Bachelor - Full time

Management (B.A.)


Are you dreaming of an international career or a job with a global player? Our bachelor’s degree programme International Business Management (B.A.) in Düsseldorf gives you the opportunity to do so! But you will not only spend your studies in Düsseldorf – in six semesters you will study in our International Business Management (B.A.) program on three different continents. Fully integrated semesters abroad will take you to New York, Shanghai or Sydney during your studies.

Being able to work in multicultural teams in English and at the same time being familiar with the specifics of other cultures and countries is appreciated by many companies. Our degree program will prepare you for a successful start to your career on the international stage: All modules are taught in English, so that after successfully completing your studies you will not only be ideally equipped for jobs with globally operating companies, but also for international positions.


The plan
IN International Business management

In today’s world, all business models and company structures are directly affected by internationalization and globalization. Our English-language Bachelor’s program in International Business Management (B.A.) addresses these changes and lays the foundations for a successful career in an international company.

Our Bachelor’s study program in International Business Management (B.A.) perfectly demonstrates the diversity of the business world. In the first three semesters, students focus on the basic principles of international business management. The content of the fourth and fifth semesters depends on the majors selected. The program concludes with a Bachelor’s thesis in the sixth semester.

Business Administration, Economics and Law

  • International Business, Bookkeeping
    and Cost Accounting
  • Financing and Investment Appraisal
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Contract Law and International Law
  • Mathematics and Statistics

Managing International Business

  • Modern Human Resource Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • Current Affairs in Global Business
  • International Business Ethics and
  • Management Game/Entrepreneurial
    Knowledge and Business Plan
  • Marketing, Social Media Marketing
    and E-Commerce

Skills, Practical Experience and Intercultural Competence

  • Business Negotiation and
    Intercultural Competence
  • Academic Writing, Self and Time
  • Rhetorical Skills: Discussion and
    Communication Leadership
  • Networking, Political Skills and
    Personal Branding
  • English or German: Theory and Practice
    and Mandarin for Beginners
  • Case Study and Internship

Selecting two specialist majors as part of your degree is the perfect way to start your career. To gain international experience, you will complete each of your majors on an integrated semester abroad in Shanghai, New York, or Sydney.

  • International Management (Shanghai): This major focuses on management roles and strategies within international companies and organizations. It also examines international business relations.
  • International Market, Consumer, and Media Psychology (Shanghai): This major introduces you to various market research approaches and methods. It also looks at consumer behavior and media usage from a psychological perspective.
  • International Marketing Management (New York): This major concentrates on strategic and applied marketing management. You will also learn to implement and analyze marketing strategies with an international focus.
  • International Finance and Accounting (New York): This major focuses on strategic, international accounting. You will also study global financial streams and the international finance sector.
  • International Human Resource Management (New York): From employer branding and recruitment to HR development – this major takes an intensive look at various areas and tasks within human resource management with a particular focus on international companies.
  • International Organizational Psychology and Consulting (Sydney): This major examines the field of occupational psychology and will teach you about various concepts and methods within consulting and coaching.


Düsseldorf has a lot to offer to make you feel at home: from the “Kö” shopping street and the old town with its numerous opportunities for going out to the Media Harbour, an architectural marvel and a lively centre for art and culture. Düsseldorf is also home to the largest Japanese community in Germany, whose influence on the Rhine metropolis ican be felt in many places in terms of culinary delights. The Rhine meadows are a wonderful place to go for a walk or do sports. Not to be forgotten is the carnival, which is celebrated here with lots of “Helau”.

But studying in Düsseldorf is also attractive because the city is considered one of the leading locations for advertising, telecommunications, fashion and management consultancy. In addition to renowned DAX (German Stock Exchange) companies, many internationally active corporations and numerous medium-sized businesses are based here. All in all, the city stands for a colourful mix of industries, which offers good opportunities for a successful career start after graduating from Hochschule Fresenius in Düsseldorf.


In order to study International Business Management (B.A.) at Hochschule Fresenius, you need a university entrance qualification such as the German Abitur or an equivalent qualification. Take a look at our page on admission requirements for an overview of different university entrance qualifications. If you are not sure whether you will be able to study with your previous qualification, feel free to contact our study advisors.

Simply apply online for the International Business Managament (B.A.) study program at your desired location. After receiving your online application, we will invite you to an admission talk on our university campus (or virtually). Would you like to learn more about the application process? Find more information on our application process page.


Ready for the demands
of today and tomorrow

Graduates of the Bachelor’s study program in International Business Management (B.A.) at Hochschule Fresenius have a wide range of job prospects with global companies, both at home and abroad. Potential industries and roles include:

Studentin in der Straßenbahn.
  • Management consulting
  • Business development
  • Accounting
  • Financial auditing
  • Project management
  • HR management
  • Marketing
  • Market research

As a graduate, you will be able to fill positions with responsibility in these areas immediately after completing your studies. Especially the leadership of intercultural teams is a suitable field of work.

Junge Studentin steht am Ufer eines Flusses. Im Hintergrund eine Skyline.

Our Bachelor’s programme in International Business Management (B.A.) not only provides you with theoretical specialist knowledge, but is also based on practical experience. This is why you will be continuously introduced to everyday professional practice and will be able to gain initial experience, for example through project work in the Social Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation modules. Case studies in the Strategic Financial Management and Financial Risk Management modules also allow you to put your know-how to practical use. Lecture-accompanying guest lectures and excursions round off the practical relevance of your studies.

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Questions? –
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You have detailed questions about study program-specific content, would you like to find out about the different options for choosing your focus or the financing options? Our study advice team will be happy to arrange a personal consultation to discuss your questions in detail. Get to know us, we look forward to seeing you!

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