Master in International Business Administration


The International MBA is specifically designed for high-achieving individuals who want to take the next major step along their career path, focusing on the development of a global career at the strategic decision-making level at the forefront of business theory and management practice. By way of an in-depth study program covering key disciplines such as finance, management, economics, marketing, operations and strategy, students gain the skills and knowledge needed to manage across departments, markets and entire organizations. The Master’s program, taught entirely in English, is structured to reflect the needs of modern international business, developing a blend of academic excellence and professional skills that develops highly marketable skills set to stand out in strategic level positions. Starting from management, business and economics principles, participants will be involved in specialized core courses to improve their business knowledge, abilities and skills. The International MBA aims to equip students with a thorough and expert knowledge of international business, through structured and in-depth training of all the main business activities at an international level. After the initial phase, which is focused on the basic activities and issues a company must deal with, the focus moves to core areas of finance, management marketing and operations, ending with four courses concentrating on either finance or management. The International MBA provides students with a theoretical and practical education through case studies, exercises and simulations that address specific problems from the business world. More specifically, the program aims to prepare students for positions in administrative services, business ownership, finance, human resources and employee benefits, labor relations, management consulting, marketing, product development, risk and insurance analysis, sales, and training and development.

The International MBA degree program consists of four foundation courses (12 credit hours) and eight core courses(24 credit hours). In addition to completing the core course requirements, students have the opportunity to develop expertise and specific insights in one of the following concentrations: Finance (12 credit hours) or Management (12 credit hours).

Foundation Courses:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Financial Management
  • Mathematics and Statistics

Core Courses

  • Competitive Environments and Business Venture
  • People and Project Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Corporate Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing in Diverse Environments
  • Operations & Service Management

Management Concentration Courses

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Economics and Business Administration
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Business Information Systems

Finance Concentration Courses

  • Financial Regulation & Corporate Governance
  • Financial Markets and Instruments
  • Project Finance and Risk Management
  • Global Finance
  • General accounting clerk;
  • General and industrial accounting director;
  • Wage and contributions director;
  • Budget director;
  • Head of treasury;
  • Controller for management audit;
  • Business financial analyst;
  • Tax expert;
  • Corporate consultant;
  • Internal auditor;
  • Budget review director;
  • Risk manager;
  • Credit manager;
  • Business advisor.

In order to be admitted into a Master’s Degree program, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, which is the minimum requirement for the program. Master’s Degree programs are offered in both Italian and English in a blended modality. The Master’s program duration is 1,500 hours including study, assessment activities and project work (lessons, seminars, workshops, assessments, evaluation, etc.)

The final exam of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation of the student , consists of the completion of a project work and discussion of a written dissertation.

Duration: 12 months
Credits: 60 ECTS (European Credits Transfer and Accumulation System)

The scholarship program is administered by CE.A.R.S and offers partial scholarships to a wide variety of students.

Recipients are: non-traditional students; seminarians, undergraduate and post-graduate students who are looking to become tomorrow’s leaders.

If you are unable to pay the full tuition fees there might be a chance that you can be granted a partial scholarship that will cover some of the tuition fees for your preferred study programme.

Greek Students: Click here for scholarship information

Students from other countries: Please contact us for details

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