Dual Degree with the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society in Germany
Master’s Degree Program in Business Administration is a two-year dual-degree program offered jointly by Universum College in Kosovo and the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society in Germany.
Within this program, studies start at Universum College and finish at Ludwigshafen University. Upon completion of studies in this program, students receive a German MBA degree in International Business Management from Ludwigshafen University and a second Master of Arts Management at Universum College. Within this program, studies start at Universum College and finish at Ludwigshafen University. Upon completion of studies in this program, students receive a German MBA degree in International Business Management from Ludwigshafen University and a second Master of Arts Management at Universum College.
The programs consist of 10 modules, 4 of which are offered by Universum College in Pristina, 3 from Ludwigshafen University in Germany and 3 of which are offered by both institutions together.
|Modulet e ofruara në Kolegjin Universum janë:|
|Moduli i Punës Shkencore||Përfshin teorinë e metodologjisë hulumtuese dhe shkencore (MA në Menaxhment, Viti i parë)|
|Moduli i Marketingut||Përfshin marketingun si menaxhment i drejtuar nga tregu (MA në Menaxhment, Viti i parë)|
|Moduli i Menaxhmentit||Përfshin Menaxhimin Strategjik, Kontrollin, Simulimin e Biznesit (MA në Menaxhment, Viti i parë)|
|Moduli i Menaxhimit të Burimeve Njerëzore||Përfshin Psikologjinë e Punës, Organizimin dhe Sjelljen Organizative (MA në Menaxhment, Viti i parë) (Disa pjesë të këtij moduli do të ofrohen në Ludwigshafen)|
|Modulet e mëposhtme do të ofrohen në Kolegjin Universum, nëse studentët zgjedhin atë specializim, përndryshe ato ofrohen në Ludwigshafen:|
|Moduli i Kompetencave Sociale||përfshin Filozofinë (etikën), pjesë të këtij moduli do të mbahen në Ludwigshafen (MA në Menaxhment me specializim në Menaxhment, Viti i dytë)|
|Modulet e lëndëve zgjedhore te detyrueshme||perfshirë Financat Menaxheriale (disa pjesë të këtij moduli do të ofrohen edhe në Ludwigshafen)|
|Moduli i Marketingut||përfshin Marketingun Ndërkombëtar (MA në Menaxhment me specializim në Biznes Ndërkombëtar, Viti i dytë)|
|Modulet e ofruara në Ludwigshafen:|
|Moduli i Logjistikës||përfshin Logjistikën e Prodhimit dhe Logjistikën e Shpërndarjes|
|Moduli i Kompetencave Sociale||përfshin Retorikën dhe Kreativitetin (disa pjesë të këtij moduli do të ofrohen nga Kolegji Universum në Prishtinë)|
|Moduli i Kompetencave Ndërkombëtare||përfshin Hulumtimin e Tregut Ndërkombëtar, Menaxhimin e Korporatave Ndërkombëtare dhe Komunikimin Ndërkulturor|
|Moduli i Menaxhimit të Burimeve Njerëzore||përfshin Menaxhimin Ndërkombëtar të Burimeve Njerëzore (Disa pjesë ët këtij moduli do të ofrohen në Kolegjin Universum).|
|Lëndët zgjedhore të detyrueshme||përfshin Ligjin, Sociologjinë dhe Makroekonominë (disa pjesë të këtij mpduli do të ofrohen nga Kolegji Universum nëPrishtinë)|
Master Thesis – During the stay in Germany, students will work on their master thesis. The master thesis will be supervised by Ludwigshafen University and Universum College professors. The jury will be composed of professors coming from both institutions.
Apart from studies, the main benefit of the students of this program is employment in Germany, where Ludwigshagen University will facilitate the process of finding internships for Kosovar students. The minimum wage for these internships is 750 euros, an amount considered sufficient for covering monthly expenses in Germany.
After successful completion of their studies, kosovar students are allowed to stay in Germany for an additional period of 18 months while they are in searching for jobs in their profession.
On the other hand, for students who are already employed in Kosovo and are not willing to give up their job for continuing their studies in Germany, the program offers the possibility for distance learning, where they have to be in Germany only for a period of one week twice.
Universum College and Ludwigshafen are committed to providing their students with full support in the preparation for continuing their studies in Ludwigshafen, ongoing academic support and consultations, access to all student activities and the Ludwigshafen University campus.
