Students of International Business Management Trinational are taught by professors from the partner universities in Germany, Switzerland and France, who possess many years of experience not only in university tuition, but also in research in their various fields. This is accompanied by extensive publication activities. In addition to university professors there are external lecturers who are recruited from enterprises in the partner countries and who often hold positions of management. Students thus profit from first-hand experience in leadership and practical application of business principles. Therefore, studies in International Business Management Trinational are able to guarantee an optimal combination of business management theory and practically applied knowledge.
The Department of International Business Management Trinational is a member of the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule (DFH). It is the goal of the organisation to strengthen cooperation between Germany and France on the university level. The primary aim is to initiate, coordinate and finance study programmes between German and French universities. Students profit in particular from the so-called mobility allowance. This is financial aid that students can receive during the study phase in the other country. This is yet another reason to decide on studies in International Business Management Trinational.
Student life is not limited to lectures and seminars. A group of engaged students in the programme have founded the so-called IBM Association. The IBM Association has set itself the goal of fostering and strengthening the feeling of community and We-power through events involving all IBM students. Accordingly, the IBM Association organises interesting speeches and rounds of talks with former students (Alumni) and representatives of industry and society.
Of course, fun is never far away. Barbecues and bonfires are included in the programme, as well as skiing and hiking weekends.
Furthermore, the IBM Association has initiated the project IBM Support. IBM Support is a mentoring-tutoring project, whereby students in advanced semesters help students in the first semester. This additional tuition gives the first-year students the opportunity of profiting from the experience of “older” semesters to get off on the right foot in their studies.
Since June 2021 the Trinational IBM study program has been accredited by AASCB, the Association for Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business. The AACSB is an American accreditation organization that was founded in 1916 and whose founding members include Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of such accreditation is primarily to ensure the academic and professional standards of teaching faculty.
AACSB is regarded as the most demanding as well as the most prestigious accreditation for business schools. Currently only 5% of business schools are AACSB accredited worldwide. In this respect the Trinational IBM study program conforms to the highest international standards and is to date the only study course in the system of the DHBW which has been given this quality label.