Faculty of Economics and ManagementInternational Study Programs Find the program that fits your needs!
Faculty of Economics and Management students are ambitious and strive to enhance their knowledge and skills to work for leading organizations around the world.
The International Study Program (ISP) offers international and German students a range of full-time degrees taught entirely in English.
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Master of ScienceOperations Research and Business Analytics (ORBA)Helping people to make better decisions
The MSC program in Operations Research and Business Analytics is designed to equip students with knowledge, quantitative tools and skills for analyzing and monitoring the performance of public and private enterprises and providing managers with quantitative information for strategic, tactical and operational decisions. In particular, students learn to solve challenging problems in Supply Chain Management and Financial Management. The program builds upon a strong basis in data analysis, quantitative modelling and algorithms. The quantitative modelling expertise gives students excellent career opportunities.
SpecializationsFinancial Management | Supply Chain Management
In the obligatory courses students develop and
broaden skills to analyze data with modern techniques and to model and solve challenging
complex problems. For the application of these tools, students can focus
either on Financial Management or Supply Chain Management.
The specialization in Financial Management will focus on advancing the students’ business analytic skills from fundamental Financial Engineering and Risk Management optimization concepts to Financial Econometrics. Upon completion of the master’s degree program, the students demonstrate proficiency in financial data processing, dynamic modelling on financial data, computing technology, and structured finance to mitigate risk exposure or deploy new financial innovations.
Supply Chain Management
Outsourcing, globalization, short product life cycles and new technologies, all lead to complex situations and difficult problems in Supply Chain Management. Coordinated decision making is required and synchronization of good flows from the producer to the customers is a critical factor of success. Students learn how to apply analytical techniques to analyze and optimize processes to increase supply chain performance. They have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of vehicle routing, inventory management, warehouse management, After Sales Logistics, scheduling and other related fields.
Master of ScienceFinancial Economics (FINEC)No risk, no fun - are you ready to analyze and test this principle?
The four-semester curriculum of the Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program Financial Economcis (FINEC) provides a rigorous understanding of both theoretical and empirical finance and the corresponding economic framework. The degree prepares graduates for careers in investment banking and finance, for research positions, and for doctoral study in management or economics. The theory component centers on decision making under risk in the context of the financial markets. Application of the financial principles includes asset pricing, empirical finance, and financial engineering.
Master of ScienceInternational Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship (IMME)
The four-semester curriculum of the Master of Science
(M.Sc.) degree program International
Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship (IMME) provides a deep
understanding of concepts and analytical methods in the three areas. The
program seamlessly combines mathematical management tools, strategic planning,
and psychological insights. It prepares students for knowledge-based management
positions in the upper and top-level management of internationally operating
corporations and organizations.
IMME students will usually specialize
in two of the three study areas (specializations).
International Management, students have the
opportunity to acquire comprehensive knowledge in international corporate
strategy, cross-cultural management, international marketing management,
innovation management and other related subjects.
Marketing, students gain deep insights
into market research, consumer behavior, and in the analysis of marketing
communication as well as brand and price management.
In the specialization Entrepreneurship, students
intensify their knowledge of business decision-making and planning, while
extending it to related areas such as social entrepreneurship, sustainable
business strategies, bargaining, collective decision-making, and
institutional aspects of international business.