Master in International Business

University of Economics Prague - Faculty of International Relations

Program Description
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Master in International Business

University of Economics Prague - Faculty of International Relations

Master in International Business

International Business – Central European Business Realities is a two-year (four semesters) full-time Master’s Program taught in English.

The program was established to address the specificities and characteristics of the Central European business environment within the framework of the increasing trends of globalization. It provides students with a comprehensive business education in the main fields of economics, management, finance, marketing and negotiations. Students are offered the possibility to fulfill part of their study obligations at the University of Lyon Business & Management School (France), or at the University of Applied Science in Mainz (Germany), or at Management Center Innsbruck (Austria), or at the International University Geneva (Switzerland), or the Business Program at Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), or at the Business Administration program at School of Business and Economics at Linnaeus University (Sweden), or the International Business in Vaasa (Finland) to obtain graduate degrees (a double degree) from both the Czech and the host universities.

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    Program objectives

    The International Business – Central European Business Realities program (further referred to as the International Business or IB program) is aimed at preparing students for their management tasks and leadership roles in a multicultural entrepreneurial environment, in either national or multinational companies. It provides students with the in-depth knowledge and skills reflecting both global and specific Central European economic and business trends.

    After successful completion of the program, student’s management abilities will include an interdisciplinary approach to the management of complex processes in the European and namely the Central European markets. The graduates will be able to bridge theoretical prerequisites and practical applications, to analyze regional European markets in connection with its national and historical interferences, to develop business strategies tailored to European realities, to consider the financial aspects of their decisions and to successfully apply intercultural differences in various negotiations.

    Achievement of the program goal is guaranteed by professors at the University of Economics, Prague and by Academic Worldwide Capacities (visiting professors).

    The program consists of major subjects and a minor specialization that provides students some flexibility according to their specific study interests and preferences. Complementary to the program objectives, several courses with economic issues related to Central Europe or to cultural areas of the global economy, are offered; they are available starting from the third semester.

    Students study in small groups. In the framework of the program, they have access to the whole University´s offer of intensive business courses and to all exceptional lectures given by professionals, politicians and professors from all over the world.

    The program finishes with a Master Thesis and two state exams (major subjects and minor specialization).

    Double degree

    The International Business Master’s degree is a national degree awarded by the University of Economics, Prague. The graduates are entitled to use the title Ing. per Czech legislation. Students have also an option to accomplish their second academic year at one of our seven double degree partner universities. The partner programs European Business Realities in Lyon, France; International Business Mainz, Germany; International Health Care Management in Innsbruck, Austria; International Business in Geneva, Switzerland; International Business in Warsaw, Poland; International Business in Vaasa, Finland and Business Programs in Växjö, Sweden are fully compatible with the Czech International Business – Central European Business Realities program. Students that have chosen this option graduate with degrees (double degree) from the Czech and partner universities.

    Program schedule

    Each semester consists of 13 weeks and a following examination period (6 weeks). Winter semester begins by late September, the examination period is in January/February. Summer semester begins by mid-February, the examination period is in May/June.

    This school offers programs in:
    • English
    • Russian

    Last updated November 23, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Sept. 2017
    2 years
    Full time
    3,600 EUR
    Apr. 30, 2017
    Start date Sept. 2017
    Czech Republic Prague
    Application deadline Apr. 30, 2017
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    Czech Republic Prague
    Application deadline Apr. 30, 2017
    End date Request Info
    Duration 2 years
    Price 3,600 EUR
    price per semester