Management and Internationalisation of Small and Medium-Sized Companies (Master )

Regionally and globally linked

Small and medium-sized companies are the driving force behind the German economy. Around 60% of jobs as well as scores of innovative, international and market leading products originate from small and medium-sized companies. There is high demand for skilled staff and managers adept at strategic and corporate thinking. The Master's Degree Programme in Business Administration at Rosenheim focuses on the specific requirements that are to be met by the next generation of managers of companies with a regional base and a global outlook.

  • Final qualification: Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Duration: 3 semesters (full-time study)
  • Dual education: academic studies with “advanced work experience” is possible

Application and admission

  • Course starts: each summer and winter semester
  • Application period: from 15 November to 15 January for the summer semester and from 1 May to 15 July for the winter semester
  • Application form: online at
  • The course is subject to local admission restrictions (NC).
  • Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree or diploma worth at least 210 ECTS credits in a business/economics-related subject with a final grade of 2.5 or higher)

Link to application and admission

Course content

In addition to the two main subjects Management of Small and Medium-Sized Companies and International Management, students can choose various other subjects, four of which must be completed in full:

  • Integrated Process Management in Small and Medium-Sized Companies
  • International Tax Law and Accounting
  • Controlling in Small and Medium-Sized Companies
  • European Economics and European Law
  • International Marketing in Small and Medium-Sized Companies
  • Change Management

Further details on course content and structure

Career prospects

There are various exciting areas of employment for Master’s degree graduates in the field of international and intercultural cooperation between companies or in small and medium-sized companies operating globally. Possible activities include, for example, “enhancing the international market development or optimising the financial management” of companies, as well as increasing the efficiency of value chain processes and adapting to the requirements of international competition. 

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