International University Partners

We have global connections with leading universities and business schools all over the world.

International Partnership of Business School (IPBS)

DCU Business School is proud to be a member of the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS). IPBS is a consortium of leading business schools located in Boston (USA), Dublin (Ireland), Lancaster (UK), Madrid (Spain), Reims (France), Reutlingen (Germany), Piacenza (Italy), Puebla (Mexico) and Raleigh (USA). Through this partnership, we offer the following programmes:

BA in Global Business (France/Germany/Spain/USA/Canada):

The BA in Global Business degree is a unique course combining a broad understanding of international business with intercultural experience, language studies and paid work placements. As such, you will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to work in the challenging and diverse world of international business. You will have the opportunity to:

  • immerse yourself in the social, cultural and academic life of another country alongside students of many nationalities;
  • gain two qualifications, awarded by DCU and another top international business school;
  • benefit from paid work placements in Ireland and abroad;
  • combine international studies, European language and the study of business subjects.

MSc in International Management

The MSc in International Management is a 12-15 month master's programme offered by six leading international business schools who are all part of the IPBS network. The entire programme is taught in English. Students begin the programme with one term of study in France, Mexico or the United States. Then, they complete a second term of study and a thesis in Germany, Ireland or Italy. 

Upon graduation, participants will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed to take on top executive positions in international management with companies operating in the global market.

Bachelor of Business Studies International & Erasmus Partners

Our Business Studies International degree offers a truly international option to ambitious students who wish to complement their business studies with the study of a foreign language. Students of the Business Studies International degree will spend a year at one of DCU Business School's top partner universities in Europe, Central America, Japan or China. The degree offers flexibility, optional work placement, an entrepreneurial focus, and strong employment prospects.

We welcome students from our partner institutions as incoming students and encourage and support our own students who wish to avail of this opportunity as part of eligible programmes.


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