Studium International Business and Export Management in Ventspils - Sponsion

Study International Business and Export Management in Ventspils

In our master degree programme at our partner university in Latvia, you will expand your knowledge of how to develop broad-based and forward-looking knowledge related to international business and export management. Apply now –this degree programme is coming to an end and this is the last chance to take advantage of this unique programme.

A European degree at very reasonable costs: apart from the first-class content of the programme, the city of Ventspils offers one of the lowest costs of living in Europe, and the tuition fees for our master degree programme are very competitive.

The degree programme

Are you looking for a European master degree programme for high-potentials in international business? Then look no further. This degree programme is a collaboration between IMC Krems and the Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VUAS) and takes place at VUAS in Ventspils/Latvia.

The aim of the English-language master programme is to provide you with in-depth knowledge and skills in export management, international business management, economic diplomacy, strategy as well as business and economic process analyses.

No matter if you aim for a career in a multinational company, or if you consider setting up your own business exporting local agricultural or industrial products of your home country – this programme is right for you.

With this unique degree programme in the Baltic region, you can obtain two master degrees at the same time: one in social sciences at Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VUAS) and another one in management science at IMC Krems. After graduation you will be a highly qualified international business and management specialist.

This opens up a wide range of opportunities for you: graduates can work in marketing and purchasing, finance and insurance, risk management, market research, logistics, project management, financial consulting, quality management or supply chain management. After your studies, you will have all the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s highly competitive, complex, and challenging environment of international business and export management.

High practice-orientation with an international edge

The programme is jointly taught by lecturers from IMC Krems and VUAS. The teaching staff is carefully selected, meaning that you will learn from leading industry experts from Austria and other countries and that you can expect a modern, student-centred teaching style.

In the course of your studies, you will gain hands-on practical experience during your internship semester in semester 3 in Latvia or abroad as part of the degree programme. This allows you to grow professionally and establish contacts for easily finding excellent jobs after your graduation.

" With leading lecturers in the field and a truly international student body, this programme opens a variety of doors in the international business and export sector for anybody who wants to pursue a successful career in this exciting field. "

Programme director Christian Kümmel

Transnational Cooperations - Ventspils University of Applied Sciences in Ventspils

Welcome to Ventspils/Latvia!

At Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VUAS) you will study in a personalised environment with a strong community and an intimate campus, making it easy to find new contacts. Thanks to the favourable student-to-teacher and staff ratio, students can rely on outstanding support. Furthermore, VUAS uses state-of-the-art technologies and has built a modern infrastructure for students.

Ventspils is not only a great place to study – it is also a great place to live. It is within walking distance to the Baltic Sea and offers many cultural activities. In addition, it is an athletic city: students can swim, skate, and play volleyball, football, basketball and floorball for free.

This degree programme has been run in collaboration with IMC Krems and Ventspils University of Applied Sciences since 2015. It is the only international master degree programme in International Business and Export Management  in the Baltic countries and combines theoretical knowledge as well as practical inputs from leading experts from the industry. 

Our team

Get to know the programme director and your contact person in the administration of our master degree programme International Business and Export Management in Ventspils.

  • Gabriele Schweiger
    Assistant / Corporate Relations

Application and admissions – the next steps

You've found a course that's a perfect fit? Great – you’ve already taken the most important step! We’ve put together an overview to guide you through the next steps.

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    Admission requirements

    We'll be happy to inform you about the requirements you have to meet in order to apply.


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    Apply online

    You've decided for one of our degree programmes? First of all: congratulations and thank you for choosing us! We’ll be happy to guide you step-by-step through your online application.


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    Admissions procedure

    Preparation is everything – read up on the admissions procedure in detail.