Jump to contentJump to search

Business Administration
Bachelor of Science

Short description

Short description

The faculty of Business Administration and Economics at the Heinrich Heine University (HHU) is one of the youngest and smallest university faculties in Germany in terms of the number of students and teaching staff. It has close ties to professional practice and maintains intensive contact with its foreign partner universities. The course is also accredited by the AQAS agency.

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 mentoring programmes. 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 countless 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

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, bank and insurance management, entrepreneurship and financing, financial and actuarial mathematics, fundamentals of business taxation, management, marketing, organisation and personnel

e.g. foreign trade, empirical economics, European competition policy, the economics of innovation, media economics, consumer policy, competition theory and policy

e.g. data analysis, modern Japan, tax legislation, economic history

To adequately reflect the international aspects of business, we also offer an extensive range of business language courses. In addition, the faculty has a close-knit international network of partner universities with which it maintains exchange programmes.

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:
by 15/07/2022
Closing date for enrolment:
As stated in letter of acceptance
Closing date for re-registration:
01/07/2022 - 15/08/2022
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Academic advisor - Business Administration

Phone: +49 211 81‐10383

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)

Offers for prospective students

Responsible for the content: