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Bachelor
Business Administration

Natural business mind? A Bachelor of Business Administration advances your diverse and highly flexible skillset in business and prepares you for great roles in the corporate world. 

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Bachelor of Business Administration students are in high demand in companies of all sizes, from start-ups to globally operating large companies or even social, cultural or public institutions. While many graduates go on to complete a master's or MBA, the skills learned during your studies in business administration are the perfect foundation to start a career running, optimising, or innovating businesses across the world. 

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    180 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
    Dual Degree: Available
  • Duration of study
    36 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    Online: From 375 75 euros per month
    On Campus: From 583 449 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    180 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    High School Certificate
    Scholarship Programme Options
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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OUR UK DUAL DEGREE OFFER WITH LSBU 

IU has partnered with London South Bank University (LSBU) to give you the chance to turn your programme into a dual degree. When you choose this option, you'll graduate from IU with both a German degree and a UK degree: a major advantage for international career prospects! No extra study courses or travelling required. For all Bachelor programmes, the UK degree you receive upon graduation is a Bachelor with honours (Hons) – a sign for the high quality of your study programme! This offers you a significant advantage over the competition in the working world. 

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Make the path to your degree simple

Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS. 

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DEGREE OVERVIEW

At IU you can study business administration completely online. You'll gain key expertise in managing organisations, finances, the supply chain and more, as well as strengthening your leadership and decision making. With this degree in hand, you'll demonstrate to employers that you have the analytical mindset, communicative abilities, and managerial capabilities to drive their company success. Want to start a project of your own? This degree is the ideal foundation for the next generation of entrepreneurs and business makers.   

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Electives

In your fifth and sixth semester, you will choose elective modules to adapt your degree to your specific interests.

Applied Sales
MANAGING PEOPLE AND FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS
FINANCIAL SERVICES MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
ONLINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
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Start your new life in Germany: Study on campus at IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus can set you up for a successful professional and personal life in Europe, here’s what you gain:  

  • Practical, group-based learning 
  • Close contact with lecturer 
  • In-person career fairs and talks 
  • Work part-time and study 
  • Join clubs and student societies 
  • Apply for a post-work study visa 


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CAREER OUTLOOK: BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA)

After completing your Bachelor's in Business Administration, you can take on demanding specialist and management positions in companies all over the world. Your expert knowledge can be applied to various fields of work. Depending on your main interests, you will work in accounting, marketing, sales, human resources or administration. 

Business Manager

As a Business Manager, you would be responsible for monitoring all departments within a company and developing industry-specific solutions to increase sales and acquire new customers. You will draw up financial plans from an economic point of view and review projects regarding efficiency. As a Business Manager in a large company, you might present directly to the board of directors and convince them with your high level of consulting competence. In smaller companies, you can often make decisions independently and report to the management.  

Assistant Accountant

As an Assistant Accountant, you could work in finance and accounting—typically at a bank, an auditing company or in the finance department of a company. You will be responsible for bookkeeping, the preparation of financial plans and reports, and the performance of administrative tasks. You are familiar with the company's internal guidelines and keep an eye on fluctuating government regulations regarding the recording of financial data. You maintain databases accordingly and ensure smooth overall operations of the business. 

Business Developer

In your position as Business Developer you are responsible for the further development and expansion of a company's business areas. As a central driver of growth and innovation, you are committed to the future-oriented alignment of your organisation. In doing so, you pursue central growth strategies within the framework of market development, product development and diversification. You're always on the hunt to bring in new business and optimise the status quo. 

Study Models & Fees

Find a plan to suit you: For our online programmes, you can easily choose whether you want to study full-time or part-time. This helps you fit learning to your schedule.  

Full time

Duration 36 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€583 €117 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 48 months

Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:

€489 €98 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 72 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€375 €75 / month Apply now
*Price information:

The prices displayed show regular tuition fees including graduation fee, scholarship or other discounts. All displayed offers do not include students from Europe, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand. Additional fees may apply.

**Dual Degree information:

Gain your extra LSBU validated UK degree for €1,490 on top of your IU degree. (Only applicable to dual degree ready programmes)

Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • Access to partner network

  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

    Sandip Modha, MBA - Master of Business Administration

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
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Why IU is a great choice
  • The Best of Both Worlds

    Choose where you want to spend which semester and switch between online and campus studies. Our new approach sets us apart from our competitors and gives you freedom to experience online studies and campus life. All you need to do is let us know in advance.  

  • Accredited & Globally Recognised

    IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

    Our courses provide you with key theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Our wide range of subject specialisations gives you maximum choice and allows you to immerse yourself in areas that match your interests.

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