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Erblina in front of the Munich town hall

Ten tips for your study time in Germany

Your dream is to study in Germany but you still have some open questions and are wondering about what to expect from life in Germany? Don’t worry, other students have been in this position as well and can give you helpful advice. We have asked 球探足球比分_足球竞彩网-体育|直播 School of Management student Erblina Rushiti about her experiences and her tips for international students in Germany. [...]

Working visa Germany - How to get a work permit in Germany


Many international students decide to start their career in Germany after studying at a German University. Additionally, it is possible to search for a workplace in Germany after you have finished your studies in another country. In this article, we give you an overview over the most important regulations you need to know to get a working visa Germany and enter the German job market. [...]


A simulation for diplomacy: With the ISM delegation at the National Model United Nations in New York


In the midst of the vibrant life of New York, the first NMUN members of this year's ISM delegation have arrived. They enjoy their time and discover the exciting life in the Big Apple. But they haven’t just come to enjoy the tourist attractions. We ISM students have planned this trip together to take part in the world’s biggest UN simulation game, the National Model United Nations. [...]


Studying Marketing in Munich? Why not?!


A little more than two years ago I have arrived in Germany with the goal of getting the best education possible and finding a job. Since I’ve been visiting the German School in Teneriffa and Germany has the biggest economy in Europe, the destination was clear. [...]


Career in the Fashion Industry Part II: Climbing the Career Ladder


They have already made the leap into the industry: ISM alumna Julia Gaidies and graduate Laura Büttner give us exciting insights into the areas of trade marketing and wholesale. In addition, the two fashion professionals will give you valuable tips on what it takes for a career in the fashion industry. [...]


What is the job of a management consultant like?


Anyone with a business degree is often drawn to management consulting. But what does a consultant's day-to-day work actually look like? ISM alumnus Sebastian Besser is a manager at MHP - A Porsche Company, one of Germany's leading consultancies for mobility and IT. In this interview, Sebastian tells us about his work and promising developments in consulting. [...]


How to get a student visa for Germany


With the decision to study abroad you have taken a brave and exciting step. Before you can start this adventure, you have to take care of necessary preparations. One of the most important steps is applying for a visa for international students so you can enter the country and stay there during the course of your studies. [...]


Student Talk: Buddy Program – What do our exchange students think about the ISM?


The semester abroad is part of the studies at the 球探足球比分_足球竞彩网-体育|直播 School of Management, but not only our students visit partner universities abroad. 球探足球比分_足球竞彩网-体育|直播 exchange students also find a study place for their semester abroad at ISM. [...]


Career in the Fashion Industry Part I: Gaining First Experience


Many fashion enthusiasts dream of making a career in the fashion industry. In fact, the versatile fashion sector offers many job opportunities beyond modeling and design. ISM students Xinchi Luo and Valerie W?rner from the Global Brand and Fashion Management program have already gained first insights in the industry and told us about their job experiences.


A life of multitasking at Europe's biggest logistic hub: Master student Vipul Chouhan about his work and study life in Frankfurt


Vipul Chouhan was doing a lot of multitasking at the final months of his studies at ISM. The 26 years old master student was gaining work experience at the machinery manufacturing company Schenck Ro Tec in Darmstadt, while completing his master in logistics and supply chain management at ISM Frankfurt. After finishing his master, he has joined Beckman Coulter gmbh, Munich as the senior procurement analyst. In the interview, Vipul tells us about his study-experience at ISM and his life in Frankfurt. [...]


Paris and Munich – Karime’s adventures in the world of fashion


Two study locations, two renowned universities and countless new experiences – Did you know that you can obtain two degrees during your Master's studies? In our interview, ISM student Karime shares her experiences. [...]


From the USA to Munich – an international student at ISM


Settling into life as an international student in a new country is not always easy. I am talking from personal experience, having spent most of my life in the USA and having become accustomed to the lifestyle there. After moving to Munich, my entire world changed. [...]


Mentoring: Boosting your own career


Digitalization, transformation, new work: The new world of work needs managers who are able to drive the development of companies. Mentoring is an effective instrument for the targeted promotion of young professionals and the development of executives. [...]


More than just dealing with people: My HR internship at Allianz Technology SE


The 6th semester of my studies abroad at ISM and graduation is around the corner. Time to look back. One of my highlights was definitely the internship at Allianz Technology SE, which is part of the international insurance company Allianz SE. In this post, you'll read why the internship was a great experience for me and what I learned for my future career. [...]


My semester abroad at ISM Dortmund


For me, the choice to do my semester abroad in Germany was an easy decision to make. The 球探足球比分_足球竞彩网-体育|直播 School of Management interested me very much. I got a good insight from the website about the student life and the courses they had to offer and I became very excited. At that moment I knew that ISM and Dortmund would suit me perfectly. And I wasn’t wrong. [...]


Life in the financial center of Europe: As an international student at ISM Frankfurt


Business is always an endless gold mine, and you never know how much power you have until you enter the business world. And that stepping stone to success is business school. The first night in Frankfurt, I was sure that this is the city where I want to spend my college life. [...]

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