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DOMAINE(S) : Droit - Economie - Gestion

Master 2 Master of International Business

Droit - Economie - Gestion

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With globalization, relationships between different countries and nationalities in a business context tend to be more frequent. The mission of the Master of International Business (MIB) is to provide students with skills and expertise that will help them succeed in the global context. The MIB provides a truly international and multicultural learning environment, which makes its graduates very attractive to potential employers worldwide.

Compétences développées


The MIB program aims at providing students with general and disciplinary knowledge and expertise in the various domains of international business. This includes:

  • Good knowledge of business systems and processes at both strategic and operational levels;
  • Strong understanding of the global business environment, and its recent major trends;
  • Applied management skills in international settings;
  • Comprehensive view of business functions (human resource management, marketing, operations, supply chain, and more);
  • In addition, the MIB program provides students with cross-disciplinary skills such as:
  • Good synthesis and analysis capabilities
  • Organizing and project management skills
  • Methodological skills

Conditions d'admission

Admission requirements

This program is designed for all, regardless of their country of origin or citizenship. Recruitment for this program is worldwide.

The minimum admission requirements are:

  • 1-year-program (Year 2 only) : a graduate / Master’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution, (4 years, approx.150 U.S credit hours or 240 ECTS,)
  • in ANY discipline, including international relations, business, engineering, sciences and humanities.
  • The program is taught in English in a French university. No prior knowledge of French is required to attend but candidates must demonstrate sufficient mastery in English (B2 level or higher, TOEIC 790, IELTS 5,5, TOEFL IBT 80 - CBT 213 – PBT 550).
  • Prior work experience is not required but a plus.
There is no rigid requirement as to length or nature of international experience but students should have a clear interest in the international environment (studying, travelling, living and/or working abroad,).

Alternatively, applicants who do not meet the requirements stated above, but have significant formal training, relevant professional experience, and/or knowledge or expertise that would prepare them adequately for successful study in the MIB program may be granted admission upon approval from the program’s directors.

How to apply ?

Find here soon the application procedures for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Students in this programme may be eligible for national, regional and other scholarships. Applicants for these scholarships are invited to consult information relating in particular to Eiffel and Université Paris Saclay scholarship programs (https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/fr/programme-de-bourses-internationales-de-master).

For more information, please contact the program’s directors :
François Goxe

Michaël Viegas Pires

Contenu de la formation

The program takes place full-time over one (or two) academic year(s), from mid-September to the end of March. Classes are scheduled 3 days a week, allowing participants to balance study at Uinversity of Versailles with a part-time job or other activities.

The program includes a one-to-two-week cross-cultural seminar in France with corporate visits and meetings with managers and top executives from successful corporations but also visits to some French cultural landmarks.

All students in the MIB program must complete a 6–month internship, starting approximately from March. The year ends mid-September with the defense of a Master's thesis.

Semester 3
Unit 6: Business systems and processes 2 - 13 ECTS
UE6- Introducing international business and management in France - 2 ECTS / 30h
UE6 - International strategic management - 3 ECTS / 40h
UE6 - International project Management - 4 ECTS / 30h
UE6 - Managing People and Organizations - 4 ECTS / 30h
Unit 7: Global Business environment - 4 ECTS
UE7 - The Legal Environment of International Business - 2 ECTS / 20h
UE7 - The global economic and political environment - 2 ECTS / 20h
Unit 8: International Business functions - 13 ECTS
UE8 - International Operations and Supply Chain Management - 3 ECTS / 20h
UE8 - Global Marketing Management - 3 ECTS / 20h
UE8 - Global finance and accounting - 4 ECTS / 30h
UE8 - International HRM - 3 ECTS / 30h

Semester 4
Unit 9: International business and management skills - 9 ECTS
UE9 - Intercultural Management - 3 ECTS / 20h
UE9 - Inernational Negotiation - 3 ECTS / 20h
UE9 - Change management - 3 ECTS / 20h
Unit 10: Cross-disciplinary professional skills 2 - 21 ECTS
UE10 - Methods for Business Research - 6 ECTS / 12h
UE10 - Internship (6 months) - 15 ECTS / 10h

Responsables pédagogiques

Adresses et coordonnées

Program directors :

François Goxe – Maître de Conférences / Associate Professor

Michaël Viegas Pires – Maître de Conférences / Associate Professor