Graduates of this programme will be awarded certificates under both the French and English name of this course.

The MSc Management in International Business (MIB) is aimed at pre-experience level students who are aspiring to build an international career in business, marketing, finance and management related areas. The programme develops management skills and gives a competitive advantage in the international labour market. Due to a number of global accreditations and top-level tuition, graduating with an MSc Management in International Business allows you to stand out from the crowd. 

Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe. It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA. According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Accreditations and rankings

The MSc Management in International Business is offered at GISMA Business School in Berlin. The programme is delivered and awarded by the triple-accredited Grenoble Ecole de Management, an honour shared by less than 1% of the world’s elite business schools. 

Grenoble Ecole de Management’s triple accreditation includes:

  • AMBA (Association of MBAs) – UK accreditation body
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) – EU accreditation body
  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) – USA accreditation body

Grenoble Ecole de Management was ranked 25th in The Financial Times European Business Schools 2019 ranking.

The MSc MIB was ranked 29th in Europe in the Economist 2019 Masters in Management Ranking

Who is the MSc Management in International Business for?

The MSc Management in International Business is ideal for anyone aiming to succeed in the world of business, especially those looking to learn a foreign language to broaden their prospects, as the programme offers the opportunity to do so.

The programme is completed over two years, with the second year entirely devoted to the completion of the final management project (FMP). The FMP can be completed in parallel with an internship or full-time employment.

What will you learn

The MSc Management in International Business is a full-time programme with a syllabus that covers all core aspects of management, taught with an international perspective. Year one will offer insight into all essential areas of international business, while the second year will solely consist of the International Management Project.

Over the duration of the course, students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to secure employment in their chosen sector, broadening their chance of success in an international corporation.


Introduction and Integration Session

  • Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Case-Based Group Learning
  • Introduction to IT and Online Library and Learning Platforms
  • Excel Skills Training
  • Social and Icebreaking Event

International Business

  • International Negotiation
  • The Legal Environment of International Business
  • Global Business Operations – The Serious Game
  • Geopolitics

Strategy and Operations

  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • International Operations and Supply Chain Management


  • Global Marketing Management
  • Business Analytics Management

International Management

  • Managing People in a Global Context
  • Integrative Entrepreneurship & Consulting Projects

Managing Technology and Innovation

  • Managing Technology and Innovation
  • Information Systems for Digital Business

Finance and Economics

  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Financial Risk Management


  • Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Budgeting and Controlling

Business Research and Analysis

  • Research Methods for Managers
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Research

Foreign Languages (Mandatory)

  • Students will study French language (beginners to advanced level), an integral part of the MSc MIB programme.


Final Management Project

The second year of the programme is dedicated to the Final Management Project conducted under the supervision of a tutor. This is an applied or theoretical research project that can be completed at a distance and in parallel with full-time employment or an approved internship. Students are encouraged to choose a subject related to their preferred career.

*Programme content subject to change

Join a family of globally successful alumni from Grenoble

Rafael Alvarez-Castillo

Rafael graduated from Grenoble Ecole de Management in 2015 and was recruited by NIKE not long after, thanks to his international profile on LinkedIn and impressive experience in buying. By 2017, Rafael had been promoted to a Business Planning Manager, working in Latin America. Pursuing a Master in International Business (MIB) provided him with strategic marketing skills and also helped him gain a global perspective on the geopolitical challenges he has faced.

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Career direction

The MSc Management in International Business programme provides a valuable opportunity to network with potential employers and extensive career support is offered by both GISMA and Grenoble Ecole de Management. Students can benefit from regular job vacancy notifications, internship opportunities and interview preparation sessions.


Graduates of this course now work at:

  • Accenture
  • Amadeus
  • Google
  • HSBC
  • Axa
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Orange
  • IBM
  • Danone
  • Ernst & Young
  • Coty
  • Nissan
  • J.P. Morgan
  • L'Oréal
  • KPMG
  • Nestlé
  • Schneider Electric
  • Société Générale

91% Grenoble Ecole de Management students on this course are in employment within 3 months of graduating, with 76% working on jobs with international projects. Annual salary with a bonus after graduation: 55k€


International Business graduates go on to work in a variety of sectors globally, including human relations, marketing, banking, public relations, general management, and consulting. 

  • Germany has the 4th best graduate starting salary at £40,650* in Europe, with a growing economy 
  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%**

*Business Insider 


Fees and funding

Please contact a programme advisor for more details on how to apply.

Tuition fee - €20,350

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. 

A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Should you be granted a scholarship, the tuition fee schedule will be adjusted accordingly.

Entry requirements 

  • Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university
  • Work experience is not a requirement
  • English proficiency:
    - TOEFL – IBT: 94 (minimum of 22 in each band), computer-based: 240, paper-based: 587
    - IELTS – 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas)
    - Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE): A, B, C
    - Pearson Test of English (PTE) – a minimum of 63
  • GMAT is not required for this programme 


  • Complete online application
  • University transcripts front/back with a grading scale
  • Internationally recognised passport picture 
  • Passport scanned 
  • Copy of the latest degree or diploma or certificate of enrolment with an approximate graduation date
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three short essays relating to your academic/professional experience, your reasons for choosing this programme, and your intercultural awareness
  • Two references (professional or academic). Family members or friends are not acceptable as referees

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Career statistics you need to know

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91% students on this course are in full time employment within 3 months of graduating**

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76% students working on jobs with international projects**

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4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650*
in Europe, with a growing economy

*Business Insider 

**Based on statistics from Grenoble Ecole de Management training programmes across 12 international locations.

  • Full-time
  • Berlin
  • One year full-time on campus + Final Management Project
  • September 2019
  • € 20350 per course


This programme was ranked 38th world-wide in 2019 QS Master in Management Ranking


This programme was ranked 29th in Europe in the Economist 2019 Masters in Management Ranking


Students working on jobs with international projects*

*Based on statistics from Grenoble Ecole de Management training programmes across 12 international locations.


Students on this course are in full-time employment within 3 months of graduating*

Working and living in Berlin is a great combination to develop your career. For me, studying in Berlin and GISMA is combining the best of many things because you have the opportunity to get a recognised degree from a triple-accredited institution.

Monica Schiefer - Master in International Business