Foreign trade and international business are one of the areas with the greatest professional future. All the big companies in the world need experts with a global perspective who know how to look for new opportunities and expand their business. With the Master in International Business from UPF-BSM, you will have the tools to master the strategy and operations of the international market with rigour and professionalism.
The Master in International Business is the training you need to make the leap to the foreign market. With this master you will improve your management skills and discover how to analyse business opportunities on each continent, adapting to their business models. You will delve into the macroeconomic aspects of the international market through modern and updated training to understand how to respond to the demands of a globalized world in constant change.
With the help of market research professors from Pompeu Fabra University, as well as active professionals in the sector, you will learn to develop your own business plan for the creation of a company with a foreign vocation or an improvement plan for an international company. The Master's Degree in International Business will enable you to develop a professional career in export departments in companies with international activity, as well as in export management, trading companies, customs and international logistics.
Among the 5 best master's degrees in its speciality nationwide according to EDUNIVERSAL, this master's degree will give you a broad vision of business. You will be able to understand the different realities that occur when you export a product to several countries, seen from different points of view within the same company.
The Master´s Degree in Internacional 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.
Understand how the Asian, European and Latin American markets work, and experience firsthand, during the Study Trip, how companies and institutions in other markets create their international strategies.
Learn one of today's most in-demand professions with positions such as international business manager or international consultant, among others.
Participate in a master's program that has more than 20 editions, 1,000 students and top-level accreditations such as those awarded by the AMBA (Association of MBAs) and ANECA (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation).
Acquire practical business knowledge with professionals and professors from Pompeu Fabra University and renowned companies and institutions.
Through the Business Game you will be able to put into practice the strategic decisions of your company in a simulator, exploring all avenues of an international project.
Learn to work as a team and lead your company's projects in the foreign market more efficiently.
The master is aimed at international business professionals who want to update their knowledge, as well as university graduates and higher graduates, especially in the area of business administration, economics, law and engineering, who have a minimum of approximately 2 years of relevant professional experience.
At the end of the program, participants will have acquired and updated the essential knowledge and skills to be able to face any challenge posed by their company or create their own company aimed at the international market and foreign trade.
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 in International Business has AMBA accreditation from the Association of MBAs, which recognizes UPF-BSM for its academic quality and reputation.
The Master 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).
The Master in International Business is structured in 4 large modules and an international trip so that the student can experience first-hand how large multinationals create their international strategies.
The Master in International Business also includes the possibility of participating in practical activities and activities for personal and professional growth such as:
Once students have completed the course they will obtain the Màster Universitari en Negocis Internacionals / International Business - Máster Universitario en Negocios Internacionales / International Business, awarded by Pompeu Fabra University.
Issuance of official Master's Degrees: The amount stipulated in the DOGC (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia) must be paid for the rights to issue the title. This rate varies annually and the rate in force at the time of application for the degree will be applied.
With a global vision and a great track record in research, the faculty of the Master in International Business will give you the 360 degree vision you need to boost your professional career in the international market.
The objective of our methodology is that you get all the practical tools to be able to lead the external activities of your company. To do this, you will have professors who will be in charge of developing and increasing your critical vision and exposing you to real and current cases so that you get the most out of the theoretical knowledge of the program.
You will have a specialist mentor according to the characteristics of your project. The mentor will guide you to identify teachers, projects, companies and activities of reference with which to contrast and enrich your project.
En la versión digital se realizarán, durante el programa, webinars en formato sincrónico, por cada asignatura y algunos otros de carácter más transversal, en los que con los tutores de las asignaturas y expertos profundizarás en los contenidos de ellas y en temáticas de actualidad propias del programa.
El aprendizaje se basa en la realización de actividades prácticas, evaluables de forma individual o grupal, en los que habrá que poner en práctica los conceptos aprendidos con las explicaciones magistrales y el estudio de los recursos docentes.
Together with your colleagues of different nationalities, you will also have the opportunity to participate in a strategic decision simulation game.
You can choose how to do the work: in a group or individually. Your Master's Final Project will consist of developing the business plan of your own company or a project that you want to develop and that has its activity in the international market.
La demostración de que se han adquirido los conocimientos y las competencias previstas en el programa se lleva a cabo combinando la evaluación continua de las diferentes actividades realizadas, con una prueba final escrita con preguntas de desarrollo razonado, cuestiones de respuesta múltiple, etc. Además de la nota, recibirás una retroalimentación con arreglo al sistema de rúbrica o de comentario del profesor/a.
The On-Campus&Live methodology allows you to follow the program in person and also remotely.
In this modality, two stable subgroups are opened that will coexist throughout the course: one face-to-face and the other with 100% remote students. The remote students (a maximum of 15 places per course) will follow the program in a synchronous way with the face-to-face students. That is, they will share the same school calendar and schedule as the face-to-face students.
Project-oriented learning and the combination of lectures and active methodologies such as case studies, flipped learning, solving real problems, and professional simulations allow the student to connect theory and practice, acquire advanced skills, and achieve learning which is transferable to the job. The face-to-face modality is enriched with elements of online programs (virtual learning environment, multimedia resources, among others) so that the learning experience of the two subgroups is equally satisfactory.
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The master is aimed at international business professionals who want to update their knowledge, as well as university graduates and higher graduates, especially in the area of business administration, economics, law and engineering, who have a minimum of approximately 2 years of relevant professional experience. At the end of the program, the participants will have acquired and updated the essential knowledge and skills to be able to face any challenge posed by their company or to create their own company aimed at the international market and foreign trade.
With more than 700 students in its 15 courses, the Master in International Business is made up of students from different continents. They are looking for a unique and modern training capable of generating a professional leap, both in their respective multinationals and to be able to access the international market. The students of the Master in International Business comply with the DNA of the program: international profiles each with their own vision of how to do business in the world and with training in the areas of business administration, economics, law or engineering.
Number of years of professional experience
The Master in International Business enables you to develop a professional career in export departments of companies with international activity, as well as in export management, trading companies, customs and international logistics.
The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.
If you are alumni of one of our Partner Universities, you are entitled to a discount of 10% on the UPF Barcelona School of Management Masters and postgraduate program tuition fees (those programs with more than 15 credits).
*Discount not compatible with other scholarships, discounts and reductions.
You can choose how to finance your studies by consulting our simulator.
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