Bachelor Betriebswirtschaftslehre
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Business administration – sets an important milestone for a professional career as a generalist in the field of business administration. 


Language : German


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myStudies Betriebswirtschaftslehre

Do you want to keep many career options open during your studies? Are you interested in economic interdependencies? Then a degree programme in business administration is the right choice. Whether in insurance, logistics, marketing or e-commerce, or may it be the areas of financing, production or tourism: as a business administration graduate, you will be always in demand in a wide variety of industries. Our myStudies Betriebswirtschaftslehre (B.A.) provides you with a broad fundamental knowledge in the economic environment for your career start. In addition, you will acquire academic know-how, social skills and interdisciplinary qualifications.

As a German university with the most specialisations in the field of business administration, we also offer you many opportunities to gain even more in-depth qualifications in your personal areas of interest. This is how you can become an expert in your field.

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Why you should study at International University

IU is a state-recognised and accredited private university. The recognition confirms the high quality of both the study programmes and the teaching.
study the way you want
Simply decide for yourself whether you want to study on campus or virtually. And benefit from a structured curriculum at the same time.
Our lecturers have many years of practical experience and can therefore convey their knowledge to you in a particularly practical way.


Your myStudies in brief

  • Degree and duration

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), 180 ECTS

    Duration of study: 6 semesters

  • Study concept

    Regular courses at the location or on the virtual campus. In addition, digital self-study to prepare for attendance phases.

  • Courses

    2-3 days per week in the attendance phase. Practical work with your fellow students under the guidance of experienced lecturers. Days and times vary depending on location/semester.

  • Study locations

    Study start in April, June and October in Hamburg, Berlin and Cologne. From October 2022 also in Dusseldorf and Frankfurt. From October 2023 also in Augsburg, Bielefeld, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Essen, Freiburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Mainz, Mannheim, Munich, Muenster, Nuremberg and Stuttgart. Location-independent study possible at the virtual campus.

  • Accrediation

    State-approved study program: AR seal, ZFU 147011c

  • Tuition fees

    369€ per month (plus 699€ graduation fee at the end of the program).
    All your learning and teaching material is already included in the fees.

  • Admission

    A-levels(Technical Diploma), Subject-specific higher education entrance qualification or possible without A-levels.

    Please find further information under Admission.

  • Examinations

    Exams can be taken at your location or flexibly online.

  • Please note

    *Subject to approval by the Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society. We expect the Ministry's approval no later than the start of the studies. So far, the approval has always been on time."

Our study formats

study on campus

  • 22 locations throughout Germany
  • 2-3 classroom courses per week
  • Access to learning areas for exchanges with lecturers and fellow students
  • Regular lectures and events
  • Take exams at the location or online - 24/7, 365 days/year


  • Virtual campus with 2-3 courses per week (optional)
  • Attend courses live or enjoy the flexibility of self-study for individual time management
  • Exchange with lecturers and fellow students
  • Online community with numerous networking options
  • Take exams at the location or online - 24/7, 365 days/year


CONTENTS OF MYSTUDIES Betriebswirtschaftslehre

Among other things, you will study finance, marketing, human resources management, and corporate law during your studies. Additionally, you will discuss questions concerning business ethics and you can specialise even further depending on your area of interest.

Our bachelor's degree programme has a modular structure. You therefore study based on subject areas that are divided into so-called modules. You will receive ECTS points (European Credit Transfer System) for each successful module completion, which document your achievements. These ECTS points are internationally comparable and of course, recognised. 

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Recognition of prior achievements

If you have completed an apprenticeship, further training, subject-specific work experience or have completed a previous degree, you have the option to get these credits recognized. With the recognition of your prior achievements, you do not only save valuable time, but also cash - a whole 30 euros for each recognized ECTS point. 

For some training professions and further training, there are already blanket applications for recognition available for you. In the following overview, you can select your apprenticeship or further training and check how many ECTS points can be credited to you: 


Admission requirements

We make it possible: At IU International University you can start your desired study program - without NC, state-recognised, with or without a general A-level!
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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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