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Business Administration - Bachelor (B.Sc.)

Overview

The faculty of Business Administration and Economics at the Heinrich Heine University (HHU) Does every start have to be tough? Not here it doesn’t! Experienced students and professors provide an introduction to your studies during orientation tutorials and mentoring programmes. Meaning it won’t be long before you’re also familiar with acronyms such as ECTS, SWS and LSF! Our subject-specific advisors are always on hand to provide individual advice should you have any questions about your studies or the recognition of examination achievements.

What’s special about the Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the HHU?

The verdict of the students: the learning environment on the degree course in Business Administration in Düsseldorf is outstanding! Excellent study conditions await prospective students:

Intensive support
Does every start have to be tough? Not here it doesn’t! Experienced students and professors provide an introduction to your studies during orientation tutorials and mentoring programmes. Meaning it won’t be long before you’re also familiar with acronyms such as ECTS, SWS and LSF! Our subject-specific advisors are always on hand to provide individual advice should you have any questions about your studies or the recognition of examination achievements.

International setting
Whether it’s time abroad, international visiting lecturers, business language courses or global case study competitions, we encourage an international learning atmosphere.

Strong practical emphasis
The faculty cooperates closely with regional and international consulting firms, auditing companies, and commercial and industrial enterprises. Practice-oriented lectures and seminars take place regularly and open up a wealth of career opportunities.

High quality
The faculty strives to offer students a very good student-teacher ratio. Hence lectures are complemented with countless small tutorial groups. A high degree of interaction and personal feedback enable rapid learning progress. What’s more, the modern Oeconomicum and Düsseldorf as a metropolis that combines the Rhenish way of life with international flair offer a study environment that is second to none.

Entry/Admission requirements

Students changing university or subject, who wish to apply to a higher semester, please note the information under the following link.

You will find the answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQ section.

Important terms are explained in our A-Z list.

Course content

The study programme has a generalist orientation and imparts the core components of economics, along with the essential concepts of business management. Enabling students to analyse complex interrelationships as well as to develop solutions for business management problems independently. Great importance is attached to close contact with teaching staff. In addition to business administration knowledge, the fundamental principles of economics, statistics, mathematics and law are also taught.

Course curriculum

Here you will find an example of a study itinerary.

During the Bachelor's programme, elective modules can be taken in various areas. Below you will find a short list - a complete and up-to-date overview can be found in the module handbook.

Business Administration

  • E.g. accounting, banking and insurance management, entrepreneurship and financing, financial and actuarial mathematics, fundamentals of business taxation, management, marketing, organisation and human resources

Economics

  • E.g. foreign trade, empirical economics, European competition policy, innovation economics, media economics, consumer policy, competition theory and policy 

Other

  • E.g. data analysis, modern Japan, tax law, economic history 

In light of the international nature of the economy, we offer courses in a range of business languages. The faculty moreover runs exchange programmes with its extensive international network of partner universities.

Study aims/Career prospects

Countless options exist in a whole host of professional fields according to students’ individual abilities and interests.

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