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UPF Barcelona School of Management Master of Science in International Business
UPF Barcelona School of Management

Master of Science in International Business

Barcelona, Spain

3 Semesters

English

Full time

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EUR 18,500

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Introduction

The Master of Science in International Business prepares you to operate in international markets, manage cross-cultural teams, and communicate and negotiate internationally.

The MSc in International Business is an official program, accredited by AMBA, that provides students with the knowledge, techniques, skills, and critical attitudes to understand and be successful in the current dynamic context of the global company.

The program is organized so that students learn about all the processes and strategic decisions involved in business internationalization: from how to interpret current political, economic, and social affairs in international business, to acquiring and putting into practice the analytical tools required to develop and implement an International Business Plan.

You will acquire the skills required to communicate and negotiate in a multicultural business environment. You will also be able to identify, analyze, and develop business opportunities in the changing scene of international markets through the understanding and implementation of commercial, financial, human resources, and operational strategies. At the end of the program, you will master the analytical tools used in preparing and implementing an International Business Plan. In addition to this, the program includes a curricular internship and a one-week international Business Trip.

The MSc in International Business benefits from the outstanding faculty of ESCI-UPF, the School of International Studies, UPF-BSM faculty, and the participation of experienced professionals from diverse sectors. The program's faculty is known for their applied approach, their constant contribution to creating knowledge, and their proven ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.

The MSc in International Business faculty is composed of professors from ESCI-UPF, the School of International Studies, and from UPF-BSM. In addition to the regular program faculty, experienced professionals from diverse sectors are invited during the year to share their expertise, knowledge, and experience in international business.

The MSc in International Business is endorsed by Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Spanish university and the 15th best university in the world (of those with less than 50 years), according to the Times Higher Education ranking. In addition, UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally.

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Why choose this program

01 Hands-on learning and skills

The Master's structure in modules and the final project are both designed to be able to develop your understanding of how companies implement commercial, financial, human resources, and operational strategies for the internationalization of organizations. The Master of Science in International Business will also teach you the skills needed to manage, communicate, and negotiate in a multicultural and international business environment.

02 Learn from the best

You will learn from the faculty of the UPF's Department of Economics and Business, UPF-BSM, ESCI-UPF, and from experienced professionals in the areas of trade, operations, and marketing, among others. UPF is the first-placed Spanish University in Economics and Business (Times Higher Education Ranking 2021) and the 15th best University among those under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Under 50 Ranking).

03 International environment

The program welcomes around 30 people each year from diverse countries and cultural backgrounds, creating a multicultural and international environment where teamworking and networking will become key elements of your experience.

04 Professionalization

The MSc in International Business provides the resources necessary for you to complete a curricular internship as part of the program's contents, which constitutes relevant work experience in the field of international business.

05 International Business Trip

The master of science includes an international business trip where you will visit institutions that contribute to internationalization processes and attend talks with top managers of international companies. The trip, which is an excellent cultural and networking opportunity, is included in the program's fees.

06 Study at an accredited school

Study at a school accredited by EQUIS, an international distinction that guarantees the quality of our institution and makes us the 1st school of management linked to a public university with this accreditation in our country.

Accreditations

UPF Barcelona School of Management is the management school of Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Ibero-American university and the 16th-placed university in the world, among those under 50 years of age, according to the Times Higher Education ranking.

UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally, and places itself among the top business schools in the world.

The Master of Science in International Business has AMBA accreditation from the Association of MBAs, which recognizes UPF-BSM for its academic quality and reputation.

The Master of Science in International Business is an official master's degree and has the academic recognition of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Spain. The Quality Agency of the University System of Catalonia (AQU) has also institutionally accredited UPF-BSM. This accreditation certifies all the official master's degrees that we teach and recognizes the quality of our educational model in accordance with the criteria of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

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