Target group

Our Vision

We have set our­selves the goal of devel­oping a modern eco­nomic Master’s study pro­gram that opti­mally pre­pares our stu­dents for the chal­lenges of a rapidly changing pro­fes­sional world. Our focus is always on the future in order to cover the rel­e­vant com­pe­tences with the selec­tion of our courses. A clear phi­los­ophy about the con­tent of our courses forms the basis for our course of studies. These are related closely with our goal-driven struc­ture to ensure excel­lent studying con­di­tions. Nev­er­the­less, our Master’s pro­gramme offers all stu­dents enough freedom to indi­vid­u­ally design their studies.


This master degree pro­gram aims to deepen and expand the knowl­edge acquired in the field of Inter­na­tional Mar­keting by com­bining the­o­ret­ical exper­tise with prac­tical ori­en­tated case studies and appli­ca­tions.

Target Oriented Structure

Our course of studies allows stu­dents to form exten­sive the­o­ret­ical and method­olog­ical skills, which help them solve real life chal­lenges and aim at con­tin­u­ously expanding their spe­cialist knowl­edge. Con­tents are redun­dancy-free and coor­di­nated across courses.

Personal Development

As a double degree stu­dent of the Inter­na­tional Mar­keting pro­gram, you’ll have access to a number of ser­vices, and people to help you achieve your goals. What­ever your needs might be, we’re here to help you from day one at WFI and tsm — and we look for­ward to making your col­lege expe­ri­ence as out­standing as pos­sible.


The glob­al­iza­tion of busi­ness con­tinues to chal­lenge our ability to operate effec­tively across coun­tries and cul­tures, which is why a global mindset is an essen­tial pro­fes­sional trait. By studying all courses in Eng­lish and as part of an inter­na­tional cohort of stu­dents, you will get to know about dif­ferent cul­tures which in a working envi­ron­ment will enable you to react to sit­u­a­tions in the most pro­duc­tive ways.

Dear prospec­tive stu­dents,

I am proud to lead one of the fore­most double degree pro­grams of its kind, rec­og­nized and accred­ited by the Deutsch-Franzö­sische Hochschule (DFH). At WFI and Toulouse School of Man­age­ment (tsm), research and teaching at a high inter­na­tional level, con­sis­tent quality man­age­ment, inter­na­tion­ality and a dis­tinct prac­tical ori­en­ta­tion are building the core values of our double degree pro­gram  Inter­na­tional Mar­keting.

Located in the heart of Ingol­stadt, a thriving city in one of Germany’s most pros­perous regions, we enjoy an aca­d­emic, cul­tural and eco­nomic infra­struc­ture that attracts tal­ents from all over the world. Whether in Ingol­stadt or Toulouse, you will find var­ious oppor­tu­ni­ties and fields in which you can com­plete an intern­ship at com­pa­nies like Audi, Media-Saturn, or Airbus.

Our highly moti­vated, inter­na­tional stu­dent body as well as the coop­er­a­tion with the renowned toulouse school of man­age­ment guar­antee high edu­ca­tional stan­dards and a global per­spec­tive. Together, we create a dynamic, inspi­ra­tional and inter­na­tional com­mu­nity — become part of it!

Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve


Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve
                          Program Director

The double-degree pro­gram suits stu­dents, who in addi­tion to their interest in Mar­keting and Inno­va­tion Man­age­ment, also have strong interest in devel­oping a com­pre­hen­sive and pro­foundly inte­grate knowl­edge of cus­tomer-ori­ented Man­age­ment and Data analysis. With this spe­cial­iza­tion, we are addressing bach­elor grad­u­ates in Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, Mar­keting, or Inter­na­tional Man­age­ment .


Business Administration


International Management


Structure and content of the study program

A total of 120 ECTS must be com­pleted in the course of study. 90 ECTS are gained through manda­tory and com­pul­sory elec­tive mod­ules. The remaining 30 ECTS are col­lected through the short­ened Mas­ter’s thesis (15 ECTS) and the six-month intern­ship in a franco-phone country or Germany(15 ECTS).


Under the roof of the DFH you will first study for two semes­ters at Ingol­stadt School of Man­age­ment (WFI) and then move to the Toulouse School of Man­age­ment (tsm) at Uni­ver­sité Toulouse for the third and fourth semester. At both loca­tions, you will sharpen your com­pe­tence pro­file in inter­na­tional mar­keting and ser­vice man­age­ment. During the first and second semester, you will com­plete com­pul­sory and elec­tive courses (60 ECTS). During your stay in Toulouse, you will deepen your knowl­edge of busi­ness admin­is­tra­tion with fur­ther spe­cialist courses (30 ECTS), an inter­na­tional intern­ship (15 ECTS) and the writing of a short­ened Mas­ter’s thesis (15 ECTS).


