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Business Administration
Bachelor of Science

Short description

Short description

Would you like to deal with the essential concepts and disciplines of corporate management? Then the generalist Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BWL) is the right thing for you! It addresses prospective students who, after a comprehensive basic education, would like to deepen their knowledge in specific disciplines and get to know the diversity of this subject area in a stimulating study atmosphere. Thanks to a very good student-teacher ratio, innovative teaching formats and close links with professional practice, our rather small Faculty of Business and Economics enables intensive discourse and a high quality of learning.

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
New beginnings are always difficult, aren't they? Not with us! When you start your degree, experienced students and professors offer guidance in special orientation tutorials and within the innovative Heine-Business-Project. ECTS, SWS and LSF will soon become familiar phrases! If you have any questions relating to your course or the accreditation of examination results, our academic counsellors are always available to offer you one-on-one advice.

Highly international
Whether it's a semester abroad, guest lecturers from other countries, business language courses or international case study competitions – we offer you a truly international learning environment.

Strong integration of actual practice
The faculty maintains close ties with regional and international consultancy firms, auditors and commercial and industrial enterprises. We hold regular lectures and seminars on subjects related to actual practice to make it easier for you when you get started in your career.

High quality
One of the faculty’s goals is to offer our students an excellent student-teacher ratio. Our lectures are complemented by many small group exercises. A high level of interaction and individual feedback enables rapid progress. In addition to this, both the contemporary Oeconomicum and Düsseldorf, a city that combines the Rheinish way of life with a good measure of international flair, offer you a learning environment in a class of its own.

Programme content

The degree programme takes a generalist approach and teaches the core elements of economic science and the key concepts of business management. Students are equipped with the skills to analyse complex interrelationships and develop their own solutions to business-related problems. Emphasis is placed on close contact with the teachers. In addition to business management knowledge, economic, statistical, mathematical and legal fundamentals are also developed.

Programme structure

In addition to basic compulsory modules from the areas of business administration, economics, law and statistics, various elective modules can also be taken during the Bachelor's programme. This gives you the opportunity to set individual focal points according to your interests at an early stage and to acquire in-depth specialist knowledge in various sub-disciplines in addition to the basics of business administration. 

An exemplary overview of the course of studies can be found here   

A complete and up-to-date overview of the module descriptions can be found in the module handbook of the Faculty of Economic Sciences

Programme objectives/Career prospects

Depending on your individual abilities and interests, numerous electives open up opportunities in different occupational fields.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Programme duration:
6 semesters
Language of instruction:
Application procedure:
Local admission restrictions - DoSV
Closing date for applications:
Closing date for enrolment:
As stated in letter of acceptance
Closing date for re-registration:
01/07/2023 - 15/08/2023
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Jan-Philipp Koch
Serkan Özdemir

Building : 24.31 (oeconomicum)
Room: 00.26


Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345


For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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