IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences

International Business and Economic Diplomacy

  • MA
  • Part-time
  • English
  • 4 semester
  • Krems
Application for 2024/25:
from 01.12.2023 to 15.08.2024

You want to understand international market dynamics and support companies to develop new global markets and capitalise on them in order to achieve success on international markets? Our two-year English-language International Business and Economic Diplomacy master programme is centred on developing broad-based, forward-looking expertise related to international management and economic diplomacy. The programme has a strong practical and interdisciplinary focus and prepares graduates to perform various roles in organisations with an international focus.

What to expect from this master programme

  • The core subject international business focuses on internal company operations that are relevant for internationalisation processes. The emphasis in the core subject economic diplomacy is on external factors that provide the framework for international economic relations and which in turn have a significant influence on business success abroad.
  • You develop and enhance your employability und your research skills.
  • You can put the skills you have acquired to the test in a wide-ranging business simulation in semester 4. 

Choose one of 2 electives!

  • Trade Management Strategies
  • International Economic Relations


A particularly attractive option is the dual degree we offer together with the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Besides obtaining a master of arts at IMC Krems, graduates will also be accredited with the Australian Master of International Business at our partner institution. For this dual degree, additional tuition fees are charged at our partner institution.

Balancing studies and career well!

Do you want to strike the right balance between studying and your work commitments? Or would you prefer to have the weekends off? We offer 2 study-time models for this part-time master degree programme: you can attend courses either on Thursdays and Fridays, or on Fridays and Saturdays. The programme also includes courses and excursions spread over a total of 3 block weeks. 

Learn more!

Here are some interviews with students and graduates on why they chose our International Business and Economic Diplomacy master programme.

Entry requirements

To qualify for a master programme, you must have completed a bachelor degree – with a workload of minimum 180 ECTS and lasting at least six semesters – in a related subject or hold an equivalent degree from a recognised Austrian or foreign higher education institution.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
As of February 2024

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
October 2024

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 6,900 EUR + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester.

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