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Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration (Master of Science)

Program: Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)
Start: winter and summer semester

The four-semester, primarily research-oriented Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration master's program imparts in-depth knowledge in the major topics of "Accounting and Finance," "Market-Oriented Management" or "Innovation and Information." The master's program is characterized by clearly structured choices which give students the opportunity to develop a customized profile. A stay abroad is possible particularly in the third semester. Sociology and Cultural Studies modules and the transfer of key qualifications in a special soft skills module round out the program in interdisciplinary fashion. The Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration master's program is characterized by an intimate study atmosphere and excellent advisement relations.

Major topics

Major topics can be in the fields of "Accounting and Finance," "Market-Oriented Management" and "Innovation and Information".


A career as a specialist or manager in the field of business is open to successful graduates. As a master's graduate with the official title "Master of Science (M.Sc.) Business Administration," you can work at auditing and consulting companies, on the management level of financial service providers and banks, at logistics service providers and market research institutes, in the research, innovation and development departments of large companies, in the marketing industry or in controlling, for example. 

  • Admission requirements

    Required university degree Certification of a degree from a subject-relevant bachelor's program in "Economics" or a comparable domestic or foreign qualifying university diploma.
    At least 60 credit points (CP) in the completed program must have been earned in Economics subjects.
    Furthermore, there must be methodological competencies in the form of at least 15 CP from the fields of Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Econometrics or Quantitatively, Empirical Economic Research. The imparting of knowledge, not its application, must be demonstrated, because the Master program is more research-oriented. 
    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission German skills:
    DSH 2

    English skills:

    Certification of skills in the English language at Level B2 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe"
    Admission procedure and program-specific documents to be submitted Direct admission is granted with complete fulfillment of the admission requirements
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