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This intercultural programme provides students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Europe.
Berlin, Germany
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
International Business

Program Overview

Program Description:
China’s rapid economic development, its integration into the WTO, as well as its significance for the global economy are challenging the development and competitiveness of companies and institutions at national and international level. In an intercultural setting, students will learn to describe major aspects of the economic development in China and Europe and learn to analyse certain aspects of trade relations and financial flows as well as social and economic interrelations between the two regions. The cross-cultural learning and teaching environment is further supported by a mandatory semester in China. The staff involved in the Master´s programme are internationally-renowned academics and senior researchers, with many leading experts in their field of study contributing to wider debate. An international academic staff exchange is an essential element in the programme and included in team-teaching. The programme takes a comparative Chinese-European perspective in the majority of the modules. The programme offers an international and application-oriented approach to a multidisciplinary and academic education in Economics and Business Studies. Study Structure This full-time programme comprehends four terms of study, including a compulsory semester at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics /SWUFE) in Chengdu. While all students will spend the first and second term at the IMB Insitute of Management Berlin and the third term at the SWUFE Chengdu, they can study the fourth term in either location, depending on the Professor they chose to supervise their Master Thesis. The programme starts every year on October 1st. Subjects The MA Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies Programme offers a wide range of thematic focuses: Finance, Marketing, International Economics as well as Developing and Transformation Economies, supplemented with intercultural and area studies. Target Group The MA CEEBS Programme addresses applicants who have acquired their first degree (Bachelor/Diploma) and who have a particular interest in the field of the rapidly growing Chinese-European economic and business relations. Participants in this programme will acquire a good base of knowledge in economics and business, as well as in the specific cultural and political foundations of China and Europe. Students seeking to build a career in this field will also appreciate the intercultural learning and teaching environment in this Master´s programme.

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Accredited by ZEvA.
- A recognised international undergraduate degree (Bachelor, Diploma) - 3-year Bachelor's degree (China) or at least 180 ECTS credit points - 1 year of relevant professional experience; applicants without professional experience may be admitted if they demonstrate a solid background in Economics and Business - Excellent knowledge of English equivalent to a TOEFL certificate of at least ibt 79 points or cbt 213 points, IELTS ( overall band score 6.5 or other equivalent certificates. - Letter of Motivation - CV including references to the type and length of Chinese-European related activities (e.g. study terms or internships abroad) - Interview

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