International Business at Aalborg University Business School

International Business (Economics and Business Administration)

The MSc programme in International Business at Aalborg University Business School (AAUBS) is a generalist MSc degree, preparing students to work in international business and management. Studying this programme, you develop competences and skills in making business international. When graduated, you will get a master's degree in Economics and Business Administration with specialisation in International Business.

The focus of the MSc programme in International Business is to provide you with new knowledge of the internationalization of firms, including the complexities and challenges associated with the development of international business strategy and management of international business activities and functions. This knowledge is important when working in today’s global economy where businesses and people are crossing borders faster than ever. Marketers are required to think globally and to be aware of the latest internationalization and marketing trends.

The programme will give you the knowledge and analytical skills and competencies required to develop a career in international business. With a MSc in International Business you will become a business professional who can take part in decision-making processes and help ensure that organisations conduct international business activities efficiently and effectively. 

The MSc programme is characterized by an application-oriented and a problem-based learning approach, where you gain knowledge by solving relevant theoretical and empirical problems. That means students are encouraged to attend research seminars where the latest academic trends in research are discussed by faculty, doctoral students, and invited guest speakers. The material taught in the programme is highly applied, and theory is accompanied by case studies and realistic practical examples.

Upon graduation, you will have:

  • a broad interdisciplinary understanding of international business issues, including the complexities of international business organisations and management and the economic, political, social, and cultural aspects of international business management
  • the necessary skills in analyzing and evaluating a company’s opportunities in the global market
  • competencies in translating international opportunities into strategies, plans, and actions.


Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.

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