Master of Arts International Management Studies - BWL
Overview & Profile
The International Management Studies master’s degree program at Europa-Universität Flensburg aims to provide in-depth business knowledge coupled with foreign language and intercultural competence, methodological competence, and leadership and social skills.
A special feature of this full-time program is that it allows students to develop individually and professionally in one of four areas of specialization, depending on their existing knowledge. The four options are:
- Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management is dedicated to developing professional skills that meet the specific requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises in particular.
- Strategy & Organization focuses on organizational design and strategy development.
- Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management analyzes organizational actors and the design of working conditions from a behavioral science perspective.
- With a pronounced market orientation, Marketing & Media Management focuses on issues customer communication, media planning, and advertising, with a special focus on new media.
The program is also characterized by its high level of practical relevance, as ensured through student internships, project work, cooperation with companies as well as leading speakers. In their master’s theses, students can deepen their work on topics developed during the practical phase.
Double degree option
The degree program is offered in cooperation with Syddansk Universitet (SDU) in Sønderborg, Denmark. By choosing the appropriate courses, it is possible for students to obtain both the Danish Cand. merc. int. degree and the German Master of Arts degree at the same time.
Note: SDU courses are in English and take place directly in Sønderborg (DK).
For more information, please visit our institute pages on the double degree.
Double master’s degree
The double master’s degree is awarded by the M.A. International Management Studies at Europa-Universität Flensburg (EUF) and the Danish Cand. Merc. Int. (CMI), also called M.Sc. in Business, Language and Culture, at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU).
Courses take place in Flensburg (Mon, Wed and Fri) and in Sønderborg/DK (Tues and Thurs). There is a bus shuttle that cost of 75€ per person per semester, which must be paid by the student. The bus runs between Flensburg and Sønderborg every Tuesday and Thursday to coincide with the lectures (once in the morning and once in the evening).
Knowledge of Danish is not required. However, English proficiency is required at SDU.
Please note: SDU courses are subject to a fee for non-EU citizens.
What is the application procedure?
First, you apply to only one of the two universities for a place in its master's program. The normal application deadline at SDU is February 1 for non-EU citizens and March 1of the same year for EU citizens (the program begins every year in the fall semester). The regular application period at EUF is between May 15 and July 17.
We recommend that you apply to SDU first (if possible) and then enroll at EUF in the summer, in consultation with the Danish secretariat. If the application period at SDU has already passed, you can also apply for a place in the International Management Studies M.A. program during the EUF application period. If there are any remaining places at SDU, you can apply for a place in the M.Sc. in Business, Language and Culture program afterwards.
Students who wish to pursue a double master’s degree must meet the admission requirements of both master's degree programs and be accepted into both programs.
SDU: Danish Secretariat: Helle Hede Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nicole Beth (email@example.com)
EUF academic advising: firstname.lastname@example.org
SDU academic advising: email@example.com
Click below for detailed information about the M.Sc. in Business, Language and Culture:
Program sturcture & content
Recommended semester plan
Examination and Study Regulations for the Master of Arts program in International Management Studies - BWL at Europa-Universität Flensburg (2017)
The area of key competencies comprises the modules:
Research competence, management and personal competence, and intercultural competence (inclusing Language Competence).
A special feature of this full-time program is that it allows students to develop individually and professionally in one of four areas of specialization, depending on their existing knowledge. The four options are as follows:
- Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management  is dedicated to the development of professional competencies that correspond in particular to the specific requirement profile of small and medium-sized enterprises.
- Strategy & Organization  focuses on topics of organizational design and strategy development.
- Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management  analyzes the actors of an organization and the design of working conditions from a behavioral science perspective.
- Marketing & Media Management  is dedicated to questions of customer communication, media planning and advertising, with a special focus on new media, against the background of a pronounced market orientation.
The practical relevance of the program is ensured by voluntary internships, project work, cooperation with companies as well as leading speakers. In their master’s theses, students can deepen their work on topics developed during the practical phase.
Important documents related to your studies at EUF
Every degree program has formal rules and regulations that define the study conditions for that program. You can use these regulations, together with the module catalogues for your chosen degree program, to plan out a semester schedule. This way, you’ll know ahead of time what courses you’ll be taking on which semesters. To check the legal framework conditions for this, see the examination regulations. Click below to see the most important formal regulatory documents related to your studies at EUF.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in International Management opens up a variety of career paths for you.
· enter the job market directly
· or even do a doctorate.
From the point of view of professional practice, the objectives of the program - to impart in-depth business knowledge, coupled with foreign language proficiency, intercultural competence, methodological competence, and leadership and social competence - optimally meet the requirements of an increasingly international and interdisciplinary a working world.
Students specializing in "Strategy & Organization," "Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management," or "Marketing & Media Management" are qualified to work primarily in larger companies; however, they can also work in public organizations.
Students specializing in "Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management," on the other hand, acquire professional skills that are especially well matched to the specific requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises.
With the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree, you can also pursue a doctorate.
Advice & Contact Information
General Advice on studying at EUF:
For information on all our study programs, for help how to choose your degree program, for counseling in difficult situations while studying at EUF or for general questions about your studies at EUF, please contact:
Sekretariat derzeit N.N.
- +49 461 805 2536
- Gebäude Madrid - MAD 121
- +49 461 805 2536
- Gebäude Madrid
- MAD 121
- Munketoft 3b
- Post code / City
- 24937 Flensburg
The academic program advisor answers subject-specific questions about your degree program.
Gwenhwyfar BacksFachstudienberatung für IM & IMS - BWL
- 0461 805 2541
- MAD 119
For more information about this degree program, visit the website of the International Institute for Management and Economic Education (IIM).
Application & Admission
Application & Admission
Thinking about applying? Click below to view the eligibility requirements for this program and find out more about application and admission: