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Dive into the fascinating world of international business and enjoy a unique experience amongst students from over 40 countries at GISMA Business School at our Berlin-Potsdam campus. From international business law to strategic management and intercultural communication, you’ll learn everything you need to build a successful business career.
You’ll also have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad – choose from a selection of highly international cities such as London, Shanghai, and Singapore. You can combine this with an internship or business project with global companies such as Amazon or Alibaba so that you’ll be ready to kick-start your career as soon as you graduate.
This programme is awarded by GISMA Business School.
Accreditations and rankings
The degree programme has been awarded the quality seal of the Accreditation Council Foundation. It was first assessed by FIBAA in a multi-stage accreditation procedure and then successfully accredited by the Accreditation Council Foundation. The Accreditation Council Foundation is a joint institution of the federal states of Germany for quality assurance in study and teaching at German universities. The quality seal of the Accreditation Council Foundation certifies, among other things, compliance with academic standards and formal requirements.
GISMA Business School is state recognised. It also benefits from AMBA accreditation, which was awarded for the Global MBA and is an honour shared by only 6 business school in Germany and 2% of all business schools worldwide. The prestigious AMBA accreditation represents innovation and excellence in education.
Our study guarantee: start your studies online or on campus
As an educational institution, we want to ensure that our students can start studying with us no matter the circumstance and we want to give you every chance to progress with your education and build a successful career. At GISMA we want to assure you that there will be an option for you to study and start your programme on time regardless of whether the campus is open or closed. We also want to assure you that you will still be able to study in the case where the campus is open but due to health concerns or travel restrictions, you are unable to attend the classes in person on time.
With this in mind, all of our students will have the option to start their studies online. Students will learn in a hybrid format, which is a live learning experience and allows for interaction with the tutor, as well as the ability to work in student groups. Students will then have the option to complete the programme on-campus in Germany as soon as possible.
Who is the programme for?
The programme is perfect for those who are interested in developing an international career in the business world. This degree is for those who want the tools for success in any international organisation, from small innovative start-ups to large well-established corporations.
What will you learn?
This programme covers a broad range of topics from all areas of international business management. You’ll acquire a range of competencies; intercultural, digital, and general business competencies. This includes global supply chain management, international marketing, ethics, leadership, and finance. Combining lectures with international experience and practical work projects with leading companies such as Amazon, this programme will equip you with the skills and networks you need to build an international business career.
How will you study?
GISMA Business School supports flexible and individual learning by applying a systematic hybrid learning scheme.
You will spend part of your lectures in class at our Potsdam campus. These face-to-face phases are complemented by e-learning sessions. You will work on cases, reflect on readings, take part in online discussions, and participate in group exercises and projects. This variety of learning methods is part of our unique teaching strategy, which includes student-centred pedagogy, project-based learning, collaborative learning, and personalised coaching.
General business competencies
Action and intercultural competencies
Study Abroad, Internship or Career Development Semester
Scientific and Methods Competencies
Your future career
The BSc International Business Management covers a broad range of international topics so that you can choose to seek employment in various fields such as finance, marketing, HR, and general business. You may also pursue a postgraduate degree such as an MBA or an MSc in International Business Management.
To help support you in your future career, this degree includes a Career Development semester, in collaboration with the GISMA Career Centre. This semester is part of your third year and will help you prepare for a career that makes the most of all the skills you have learnt throughout your programme.
Fees and funding
Please contact a programme consultant for more details on how to apply.
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*25% early bird offer for applications submitted at least 8 weeks before orientation date.
Regional discounts are available for CIS, MENA and LATAM regions. Please check the fee section on this page.
Flexible payment plan
GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees in up to six instalments. A refundable* deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place, and the remainder of the tuition fee is to be paid after the start of programme in accordance with your payment schedule.
You will be eligible for a discount of 5% off the total fee if the payment of the entire tuition fee is completed before the first instalment due date.
Payments are accepted by bank transfer, or via one of our payment partners – Transfermate and Stripe. If you have any queries regarding payment options, please speak to a programme consultant.
*Terms and conditions apply.
Non-standard entry: non-standard applicants are welcome to apply. For more information and details on the non-standard application process please contact an advisor today.
For students who have educational degrees from India
Students who have acquired their education degrees from India will need to follow the Academic Evaluation Center (APS) process required by The German Foreign Affairs Ministry. For more information, please refer to our APS Step-by-Step Guide webpage.
Financing your studies
In many cases, non-German citizens studying in Germany are entitled to apply for the BAföG (Federal Education and Training Assistance Act) grants-and-loans system, if certain conditions are met.
If foreigners have the prospect of staying in Germany and if they are socially integrated, they are considered eligible for funding. For more information and to check your eligibility please use the link below (which can be translated into English).
GISMA Business School is state recognised
Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in Europe at 3.4%*
Chance to earn €45,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany
Join a network of students from over 40 nationalities across the globe