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Business Administration

In the field of business studies and management, iba offers the dual Bachelor's degree programme Business Administration with 14 specialisations.

Business studies is one of the most popular degree courses in Germany and there is a good reason for this: a business degree qualifies you for multi-faceted tasks in a wide variety of sectors.

In the integrated work-study programmes Business Administration (6 semesters) and Business Administration | International Management (7 semesters) students gain in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the principles and practice of modern management together with the ability to apply such principles in real-life business contexts. Students enrolled in the 7-semester programme Business Administration | International Management additionally develop intercultural management competence, focusing on either English or Spanish speaking countries.

The course content ranges from marketing, economics and controlling to financing, business mathematics and law. The academic modules are supplemented by the teaching of foreign languages, leadership skills and other key qualifications.

Students choose one of the following specialisations:

  • Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Food, Beverage and Culinary Management
  • Event, Trade Fair and Congress Management
  • Marketing & Digital Media
  • Sports Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resource Management
  • Taxation and Auditing
  • Health Care Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Digitalisation & Management
  • Sales Management
  • Quality and Sustainability Management*

Students can work at partner companies such as hotels, marketing agencies, sports clubs, insurance companies, real estate brokers and many more.

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
(IHK (German Chamber of Industry and Commerce) examination possible under certain conditions)

Business Administration
Starting date
1 October
Length of programme
6 semesters
Credit Points (ECTS)
180
German language requirements
C1 level of the CEFR
Campuses
Berlin, Bochum, Cologne, Darmstadt, Erfurt, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Kassel, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg

Business Administration | International Management
Starting date
1 April
Length of programme
7 semesters
Credit Points (ECTS)
210
German language requirements
C1 level of the CEFR
Campuses
Berlin, Bochum, Cologne, Darmstadt, Erfurt, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg

Admission requirements

Tuition fees

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