B.A. International Management Studies in the Baltic Sea Region (BMS)

General

Program Description

Are you interested in different business cultures? Eager to study in English and learn an additional language from the Baltic Sea Region? Are you willing to make a difference? Interested in testing theory with how it is applied to the business world? Enjoy life, but also work hard to build your future career? Do you want to take on responsibility?

Building on a solid theoretical foundation, International Management Studies in the Baltic Sea Region focuses on putting this knowledge into practice. Typical Nordic values such as openness and cultural diversity are an imperative part of our international education, enabling our students to succeed in management positions within a wide range of industries, in Germany, the Nordic region and worldwide.

BMS and you - a perfect fit

Building on a solid theoretical foundation, BMS focuses on putting this knowledge into practice. Typical Nordic values such as openness and cultural diversity are an imperative part of our international education, enabling our students to succeed in management positions within a wide range of industries, in Germany, the Nordic region and worldwide.

Highlights

  • The course is taught completely in English.
  • A 2nd foreign language spoken in the Baltic Sea Region is mandatory.
  • BMS is highly practice-oriented.
  • Our University is located close to the Baltic Sea.
  • There is close interaction with your lecturers.
  • There is a special course manager.
  • We don't charge any tuition fees.

Profile

  • Programm - International Management Studies in the Baltic Sea Region (BMS)
  • School - School of Business Administration
  • Start - Winter semester
  • Admission - Restricted admission
  • Length of study - 8 Semesters
  • Credit points - 240 ECTS
  • Degree - Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
  • Main language of instruction - English

Our Concept

"International Management Studies in the Baltic Sea Region (BMS)"

  • is a 4-year International Management degree course, which focuses on the Baltic Sea Region (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Norway, Russia, Sweden)
  • is taught in English; in addition, you’ll learn a 2nd foreign language of one of the Baltic Sea Region's countries (Norwegian, Polish, Russian or Swedish)
  • is highly practice-oriented due to 13-week pre-study practical before you join, guest lectures, working on real projects, organization of special events, national and international excursions, one semester abroad is mandatory (either as study or internship semester), an obligatory 20-week internship and finally a dissertation on international topics

The initial 4 semesters of our programme introduce students to general business administration (such as cost accounting, economics, mathematics and law) and focusses on international management theory, cross-cultural management, corporate finance and the history and development of the Baltic Sea Region.

In the 5th and 6th semesters, students have to choose 2 of 4 Majors, in order to deepen their skills. The students can gain competencies in the following fields:

  • Management and innovation,
  • International finance and trade,
  • Markets and communication as well as
  • German business.

Goals and Career Prospects

"International Management Studies in the Baltic Sea Region (BMS)", as an international 4-year degree course, provides students with:

  • profound international management competence
  • language skills (English and 1 language spoken in the Baltic Sea Region, e.g. Norwegian, Polish, Russian and Swedish. Students from abroad learn German as a foreign language)
  • choices for specialization (Majors)
  • cross-cultural competence

Due to their comprehensive understanding of management gained on the course and comprising general aspects, fields of specialization and practical training, our graduates are well prepared for a variety of career opportunities. They are ready for a broad range of positions with a large degree of responsibility and demand the efficient handling of complex processes and the coordination of the work of teams. Our graduates work in the most diverse fields of international business, such as consulting firms, banks, freight forwarders, trade organizations etc.

The final degree of B.A. qualifies you for admission to master's programs.

Curriculum

  • Business Management
  • Intercultural Management
  • Presentation & Writing Skills
  • Cost Accounting
  • Basics of Business Law
  • 2nd Foreign Language I
  • Principles of Economics
  • Advanced English
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Comparative Country Studies
  • 2nd Foreign Language II
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • SAP Business Computing
  • Analytical Statistics
  • 2nd Foreign Language III
  • International Law
  • International Risk Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Introduction to Trade
  • 2nd Foreign Language IV
  • Study focus: Management
  • Study focus: Finance and Trade
  • Study focus: Marketing
  • Study focus: German Business
  • Studie focus: Management
  • Study focus: Finance and Trade
  • Study focus: Marketing
  • Study focus: German Business
  • Practical Insights
  • Applied Project Management
  • Scientific Circle for Bachelor Thesis
  • Bachelor Thesis
Last updated April 2018

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