MSc in International Business Development

ICN Business School

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

MSc in International Business Development

ICN Business School

A custom-made program to prepare your international career!

This MSc in International Business Development is designed for students and professionals wishing to become the new leaders ofinternational negotiation. It gives students the tools, methodology and techniques necessary for international business development.


  • To understand a company's stakes and acquiring a multi-cultural approach to main markets. 

  • To understand the European business environment and international trade techniques. 

  • To understand cultural differences in order to acquire international negotiation skills.
 To acquire knowledge about the development of international projects.
 To combine creation and innovation in the development of international projects.
 To discover and understand opportunities in the main emerging countries with a focus on major developing countries.
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1st year:

  • UE 1: Intercultural approach
  • UE 2: The stakes of a company
  • UE 3: Company stakes and management
  • UE 4 + UE 7: Foreign languages and cultures
  • UE 5: International TradeTechniques
  • UE 6: European Business Environment
  • Internship: International mission in or for a company (3 to 6 months)

2nd year:

  • UE 1: 1st year mission or adjustment modules
  • UE 2: International Practice
  • UE 3: Developing Business with Mittel Europa
  • UE 4: Developing Business with Latin America
  • UE 5: Seminar in an Merging Country
  • UE 6: Developing Business with Asia
  • UE 7: Developing Business with Africa and Middle Eastern Countries
  • UE 8: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • UE 9: Foreign Languages & Culture
  • UE 10: Experience abroad, 4 months academic program in Brazil or in China


  • After a 3-year Bachelor's Degree, admission in 1st year (2-year program)

  • After a 1-year Master's Degree or a Master, admission in 2nd year (1-year program)

English proficiency required for the 2 years of study

Admission Selection:

Selection will be made on the basis of the completed application submitted (an oral interview can be organized). The application should contain: certified academic transcripts from all universities attended, a curriculum vitae, a covering letter and attestations of languages.

Copy of the Certificate(s) of language(s) indicating level achieved [for non-native speakers of the language(s) required]:

  • English language: TOEFL (79-80 IBT), TOEIC (750-800), GMAT (550), IELTS (6,5), Certificate of Cambridge (level C)

The admissions jury will meet in June and in September.

Practical information:

  • Length of studies: 2 years of studies 

  • Campus locations: Nancy (France) for the 2-year program + Brazil or China for the 2nd semester of the 2nd year program

  • Language of study: English for the 2-year program
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This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
8,200 EUR
France - Nancy, Lorraine
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France - Nancy, Lorraine
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Annual Tuition Fee: €8,200 for the 1st year program; €8,100 for the 2nd year program