Double Master Degree

Internationale Qualifikation

Successful graduates of the IPFM MBA-program can now, due to specific bilateral agreements, achieve an additional diploma and therefore collect the MBA-degree of the cooperating institution:

University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS), Austria

Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, N.C, USA


Double Master Degree with University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS)

Requirements for achieving the MBA from SMBS – University of Salzburg Business School for students from IPFM

If you successfully graduated from the MBA master program at IPFM you can choose from two key areas to achieve the MBA-degree from SMBS (University of Salzburg Business School):

  1. Project- and Process-Management

For achievement of the MBA-degree at SMBS three modules (Electives) must be accomplished:

  • Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, 10 days, German: main objective: Project-Management
  • Gallen, Switzerland, 8 days, German: main objective: Process-Management
  • London, Great Britain, 8 days, English: main objective: International Finance and Project Management //alternatively: Salzburg, German

Important Notification:

There is also a voluntary module in Washington, focusing on Project-Management. Alternatively, you can pass a written test that treats the objectives of the offered seminar.

Additionally, different assignments of 3-5 pages each must be handed in to cover for seminars that are explicitly not mentioned in the curriculum of the IPFM-MBA.

On top, the master thesis has to be handed in at SMBS in English or German. Requirements (approx. 80 pages) have to be followed. An obligated colloquium of the master thesis will be held at the end of the studies.

The additional fees for the double-MBA-degree of SMBS are 8,000.- Euros (instead of 25,000.- Euros for the whole MBA-program of SMBS with the specifically chosen key area).

*Fees do not include expanses for travel or accommodation.

  1. International Management

The following three abroad-modules are required in English:

  • Moscow, 6 days: main objective: Doing Business in Russia
  • London, 6 days: main objective: International Finance
  • Washington, 10 days: main objective: Entrepreneurship and Doing Business in the USA
  • Asia, 12 days: main objective: Doing Business in China and Doing Business in the ASEAN countries

Important Notification:

The master thesis also has to be handed in at SMBS in English or German. Requirements (approx. 80 pages) have to be followed. An obligated colloquium of the master thesis will be held at the end of the studies.

Additionally, different assignments of 3-5 pages each must be handed in to cover for seminars that are explicitly not mentioned in the curriculum of the IPFM-MBA.

The additional fees for the double-MBA-degree of SMBS are 9,000.- Euros (instead of 27,000.- Euros for the whole MBA-program of SMBS with the specifically chosen key area).

*Fees do not include expanses for travel or accommodation.


Double Master Degree at Pfeiffer University, USA

Current agreements with Pfeiffer-University about the double-master’s degree are under revision.