Graduates of the Dual Master Degree Program in International Business Management can benefit from various opportunities starting from different career opportunities and the best prospects in all areas of business and economy. Graduation from this program can also help maintain leadership positions already acquired before starting their studies.
This study program provides the graduates with a degree in economics and professionally prepares them to successfully complete complex managerial tasks. The most important competencies with which the Master Program with double degree prepares young professionals are as follows:
- Comprehensive business knowledge
- Leadership skills and
- International competences
The comprehensive curriculum of dual Master degree of Business Management and International Business offers a wide range of job opportunities. Some of the most important jobs that graduates can choose are the following:
1 – Consultant
Consultancy is likely the most advanced career path for master level students. On one hand, it requires an overall, international and strategic overview at the business world and individual companies. On the other hand, consultants must have interpersonal skills that facilitate clients to express their concerns and communicate freely.
2 – Finance Manager
Most students who do not come from the field of management are afraid of the first day of the finance module at master level. Knowing that finances are the key to every company’s growth and expansion, Financial Managers should be able to deal with numeric and qualitative information, displaying the ability to deal with colleagues from all departments to gather accurate information as well as the communication skills needed to provide and motivate board members. The insistence of the Master program in acquiring strong and soft skills prepares students well for this position.
3 – Marketing Manager
Marketing is directly related to deep knowledge of products and consumers. If you are enrolled in a Master program of high level, you are getting up-to-date tools to evaluate products and companies by developing your skills to communicate with and understand members of other cultures (by identifying their needs, buying their habits, their cultural specifics, etc.). If you are creative and have a sales trend, Marketing Manager may be your next job title!
4 – Operations Manager, Supply Chain Manager, or Logistics Manager
Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain are areas that have increased considerably. With the ongoing technological advancement of online operations and the growth of online sales, the work and knowledge of managers with this expertise as well as their demanding skills has never been more important. If you want to play a vital role in the success of an industry, in one of these roles you can manage people, processes, and lead technology together, ensure organization, maintain, and deliver effective product delivery in order to improve customer experience on a continuous basis. The master level studies offer you a framework for developing the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in this field.
5 – Entrepreneur
Many Master level students have ideas and projects for their companies. Exposure to the market and networking in the classroom and a good offer of the Master program can create investment and partnership relationships that justify the anticipation of starting a company. If you think this is your situation, get the most out of your Master studies and discuss your business strategy with the University and other students when you are studying to ensure you have a winning plan.
Germany is one of the favorite destinations for students from all over the world. The number of international students in 2015 inGermany was over 300 thousand. The largest number of international students study Economics and Computer Science. Most of these students come from the United States and Europe.
Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society is one of the most international and qualitative universities in Germany. Only 20% of applicants at this university are accepted to continue their studies, while the number of international students is one of the highest in Germany. The reasons why so many international students choose this university are listed below:
- The German education system is one of the most qualitative systems in the world.
- The diploma from Ludwigshafen University has an extremely high reputation.
- The German Diploma from Ludwigshafen University is recognized and appreciated all over the world.
- Studying at Ludwigshafen provides opportunities for meeting students from all over the world and creating friendships.
- Germany is located in the middle of the continent of Europe, making it easy for students to visit other European Union countries.
Domestic and international accreditations
The International Business Management Master Program is accredited by the prestigious agency AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance of Study Programs) and by the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA).
To be admitted to the program, interested students must apply for enrollment at Universum College. Upon admission to Universum College, students are automatically provided with the opportunity to continue the second year of master studies at Ludwigshafen University (semesters 3 and 4).
To continue the second year of studies at Ludwigshafen, candidates must meet these criteria:
- A bachelor degree
- To have professional experience (preferably at least one year of work experience after completing Bachelor studies)
- Knowledge of English Language at B2 Level or above according to the Common European Framework of Languages or any other acceptable certification, as all courses in Ludwigshafen will be offered in English. (Note: Knowledge of English is not necessary for admission to Universum College, it can be learned during the first year of studies as a condition for the second year in Ludwigshafen). A valid proof of English Language is the certificate for Advanced Level from Anglia Examinations, which equivalent to B2.
Besides this, students who are already enrolled at Universum College and who have completed their first year of studies can continue their second year studies at Ludwigshafen. Students who have completed their first year of master studies at other public or private institutions and want to transfer their studies at Universum can also continue the second year at Ludwigshafen within the framework of this double-degree program.