Part-Time Bachelor of Business Administration with Tourism and Event Management Specialization


Program Description


The part-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the Hochschule Wismar - University of Technology, Business and Design.

This program is offered at the NBS in two time models, in full-time during the day and on Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals and trainees.

The vocational options

The bachelor's degree program in Business Administration offers a variety of professional and personal development opportunities. By contents taught you after graduation able economic problems to solve.

The transferability of the technical content of study in your immediate operating environment ensures our practical approach. The state university degree to get a cross-industry qualifier, which opens up a high flexibility in further professional life. The program allows you to pursue more academic options to a promotion, but prepares you as extensive prior to the assumption of responsibility in middle and senior management.

Tourism is a classic growth industry: Since the launch of musicals mid-80s, the number of overnight stays in Hamburg have increased by around 170%. In 2009, yet 4.4 million guests spent 8,190,000 nights in the Hanseatic city. 2010, number of visitors increased by information from Hamburg tourism to a further 9.2%, the growth will be generated predominantly from abroad (+ 11.9%). This underlines the international nature of this industry. In 2012 Hamburg broke the mark of 10 million overnight stays for the first time. No other European city is developing as dynamically as the Hanseatic city. In accordance with the increasing demand and the offer volume increased steadily, which in turn as an attractive location for tourism and investment in favor of the importance of Hamburg: This year are noisy "Northern economy" 12 new hotel projects with a total of 2,800 beds before its completion.

And these trends are found not only in us: UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) says an increase in international tourist trips from 922 million in 2008 to 1.6 billion in the next 10 years ahead.

Tourism has naturally a close connection to other areas such as event management, exhibition and event management, sport and wellness, hotel and catering industry or transport.

The event industry is also booming, For many companies, events are a natural part of the marketing concept. Other devices use events to employee or customer loyalty. Events must attract attention, be well organized, run perfect for outsiders and long remain a pleasant memory.

The employability of graduates is at the NBS always in focus. This is supported for example by the integrated free seminar program. Do you think of an academic career after? Take advantage of our scientific publication series for their first release!

In the big tour companies there for academics various work areas, for example in marketing, HR management, or in the legal department. Flexibility and inventiveness among the necessary properties in the industry. Excellent knowledge of several languages ​​and made first experiences abroad are in demand. Especially important companies in the industry is a strong service mentality.

In cooperation with the Tourist Hamburg:


Course contents

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration mediated by application-oriented teaching a broad managerial expertise and the ability to recognize in the field of economic and administrative tasks responsible real-world problems to work out possible solutions and critically weighed against each other and a selected alternative solution successfully in practice - also in international context - implement.

The acquisition of responsible tasks requires not only expertise Security and decisiveness. Accordingly, the training on key skills and the promotion of personal development is aligned.

Course schedule

1st semester

  • Introduction to Business Administration
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business law
  • Linear Algebra / Linear Programming
  • Soft Skills I

2nd semester

  • Marketing & Distribution
  • financing
  • microeconomics
  • Analysis

3rd semester

  • Materials and production management / logistics
  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • Management accounting
  • Taxation

4th semester

  • Controlling
  • macroeconomics
  • economic computer science
  • statistics

5th semester

  • investment
  • Soft Skills II
  • Business French or -Spanish
  • Organization of tourism services
  • Travel management

6th semester

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Organisation of event services
  • public relations
  • Case Study Event Management

7th semester

  • Project, process and innovation management
  • Balance Sheet Analysis & Accounting Policy
  • European economic policy
  • Operations Research
  • Business Communication od. Business and Politics

8th semester

  • Business Simulation
  • Bachelor thesis with colloquium


1 March and 1 September each year


Bachelor of Arts (BA)


  • General university or technical college or university Fachgebundene
  • OR successful completion of a state-approved career advancement as Master / -in; certified / r technician / -in; certified / r Betriebswirt / -in
  • OR by ordinance, especially §§ 18.19 LHG Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (entrance examination, entrance examination) or by the competent government authority for this program equivalent recognized credentials.

Normal period

8 semesters (48 months); Shortening in previous studies, vocational training or nationally recognized career advancement possible.

Lecture times and places

The courses are held on Fridays 18:00 to 21:15 and Saturday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. in our study centers and Quarree Holstenhofweg and on the premises of Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg.


Break are in February and in August. From Christmas Eve until New Year neither lectures nor checks.

tuition fee

The tuition fees amount to 48 installments of 260 euros per month. In addition, a one-time examination fee of 300 Euro is for the statutory audit applicable (Total price: 12,780 euros).

Last updated Mar 2020

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About the School

Die NBS Northern Business School Hochschule für Management und Sicherheit ist eine staatlich anerkannte Hochschule in privater Trägerschaft mit Sitz in Hamburg.

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