International Management

Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a major in Business Administration, 180 credits

Location: Jönköping

Start date: August 19, 2019

The International Management programme prepares you for the dynamic nature of today’s business life. In a world with an increasing international competition there is a great need for managers who can develop existing businesses by seizing new business opportunities.

If you want to work in international and global business settings, International Management is the programme for you.

The International Management programme comprises basic courses in economics and business studies and specialises in business management and business renewal in an international context. The programme will give you a broad perspective on business and provide a good foundation for your future career.

The programme has gained EPAS EFMD accreditation.

Elective semester

The fifth semester offers plenty of options to specify. Either by studying abroad at one of JIBS' recommended partner schools, or by taking elective courses of your choice at JIBS, which also allows you to do an internship in another country.


Partner companies

During your studies you establish direct connections with the business world through our partner companies. Students collaborate in group projects to explore real business problems, a great hands-on way of learning.


3 years, 180 credits. Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a major in Business Administration.

With your degree you can apply to both Swedish and international master programs. Please note that master programs may have different entry requirements.

Dual degree option

The International Management programme also includes an opportunity to apply for a double degree exchange with Kedge Business School (France) and EBS Business Schoolexternal link, opens in new window (Germany).

After graduation

With a degree from the International Management programme at JIBS you have an excellent foundation for starting your own business or pursuing an international career as business developer, financial assistant, junior analyst, marketing coordinator, salesperson, product manager, brand manager, account manager/key account manager/service manager, marketing assistant, export manager, or project leader.

Career progression map

Here you can see examples of how different alumni who graduated from the International Management program have progressed in their careers after studies – from positions they started with to the ones they hold now. This map is meant to guide you in your future professional life and give you hints on what job positions to target after graduating.

Career progression map International Management

Continue with master programme

A bachelor's degree in business administration fulfills the prerequisites for further studies at the master's level. Here at Jönköping University, you can continue with:


180 credits ECTS



Rate of study


Place of study




Start date

August 19, 2019


General entry requirements include high school diploma; with specific demand on mathematics, civic/social studies, and English proficiency. Read more about our English Requirements.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.

The number of places is limited and a selection is made based on high-school diploma GPA, and letter of motivation.

(Special Selection: We reserve a limited number of extra seats within this bachelor programme for applicants who are considered particularly suited to the education and JIBS’ profile. Read more.)


Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a major in Business Administration

Tuition fees

SEK 100,000 per year

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

NB Preliminary list of courses

Year 1

Communication in a Cross-cultural Context 7.5 credits
Entrepreneurship and Business Planning 7.5 credits
Microeconomic Principles and Mathematics for Economics 7.5 credits
Basic Financial Accounting 7.5 credits
Management Accounting 7.5 credits
Macroeconomic Principles 7.5 credits
Marketing Management 7.5 credits
Organising and Leading Change in a Sustainable World 7.5 credits

Year 2

Strategy and Technology 7.5 credits
Business Statistics 1 7.5 credits
International Management 7.5 credits
Business Statistics 2 7.5 credits
Corporate Finance 1 7.5 credits
International Trade Theory 7.5 credits
International Marketing 7.5 credits
Research Methods: Design, Implementation and Analysis 7.5 credits

Year 3

Studying Abroad/Elective courses/Internship+Elective courses 30 credits
Responsible Enterprise 7.5 credits
International Macroeconomics and Finance 7.5 credits
Bachelor's Thesis in Business Administration 15 credits

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