6 Com­pul­sory elec­tives out of the fol­lowing fields of spe­cial­iza­tion (5 ECTS each):

  • Risk Man­age­ment or Inter­na­tional Tax Law
  • Cap­i­tal­Market – Based Accounting
  • Cost Man­age­ment
  • Accounting Law
  • Tax­a­tion of Busi­ness or Empir­ical Finance
  • Strategic Man­age­ment*
  • Empir­ical Man­age­ment Research*
  • Ana­lyt­ical Cus­tomer Man­age­ment*
  • Ser­vice Man­age­ment*
  • Cus­tomer Rela­tion­ship Man­age­ment*

Busi­ness Ana­lytics & Oper­a­tions Research

  • Deci­sion Sci­ence
  • Oper­a­tions Research
  • Sta­tis­tical Fore­casting Methods
  • Ser­vice Ana­lytics
  • Sto­chastic Models
 Entre­pre­neur­ship & Social Inno­va­tion
  • Social Inno­va­tion I
  • Social Inno­va­tion II
  • Inno­va­tion Eco­nomics
  • Eco­nomics of Inno­va­tion*

*Rec­om­mended :
During the first semester, you can dive deeper into the topics of Strategic Man­age­ment and Ser­vice Man­age­ment. In the course of Empir­ical Man­age­ment Research you will learn how to apply sta­tis­tical methods using SPSS and how to inter­prete their out­comes by means of prac­tical exam­ples. Fur­ther­more, you will get new insights into more log­ical and quan­ti­ta­tive approaches towards a customer´s life­time value for a com­pany in the course Ana­lyt­ical Cus­tomer Man­age­ment. Addi­tional ana­lyt­ical skills in mar­keting processes make you espe­cially valu­able as a mar­keting man­ager. The acquired skills of the first semester will be applied in the second semester.

5 Manda­tory mod­ules:

  • Inno­va­tion and Creativity(5ECTS)
  • Entre­pre­neurial Net­works and Start-up Man­age­ment (5 ECTS)
  • Case Studies in Inter­na­tional Man­age­ment (5 ECTS)
  • Advanced Busi­ness Ethics (manda­tory Ethic class) (5 ECTS)
  • Return on Ser­vice Man­age­ment (10 ECTS)
Based on the existing knowl­edge you gath­ered in the first semester, the course Return on ser­vice man­age­ment will enable you to deepen your skills in the inde­pen­dent orga­ni­za­tion and imple­men­ta­tion of group projects. Also, working on prac­tical case studies allows stu­dents to learn about the chal­lenges that com­pa­nies face when oper­ating in inter­na­tional mar­kets. The range of courses is com­ple­mented by the course of advanced busi­ness ethics in which you will develop an under­standing of dif­ferent dimen­sions of respon­sible cor­po­rate behavior in the con­text of social devel­op­ments.

5 Manda­tory mod­ules:

  • Dig­ital Mar­keting (10 ECTS)
  • Sus­tain­able­Mar­keting Trans­for­ma­tive Ser­vices (5 ECTS)
  • Empowerment& Engage­ment for­Prod­uct­Ser­vice Design andCustomerExperiences(5 ECTS)
  • Marketing/Service Per­for­mance Mea­sure­ment & Man­age­ment (5 ECTS)
  • Inno­va­tion, New Tech­nology & Ser­vice accep­tance­Models (5 ECTS)
  • Intern­ship (15 ECTS)
  • Mas­terthesis (15 ECTS)

    In the fourth and last semester you will do an intern­ship in a fran­cophone-country of your choice and write your master thesis. A six-month long intern­ship will give you the oppor­tu­nity to gain first work expe­ri­ence in an inter­cul­tural envi­ron­ment. With regard to the master thesis you have the pos­si­bility to coop­erate with a com­pany of your choice while con­sid­ering sci­en­tific rigor and rel­e­vance. It is highly rec­om­mended to write your Master thesis at TSM, but of course you can also apply at one of the chairs of busi­ness admin­is­tra­tion at WFI.

Empirical Research Methods


Innovation & Creativity


International Management


Internship in International Company


Student Organizations

Live & Study abroad

Ideally prepared for an upscale professional or managerial career.

The com­pe­tences gained in the study pro­gram open up a whole range of career oppor­tu­ni­ties.


The study focus offers an excel­lent basis for solving mar­keting related prob­lems on an inter­na­tional level. The imparted skills should also enable a career in spe­cific sec­tors such as dig­ital and inno­v­a­tive mar­keting. In addi­tion to the classic indus­tries, our grad­u­ates are also pre­des­tined for entry into senior man­age­ment con­sul­tan­cies or fur­ther research work as part of a doc­torate.

Marketing Manager

You want to have respon­si­bility and lead people to be the most cre­ative and suc­cessful ver­sion of them­selves? The double degree master pro­gram pro­vides you with the nec­es­sary pro­fes­sional exper­tise you will need to under­stand the processes and dynamics within a mar­keting set­ting. Also, a variety of group tasks will strengthen and deepen your inter­per­sonal and soft skills.


Due to the ver­sa­tility of the study offering, grad­u­ates are per­fectly equipped for the entry as gen­er­al­ists in the large inter­na­tional con­sul­tan­cies. By spe­cial­izing in a spe­cific sub­ject area, grad­u­ates can acquire pro­found the­matic knowl­edge which enables them to obtain niche advice in a con­sul­ta­tive envi­ron­ment. The WFi also offers a very dis­tinc­tive net­work with strong coop­er­a­tions to the most impor­tant con­sulting com­pa­nies.


The study focus pro­vides all the nec­es­sary basics for fur­ther research work and cre­ates ideal con­di­tions for a suc­cessful con­sec­u­tive doc­toral study in one of the cov­ered sub­ject areas.

What our graduates say about us…