The Bachelor of Business Administration consists of 180 European Credits (ECTS) and takes 3 or 4 academic years of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 9 – 12 quarters respectively), depending on the chosen study track and intensiveness. Total contact hours amount to 1800. Courses are scheduled between Monday and Friday, between 9 am at the earliest and 7 pm at the latest and are taught entirely in English.
There are two study tracks available, the American study track and the European study track. Depending on the chosen track, the program intensiveness will vary, allowing students to study at their own preferred pace.
American Study Track:
15 Course credits per quarter
15 contact hours per week
30 study hours per week
European study track: 20 Course credits per quarter 20 Contact hours per week 40 Study hours per week
Program starting dates
Because of the modular design and flexibility of the program, students can start their studies in October, January, April, July, and August. The Bachelor program is offered at all campuses.
- Core Courses 60 credits / 12 courses
- Core Courses (major) 30 credits / 6 courses
- Specialization Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses
- Electives 60 credits / 12 courses
Majors are considered as primary specializations during undergraduate studies and form a fundamental component of the complete study program, offering a wide range of core courses. Several majors are available:
- Major – Business and Entrepreneurship
- Major – Finance and Economics
- Major – Marketing and Management
Minors are considered as secondary specializations during undergraduate studies and form a fundamental component of the complete study program, offering a wide range of specialization courses. Several minors are available:
- Minor – Asian Management
- Minor – Business Communication
- Minor – European Management
- Minor – International Management
- Minor – International Relations
- Minor – Sports Management
- Minor – Tourism and Hospitality Management
- Minor – Small Business Management
Undergraduate courses are divided into 2 main categories: core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be any course that is offered at the undergraduate level.
- proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)
- high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin
Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. Refer to the undergraduate program requirements for further details.
e.g. Students who wish to earn a Bachelor degree and who are required to complete the Undergraduate Foundation program will need to earn 60 + 180 credits.
Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities.
Undergraduate programs are an excellent choice for recent high school graduates as well as for college and university transfer students who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging undergraduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of business and management.
Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with entry-level management positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Others decide to launch a new business venture or join an existing family business. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other undergraduate and graduate programs to further enhance their career prospects.
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