Master’s Degree in International Trade and Economic Relations

Universidad Europea
Program overview
9 months
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
20 October 2023

20 October 2023

About this program

Master’s Degree in International Trade and Economic Relations

The Master’s Degree in International Trade and Economic Relations (MUCREI) is designed to train you to understand and master the instruments used in foreign trade and in global business strategies, while at the same time delving into political, economic, and geo-strategic principles and the keys to corporate diplomacy that allow companies to successfully access the most attractive markets on a global level. You'll study specific management modules, where key aspects such as international finance, management and negotiation skills, global marketing and geo-strategic analysis are explored.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Module I: Management Skills for International Environments

  • Politics, negotiation, leadership and international cooperation.

Module II: International Economic Environment

  • Tools for economic analysis.
  • Globalisation: challenges and opportunities.
  • Company internationalisation process.

Module III: International Finance

  • International financial markets.
  • International taxation.
  • International monetary systems.
  • Financial instruments at the service of foreign trade.

Module IV: Geo-economic Areas: Developed Economies

  • European Union. USA and Canada. Japan and surrounding countries.

Module V: Geo-economic Areas: Emerging Economies

  • Brazil, Russia, India and China. Latin America. Africa and the Middle East.

Module VI: Company Internationalisation Strategies

  • Marketing strategies.
  • New technologies in foreign trade.
  • Organisational strategies for internationalisation processes.

Module VII: Foreign Trade Instruments I

  • Foreign trade institutions and regulations.
  • Operational risks in foreign trade.
  • Document management.

Module VIII: Foreign Trade Instruments II

  • International contracting.
  • Insurance and guarantees in foreign trade.
  • Information systems and reporting.

Module IX: In-Company Internships

Module X: Final Master’s Project

The alternative scientific specialisation path involves orienting the professional internship and Final Master's Project towards economic and business research, and requires the completion of three specific modules that will replace modules VI, VII and VIII of the professional specialisation:

  • Module I. Quantitative methods.
  • Module II. Economic research.
  • Module III. Business research.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition Fee: € 12,900.00


Credits:60 ECTS

With all of the above, and taking into account the two-pronged approach of the master's degree, we aim to develop the following general competencies in students, in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 1393/2007 for the master's degree level:

  • GC.1. Capacity for make correlations, honing perception and analytical skills and interpreting the environment in order to be able to integrate information and make decisions in new environments.
  • GC.2. Knowledge integration, i.e. having an integrated vision of all the dimensions of a company or international organisation, in order to be able to analyse problems and look for solutions as a group.
  • GC.3. Ability to understand and leverage cultural diversity, developing respect for diversity.
  • GC.4. Ability to work as part of a team, innovative mentality and decision-making.
  • GC.5. Communication skills (in both Spanish and English) to debate and present ideas and business projects in each area of the course syllabus to a specialised or non-specialised audience.
  • GC.6. Entrepreneurial spirit required to incorporate the knowledge and skills developed during the master's degree into a Final Master’s Project.
  • GC.7. Critical thinking skills and a capacity for self-criticism.

Career paths

The expansion departments of large companies operating in different sectors, international consultancies, international law firms, government institutions, SMEs that want to embark on the internationalisation process, consultancy services for all types of organisations or your own entrepreneurial initiatives.

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Universidad Europea, with four campuses in Spain, two in Madrid, located at Villaviciosa de Odón and Alcobendas; one in Valencia and, another in the Canary Islands at La Orotava, is an innovative institution geared towards adding value to society and...

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Universidad Europea

Calle tajo s/n
28670 Villaviciosa de odón

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