DURATION 3 semesters (full-time I)
4 semesters (full-time II)
6 semesters (part-time)
3-6 semesters (Study & Work*)
incl. Capstone Project
2 semesters (full-time I)
3 semesters (full-time II)
4 semesters (part-time)
2-4 semesters (Study & Work*)
incl. Capstone Project
LANGUAGE English English
CAMPUS Dublin** or online Dublin** or online
INTAKE on campus: Spring & Autumn**
smart entry: anytime
online: anytime
on campus: Spring & Autumn**
smart entry: anytime
online: anytime
*only applicable for on campus study model
** first intake Autumn 2019

Find more information about our Study & Work programme >here

3 study models - endless opportunities


Study in Europe and experience Irleand’s rich and vibrant lifestyle! Your studies in the programme will provide you with the necessary business knowledge as a future manager and are highly practice-oriented. >more


Our Smart Entry option gives you the best of both worlds - start online from anywhere you are and move on to study in Ireland when it
suits you. >more


The IUBH online study experience contains a virtual campus with self tests, digital course material, recorded and live online tutorials, podcasts, vodcasts and much more. >more


One study programme, three cities, countless experiences

In selected master programmes IUBH offers you the chance to switch during your studies between the German and Irish campus locations Dublin, Berlin and Bad Honnef.

Gain priceless experiences abroad You are a full-time student
Expand your network with international contacts Your study programme is offered at your preferred campus location
No additional fees
A switch is possible every semester (at the end of each semester)

For more information please contact our Study Guidance.

Why should I study International Business at IUBH?


International campus with students and professors from more than 85 nations

Instruction in small groups given by lecturers with track records of practical experience

Unique study programme with a high rate of recognition in the industry

High degree of practical relevance through guest speakers, company presentations, corporate projects and field trips

Top-class network of industry contacts for careers at home and abroad

You may choose from different specialisations


Set your personal focus

During your studies, you can choose one of the following specialisations:


International Marketing 1,2,3 IT Management 2,3
Finance & Accounting 1,3 Engineering Management 2,3
Big Data Management 1,3

Depending on study model and intake:

1online, 2on campus, 3smart entry

What are the professional prospects as a Business Manager?

The Master of Business Administration qualifies you for a wide range of professional opportunities with transnational and international corporations. Possilbe work options for graduates can be in international banks, companies with subsidiaries abroad, export companies or the public sector. Attractive salary packages are offered by most employers. The lead of internatinal business projects can be an assigned responsibility to an MBA graduate. The economic sector offeres an great variety of career opportunities for management graduates with different specialisations.

Another lucrative career option for international business professionals is consultancy. Its responsibilites range from market information for international companties to business development. A typical postition after graduation can be a country manager, which is representing a foreign company. This job includes working to develope business, manage operations and increase the profitability of a comapny in a country or specific region.

Furthermore, you have a post-study work option** in Ireland. In order to offset a shortage of skilled labour, the Irish government grants international graduates, who have graduated in Ireland, a job-search visa of up to 24 months.

What others say about this programme

Already in the first semester, I realized that it was worth coming to IUBH for studying. Besides the professional and educational excellent professors and lecturers, the huge possibilities for networking are convincing.
— Alexander Kessler, Master student