Program details

International Business – Central European Business Realities a two-year (four semesters) full-time Master’s Program that unique features are consisting of:

  1. Central and Eastern European focus/specialization within International Business education.

  2. High degree of international diversity in terms of nationalities represented by the student body (students are recruited globally).

  3. Entire curriculum of study in English.

  4. Suitable for students with a diverse portfolio of undergraduate majors.

  5. Flexibility in three tracks: double degree studies, exchange semester abroad or whole program exclusively at the VSE.

  6. IB program holds prestigious international EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development.

The program was established to address the specificities and characteristics of the Central European business environment within the framework of the increasing trends of globalization. It provides students with a comprehensive business education in the main fields of economics, management, finance, marketing and negotiations.

Students are offered the possibility to fulfil part of their study obligations at one of the Double Degree partner universities:

Another experience abroad is open through one semester study at any of 250+ partner institutions of the VSE.

In February 2012, the IB program received the prestigious, international EFMD accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development and defended it successfully in 2015 and 2018 for the period of 5 years. EFMD is the hallmark of excellence in international business education.

In the 2019/2020 academic year the students represent the countries: Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ecuador, Estonia, France, Germany, Honduras, Iceland, India, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

The student body in the previous years was represented also by following nationalities: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.