International Business Administration (MBA)

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Master's Degree in International Business Administration (MBA) (M123)

Possibility of a Double Degree with L’Université de Strasbourg (École de Management) (France)

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Economics and Business

Polytechnic School

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism

Year Course Started

2013-14 (RD 1373/2007)



Official Duration

One full academic year, plus October to March of the following academic year.

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students, 30 ECTS for part-time.

Type of teaching

Face-to-face learning



Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.




Ms. Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
Mr. Jose Raúl Fernández del Castillo


External Internship Coordinator:
- Ms. Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
Quality Coordinator:
- Mr. José Raúl Fernández del Castillo

Academic Committee

Mr. José Raúl Fernández del Castillo
Mr. Santiago Ramón Torres
Ms. Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
Mr. Felipe Cano Ventas
Mr. Miguel Ángel Sicilia Urban
Mr. Antonio Martín-Tereso
Mr. Robert Fieten


Academic issues:

Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total places available: 50

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

A minimum of 5 students are required to teach the intinerary included in the Master's programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile

This Master's goal is to train graduates to direct companies of all kinds and in any context, equipping them with the knowledge and competencies required to build a successful professional career. It will also be of particular use to people with previous professional experience, and the mix of recent graduates with experienced businessmen enhances the classroom experience. Preferred candidates will have a university engineering or economics degree and will feel a need to strengthen their professional profiles with knowledge about business direction and management. Young managers and directors looking to develop their competencies and skills to further their careers will be particularly welcome. Since teaching is in English and given the courses international vocation, students must have a solid grasp of English and an international and multicultural outlook. The academic committee will evaluate candidates CVs and previous studies to assess their suitability for the course, as well as their knowledge of English (C1 or above). There may also be a personal interview.

Selection criteria:

  • Related degree: 15%
  • Programme of studies: 25%
  • English: 30%
  • Professional experience: 20%
  • Other merits: 10%

By related degrees are meant all those which fall within the following areas: Engineering, Social Sciences and Law, and Sports Sciences (especially those geared towards the management of international sporting organisations) since among their competences and train gin schemes is included an economic and business training which enables those holding these degrees to satisfy the entry requirements of this MBA.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations





For the academic year 2020-21:

Master's introduction: 13 de October 19:30 h. classroom 1.4

Teaching commences: 14 October 17:30 h. classroom 1.4

2nd year students will finish in mid-March 2021


From Monday to Friday, 17.30 to 21.15


Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism
Plaza de la Victoria 2
28801. Alcalá de Henares

Polytechnic School
Science and Technology Campus
Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,600
28805. Alcalá de Henares

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):


External Practicums

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Mr. José Raúl Fernández del Castillo
Mr. Santiago Ramón Torres
Ms Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
Mr. Felipe Cano Ventas
Mr. Miguel Ángel Sicilia
Mr. Antonio Martín-Tereso
Mr. Robert Fieten
Ms Rosa López del Bosque (PAS)
Ms Marta de la Cruz Ruiz (Students Representative)

Complaints and Suggestions

Monitoring reports