Case Studies in International Management


Module description:



This course is only for students of the bachelor program “International Business Studies”.

The seminar deals with the internationalization of firms located in the Nürnberg Metropolitan Region. The students will work on case studies, evaluate internal and external factors, influencing decision making processes within the firms, and develop solutions to specific problems. The results will be presented in English.




Holtbrügge, D., & Haussmann, H. (2017). The Internationalization of Firms: Case Studies from the Nürnberg Metropolitan Region. Rainer Hampp Verlag.


Course Frequency:

Winter term (WS)
The seminar will again be offered in the winter term 2021/2022.


Monday, 9 November 2020, 2 pm via ZoomGroup 1
Presentation 1: Monday, 14 December 2020, 2:45 pm – 6:15 pm in H5
Presentation 2: Monday, 11 January 2021, 2:45 pm – 6:15 pm in H5

Group 2
Presentation 1: Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 9:30 am – 1:15 pm in H5
Presentation 2: Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 9:30 am – 1:15 pm in H5

Submission of the seminar paper
Friday, 5 February 2021, 12 pm at the Department of International Management




Admission Regulations:

Registration via StudOn for IBS-students only. The course on StudOn can be found here.

Moreover, this group contains all relevant documents for the class.

Registration via MeinCampus (please compare with Examination number).

Exam Review:




Presentation 50%, Seminar paper 50% (5 ECTS)

Examination Number:

63201 Fallstudienseminar

Teaching Material:

Please find all teaching material on StudOn.



Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge

Chairholder; Dean of International Affairs

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: Please make an appointment with the secretariat.

Responsible Assistant

Marc Oberhauser, M.Sc.

Teaching and Research Associate

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: by appointment

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