Business in Emerging Markets
Department of Management

Business in Emerging Markets


The master degree programme is the ideal preparation for a career in emerging markets such as the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). You'll learn about the special business models relevant to the newly industrialising countries, and work together with companies on projects where you'll apply market entry and growth strategies in the emerging markets.

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Did you know, …

… that you can obtain a double degree from our partner university, the Voronezh State University in Russia?

If you spend your third semester at our partner university and your master thesis is jointly supervised by a lecturer from FH JOANNEUM and one from Russia, then you will receive a degree from both universities.

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Did you know, …

… that you can spend one, or even two, semesters abroad?

Our Institute is part of a large network of partner universities in Asia, Latin America and Europe. You can gain direct experience in emerging markets as an ideal preparation for an international career.

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Did you know, …

… that you can learn Russian, Chinese or Spanish as a foreign language at FH JOANNEUM?

Proficiency in foreign languages opens doors to success in business and so we give students the opportunity to learn a range of foreign languages on the master programme.

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Did you know, …

… that during your studies you’ll work on several projects together with successful companies?

The projects undertaken during the 1st and 3rd semesters are central to our master degree programme. Supervised by experienced experts, you'll develop solutions for companies which they can implement immediately.

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Did you know, …

… that our team of lecturers includes many excellent experts?

You'll learn the relevant course content during specialist lectures given by experts with direct experience of the emerging markets. Our team has relevant business experience in Russia, Mexico, South America, China, India, North Africa and the Middle East.

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Did you know, …

… that you'll write your master thesis in direct cooperation with a company?

This gives you the chance to start working life while still studying. Our Institute works closely with numerous companies and clusters which regularly provide master thesis topics for our students.