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International Business Management

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Expand your future and become an expert in international business management

This Master’s degree programme focuses on state-of-the-art skills and concepts needed in the challenging field of international business.


Master's degree (UAS)

Degree earned

Master of Business Administration

Planned duration

1.5 years (- 2.5 years blended learning)

Extent of studies

90 ETCS credits




Main Campus

Form of learning

Full-time studies
Part-time studies

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 €/academic year

Link to scholarship programme


NB! This programme has the required amount of contact teaching in Finland to allow immigration!

NB! Submit a pre-task assignment with your application! Pre-task assignments will be published by 30 Nov 2023 (LINK to be added)


This mid-career Master’s degree requires 2 years (24 months) of documented work experience after Bachelor’s.

With your Master’s degree from TAMK, you will have the skills needed to work independently as well as an active member, leader or manager in organisations. You are a trained expert in building international networks and taking into account various aspects of cultural differences, communication, change management, leadership and strategic thinking.

As a business professional, you will face new demands and challenges in multicultural environments. This Master’s degree programme enables the graduates to manage and lead international business operations successfully. Planning, managing and executing international operations in challenging business environments are in a major role in your studies. You will learn how to apply theory into practical cases of international business management. The degree programme can be completed within 1.5 years alongside work as blended learning.

The IBM specialization path has a signed a double degree agreement with Hochschule Worms in Germany. Limited seats are available for the second semester (30 ECTS) to be spent in the Global Trade Management Masters Programme at the German partner institution. Students interested in the double degree will be selected after the orientation at the start of the programme.

The master thesis in IBM is written in English, adhering to the language requirements set by the academic institution. The use of English as the primary language in the thesis ensures accessibility and comprehension for a wider international audience.

Need more information?

You can find all the information on course content, structure of studies and the actual application form in Studyinfo (link below). Please read through carefully before sending in questions. If - however - you have questions regarding the application process, please contact TAMK Admissions: admissions.tamk(at) For questions regarding the content or structure of the programme, please contact Mr. Sven Rassl, sven.rassl(at)