Programme Structure and Regulation

Master of Science in International Business

The MSc in International Business is organized around core modules which unfold parallel to the 3 key phases of a company's internationalization process: Internal and External Diagnosis, Strategic Planning and Business Operations.

Additionally, in the 3rd term students embark on a one-week Business Trip to a foreign country in order to experience the implementation of international business plans. Flight tickets, accommodation and transfers are included in the tuition fees. During the last intakes students have visited Poland, Benelux, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Morocco and Russia.

Throughout the whole academic year students work on their MSc thesis in tutorized sessions. The thesis takes the form of an international business plan or an international start-up development plan

At the end of the Master students will undertake a curricular internship in leading international companies. Career development sessions will be offered to aid students in finding the placement and prepare them for their professional future.

Final Degree

Once students have completed the program they will receive the official master's degree Master in International Business awarded by Pompeu Fabra University.

Students will also receive an additional Master of Science in International Business completion certificate awarded by UPF Barcelona School of Management and ESCI-UPF.

Official Master's Degree: Upon successfully completing the master's program you will receive a final diploma awarded by Pompeu Fabra University. In order to issue the certificate, the Government of Catalonia charges an additional fee of approximately €200. The exact amount varies annually and will be finalized upon completion of the degree. In accordance with the regulations set out by the Spanish Ministry of Education this final diploma will be issued in Spanish.


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