Master in International Business for Small and Medium Enterprises - MIBS


In partnership with Promex, Confindustria Padova and the Italian Industry & Commerce Office in UAE Dubai

MIBS is an Italian first level professional Master of the University of Padua.

This year MIBS offers two paths: Supporting SME Internationalisation and Web Marketing

The duration of Master MIBS (post-graduate programme) is one year.

The lectures will long six months and will be held on Friday and Saturday, 8 hours a day: 300 hours lessons in total consisting of frontal teaching, workshops, team building, case studies, company visits, etc.

Price of next edition (2018-2019)  6,324.50

After this period there will be an internship at least of 3 months. If you are already working, please contact us in advance in order to get more information.

During the internship students are supposed to write a Project Work concerning the carried out activity during that period.

All students will discuss the Project Work in front of the Examination Board at the end of September 2018. In a particular cases it is possible discuss the Project Work also via Skype.

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The Master MIBS is devoted to train new professional figures applying the concepts, contents, languages,and methods of management. The Master provides a deep knowledge in different fields of management: human resources, innovation management, organization, international marketing, international strategy, international management, supply chain management, intercultural management, technology transfer and patent management, and business planning. The goal is to develop specific skills in the context of firms' internationalization. The Master uses a mix of methodologies and training techniques: lectures, seminars, case discussions, company visits, group work, discussion and drafting of reports, etc.


  1. At the end of the MIBS program, students will have acquired a thorough understanding of issues related to the management of MNE companies or companies placed in global markets, deepening the analysis of the models of innovation. This also in contexts related to the localization of companies in emerging markets. The MIBS program will allow students to apply their knowledge in a broader and interdisciplinary approach and to increase the understanding of the recent global trends.
  2. The knowledge gained during the course, will allow the creation of professional figures capable to fit into the management of companies with high technical and managerial profiles like export managers, managers of the global supply chains, and activator of innovative processes based both on internal and external resources (open innovation).
  3. The Master, also thanks to the teaching methodologies adopted (group-work , case-studies, presentations, reports), allows students to develop their own independent judgment and analysis.
  4. The Master, based on group work and the ongoing professor-student interaction, will develop the communication skills of the participants.
  5. The philosophy adopted focuses on the development of participants’ skills, in relation to a quick job placement.



Department of Economics and Management 
Master Office
via U. Bassi 1 (4th floor),  35131 Padova
Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-14:00
phone: +39 049 8271229