Why International Business Administration?
The AUS Master of International Business Administration program provides graduates with hands-on experience via internships and through close links to the industry. At the same time, students benefit from a holistic approach that encompasses Ethics, Law, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship while developing creativity, communication, and team building. Professors who work within their field of specialization provide guidance throughout and assist students in embarking on their tailored career path.
Whilst at AUS, students will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to launch their careers in the modern business environment. Every professor is actively engaged in successful business ventures. This applied experience is in stark contrast to many university professors focused solely on theory or outdated methodologies.
The curriculum links cutting-edge business theory to practical experience as students are guided to solve real-world challenges. This environment emphasizes collaboration and team building alongside the healthy competition. At AUS, top-tier internationally diverse classmates come together, share professional experiences, and form groups of team players where mutual commitment and joint accountability lead to highly effective teams.
Beyond the depth and breadth of knowledge gained in the classroom, the life-long connections developed while attending AUS will be of immeasurable value. To this end, we require and actively support internship placement, on-site company visits, and executive mentoring. With our vast network of contacts at nearby, world-renowned corporate headquarters, students are sure to find opportunities tailored to meet their specific needs.
Type: Graduate Degree
Duration: 24 months (6 Terms + Capstone)
Start Date: September, January, April
Location: La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland
Study Mode: Full-time
ECTS Credits: 120
CH Credits: 90
Tuition Fees: CHF 5,000 per term
Forensics and Fraud Examination
Human Resources Management
Leadership & Change
"There is something exciting about living, learning, and growing as a future business leader in the most innovative, business-friendly, and beautiful country in the world."
The degree builds on a student’s knowledge developed at a bachelor level and will develop their business personality and hone their management skills. Students will study a range of core modules in which they will do an in-depth analysis of business practices in areas such as management, business law, and corporate strategy in an international context. Students will then dive further into their modules and learn the application of theory to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the impact their knowledge can have.
International Business Law
Data Analytics for Decision Making
Banking and Finance
Complex Problem Solving
Crisis and Risk Management
Research Methods and Project 1
Research Methods and Project 2
Research Methods and Project 3
Internships and Placements
During their degree, students must undertake at least one internship. Students are supported by our dedicated careers team and faculty to ensure they can find an internship relevant to their career path. Students are also encouraged to undertake additional internships in other fundamental business areas in order to broader their experience and enhance their CV.
Studying a degree in International Business Administration prepares you for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector or industry. It allows you to develop a broad understanding of business organizations and provides you with subject-specific knowledge in areas such as finance, operations, communication, marketing, and business policy and strategy. You will gain significant transferable skills that make you an invaluable asset to any organization. Studying International Business Administration, you could progress into careers including;
Marketing and Communications
Logistics and Distribution
Business Research and Analytics