MSc International Economics & Business

University of Groningen

Program Description

MSc International Economics & Business

University of Groningen

MSc International Economics & Business

How is business affected by globalization? How can companies operate in multiple countries at once, or cope with different cultural, political and economic circumstances? This programme will show you.

The Master's degree programme in International Business and Management trains you to manage multinational enterprises. The programme provides you with the basic knowledge needed for a successful career in international business.

Specific attention is paid to comparative analyses of companies, countries and institutions. You will learn to analyse markets in different countries and understand various institutional environments. You will learn to develop policy proposals as well.

To complete your study you will write a Master's Thesis, which may be combined with an internship at an organization.

In addition, it is possible to do one of two Double Degrees: Advanced International Business Management and Marketing or International Financial Management. The first is offered by the University of Groningen and the University of Newcastle. The second is a programme in Groningen and Uppsala (Sweden).

Entry Requirements - International students

You need a GMAT or GRE in order to enter a Master of Science programme at the Faculty of Economics and Business.

GMAT score:

  • 600 or higher: you will be automatically accepted, provided you meet all other requirements
  • 500 or higher: the final decision will be taken by the Board of Admissions

GRE score: Or you need to submit a positive GRE-exam result.

Exemptions: Please check exemption regulations for a GMAT/GRE test.

To be applicable for this Master's programme, you need an academic bachelor's degree in the field of Business, Management, Economics, Econometrics, International Economic Relations / Trade, Accountancy / Controlling.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained. This evaluation is carried out by the Admissions Officer and the Admissions Board.

Last updated September 29, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 5, 2016
1 year
Full time
1,984 EUR
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EU and non-EU
Start date Sept. 5, 2016
Netherlands Groningen
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EU and non-EU
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Duration 1 year
Price 1,984 EUR
- EU, 13.900 EUR. - non-EU per year