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Business Administration (Bachelor's degree)

Semester 6 Semester
Winter semester/summer semester
With admission restriction.


In six semesters, the Business Administration study programme qualifies students for solving complex business tasks and for management functions in all branches. The Bachelor's degree qualifies students for a profession and enables them to transfer to Master's study programmes. You can find more detailed information about the study programme on the website of the Faculty of Economics (German).


The study programme provides expert competences for many fields of application, e.g.:

  • Industrial companies
  • Financial services companies
  • Real estate companies
  • Associations and chambers
  • Tax consultancy companies
  • Management consultancies
  • Auditing firms
  • Public administrations

Building on the Bachelor's degree, the following Master's programmes are possible:

Business Administration - Master of Science


In the first three semesters, you will learn the basics of business administration such as accounting, marketing and business informatics. After that, you decide on one of the following specialisations:

  • Controlling and Finance
  • International Economics and Management
  • Information Management
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Accounting and Auditing

Compulsory and elective modules must be taken in the 4th and 5th semesters. Compulsory modules of a non-selected area of specialisation and modules from the compulsory elective catalogue can be selected as elective modules. A detailed description of the course content can be found in the module manual (German).


The Business Administration study programme is subject to limited admission (NC). In addition to English language skills, the following school-leaving qualifications are required for admission:

  • General higher education entrance qualification
  • Subject-related higher education entrance qualification valid in Hesse
  • University of Applied Sciences entrance qualification valid in Hesse

A detailed description of the admission requirements can be found in the Special Provisions of the Examination Regulations (German).

Registration deadline (German certificate)