What is intercultural management and why is intercultural management so important?
In this focus you will not only get to know the manifold answers to these questions, you will also learn to operate safely on the international stage and to contribute to a world without prejudices.  

Specialization Intercultural Management

A weekend in London, a backpack trip through Southern Europe, three months of voluntary work in Colombia, a walk in the city or a conversation with fellow students - in all these situations we notice: What separates us and perhaps seems strange to us is also what enriches us and what we can learn from each other. 

In our focus on intercultural management, we build bridges between cultures and learn to unleash the constructive potential of globalization. We deal with the constitution of societies and their influence on communication processes in companies and organizations. We question values and apply our knowledge time and again to practical management issues: How do I develop transcultural marketing strategies? How do I promote the intercultural competence of my employees? When is an idea that works well here, ripe for the international market?

We can not only apply our knowledge during our studies but also to many practical projects at home and abroad. Thanks to the skills acquired here, we will later be able to assume responsibility in international companies, NGOs or institutions.

The specialization for all those who 

  • would like to move and be a part of other cultures 
  • want to connect people with each other 
  • would like to work in an international environment 

Intercultural management is your thing? Then International Business is your study. 

The world can also be understood as a marketplace. But who determines the rules according to which games are played? Who are the players and how is everything connected? In the International Business course, you will look behind the scenes of the business world and take the best of all perspectives - your very own personal one. Whether you are a sustainable, communicative or intercultural student, as in your chosen specialization Intercultural Management: By setting a focus, you determine which direction your International Business studies take. 

This course of study starts every winter semester in September.

Program structure of International Business course

Every module in the International Business course at the Karlshochschule opens up a new and exciting world for me. If I look at the module overview, I discover at the same time how the contents of my degree course are sensibly linked together with the specialization to be chosen and how International Business thus opens up to me as a whole:

 

1. Academic Year: Basics of Analysis and Strategy in Management and Scientific Research  

Spez. 1.1

4 ECTS

Global Economy

4 ECTS

Rethinking Management (Culture, Society, Ethics)

5 ECTS

Introduction in Management

5 ECTS

Business Environment

8 ECTS

Introduction to Scientific Research Methods

8 ECTS

English 1 / German 1

4 ECTS

Spez. 1.2

4 ECTS

International Business Ventures

4 ECTS

Transcultural Marketing

5 ECTS

Basic Principles in Strategic Management

5 ECTS

English 2 / German 2

4 ECTS

2. Academic Year: Application of theoretical knowledge in Company Projects  

Spez. 1.3

6 ECTS

Global Value Supply Chains

6 ECTS

Introductory Company Project

6 ECTS

Resources: Financial Resources, Human Resources, Organization

6 ECTS

Foreign Language 2.1

6 ECTS

Spez. 1.4

6 ECTS

International & Sustainable Finance

6 ECTS

Advanced Company Project

6 ECTS

Managerial Accounting

6 ECTS

Foreign Language 2.2

6 ECTS

3. Academic Year: Semester Abroad, Internship and Bachelor Thesis  

Spez. 1.5

6 ECTS

Elective: Current Issues International Business

6 ECTS

Current Issues in ReThinking Management and Society

6 ECTS

Change & Innovation

6 ECTS

Area Studies or Foreign Language 2.3

6 ECTS

Internship

18 ECTS

Bachelor Thesis including its defense

12 ECTS

Interkulturalität ist Teil unseres Alltags: 100+ Partnerhochschulen, internationale Gruppen von Studierenden, Lehrenden und Mitarbeitenden sowie eine Vielzahl von Sprachkursen.

Interkulturell, jeden Tag!

Wir machen einen Unterschied: Hier treffen sich weltoffene, hochmotivierte Menschen mit dem Wunsch, nachhaltigen Wandel in Management und Gesellschaft zu gestalten.

Raum für Co-Creation

Unsere Studienprogramme bieten Raum, sich durch neue Erfahrungen persönlich zu entwickeln, in ihnen aufzugehen und sie miteinander zu teilen - in einem kreativen, reflektierten Umfeld.

Persönliche Entwicklung

Unser Netzwerk in Wirtschaft, Kunst, Kultur, Politik, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft bestehen nicht nur auf dem Papier. Es entwickelt sich tagtäglich durch einen lebendigen Austausch mit unseren Partnern.

Netzwerk durch Gemeinschaft

Die vielfältige Mitwirkung an gemeinsamen Projekten mit echtem Praxisbezug gibt einen Vorgeschmack auf die Arbeitswelt und eröffnet Möglichkeiten, neue Kontakte für zukünftige professionelle Vorhaben zu knüpfen.

Best (is) Practice

Studierende, Professorinnen, Dozierende, Mitarbeiter und Alumni der Karls bilden eine starke, vertraute Gemeinschaft. Hier - in Karlsruhe - und auf der ganzen Welt.

Mehr als eine akademische Heimat

Im Zentrum von Karlsruhe, einer jungen, lebendigen, multikulturellen Studierendenstadt in Süddeutschland, befinden wir uns am Puls Europas: kulturelle und wirtschaftliche Vielfalt, urbaner Lifestyle und Natur pur.

Im Herzen Europas

Perspektivenwechsel und Weitblick wollen gelernt sein - mit unserem interdisziplinärangelegten Studium lassen sich eingetretene Pfade erfolgreich verlassen.

Management & Gesellschaft anders denken

Alle unsere Studienprogramme sind von der FIBAA mit Bestnoten sowie 8 Premium-Sigeln akkreditiert worden. Damit gehört die Karls zu den besten Mangementhochschulen Deutschlands.

Ausgezeichnet

Unsere Studierenden übernehmen Verantwortung und finden neue, ungewöhnliche Lösungen für die komplexen Probleme der modernen, globalisierten Welt.

Change Makers & Care Takers