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Global Value Chain Management

Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration - Global Value Chain Management, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Sønderborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


This master programme equips you to manage the entire value chain by teaching you which activities are needed to create value for the customer and profit for the company. With a focus on the customer, expertise is gained on how to analyse, improve and innovate value chains in global business environments. 

Career Opportunities  

The MSc programme in Global Value Chain Management is intended for jobs that require a general knowledge of a company’s value creation system and an in-depth understanding of B2B marketing, logistics and sourcing as management tool. Possible jobs include: Supply Chain Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, International Marketing Coordinator, Purchaser etc. The international programme profiles are especially relevant for an occupation that deals with import and export and retain global relations.  

About the Degree

Increasing global competition means that companies need to identify international competitive advantages and opportunities to contribute positively to the firm’s competitive strategy. With this programme, you will acquire knowledge in managing the global value chain from innovation to international marketing management. Whether you want to work in a small enterprise or an international corporation, your expertise can ensure that business runs smoothly.

Compulsory courses  
1st semester •Innovation in Value Chains • Supply Chain Management and Dynamics • Advanced Business Research Methods    
2nd semester (5 ECTS each) •Inter-Organizational Relations Management •Global CSR •International HRM •Global E-Business •Global Marketing Management  
3rd semester •Internship in a company /institution (Denmark or abroad) + project work or •Studies abroad (International partner university or another international university) or •Studies at the University of Southern Denmark or another Danish University  
4th semester •Master’s thesis 


Applicants with a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from a University are qualified for admission. Applicants with a professional bachelor degree and other qualifying degrees may have access provided certain demands are fulfilled. In order for a degree to be deemed as a BSc programme in Economics and Business Administration, the applicant must have a bachelor degree from a university including a minimum of 75 ECTS courses within economics and business administration. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Southern Denmark

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact T
he University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.  

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Spring - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Spring - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Aug 01
Start date
Feb 01


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