Euro-Asian MBA-MSc Programme (Indonesia)

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The MBA-MSc Euro-Asian programme is an exciting partnership designed in collaboration with Institut Teknnologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. The 2 year programme aims to provide you with a rigorous and comprehensive general management curriculum from the perspectives of South East Asian and European academics and practitioners; including a minimum of one month work placement with our industry partners in Indonesia.

The Adam Smith Business School

The University of Glasgow was established in 1451 and is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are proud of our diverse University community, and welcome staff and students from 140 different international countries.

The Adam Smith Business School holds triple accreditation, which is an internationally recognised benchmark that validates our credibility and performance. We are part of the Russell Group, meaning our teaching approach is research-led and mixes theory with practice. We believe that this truly enriches the learning experience of our students.

The School hosts a series of practitioner seminars throughout the year for you to participate in and, as a postgraduate student, you will have the opportunity to take part in the Graduate Award, which recognises the valuable skills and experiences gained as part of extra-curricular activities.


Programme Structure

The Euro-Asian programme is a two year degree, with your first year spent studying in Indonesia on the ITB MBA programme. In your second year, you will have the opportunity to travel to Glasgow to study one of the three MSc programmes on offer: International Human Resource Management and Development, Finance and Management or International Management and Design Innovation.

Year 1 MBA Indonesia

  • Core courses as requested by ITB
  • Optional courses to be chosen from Adam Smith Business School courses in Year 2
  • One to two month placement (internship) to provide practical experience in industry during term-break

Year 2 MSc Glasgow

International Human Resource Management and Development

This programme will allow you to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary human resource management and human resource development within an international context.

  • 8 core courses
  • 2 optional courses
  • 1 independent piece of research work in the form of a dissertation

Finance and Management

This programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of management and financial management within a global context.

  • 6 core courses
  • Either 2 finance courses (20 credits each) or one finance (20 credits) and 2 management courses (10 credits each)
  • 1 independent piece of research work in the form of a dissertation


International Management and Design Innovation

This programme will provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of how design in practice operates and to examine its importance to a modern international company.

  • 8 core courses
  • 1 substantial independent piece of work in the form of a project or dissertation.


How to apply

Applications are processed by Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). You will firstly need to apply to the ITB MBA through the ITB website. Once you have begun your MBA study at ITB you will then need to apply to one of the above Adam Smith Business School MSc programmes - you can do this through the relevant programme pages listed above.

Applications to Institut Teknologi Bandung will open in Summer 2019, with applications to the University of Glasgow running from October 2019.


Scholarships are available to students from ASEAN who meet certain criteria. Interviews for these scholarships will take place at ITB.

To apply for a scholarship, you must indicate this on your application to the MBA programme at ITB. The conditional offer for the scholarship will be subject to you meeting all the criteria and will be issued prior to the start date of the MSc programme. 

Further information

The University of Glasgow is ranked 67th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The Adam Smith Business School is currently ranked within the Top 100 Business Schools in Europe (FT European Business School Rankings 2018).

To find out more about life in Glasgow, and hear what our students think, visit our International Student pages.

Learn more about the Adam Smith Business School.

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