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Double Master's Programme in Business Administration with

Corporate Development

in cooperation with the Louvain School of Management or the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Overview

If corporate development is where your interests come to life, we have a range of exciting combinations available within this specialisation. You can combine your studies at the University of Cologne (UoC) with one of three possible study options at the Louvain School of Management, Belgium (LSM) or with the Post Graduate Diploma in Management at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India (IIMA). Check the individual programmes for more information.


Corporate Development - Business Engineering: Innovation Management or Corporate Sustainable Development (LSM)

In a nutshell
Standard period of study: 4 semesters, full-time
Programme structure: First year at the University of Cologne and second year at the Louvain School of Management
Start: Fall semester (beginning of October in Cologne)
Language: English
Degrees awarded: Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Cologne and Master of Science in Business Engineering from the Louvain School of Management
Fees: Social fee of around 285€/semester (no tuition fee)

You will spend your first year in Cologne studying core method modules and courses of the corporate development specialisation. In the second year, you will study the innovation management or the corporate sustainable development track as your major in business engineering, including a technical project. During your second year at Louvain you will also be working on your master’s thesis.

Please consult the UoC course catalogue and the LSM website for more course details (core course description of Innovation Management and Corporate Sustainble Development, description of general courses). There may be changes in the course catalogues for upcoming academic years.


Corporate Development - Management: Corporate Sustainable Development (LSM)

In a nutshell
Standard period of study: 4 semesters, full-time
Programme structure: First year at the University of Cologne and second year at the Louvain School of Management
Start: Fall semester (beginning of October in Cologne)
Language: English
Degrees awarded: Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Cologne and Master of Science in Management from the Louvain School of Management
Fees: Social fee of around 285€/semester (no tuition fee)

You will spend your first year in Cologne studying core method modules and courses of the corporate development specialisation. In the second year, you will study the corporate sustainable development track as your major in management, including a core course in strategic marketing or finance and a course in current managerial issues. During your second year at Louvain you will also be working on your master’s thesis.

Please consult the UoC course catalogue and the LSM website for more course details (core course descriptions of Corporate Sustainable Development, description of general courses). There may be changes in the course catalogues for upcoming academic years.


Corporate Development - Management (IIMA)

In a nutshell
Standard period of study: 4-5 semesters, full-time
Programme structure: First year at the University of Cologne and second year at the Indian Institute of Management
Start: Semester 1 at the University of Cologne, semesters 2 and 3 at IIMA, semesters 4 and 5 at the University of Cologne
Language: English
Degrees awarded: Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Business Administration from the University of Cologne
Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Fees: Social fee of around 285€/semester (no tuition fee)

You will begin your studies in Cologne in the fall term, studying core method modules and courses of your specialisation. You will head out to the IIMA the following June for three IIMA terms, where you will take 18 IIMA credits in elective management courses. When you return to Cologne, approximately in March, you will take further courses in your specialisation, including a seminar. You will write your master’s thesis in the spring term and can use part of the fall term if needed.

Please consult the UoC course catalogue and the IIMA course list for more course details. There may be changes in the course catalogues for upcoming academic years.


How to apply

Would you like to know the entry requirements and how to apply? Take a look at our application page.