International Business in Developing and Emerging Markets (IBDEM)

IBDEM cohorte of October 2016

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Welcome to the MBA Programme IBDEM

  • Is your professional perspective in international business focusing on former transitional, emerging or developing countries?
  • Are you interested in gaining intercultural competence in these markets?
  • Do you want to achieve international experience while studying?

If your answer to any of the above questions is yes, this programme is for you.

On behalf of our faculty and our partners we would like to welcome you to have a look at the structure  and the organization of this unique programme. The programme is based on the long experience in teaching and research of the staff of one of the oldest technically oriented universities in the world and its partners located in areas of your specific interest.

Freiberg university itself as well as the Free State of Saxony have gained vast experiences by successfully meeting the challenges of restructuring and transformation of society and economy. Freiberg university as well as the region are outstanding performers in overcoming the legacies of inefficient economic, political and social structures. We want to share our knowledge with you. Thus, you will find in our small university individual tutoring, lectures given by academics and leaders of the business and political world. In addition, the partners we have selected are generally cooperating for a long time with our university. This guarantees the quality and consistency of the programme.

We are looking forward to your application and hope that you will join our international team of students and staff and become successful alumnus of an international network of renowned universities.

Horst Brezinski and Johannes Stephan

Programme Coordinators, TU Bergakademie Freiberg



The MBA IBDEM programme is a tuition free programme for Bachelor studies. This implies that we do not have the kind of administrative personnel to guide applicants through the application process.
We have designed this internet-site for IBDEM to answer the typical questions that applicants may have. Please find all information necessary for the application process on this site and only if you encounter a problem that is not considered below, contact us via Email, not phone.
Please allow for some time to answer and always include the mail history, so that I know what we discussed.
Applications via Email will not be considered, see instructions on the following pages.

The MBA IBDEM-programme is accredited by the State of Sachsony.