Degrees and Accreditation of the IBSA Dual Degree Master's Program

Find all the important information you need about your future degrees.

The six accredited partner universities of the IBSA program offer MBA or master’s degrees in various specializations. Thus, every student can expect to find the perfect match for their needs and goals. On successful completion of the course program, students will obtain dual master’s degrees; one will be awarded by the university where you completed the core modules (first term), the other by the university where you studied your chosen specialization (second term) and finished your master’s thesis (third term).The key expectation of our students in this international, dual degree program is that you must pass every section of the one-year program (i.e., you must pass all of your classes in the core modules and the specialization area as well as fully complete the thesis project); we cannot offer just one degree at the end of the academic year. See the table below for detailed information on the degrees offered and the accreditation system linked to each partner school. 

University Degree Accreditation
Hochschule Bremen, City University of Applied Sciences, International Graduate Center, Germany MBA AQAS, Member of AACSB
University of Valencia, Facultad de Economia, Spain Master in International Business ANECA
RANEPA, Institute of Business Studies, Russia MSc in International Management AACSB, Russian University Academic Standards Committee
University of North Carolina Wilmington, Cameron Business School, USA MBA AACSB & SACS
University of Hertfordshire Business School, UK MSc in Global Business QAA
ESSCA School of Management, France MSc in International Entrepreneurship AACSB, EQUIS & CGE

Our IBSA Universities

The six IBSA partner universities offer you remarkable graduate degree opportunities in scenic destinations all over the world. Find out more about each of these great schools.


Six Specializations

From logistics, management in emerging economies and finance to marketing, entrepreneurship and human resource management - our specializations focus on cutting-edge business research.


What is the difference?

The IBSA Dual Degree Master's Program offers you several degrees - MBA and Master's degrees. Find out what exactly the difference is and which degrees are the right ones for you.

MBA & Master