Apply now and you may be eligible for a scholarship of up to 25% for international and European students!

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.

 

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.

 

Accreditations and rankings

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.

GISMA Business School also has a long history of working with partner universities in Europe and has been trusted to deliver partner programmes accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and EPAS.

 

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.

 


Programme structure

 

International Business

  • Introduction to Globalisation
  • Comparative Country Studies and Political Risk Assessment
  • Management of Large Established International Organizations
  • International Business Law
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Marketing
  • Leadership in a Digitalised and Globalised World

General business competencies

  • Marketing
  • Financial and Cost Accounting
  • HR Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance and Investment
  • Circular Economy and Sustainabilty

Digital competencies

  • Digital Transformation and Cases
  • Economics and Digital Economics
  • Innovation Management in a Digital and Globalised World

Action and intercultural competencies

  • Foreign Language I
  • Intercultural Skills and Ethics
  • Creative Problem Solving and Strategy Development
  • Internship

Study Abroad, Internship or Career Development Semester

Scientific and Methods Competencies

  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Academic Writing and Research Methods
  • Bachelor Thesis

 


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.

Tuition fee: €9,600/ Year

International fee: €12,000/ Year

Apply now and you may be eligible for a scholarship of up to 25% for international and European students!

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.

 

Entry requirements

  • General university entrance qualification
  • English proficiency: B2 (IELTS 5.5) or equivalent

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.

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  • Full-time
  • GISMA Potsdam Campus
  • 36 months
  • Jan, Apr, Jun, Sept 2022
  • € from 9,600 per year.
  • € 10500 International students

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Recognised


GISMA Business School is state recognised

Top 2


Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in Europe at 3.4%*

*Statista

€45,000


Chance to earn €45,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany

**Business Insider

40+


Join a network of students from over 40 nationalities across the globe

"I chose GISMA because it is a very international business school, with alumni, worldwide"

Peiyi Zhang - China, Msc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

"Grenoble Ecole de Management is one of the most highly qualified institutes and they have so many accreditations as well"

Ankit Gupta - India, Msc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

"Tutors come from all around the world and their expertise makes subjects very easy to follow"

Akhil Jacob - India, MIB

"Everyone is international, so you learn a little bit about them, and their countries and traditions"

Kimberly Garza - Mexico, Msc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

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