International Business (B.A.)

Department Economics

Course content and objectives

The bachelor’s program in International Business is an integrated degree program with one year of studies at an international partner university. The International Business program provides thorough preparation for the professional world, especially in the area of business: Industrial sector, services, trade, banks, insurance companies, and public administration are some of the possible employers in Germany and abroad.

The focus is on the principles of business and methods as well as international aspects. An intensive education in the respective foreign language, obtaining intercultural competences, and expanding communication skills are also included in the program.


  • University Degree
    • Abitur
    • Qualification for universities of applied science (Fachhochschulreife)
    • Master craftsman
    • or previous education or vocational training considered equivalent
  • Language Skills
    • TestDAF Niveaustufe 4xTDN4
    • DSH2
    • or another acceptable German language certificate
  • Aptitude Test Procedure
    • Proof of language proficiency depending on language track chosen (English, Spanish, Russian, French)
    • possibly an interview

    Accepted proofs are e.g.:

    • Stay abroad > two months
    • Language certificate
    • good to very good grades in the language subjects taught


    An aptitude interview is conducted.

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