Karlshochschule International University

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Karlshochschule International University
Established 2004
Type

Private Business School

Nonprofit organization
President Prof. Dr. Michael Zerr
Vice-president Rainer Buzengeiger
Academic staff 20
Students 660
Location Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Campus Urban
Website www.karlshochschule.de

The Karlshochschule International University (formerly known as Merkur International University of Applied Sciences) is a state approved private owned business school and Nonprofit organization in the City of Karlsruhe, Germany. The Business School focuses on international markets and intercultural collaboration in Business. Since 2009, Karlshochschule is owned by a non-commercial foundation and the Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry an Commerce (6%).

History[edit]

In 1903, the Merkur Akademie (M.A.I.) was founded. In 1992 the first Bachelor Programs were started. In 2004 "Merkur Internationale Fachhochschule - University of Applied Sciences" was founded and state approved, starting the first programs in 2005. On May 27, 2009 “Merkur Internationale Fachhochschule” was renamed to Karlshochschule International University.

Programs[edit]

In 2009 programs were accredited by FIBAA.

Intercultural Management and Communication[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

International Business[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

International Marketing[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

International Tourism Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

Tradefair, Convention and Event Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

Arts and Cultural Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

International Energy Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

International Media and Communication Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 1 st year German, 2nd and 3rd year in English
  • 3 years
  • 180 ECTS

Master Program Management[edit]

  • Master of Arts
  • Consecutive full-time program
  • English
  • 2 years
  • 120 ECTS

Partner Universities (Excerpt)[edit]

Australia:

  • Macquarie University, International College of Management Sydney, ICMS, Sydney, Australia

Belgium:

  • Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen
  • Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, Kortrijk
  • Katholieke Hogeschool Mechelen
  • Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven

China:

  • Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, Shanghai, China

Finnland:

  • Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences, Kokkola

France:

  • Groupe Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Troyes
  • BTS der Lycée Tézenas du Montcel, St. Etienne (nur Incoming)

Georgian Republic:

  • Geisteswissenschaftlich-Technisches Institut (Tiflis)

Canada:

  • Vancouver Island University, Vancouver Island, Canada

New Zealand:

  • Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, Neuseeland

Russia:

  • Nicht staatliche Fachhochschule für Wirtschaft und Verwaltung, Taganrog, Russia

Spain:

  • Universidad de A Coruña, La Coruña
  • Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca

Turkey:

UK:

  • University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
  • University of Lincoln, Lincoln
  • University of Sunderland, New College Durham, Durham, UK

USA:

  • California School of International Management, San Diego
  • Hawaiian Pacific University, Honolulu

Faculty[edit]

Name Courses From
Michael Zerr President, Professor of Theory of Science and Interpretive Management WS 07/08
Andreas P. Müller Professor of Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Management, Dean of Faculty "Business Economics & Management" WS 06/07
Stephan Sonnenburg Professor of Creativity and Performative Management, Head of Master Program Management, Dean of Faculty “Management & Performance” WS 08/09
Bernd Ankenbrand Professor of Constructivist Finance SS 10
Nurten Avcí Professor of International Energy Management, Head of International Energy Management SS 11
Lutz Becker Professor of Management and Leadership, Head of International Marketing Management WS 10/11
Louise Bielzer Professor of Communication and Strategic Management, Head of the Degree Program Management of Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions WS 07/08
Wendelin Küpers Professor of Leadership and Organisational Studies WS 13/14
Björn Bohnenkamp Professor of Marketing, Branding and Consumer Culture SS 14
Francisco Javier Montiel Alafont Professor of Intercultural Business Communication, Head of Intercultural Management and Communication SS 12
Christian Stiegler Professor of Media Management, Consumer Culture And New Media, Head of Degree Program International Media and Communication Management WS 12/13
Dirk Nicolas Wagner Professor of Strategic Management WS 13/14
Desmond Wee Professor of Tourism Sciences and Spatial Theories, Head of Degree Program International Tourism Management WS 12/13
Martin Zierold Professor of Arts Management and Cultural Studies WS 13/14
Henk van Elst Professor of Applied Mathematics and Methods of Scientific Research WS 05/06

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