4208089: International Business Finance

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Semester:WS 16/17
Lektionen / Semester:28.0 L / 21.0 h
Selbststudium:69.0 h



Masterstudium Finance (01.09.2015)


  • Global Financial Environment
  • International Parity Conditions
  • Foreign Exchange Rate Determination and Forecasting
  • The Foreign Exchange Market and the Use of Foreign Currency Derivatives
  • Foreign Exchange Exposure
  • Financing the Global Firm
  • Foreign Investment Decisions
  • International Trade Finance
  • Working Capital Management


  • Having at ones disposal comprehensive and integrated knowledge of the majority of core areas in international business finance
  • Independently solving problems in international business finance by means of acquired concepts
  • Applying procedures and techniques that are specialised and state-of-the-art
  • Identifying, conceptualising and defining new and abstract issues and problems in international business finance
  • Communicating acquired information comprehensibly to specialists and laities



  • Interactive lecture with exercises.
  • Guest lectures by business leaders to show how theory is transferred into practice.
  • An excursion could be offered, lasting several days, to learn more about a foreign financial market.
  • Case studies could be offered and discussed in class.


  • Eiteman, D. K., Stonehill, A. I., & Moffett, M. H. (2013). Multinational business finance (13th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
  • Eun, C. S., Resnick, B. G., & Sabherwal, S. (2012). International finance (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
  • Madura, J. (2014). International financial management (12th ed.). Cincinnati: South-Western.
  • Sercu, P. (2009). International finance - Theory into practice. Princeton: Princeton University.

Additionally, research papers will be listed in the syllabus and used in class.


A syllabus with detailed information on textbooks in use and research papers as well as lecture slides will be posted on moodle.


Written examination (60 minutes)


13.09.201613:15 - 16:30H4
08.11.201609:00 - 12:15H4
11.11.201609:00 - 12:15H4
15.11.201609:00 - 12:15H4
29.11.201609:00 - 12:15H4
01.12.201609:00 - 12:15H4
06.12.201609:00 - 12:15H4


  • PWW-MA_International Business Finance (WS 16/17, bewertet)
  • PWW-MA_International Business Finance (SS 17, bewertet)