Bachelor in International Business and Economics

General

Program Description

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Objectives

The main objectives of the program are to prepare specialists for the economy of the future, and to develop general and professional competencies needed for the international labor market, in both emerging and developed economies, for private and public sectors. The program is designed so as to develop students’ entrepreneurial spirit, communication skills, and teamwork abilities, as well as to provide them with the academic and business competencies required for any international business endeavor.

Contents and structure

The program offers students an up-to-date curriculum, similar to those offered by top universities in Europe (such as the University of Wien, Freie Universität Berlin, Hull University, University of Maastricht, Nottingham Trent University, Bocconi University, and others). Topics like microeconomics, macroeconomics, European economics, comparative economic policies, international trade, international investments, multinational corporations, economics and regional development policies, and economic diplomacy represent the core of the program. The program focuses on students’ acquiring appropriate knowledge, analytical skills, as well as practical professional experience, internships being available at important international companies, under the guidance of academic and professional advisers.

Career perspectives

Considering the specific competencies obtained within this program, supported by the best academic team in the region, the career opportunities of future graduates are various and attractive, both at a national and international level. Potential jobs that are targeted by this program include business consultant, economist in international trade, expert in investments, customs official, diplomacy consultant, commercial representative, research assistant in international trade, business analyst, customer care assistant, European business consultant, and others.

International perspectives

Graduates’ acquired skills and abilities allow them to pursue successful international careers, as well as to continue their studies within a master's program, either at UBB-FSEGA, or in other European universities. Moreover, students enrolled in the program can study one semester at prestigious universities outside Romania, within the framework of UBB-FSEGA’s various Erasmus inter-institutional agreements, or other inter-institutional agreements allowing students exchange, or international internship programs for students.

Curriculum

1st Semester (30 credits)

  • Microeconomics
  • European Economics
  • Mathematics Applied to Economics
  • Management
  • Public Finance
  • Fundamentals of Services
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Physical Education

2nd Semester (30 credits)

  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
  • Basic Accounting
  • IT for Business
  • Basic Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Physical Education

3rd Semester (30 credits)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Databases and Programs
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Business Ethics
  • Modern Language Applied to Business (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elective Course 1 from:
    • Economic History
    • Economic Doctrines
    • Taxation
    • Introduction to Computer Programming
    • Corporate Management
    • Introduction to Scientific Research Methodology
    • Logics

4th Semester (30 credits)

  • International Economic Transactions
  • International Economics
  • Communication Deontology
  • International Management
  • Internship - International Economic Transactions
  • Applied Specialized Language (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elective Course 2 from:
    • Management Accounting
    • International Tourism
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Industrial Organization Theory
    • International Finance
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Politology
  • Elective Course 3 from:
    • Introduction to International Economic and Diplomatic Practice
    • Financial Reporting
    • International Insurance
    • Algorithms and Data Structures
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Demography

5th Semester (30 credits)

  • Payments and International Funding
  • Comparative Economic Policies
  • Economics and Regional Development Policies
  • Global Economy Mechanisms
  • Business Communication (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elective Course 4 from:
    • Advanced Accounting
    • Controlling
    • Commerce Marketing
    • Agricultural and Rural Development Policies
    • Financial Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Basic Econometrics
    • Economic Sociology
  • Elective Course 5 from:
    • Legal Framework of International Transactions
    • Business Valuation
    • Local Strategic Planning
    • Financial Analysis
    • Programming and Development Environments
    • Project Management
    • Management in Commerce and Tourism
    • Marketing Policies
    • Economic Forecasting

6th Semester (30 credits)

  • International Investments
  • Trade Policy Issues
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Business Communication (French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
  • Elaboration of Graduation Thesis
  • Elective Course 6 from:
    • Etiquette and Protocol in International Business
    • Financial Control and Audit
    • Waste Management
    • Financial Markets
    • Human Resource Management
    • Promotion Tools and Techniques
    • Elements of Games Theory
  • Elective Course 7 from:
    • Economics and Geopolitics
    • Agrotourism
    • Urban Economics and Real Estate Market
    • Management Information Systems
    • Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Management

Last updated November 2019

About the School

Babeş-Bolyai University (UBB) is currently the largest Romanian university, hosting around 47.000 students enrolled in Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Faculty of E ... Read More

Babeş-Bolyai University (UBB) is currently the largest Romanian university, hosting around 47.000 students enrolled in Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FSEGA) of UBB is the best Romanian higher education institution in Economics and Business. Read less