Bachelor’s Degree Program in International Management
«Studying International Management in this fast changing and globalized world is the key to my professional career success. I recommend this program to students who want to take up new challenges, improve their cross-cultural mindset and look forward to meeting like-minded individuals.»
Nadia Kägi, International Management Student
In order to succeed in the world of business, companies need specialists that have a broad knowledge of management, intercultural competence, people skills, and international experience. The International Management program provides you with all the tools you will need.
At a Glance
Title: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Management (UAS) Zurich
Academic achievement: 180 ECTS credits (one ECTS corresponds to approx. 30 hours of study time)
Duration: 6 semesters (full-time)
Start of Program: Mid-September (calendar week 38)
Language of Instruction: English
Semester Fee: CHF 720.- (subject to change) + additional fees
Application Deadline: – apply now
As a graduate, you will have a heightened understanding of the societal, political and socio-cultural realities of the international business world. You will acquire a broad knowledge of business administration and will be able to work in project teams and do case studies that concern our business partners. By spending two semesters abroad and by taking part in study trips, you will be able to gain practical international experience. Our faculty is multinational and your instructors have international backgrounds that include both professional work and academic research.
- Corporate development
- Marketing and sales
- Key account management
- Financial Management
- HR management
- Supply chain management, order management, procurement, and logistics
- Project and product management
- Financial sector
The BSc in International Management is designed as a full-time course of study which takes six semesters to complete. All classroom instruction is completely in English. You will spend your third and your fourth semesters abroad at one of our partner universities. (This is compulsory.)
The International Management program is aimed at candidates interested in preparing for a position in an international environment or organization. If you are interested, you must have a good command of English and have a keen interest in international management. Work experience gained abroad is an advantage. The ability to interact with people of different cultures should be seen as both an asset and a welcome challenge. Requirements are:
- A federally recognized vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam or additional professional experience required
- A non-commercial vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field
- A federally recognized academic baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field
- Proficiency of English at C1 level (Cambridge Proficiency, Cambridge Advanced, BEC Higher, IELTS min. 7.0, TOEFL internet-based min. 95)
This program has been awarded the quality seal by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) for its quality in study and teaching.
The detailed assessment and further information about the accreditations of the ZHAW School of Management and Law can be found here.