Engaging and Challenging Curriculum Each SIM course combines contact studies (lectures and tutorials) with independent studies components. Students need to successfully complete a course load of 90 ECTS, including a master's thesis and international internship to graduate with a M.A. HSG in Strategy and International Management. Students must fulfill the following requirements: 5 compulsory Core Courses (20 ECTS) 1 of 2 SIM Advanced Management Courses (4 ECTS) 2 of 9 SIM Integratives (8 ECTS) The SIM International Project (SIM-IP) (6 ECTS) The SIMagination Challenge (4 ECTS) A selection of Independent Electives (12 ECTS) A selection of Contextual Studies courses (18 ECTS) a Master's Thesis (18 ECTS) The compulsory integrative week of the SIM Master's Programme "SIM Start Professional" takes place at the beginning of September (calendar week 36). The management-related topics dealt with in the individual seminars will prepare you for your regular studies in Strategy and International Management. Admitted applicants can obtain more information directly from the SIM Management Unit.