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Õppemaks 7 000 € aastas

The tuition fee for the study year 2024/2025:

  • The tuition fee is for the first study year is paid in one instalment (7000 euros);
  • The tuition fee has to be paid before your visa appointment with the Embassy;
  • You will receive an invoice with a personal deadline.

Kandideerimistasu 120 € one-time

The application fee is non-refundable. Application documents will be processed only after the application fee is received.

EU candidates & the following countries (Ukraine, Kazakhstan) are exempt from the application fee.

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Building a successful career as a manager or highly acclaimed specialist requires professional know-how. This programme is one of the world’s 122 best ones in the field!

This programme is for you if you dream about a managerial position in a larger international company. The program offers an opportunity for specialised knowledge in finance and accounting or marketing and communication. Faculty and students of different nationalities create a unique cultural space which broadens your worldview and encourages to think big. The mobility semester in a foreign top-tier university and internship in an international company boosts your career.

Studies take place at EBS Tallinn campus (A. Lauteri 3).

Why the International Business Administration study programme?:

  • This is a worldwide recognised program which has received the highest international recognition amongst business schools – accredited by EFMD!
  • You will be a valuable expert in your field who is familiar with the contemporary international business environment and is able to find solutions to challenged which 21st-century organisations face;
  • You will gain an in-depth understanding in your field of specialisation (finance and accounting or marketing and communication) and will be able to professionally express yourself in English. Additionally, you will develop your digital competencies and gain knowledge in responsible business management;
  • You will be guided by international experts and experienced business leaders;
  • Faculty and students of different nationalities create a unique and diverse cultural space that broadens your worldview and encourages to think big;
  • You will learn in small groups of students and your personal study consultant will be there to advise you. Thus, we will always be on top of your goals and support you every step of the way;
  • At EBS we focus, as much as possible, on learning from each other via group discussions, teamwork, practical studies, and „lessons from life“. This ensures that upon graduation you will have real solutions to challenges which you will face in your working life;
  • Your fellow students will be positive and ambitious initiators with cool ideas. This inspiring and motivating company of people and valuable network will remain with you for years to come
  • You can take advantage of the mobility window which enables an international learning experience in a foreign top-tier university;
  • You may choose to obtain a double-diploma from Lancaster University Management School – the university of the year in 2018 in the UK.


Marketing and Communication

Do you wish to create outstanding brands of the future and plan to work in an organisation’s marketing department or an advertising agency? This specialisation equips you with relevant knowledge and skills to make average products and services attractive.

If you specialise in marketing and communication, you will learn:

  • to gather and analyse relevant information needed to marketing activities;
  • to carry out marketing plans which support the organisation’s goals;
  • to convincingly present and communicate your marketing ideas.

Finance and Accounting

Are you interested in investments or want to become a financial specialist? This specialisation equips you with the necessary knowledge needed to find your way in the matters of finance which will benefit you at any point in your life!

If you specialise in finance and accounting, you will:

  • be familiar with the vocabulary of finance and learn to use it correctly;
  • be able to evaluate a company’s worth and return on investment;
  • know how to analyse the information in financial documents;
  • be able to manage your personal investment portfolio and increase the value of your assets.

The study programme has been recognised by the CFA Institute, and courses in the field of finance are taught with regard to the first level requirements of CFA. The topics covered during courses in the field of accounting largely coincide with ACCA’s corresponding examination topics.


Study format

Studies take place at EBS campus from Monday to Friday between 8.30 to 17.15 according to the timetable.

Daytime study format includes more contact hours in the classroom, which helps to acquire knowledge more easily. At EBS we focus on peer-to-peer learning, so additionally to lectures, your studies will include group works and presentations, interactive seminars and classroom discussions.

Programme overview

First year: Preparing myself for a business career

Semester 1: The Contemporary Organisation in Its Environment

You will learn about the role and functions of a contemporary organisation in its environment.

  • Courses: Business and Economic Environment, Principles of Marketing, Understanding Financial Statements, English for Management, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Learning to Learn and Work Professionally, Business Mathematics;

Semester 2: Challenges for the 21st Century Organisations

You will get familiarised with the challenges faced by organisations in the 21st century.

  • Courses: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of Finance, English for Finance, Accounting for Managerial Decisions, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Doing Business, Professional Communication Skills;
  • Internship I to become familiar with the organisation’s managerial and decision-making processes.

Second year: Developing professional knowledge and skills in my specialisation

Semester 3: Core Competencies in Specialisation

You will develop core competencies in your chosen specialisation.

  • Core courses: Personal Finance, English for Economics, Research Design, Data Analysis for Business Decisions;
    • Finance and Accounting specialisation courses: Finance Ethics and Law, Investment Management, Financial Communication, Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance;
    • Marketing and Communication specialisation courses: Marketing Research, Consumer Behaviour, Sociology and Social Psychology, Public Relations and Media Communication.

Semester 4: Adding Value to Specialisation

You will gain advanced knowledge and skills in your chosen specialisation.

  • Courses: Academic and Business Writing, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Professional Negotiations;
    • Finance and Accounting specialisation courses: Valuation of Securities, Risk Management, Seminars on Current Topics in Economics and Finance;
      • Elective courses: Investment Management Game, Case Studies in Finance, Financial Derivatives, Auditing;
    • Marketing and Communication specialisation courses: Professional Sales, Digital Marketing, International Marketing, Service Marketing;
      • Elective courses: Content Writing, Advertising, Branding: Case Study Method, Event Marketing, Intercultural Communication;
  • Internship II for solving a managerial problem that has occurred in your place of internship.

Third year: Developing managerial competencies

Semester 5: Developing a Distinctive Set of Professional Competencies

During this semester most of the students go for an exchange semester abroad (Mobility Window) with the Erasmus program. You can also take electives at EBS based on the individual interests and goals.

Semester 6: Improving Intrapreneurial Capabilities

You will enhance the acquired knowledge and skills in the interdisciplinary context and develop research capabilities.

  • Courses: Digital Innovation in Business, Business Simulation DYNAMA, Strategic Management and Leadership;
  • Bachelor’s thesis.


After graduation you can find a job as:

As an alumni of this programme you will act as a middle manager, marketer or specialist in finance in an international company or in public sector. You will be appreciated for your in-depth specialised knowledge and your valuable network of contacts will help you make it in the world of business. You are an ambitious and entrepreneurial EBS alumnus whom home university, employer, and colleagues take pride in.

EBS cares a lot about the success of its students, alumni, and their employers. We strive to make sure that our graduates do well, and we are genuinely happy about their success.

According to research among EBS alumni:

  • 15% create their own business;
  • 44% work in international companies;
  • 21% work in local companies;
  • 20% work abroad.

Of EBS alumni:

  • 11% are entrepreneurs;
  • 35% are top- or middle managers;
  • 45% are top- or mid-level specialists.

Salaries for EBS alumni in business and management are higher than those for other Estonian universities’ graduates.

Compared to Estonian average salaries, gross salaries for EBS alumni are:

  • above Estonian average for 85% of EBS alumni;
  • more than twice the average salary for 43% of EBS alumni.

We sincerely hope that you, too, will soon be an EBS alumnus!

Kandideeri! Fall semester 2024/25
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Kandideeri! Fall semester 2024/25
Kandideerimisperiood on lõppenud
Õpingute algus
26. aug 2024