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B.A. Business Administration

IU International University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time, Online
3 years
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About this course

Business and industry increasingly expect a level of agility and flexibility on the part of their workforces, with a diverse, wide-ranging skillset an ever-more valuable asset for employees. That’s why graduates of IU's Bachelor programme in Business Administration find themselves in demand for a variety of roles and company types around the world. With their broad-base knowledge of the business scene and its economical context, they are a natural fit for companies from the start-up level up to large global corporations, as well as social, cultural and public institutions. With IU, you can study from the comfort of your home, 100% online.

Entry Requirements

General academic criteria: 

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records. 
  • Proof of eligibility to study at a university in your home country. 

Depending on your chosen program, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us: 

  • IU Entrance Examination 
  • IU Pathway Programs 

At IU, we teach in English to prepare you for the international market.

We therefore ask for proof of your English language skills *. If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school / university, you don't need to prove your English skills. 

Accepted certifications: 

  • TOEFL (min. 80 points) or 
  • IELTS (min. Level 6) or 
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or 
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall) or 
  • Equivalent proof 

* Proof must be provided before the start of the study and must not be older than two years.


Semester 1:

  • Academic Integrity and Writing for Business
  • Business 101
  • Managerial Economics
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Principles of Management
  • Global Corporations and Globalization

Semester 2:

  • Business Mathematics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management accounting
  • Supply Chain Management I 
  • International Marketing 
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics

Semester 3:

  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • International HR Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Collaborative work
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making

Semester 4:

  • Digital business models
  • Sustainability
  • International Accounting
  • Research Methods
  • Corporate Governance and Strategy
  • Leadership 4.0

Semester 5:

  • International brand management
  • Seminar: Current Issues in International Management
  • Supply Chain Management II
  • Agile project management
  • Electives A

Semester 6:

  • Electives B
  • Electives C
  • Bachelor thesis

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