Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Standard period of study: 6 semesters (= 3 years)
ECTS credits: at least 180
Language of instruction: German, English
Language requirements: You must be very proficient in English. To prove your level of proficiency, you can submit the grades you achieved in English classes taken during the final years of German upper secondary education, or take a language test. You can find further details under section six of the selection statutes (only available in German).
If you are not a German citizen or do not have a German university entrance qualification (Abitur or equivalent qualification), you must submit proof of proficiency in German on C1 level.
Program start: Fall semester (September)
School: Business School
Semester fee: EUR 204.30 (more information)
Tuition fees for international students from non-EU countries: EUR 1,500
Tuition fees for a second degree: EUR 650
The bachelor’s program in Business Administration provides students with a comprehensive business and economics education in “Marketing & Sales”, “Banking, Finance & Insurance”, “Accounting & Taxation”, “Management”, “Information Systems” and “Operations Management“ and also includes soft skills seminars on topics such as conflict management and time management. The program also has a unique international focus. Students have the option of studying abroad, and attending language courses in, for example, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese. In the fourth semester, students can specialize in two elective areas. They spend the fifth semester studying abroad, and write their bachelor's thesis in the sixth semester. The bachelor's program in Business Administration contains eight subject areas:
Studying Business Administration in Mannheim means studying at one of the most renowned business schools in Europe. Independent national and international rankings, including the CHE or THE university ranking and rankings by the Wirtschaftswoche, have confirmed the outstanding quality of the research and teaching at our university on a number of occasions.
USA, Singapore, Brazil – the Business School is well-connected internationally. It is partners with 200 universities around the world. A mandatory semester of study abroad or the IBEA program (International Business Education Alliance) and the Double Degree Program at Peking University's Guanghua School of Management give students the chance to study in a global context.
Our students have also direct access to our network of business partners. In addition to lectures, a career fair, and company presentations, there are also regular workshops, where our students work on case studies and present themselves and their theoretical knowledge to companies.
The Business School of the University of Mannheim has been accredited by three accreditation agencies, earning itself the internationally sought-after triple crown. The three most significant accreditation agencies, AACSB International (Tampa, USA), EQUIS/
According to the examination regulations, students do not have to do an internship during their studies. However, we recommend that you complete an internship in a relevant sector before you graduate.
Strengthen your potential, deepen your knowledge, find solutions for challenges we will face tomorrow – there are many good reasons to think outside the box, get to know and try out new things even during your studies.
At the University of Mannheim, you can do this in the “Studium Oecologicum” which focuses on sustainability. In our certificate program, you will acquire interdisciplinary expert knowledge which can help you to act ethically and to make holistic decisions.
Making language learning easier: No matter if you want to learn Japanese, Hebrew, Spanish or Norwegian, take the Graduate Record Examination Test (GRE), The European Language Certificates (telc) or the TOEFL test – each semester, the University of Mannheim offers language courses and language certificates in more than 16 languages for students and non-university members, online and on campus!
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At the University of Mannheim, a traditional numerus clausus (within the meaning of a minimum grade required for admission) does not exist. In our selection process, we take numerous criteria into account. For more details, please check the selection statutes (see below). Be bold!
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need advice. We are looking forward to receiving your application!
In our selection process for the Bachelor's Program in Business Administration, we take the following criteria into account:
German language proficiency
If you are not a German citizen or do not have a German university entrance qualification (Abitur or equivalent school leaving certificate), you must prove German language proficiency at C1 level.
If the program of study is currently not selective, you will receive a study place if you fulfill all admission requirements and apply in due time and form.