MS in International Management

ObjectivesThis program designs to meet the needs of young professionals with bachelor degrees in business-related programs and gives them the tools required to understand the global world we live in. If you are looking to develop a career in international business, this program will give you the skills and knowledge needed to do business in a global context.

Duration and Location

This program is offered to be completed in 3 semesters, consisting of total 30 credits. Sessions are held on four evenings a week from 19:00 to 22:00 at Istanbul University Graduate School of Business in Avcılar.

Admission to the Program

Applicants who graduated from an undergraduate program are accepted into the program according to their ranking of scores in the undergraduate GPA along with proficiency test and the interview within the limits of the yearly quota

Teaching Methods

In the program, in addition to theoratical and practical applications in order to help participants to improve the abilities and qualities which are necessary prerequisites for success in business environment such as problem-solving, research, systematical and analytical thinking, listening to other people, benefiting from other people’s ideas and opinions, teamwork, effect communication, interpersonal skills, persuasion, a wide variety of active teaching methods and techniques which are mainly based on case studies and discusions and some other tools of learning including simulations, games, group presentations, computer skills and applications, project works, and conferences are utilised.


Participants who have successfully completed the courses and term paper in accordance with the criteria stated in the regulations are awarded a “Graduate Diploma” signed by the Rector of Istanbul University and Director of the Graduate School of Business.


  • Prof. Dr. Fatih Yılmaz
  • Prof. Dr. Vedat Sarıkovanlık
  • Prof. Dr. Aykut Berber
  • Prof. Dr. Vala Lale Tüzüner
  • Prof. Dr. Arzu Ülgen Aydınlık
  • Prof. Dr. Muhteşem Baran
  • Doç. Dr. Fulya Aydınlı Kulak
  • Doç. Dr. Zehra Bozbay
  • Doç. Dr. Seda Tolun
  • Doç. Dr. Güven Ordun
  • Doç. Dr. Özlem Akçay Kasapoğlu


1st Term

  • International Business
  • Accounting for Global Enterprises
  • Managing Information Technology Globally
  • Cross Cultural Management

2nd Term

  • Global Marketing, Research & Innovation
  • Comparative Operations Management
  • Global Logistics Management
  • Research Methods in Management

3rd Term

  • International HRM
  • Global Financial Management
  • Term Paper