Department of Management

Business in Emerging Markets



Admission requirements

If you have completed

  • a Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or other social sciences with a focus on business, or
  • an equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign post-secondary education institution

you meet the admission requirements for the Master's program.

Admission to the Master Program "Business in Emerging Markets" can be granted by the completion of a wide range of Bachelor's degree programs at various universities and colleges. The following list shows examples of several Bachelor's degree programs, with which the admission requirements are met:

  • Applied Business Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Banking and Insurance Management
  • Business Administration
  • Industrial Management
  • Innovation and Product Management
  • International Management
  • International Marketing & Sales Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management & Law
  • Management of International Business Processes
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Production and Management
  • Accounting & Controlling
  • Law & Economics
  • Environmental Systems Sciences - Business Administration
  • Environmental Systems Sciences - Economics
  • General Management
  • Economics
  • Economic and Law

In particular, the entry requirements for this Master's degree program are met with the completion of the Bachelor degree programmes in "Banking and Insurance Management", "Industrial Management" or "Management of International Business Processes" offered at the Department of Management at FH JOANNEUM.

We also welcome graduates of other Bachelor's degree programs or equivalent diplomas from accredited domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institutions, which have completed at least 50 ECTS credits in business-related subjects. If the previous accomplishments are not presented in the form of ECTS points, an "equivalent basic business education" will be used as the evaluation criterion.


In the event that your degree is equivalent to the outlined degrees, and only individual supplements are missing, admission to the degree program is granted, but linked to additional exams, which you can take within the scope of the Master's degree. In the course of the admission procedure, we will inform you which exams you have to complete successfully until when.

In questionable cases, the head of the degree programme will decide whether the entry requirements are met. You will receive binding information after we obtain your complete application documents.

Language proficiency

The language of instruction is English. With language skills at a minimum level of B2, you can easily follow the course content. Please confirm your language skills with a certificate unless they are mentioned in your school leaving certificates or similar diplomas.


The provisions of the Study and Examination Regulations of FH JOANNEUM in their most recent version, as well as the corresponding provisions of the Fachhochschul-Studiengesetz (FHStG), apply.

You are not an Austrian citizen?

You'll need to meet certain requirements. For more information please go to International Applicants.