Most companies and individuals conduct their business in an increasingly integrated world. Doing business in an international context raises different problems that are not encountered in a domestic setting. Therefore a sound understanding of the mechanics of international financial markets and of principles of international financial management should be part of the background of any modern manager. This course provides the necessary tools to face these challenges and also shows how the main concept of finance can be extended to an international environment. The course first describes the international financial environment. The second part analyzes portfolio investment decisions in such a context while the third part considers the main issues faced by the firm in an international environment as well as their solutions.