International Management & Information Systems (M.A.)
- Objectives of the Course
The Master of Arts degree in International Management & Information Systems (IMIS) prepares students for leadership roles in a globalized economy where the intelligent use of IT systems is becoming a critical success factor.
The English-language degree course is meeting this demand by offering a two-fold qualification where IT-related subjects such as Integrated Information Systems, Business Intelligence, Electronic Business and Management Information Systems are coupled with key Business Administration competencies including Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Finance and Accounting.
State-of-the-art technologies allow for distance-learning opportunities and an optional integrated study abroad or practical experience semester provide students with additional career prospects.
- Degree profile
The degree program focusses on the integrated acquisition of IT and leadership skills to address the increasing importance of information technology in (internationally) linked businesses:
• the support of International Management through IT and
• the management of Information Technology systems across international boundaries.
Accordingly, the degree program emphasizes two core areas, each with their individual diverse applications and methods:
• IT competencies in Integrated Information Systems, Electronic Business, Business Intelligence and Information Management
• Management competencies in Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management as well as Finance & Accounting.
English-language, internationally focussed course content as well as partnerships with international universities provide students with a truly international experience.
Study duration and enrollment
The program "International Management & Information Systems" (IMIS) builds upon the Bachelor’s degree course “Business Administration with Informatics”. The standard course duration is three semesters with a total of 90 credits including 20 credits for the Master’s thesis (incl. colloquium) and additional 5 credits allotted to a block course covering research methods for the Master’s thesis.
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Language of instruction
standard period of study 3 semesters
Beginning of course
Summer semester (April) and Winter semester (October)
Application periods and deadlines
"Fristen und Termine: Bewerbungsfristen" .
IMIS is associated to the Department of Electrical Engineering (Fachbereich Elektrische Energietechnik)
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