Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts

Fulltime programm (blended learning) @ IU International University of Applied Sciences 

Enterprises need generalists. People who skillfully implement economic goals, demonstrate analytical skills, and at the same time keep an eye on the big picture. This degree program provides a broad knowledge in the areas of purchasing, logistics, marketing, and human resources. Management skills and leadership qualities are also specifically trained. With this business administration degree at IU, you are a well-trained business administrator who can thrive in any industry.

At a Glance

University IU International University of Applied Sciences, UAS based in Erfurt
Field of Study EconomicsBusiness Administration
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Duration 6 Semesters
ECTS 180 Credit Points
Language of Instruction German
Course contents Consumer Behavior, Service Management, Business Mathematics, Law, Managerial Economics, Business Administration I II, Statistics, Introduction to Scientific Work, Collaborative Work, Computer Training, Cost and Performance Accounting, Marketing, Accounting and Balance Sheets, Agile Project Management, Tax Law, Personnel and Business Management, Intercultural and Ethical Competences, Organizational Behavior, Investment and Financing, Controlling, Economic Policy, Sustainability and Quality Management, International Contract Management, Business Simulation Game, Purchasing, Procurement and Distribution, Project: Business Start-Up, Global Companies and Globalization, Seminar: Current Topics in Business Administration, Elective Module A, Elective Module B, Elective Module C, Bachelor Thesis
Location Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Bochum, Bonn, Brunswick, Chemnitz, Cologne, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt a.M., Freiburg, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Kiel, Luebeck, Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Nuremberg, Potsdam, Regensburg, Rostock, Ulm, Wuerzburg or Virtual Campus
Enrollment At specific dates
Fees
from 390 € monthly
from 14739 € total
More Info https://www.iu.de/mystudium
  • flexible full-time study without presence obligation at Germany's largest university
  • Study starts in January, April, July, and October, depending on the study location
  • Study possible at many locations throughout Germany, or alternatively at the Virtual Campus
  • Interesting specializations, for example in Communication and PR or in Market Research and Customer Management

These are the requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration

With your Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, you can work as a project manager, quality manager, or controller.

You can be admitted to the private Bachelor's degree program in Business Administration at the IU International University if you have either a Abitur (general university entrance qualification), a Fachabitur, or a subject-specific university entrance qualification.

In addition, you can study Business Administration without an Abitur. To be admitted to the IU program without an Abitur, you must present a completed advanced training course, such as the State-certified Business Administrator, or a master craftsman's certificate. You can also be admitted if you have completed a vocational training and have worked full-time for at least 3 years after this training.

These are the study contents in the study of Business Administration

This Bachelor's degree at IU consists of approximately 32 modules, which you will take and complete over the course of 6 semesters of standard study time. Each module is worth 5-10 credits (ECTS) and concludes with an examination such as a term paper or an exam. In total, you will accumulate 180 credits from module to module and from semester to semester.

The typical course schedule for full-time studies in Business Administration looks as follows:

  • Semester 1: Consumer Behavior, Service Management, Business Mathematics, Law, Managerial Economics, Business Administration I II
  • Semester 2: Statistics, Introduction to Academic Work, Collaborative Work, Computer Training, Cost and Performance Accounting, Marketing
  • Semester 3: Accounting and Financial Reporting, Agile Project Management, Tax Law, Personnel and Corporate Management, Intercultural and Ethical Action Skills, Organizational Behavior
  • Semester 4: Investment and Financing, Controlling, Economic Policy, Sustainability and Quality Management, International Contract Management, Business Simulation
  • Semester 5: Purchasing, Procurement and Distribution, Project: Company Foundation, Global Companies and Globalization, Seminar: Current Topics in Business Administration, Elective Module A
  • Semester 6: Elective Module B, Elective Module C, Bachelor Thesis

One special feature of the Business Administration Bachelor's program at IU is the numerous opportunities to deepen your knowledge in elective areas according to your own interests and professional fields.

As the first specialization, you can choose from these exciting modules: Advanced Leadership, Applied Sales, Labor Law, Business Controlling, Enterprise Resource Planning, International HR and Leadership, Communication and PR, Market Research and Customer Management, Organizational Psychology, Transformation Management, Audit and Taxes.

For the second specialization, you can select one of these study modules: Big Data and Data Protection, Business Consulting, Digital Business Models, Digital Product Development, E-Commerce, Event Management, Financial Services Management, Foreign Languages, Real Estate Management, Industry 4.0, IT Requirements Management, Air Traffic Management, Online and Social Media Marketing, Practical Project, Project Management (Specialization), Sports Management and Marketing, General Studies.

How the myStudies BWL at IU works

The myStudies at IU International University is a flexible program that combines campus life with self-study periods at home.

Classes take place on campus 2-3 days a week. Alternatively, students can attend classes via the IU Virtual Campus if they prefer.

Through the online portal and the Learn App of IU, students have access to study materials, presentations, and videos for the Business Administration modules at all times.

The semester is divided into 2 parts, so you take 3 modules per semester. Modules in the field of Business Administration, for example, conclude with an exam or a term paper.

Where you can study Business Administration privately in these cities

With over 35 study locations throughout Germany, IU International University is represented in all regions of Germany for programs in all disciplines.

Currently, the university offers Business Administration programs in Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt am Main.

During your studies, you might attend your classes on campus. In the lounge area, you can interact with your fellow students. Depending on the city, you may also have access to the cafeterias, libraries, and other facilities of other universities - for example, at the Berlin location.

Studying Business Administration at the IU Virtual Campus

If there is no IU campus near you or if you prefer flexible and digital learning, you can also enroll at the so-called IU Virtual Campus.

At the Virtual Campus, you can attend your Business Administration classes, for example, through regular video conferences with your classmates and instructors.

Through the IU learning platform myCampus, you have access to study scripts and the virtual library. With the LearnApp of IU, you can also study your scripts digitally on a tablet.

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  • Lorraine
    Hello am trying to apply for a course in Germany but the is no option that side but other various countries 
    • privathochschulen.net
      @Lorraine Hi Lorraine, can you describe your problem in more detail? At IU International University, a German university, you can study various courses in English. The B.A. Business Administration is only offered in German as the language of instruction. You can enroll in this program here.