Highly qualified for an international career: In an age of globalization, languages, as well as cultural knowledge and skills, are essential competencies to compete in international markets. The Master’s degree program in International Management provides students with the opportunities to acquire these competencies. The mandatory semester abroad will broaden the horizon and enable students to establish and maintain social networks in culturally diverse countries. An excursion and a short-term period of study abroad also emphasize the cultural focus of the degree program.
The program is based on culture, economy, and management. The entire Master’s degree program is taught exclusively in English to guarantee the program’s international flair. A mixture of courses related to marketing, innovation management, entrepreneurship, financial accounting, operations management, and logistics in global contexts serve the formation of management skills. In addition, the focus of the program is to enhance intercultural skills. At least one excursion and a short-time period of study abroad in the Southeast and Eastern Europe region give students the opportunity to gain valuable international experience. “Go global” is the theme for the mandatory semester abroad, which can be completed anywhere in the world. This degree is unique due to the wide range of opportunities for gaining experience abroad.
The wide spectrum of management training qualifies graduates for a range of positions. Thanks to the international focus of the Master’s degree, our graduates are highly sought after by multinational companies and organizations.
Unique Master's program with a limited number of students.
A wealth of opportunities to become acquainted with other cultures in the course of excursions or by spending a period of study abroad.
Over 100 partner universities all over the world.
The campus in Klagenfurt offers excellent supervision arrangements, small seminar groups, and manageable working groups. It is quick and easy to find friends and establish connections here!
Students are shown how to address a variety of business administration issues in the respective cultural context. They are able to:
autonomously develop solutions for business administration issues with/in an intercultural and international context, and can implement the solution in the practical setting.
critically analyze and evaluate decisions made by corporate management, giving due consideration to culture, organization, and market.
plan and implement the foundation of businesses and innovations from a global and export-oriented perspective.
analyze international markets and respond flexibly to the cultural diversity of the stakeholders.
meet and overcome challenges in the sphere of international financial accounting and legal regulations.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree program – undergraduate degree course – of at least 180 ECTS credits.
Proof of English fluency at C1 level.
Basic knowledge in business studies: Examinations in business management subjects with at least 24 ECTS credits at a post-secondary educational institution.
Careers and occupational profiles
Graduates of the Master's degree program International Management are qualified for professional responsibilities in international and interdisciplinary fields, e.g. for the management of small and medium-sized businesses, management positions in the middle and upper management of international companies and organizations, as well as professional activities in university and non-university research institutions.
Campus and student life
There’s more to student life than lectures and exams. The University of Klagenfurt is located in western Klagenfurt, close to Lake Wörthersee. The university is one of the few campus universities in Austria and enjoys excellent transport links with Klagenfurt city center. There are also a large number of restaurants and housing options in the area surrounding the campus. Since 2007, the campus has also been home to Austria’s most contemporary University Sports Institute (USI), which has an area of 1156 m² available for sporting activities. The USI offers a wide range of sports on campus, as well as a variety of sports camps all across Europe.
What other campus offers you the chance to:
Hike and ski in the mountains within 30 minutes?
Swim in the Italian seas within two hours?
Be at the Venice Biennale within two and a half hours?
Stroll through the Old Town in Rovinj, Croatia, in three hours?
"It is exciting to study in a program with students coming from all over the world. The program helps me to study in an intercultural environment and to see management in a broader context. This study program stands out due to the personal and professional support from the professors."
Roland TomaschitzCurrent student of International Management and former CEO of uniforce Consulting GmbH, Klagenfurt