Master International Business (MA IB VZ)

Hochschule Mainz – University of Applied Sciences has always offered ambitious International Business programmes. Long before the implementation of the European Erasmus programmes, the European Credit Transfer System, and the Bologna process, we had established joint programmes with our partner universities in Europe and overseas. The former „Diplom“ programme in International Business provided our students with more double degree opportunities than similar programmes at other universities.

Based on many successful years of international business education, we have developed our new graduate programme Master of Arts International Business (MA.IB) into an innovative bundle of opportunities for students in search of a challenging high-level educational experience.

The MA.IB is embedded in the prestigious Consortium of International Double Degrees (CIDD, programme which promotes exchange and double degree agreements amongst over a dozen high-quality universities worldwide. This programme has been established to enable students to gain the cross-cultural experience necessary to successfully apply their management skills in globally active companies.

The MA.IB programme ensures that our graduates are perfectly prepared for an international business career. How do we enforce this?


  • applying a multi-disciplinary and multi-lingual approach,
  • focusing on the application of management theories and tools in case studies,
  • incorporating the professors' own management experience in multinational companies and cross-cultural consultancy
  • arranging applied projects in multinational companies, and
  • supporting the students to write their Master thesis in cooperation with international businesses.

We look forward to your participation in this exciting and challenging programme.

Contact person

Prof. Dr. Daniel Porath

Programme Director MA.IB
Tel. +49 (0) 6131-628-3253

Judith Busch

Programme Manager MA.IB
Tel. +49 (0) 6131-628-3414

Office hours:

On appointment only:

Mondays:       10.00 - 12.00

Tuesdays:      10.00 - 12.00

Thursdays:     10.00 - 12.00


Dear applicant,

please read the application instructions file corresponding to your pre-requisites.

If you are a German applicant or an applicant with a bachelor degree awarded by an EU institution, please read the “instructions application German and EU”, start the online application procedure and send the results with the full application package directly to Hochschule Mainz by 15th June. The file “Guidance for Online Application” may be helpful for the online application.
Applicants with a bachelor degree awarded by a NON EU institution have to send their application together with OUR application form to Uni-Assist. Please pay the application fee directly to Uni-Assist (check the website for further details).
Hand in your application before 15th June.
Applicants from partner universities fill out the form for exchange students and hand it in to Hochschule Mainz, MA.IB by 30th May.
Your MA.IB Team


MAIB Application German EU

Guide Online Application for English-speaking applicants

MAIB Application Non EU

Additional ApplicationForm MAIB Uni-Assist

MAIB Application Exchange DD

Programme Brochure

Study Programme at Partner Universities

Study Structure

Examination regulations (German)

Programme Brochure

MSc or MA.IB?

Hochschule Mainz - University of Applied Sciences offers two high-quality Master programmes in International Business. Which one will be YOUR choice?


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