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Master of Arts in International Business and Economics (M.A.)

Key facts

  • Master programme (4 semester) in English
  • Dual degree programmes (M.A. & either MBA or MSc)
  • Working in small groups of students
  • High level of interaction between students and faculty members
  • Located in the historic city of Schmalkalden in the center of Germany

Welcome to the accredited master programme offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden. We are highly committed to being an educational institution of excellence in the fields of business and economics.

Located in a historic city almost in the geographical center of Germany, we aim at an international group of students and expect more than two-thirds of our master students to have an international background and to come from different countries. A modern campus building with state-of-the-art technology, a high level of interaction between students and faculty members, and small groups of students working together provide a learning environment you may not find elsewhere.

The Master of Arts in International Business and Economics programme reflects our idea to provide our most valued assets - our students - with a truly international approach in a unique programme and to prepare them for a successful professional career in business or for their subsequent research.

The Master of Arts in International Business and Economics starts each summer and winter semester, and is a two-year research-based quality programme with a strong international focus. The next intake is Summer 2023.

The first year (two semesters) will take place from April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024

More questions? Access the FAQ or contact us.

Thank you for showing interest in our programme. We will be proud to welcome you as a Schmalkalden student in the near future and to present you an advanced business and economics degree that will help you to accomplish your professional goals. 

Current Master students

Mirjam, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, study programm: International Business and Economics

"Schmalkalden University has given me the opportunity to immerse myself in two very different cultures and to learn from them."


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions:

Faculty of Business and Economics
98574 Schmalkalden

Andrea Dellit

Telefon: +49 3683 688-3207
Telefax: +49 3683 688-3499

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